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Industry News: AFFTA’s new Marine Resources Program

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association is leading the establishment of a new program focused on the sustainability, conservation and access to U.S. saltwater fisheries. [...]

December 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Bahamas’ flats fishing rules: Yes? No? On? Off?

Come bonefish in The Bahamas? Benjamin Pratt, senior manager, Ministry of Tourism said. "The Bahamas is open for business . . ." [...]

November 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Jen Ripple new board member at AFFTA

For 2017 AFFTA has gathered a dynamic and diverse Board of Directors that offers an impressive sampling of the fly fishing industry. The board represents each major industry segment [...]

September 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fly fishing statistics about you

About 20 years ago, women were single digit participants in fly fishing. Today they represent the fastest growing segment of fly angling. [...]

July 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: BHA launches national Stream Access Now campaign . . .

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers protects us against those who want to deny us access to our wild public lands, waters and wildlife. [...]

July 25, 2016 Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Bulis, Koch Join National Board of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

Hunters and fishermen in 11 Western states depend on public lands for all or part of their outdoor experience. Outdoor recreation supports $646 billion in revenue and 6.1 million jobs annually [...]

June 3, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Tips & Tactics: In casting, is your fly line more important than your fly rod?

Expanding the useful duties of a fly rod by adding a 'lines', which is much cheaper than buying two more fly rods. Think shooting head, scandi, skagit, versi tips or poly tips [...]

September 11, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: The Failed Politics of Populism the Bahamas Wants to Follow

We strongly advise you to send a letter directly to the Minister urging reconsideration by seeking fact-based input from both outfitters, booking agents and Bahamians prior to signing any proposal [...]

June 25, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Conservation: Lobbyists parade-out States Rights as the issue . . .

Transferring public lands to the states has attracted the financial support of fossil fuel interests, mining interests, foreign and domestic development companies and the logging industry [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: They made it better. Now, “guess who” wants to gut it?

Changing any of the Magnuson-Stevens Act’s provisions now, just as so many of our nation’s marine resources are on the cusp of recovery, is unwarranted and threatens to send us back to the days of overfishing [...]

October 6, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide