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Jesse Haller named to AFFTA Board of Directors

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has appointed Jesse Haller to their Board of Directors. “We couldn’t be happier to have Jesse join the AFFTA Board,” said AFFTA president, Ben Bulis. “We know his leadership will be a tremendous asset to our membership.” Read more in the press release below. Jesse Haller named to AFFTA Board of Directors...

Tom Rosenbauer to Receive the 2019 Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced Tom Rosenbauer will receive the 2019 Izaak Walton Award. Rosenbauer will be honored at a dinner event at The Anglers’ Club in New York City, on March 12, 2019. Read more in the press release below.   Tom Rosenbauer to Receive the 2019 Izaak Walton Award Tom Rosenbauer, host of the Orvis Fly Fishing...

Gray’s Sporting Journal Seeks Angling Editor

Gray’s Sporting Journal has announced their search for an angling editor and columnist. “The position requires seven written columns annually, delivered on deadline, about 1,500 words each; evaluate and test new products, choose four, then write and photograph those four for the Gray’s Best year-end feature; and represent Gray’s...

BHA Podcast Interview with Tom McGuane

On the most recent episode of the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers podcast, host Hal Herring talks with legendary author and outdoorsman Tom McGuane. “Hunting, fishing and the eternal beauties of the natural world infuse his every word.” It’s a great conversation and you can listen here.

Video Hatch: "JT Van Zandt Pt. 1: Generation Strong"

This short film from Outside TV highlights JT Van Zandt and his fishing life on the Texas coast.

Fly Fisherman Names Joe Hemming 2019 Conservationist of the Year

"Joe Hemming, president of Anglers of the Au Sable, is a lawyer by trade, and his pro bono legal work helped stop a commercial fish farm that would have polluted the river. " Over the past three decades, Anglers of the Au Sable has fought many important conservation battles to protect this iconic Michigan river. Josh Greenberg profiles Joe Hemming, whose...

Podcast: Interview with Mariko Izumi

Jeff Troutman of the Remote: No Pressure podcast interviews Mariko Izumi, host of "Hookin' Up," about growing up in the fishing business, building a name for herself and the Fly Fishing Film Tour Canada.

Tracy Nguyen-Chung and "Brown Folks Fishing"

Tracy Nguyen-Chung is the creator of the popular Instagram account, Brown Folks Fishing. “There are plenty of fish, of course, from the toothy maw of a blue-tinted lingcod to a whiskered carp plucked from the Los Angeles River,” writes Shawnte Salabert in a recent profile piece, “but it’s the people grinning alongside these catches that Nguyen-Chung...

Joe Wolthuis Joins Scientific Anglers as Marketing Manager

Scientific Anglers has announced Joe Wolthuis as new marketing manager for the company. “His business experience, industry knowledge, product management skills in addition to his vast knowledge of fly fishing fit incredibly well with the marketing needs of our brand,” says president Brad Befus. Read  more in the press release below. Joe Wolthuis Joins...

Video Hatch: “Disabled Veterans Help Each Other Heal Through Fly Fishing”

This short film from Shell and Project Healing Waters, “highlights Vietnam veteran Ed Veaudry and the Syracuse, NY Program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing as they work together to bring our unique form of therapy to disabled veterans in their community.”