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Lefty – 2013 at Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Symposium, IGFA Headquarters, Dania Beach, Florida. Clement photo.

Lefty Kreh Update by Marshall Cutchin

BALTIMORE, Maryland – I spoke to Lefty for almost an hour this morning and he sounded great. Since there have been so many questions about his health, he asked that we publish this short note:

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Backcountry Hunters & Anglers’ National Board Adds New Members

MISSOULA, Montana – Leaders in the hunting and angling community and enthusiastic public lands users have joined the national board of directors of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers: Ryan Callaghan, First Lite director of public relations; Hilary Hutcheson, fly fishing guide and businesswoman; and Tom McGraw, trial attorney and president of McGraw Morris PC.

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Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival Sets Record Attendance

RICHMOND, Virginia – Thousands of fly anglers from across the country attended the 18th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival on January 13-14, 2018. Held at Meadow Event Park just 15 miles north of Richmond on the site of the state fairgrounds, the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival has grown more popular with both new and veteran fly anglers with each passing season.

Simon Gawesworth, Jason Randal, Beau Beasley and Landon Mayer at this year’s VFFF.

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RIO Products extends the range of fly lines offered for the two-handed trout Spey angler

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (January 31, 2018) –

Skagit Trout Max Shooting Heads are perfect for Spey casting with tight obstructions and when using large streamers and sinking tips. The mass distribution allows effortless, sustained-anchor casts to launch sink tips and weighted flies with exceptional ease, while the short length makes them ideal tools for casting in tight quarters.

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