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Media & Entertainment

The Monday Mend: Florida-Farmed Salmon, the Fly Rod Market

The Monday Mend took a brief hiatus due to some family matters to which I had to attend, but it's back as of July 20th, 2020! First off, I want to start the day discussing an interesting piece I saw in Politico a few days back. The article, entitled "Will Your Next Salmon Come From a Massive Land Tank in Florida?" is equal parts concerning and interesting...

Pocket Outdoor Media Acquires Several Outdoor Media Brands, Including Fly Fishing Film Tour

Boulder, Colorado, USA — June 30, 2020 — Pocket Outdoor Media (POM), the leading endurance sports media platform, today announced the acquisition of the Healthy Living, Fitness, and Outdoor divisions of Active Interest Media (AIM), one of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies. The acquisition by POM coincides with the closing of their Series...

Strung Magazine Names New Editor

Strung Magazine announces Ryan Sparks as the new editor-in-chief effective June 10, 2020. Strung Magazine also adds Dave Zoby as Fly Fishing Editor and Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley as Wild Foods Editor to fill the gap created by Sparks' promotion. Published quarterly, Strung Magazine is the true voice of hunters and anglers everywhere. We understand a life...

New Movie Celebrates Fly Fishing

Amidst the pandemic pandemonium, Aaron Weisblatt - an Oscar-nominated director - released a fantastic documentary about fly fishing's American roots. "Land of Little Rivers" is a thoroughly enjoyable history lesson on how fly fishing started here in the States, as well as a look into those responsible for helping it continue. The film is beautifully shot...

IF4 Rescheduling Screenings Worldwide

As quarantine restrictions relent across the world, the International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) will reschedule screenings that were postponed due to the novel coronavirus.  IF4, the outdoor industry’s premier fly-fishing film event, kicks off annually in early Jan. and runs throughout the year, with screenings throughout Canada, the United States...

IF4 Announces Fly Fishing Film Competition

Fly Fusion Magazine and the International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) have launched the Stimmie Awards to recognize top emerging fly-fishing filmmakers. Building off the continued success of the IF4, the goal of the Stimmies is to “encourage and reward creative fly-fishing films written, shot, edited, and produced by upcoming or previously unknown...

Throwback Thursday: Gadabout Gaddis Fishing in Maine

The old classic film Fishing USA was released in 1969, starring a fellow by the name of Gadabout Gaddis. With a name like that, you're sort of destined for the hallowed halls of fishing fame, aren't you? This is a clip from that Fishing USA, where Gadabout flies through wild Maine in search of brook trout and salmon. Take a look at the old fiberglass...

Bull Trout Buffet

The latest release from Gilbert Rowley and Co. at Capture Adventure Media is nothing short of outstanding. It's 120 seconds of incredible footage of bull trout - including what has to be one of Gil's more cinematic shots as a bull trout inhales a large streamer. So, sit back, and pretend it's summer and bull trout country is open. Thankfully, we don't have...

Off The Grid Studios Announces New Film

Off the Grid Studios is pleased to announce “The Whitewater” — a new film that will premiere in the 2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour. With support from the Orvis Company, “The Whitewater” captures footage from Alaska and Oregon where Kate Taylor and her husband find both beauty and meaning on the water. Throughout their lives, Kate Taylor and her...

Movie Monday - Tarpon and Permit in Belize

Starting this week, I'm going to share new fly fishing and tying videos every Monday. Because what's a better cure for the drudgery of going back to the office on a Monday morning than that? Today, we have a new video from Gilbert Rowley - one of the finest fly fishing filmmakers alive. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Gil over the past few years...