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IGFA Inducts New Members into Fishing Hall of Fame

The International Game Fish Association has announced the 2017 inductees to the Fishing Hall of Fame. This year’s 2017 inductees include Rick Clunn, Larry Dahlberg, Peter Fithian, Mike Levitt, and Dr. Eric Prince. Read more in the press release below.

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Salmon Sisters

In coastal Alaska, fishing is not a hobby, or even just a job, “It is a social tie, a way of life,” writes Nathan Heller, “that carries women like the Salmon Sisters through the flux of extreme seasons.” Heller writes … more

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Job Opportunity: Women’s Fly Fishing Program Director

Gallatin River Guides and the Montana Women’s Fly Fishing School have announced their search for a full-time year-round Women’s Fly Fishing Program Director. “Our Women’s Program Director must love teaching, guiding, logistics, marketing, and the selling of goods and services … more

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Zen of Flip Pallot

Flip Pallot is arguably one of the most famous and influential anglers in saltwater fly fishing history. But in a recent profile piece, T. Edward Nickens highlights Pallot in a place we’d not expect: hunting turkeys. Read about the “Wild … more

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Winston/Bauer Announce Chris Seipio as Western Canada Sales Rep

The R.L. Winston Rod Company, along with Bauer Fly Reels, have announced the welcome of Chris Seipio as the Western Canada Sales Representative for the two companies. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “ Hook and Vice Legends: Art Limber”

Hook And Vice Legends is a documentary short film series featuring the legends of fly fishing in British Columbia and beyond. This first in the series features Vancouver Island based professional fly tier Art Limber.

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Winston & Bauer Announce Dave Chouinard as SE Sales Rep

The R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels have announced the welcome of Dave Chouinard to their teams as Southeastern Sales Representative. Read more in the press release below.

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2017 AFFTA Board Election Update

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced Jen Ripple as a newly elected board member following Michael White’s decision to not accept a board seat following the 2017. Read more in the press release below.

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TJ McMeniman Joins Costa as Vice President of Marketing

Costa Del Mar has announced TJ McMeniman as Vice President of marketing for the company. “I am excited to join the Costa team and have the chance to lead a brand with such a rich heritage and loyal following,” says … more

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Hurricane Harvey Donations to Relief Efforts

Companies in the fly fishing industry are stepping up to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. On September 1st, YETI will donate 100 percent of sales from YETI.com as well as from their Flagship store directly to relief funds for the … more

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