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George H.W. Bush: A Sporting President

George H.W. Bush recently passed away at the age of 94. In this article, Monte Burke remembers him as “the most sporting president in U.S. history.” For, while there have been many presidents engaged with hunting and angling pastimes, “none of them was quite the match for George H.W. Bush, in terms of the breadth of the sports in which he engaged, and...

Video Hatch: "Every Hour"

This film from Jessica Callihan and Capt. Mark Nutting highlights fly fishing’s ability to be powerful in the healing process, as well as raises awareness to the tragedy of veteran suicide.

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.

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.

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 learned that his seasonal fly fishing trips throughout American rivers are not just about catching trout,” writes Dobson...

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 don’t know anyone in history that can claim to be better.” In this profile piece, Shelby Pope writes...

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.

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 where fish hide, stalking them without spooking them and casting to them perfectly were more important than carrying hundreds of flies to...

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 of death was a heart attack. For nearly half a century, from his home overlooking the famous Junction Pool, at the confluence of New...

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.