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Sage & RIO Looking for Community Manager

Sage Fly Fishing and RIO have announced their search for marketing professional with a passion for fly fishing to join their team as the Sage/RIO Product Community Manager. Read more in the press release below.

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Rachel Finn to Receive the 2018 Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced Rachel Finn as the 2018 Izaak Walton Award recipient. “Rachel truly embodies Walton’s ideal of the “compleat” angler,” says AMFF Executive Director Sarah Foster. Read more in the press release below.

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Fly Fishing with Henry Winkler

A recent winner of an Emmy for his performance in the HBO series “Barry,” Henry Winkler is also an accomplished angler. He talks with Jim Dobson about his passion for the sport in this article via Forbes. “Henry Winkler has … more

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Maxine McCormick, “The Mozart of Fly Casting”

Maxine McCormick began fly casting at age 9. Now 14, she defended her title, winning back-to-back titles at the world championship recently held in England. “She’s the most efficient fly caster on the planet,” says her coach Chris Korich. “I … more

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Dr. Slick Founder Ken High Dies After Lengthy Illness

Kenneth A. High, M.D., founder of Dr. Slick Instruments for Anglers, died Aug. 6 at age 85 following a years’ long struggle with Alzheimer’s. Read more in the press release below.

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Art Lee Passes

Writer and guide, Art Lee, recently passed away in Middletown, N.Y. He was 76. Lee had a great impact on the sport of fly fishing, and “In an age when the sport was growing more technical, he argued that knowing … more

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Art Lee, Renowned Author and Fly Fisher, Passes

Art Lee died on July 25 at a hospital in Middletown, N.Y. He was 76.  His long-time friend artist Galen Mercer sent us this tribute: Angling author, sportsman and acclaimed conservationist Art Lee has died. He was 76. The cause … more

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Fulling Mill Announces Nick Yardley as President

Fulling Mill has announced the welcome of Nick Yardley to their team. Yardley has been appointed as President of Fulling Mill USA. Read more in the press release below.

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Jeff Evans New GM for Bauer Fly Reels

Bauer Fly Reels has announced the welcome of Jeff Evans to the company as General Manager. “I am very happy to announce the addition of Jeff Evans as GM of Bauer Reels,” says CEO and President Scott Forristall. “Jeff’s experience … more

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Winston / Bauer Announce James Jindal as Eastern Sales Rep

The R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels have announced the welcome of James Jindal to their team. Jindal will serve as Eastern Sales Representative for the brands. Read more in the press release below.

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