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Young Citizens Prevail in Montana Climate Change Trial

In what experts are calling a precedent-setting legal decision, a Montana judge ruled in favor of 16 young Montana residents (ages 5-22) in their lawsuit against the State of Montana. The suit charges that Montana state officials are in violation of the state Constitution which says that state agencies must maintain a “clean and healthful environment....

MidCurrent Launches Full-Service Travel Booking

Big news! Midcurrent is expanding to be a better and more valuable version of what you already enjoy on a daily basis. This week we are announcing the first big update: the arrival of MidCurrent Travel. MidCurrent Travel is a full-service booking agent that helps anglers filter through a myriad of choices from Alaska to South America to find the perfect...

Mayfly Outdoors Becomes Certified B Corporation

Mayfly Outdoors announced on June 27 that they have been recertified as a B Corporation. A B Corporation is a company that is held to extremely high standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. All brands under the Mayfly umbrella - Abel Reels, Ross Reels, and Airflo - are included in this certification...

Bajio Launches College Ambassador Program

Bajio, the renowned sunglasses manufacturer, has announced the start of a new college ambassador program. Per a press release, "the Bajío college ambassador program is a network of anglers set up to help you make one of the biggest decisions of your life. Tour your favorite school and explore the dorms and academics, then hit up our Bajío College...

Hardy Partners With FFI

Hardy and Fly Fishers International (FFI) have announced a new partnership, wherein Hardy will support FFI's educational initiatives across the globe. A full press release about this partnership is found below. Fly Fishers International (FFI) and Pure Fishing are excited to announce a new partnership that brings Hardy into the fold of industry leaders...

Colorado Rules Against Stream Access

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Monday, June 5, that Roger Hill has no standing to question the legality of Colorado's stream access laws. Hill had challenged the law, asserting that the state of Colorado owns portions of the stream bed in the Arkansas River, which would allow him and other anglers to wade it while fly fishing. The Colorado Supreme...

Lee and Joan Wulff Legacy Circle

Fly Fishers International (FFI) has announced the formation of a new legacy giving program, dubbed the Lee and Joan Wulff Legacy Circle. The program will allow donors to "create their own fly fishing legacy through their estate plans," per a press release from FFI. This program was formed to honor the late Lee Wulff, and his wife Joan. Both are icons of fly...

Middle School Students Build Fly Rods

Us anglers worry a lot about bringing along the next generation of fly fishers, and for good reason. But stories like this, from the Powell Tribune here in Wyoming, can reassure us that the future of fly fishing will fall into good hands. A middle school teacher sponsors a fly fishing club, including teaching kids how to build fly rods. You can read the...

Simms Names New President

Derek Tarlecki has been named the new president of Simms Fishing by parent company Vista Outdoors, according to news releases this week. You can read more about this here.

Carp Fishing on the Rise in Texas

Carp fishing is increasingly popular across the country, but it's gaining a cult following in Texas. This story in Texas Monthly by Forrest Wilder is just one of many highlighting the Lone Star State's great carp fishing opportunities. You can read the entire story here.