Category Archives: People

AFFTA Hiring Communications Manager

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced their search for a Communications Manager, a position that will work “on communications to AFFTA members, media, affiliate groups and the general public.” Read more in the press release below.

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Bart Bonime Joins SIMMS

Simms Fishing Products has announced the appointment of Bart Bonime to vice president of product design & merchandising for the company. Read more in the press release below.  

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Lucas Bissett Joins AFFTA Board

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced the appointment of Lucas Bissett to the AFFTA board of directors. “I am thrilled to be appointed to the AFFTA board,” says Bissett. “Guiding is my business and I want to be … more

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Tom Morgan Rodsmiths Opens New Shop in Bozeman, MT

Tom Morgan Rodsmiths has announced the opening of a new shop in Bozeman, Montana, under the new ownership of Joel Doub and Matt Barber. Read more in the press release below.

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Al Perkinson Joins Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Board of Directors

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced that Al Perkinson, Executive Vice President of Marketing at Simms Fishing Products, has joined the BTT board of directors. “Al has been a great advocate over the years for our flats fisheries,” said … more

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Women in Fly Fishing

Women have become the fastest growing demographic in the sport of fly fishing. A recent article by John Clarke in The New York Times highlights women’s experience in the male-dominated sport, examines difficulties and strengths, and looks to programs such as a new … more

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Video Hatch: “One Day in Capetown”

This short film from Howler Brothers features a behind the scenes glimpse into the life and hometown of Howler Brothers Ambassador Christiaan Pretorius.

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AMFF Appoints New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced Sarah Foster, a valued member of the AMFF team since 2007, as the Museum’s new Executive Director. Read more in the press release below.

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New York City on the Fly

New York City is not often a place associated with great fly fishing waters. However Morgan Krell, a senior at the Bronx High School of Science, doesn’t let that hold him back. In this recent article in The New York … more

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Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Needs Public Water Access Coordinator

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers has announced their search for a Public Water Access Coordinator. The position will help “promote and grow our Public Waters Access program and engage in conservation issues.” Read more in the press release below.

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