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Video Hatch: “Maxine McCormick: Teen Queen of Fly Casting”

This video features two-time world champion fly caster, Maxine McCormick, demonstrating her skills and talking about why she loves the sport of fly casting.

Legendary Belizean Guide Scully Garbutt Needs Your Help

Javohn Garbutt, son of legendary Belizean guide, Thomas “Scully” Garbutt, was diagnosed with a brain tumor and is receiving emergency treatment at Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado. A Go Fund Me has been set up for the family to help cover the necessary operation for Javohn. Read more in the press release below. Legendary Belizean Guide Scully...

Video Hatch: “The Misfit Saviors”

This film from Sage features Bryan Gregson’s journey from photography and cinematography in the world of winter action sports, to capturing the world of fly fishing with his lens.

Twin Slayings on Belize Saltwater Flat

The homicides of a guide and client in Belize has stunned the fly fishing community. “The homicides took place when Virginia cardiologist Dr. Gary Paul Swank, 53, went on a late-morning fly fishing trip with Mario Nestle Graniel, Jr., also 53, in the shallow waters near San Pedro. Less than two hours later, police were summoned to the area by a report of...

Regional Store Manager Position Now Open at Trouts Denver

Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, has announced their search for Regional Store Manager.

Brown Folks Fishing is Breaking Barriers in the Fly-Fishing Industry

Orvis has announced Tracy Nguyen-Chung, the founder of Brown Folks Fishing, as the winner of the 2019 Breaking Barriers Award. “This award is given to an individual who has gone above and beyond to bring new people into the sport of fly fishing,” remarked Simon Perkins, Orvis COO, who presented the award. Read more in the press release below. Brown...

Video Hatch: "Sunday Sitdown with David Letterman"

In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist went fly fishing with former “Late Show” host David Letterman ahead of the premiere of the second season of his Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” In the segment, Letterman opens up about how his life has changed since no longer being on television every night.

Musician Steve Earle on Fly Fishing

Singer-songwriter Steve Earle recently released a new album, a tribute to songwriter Guy Clark. In this profile, in The Illinois Entertainer, Earle talks about the pursuit of his one remaining addiction, fly fishing.

Guide Jeremy Brooks Dies in Russian Plane Crash

Fly fishing guide Jeremy Brooks has died in a plane crash in Russia. Brooks was 22 and traveling to work as a guide in northwestern Russia, from his homebase at The Reel Life fly shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. "Jeremy was the kindest soul you will ever meet," says Ivan Valdez, owner of The Reel Life, "He was always such a positive individual, always had...

Orvis Looking for Three Independent Sales Reps

The Orvis Company has announced their search for three Independent Sales Rep positions to cover the Northern Rockies, New England, and The Pacific Northwest.