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Industry News: Airflo gets a new boss, Mayfly Outdoors

Mayfly Outdoor is no longer yawn. Airflo puts them in the club with Orvis and Far Bank - having everything fly fishing except for the perfect casting stroke. [...]

November 12, 2019 corporate acquisition, Industry News, News, RECENT, Slide

November events right around the corner

Check with your local fly shop for information about regional fly tying weekends, casting lessons, and outings. The fall is the start of all things 2020. [...]

October 31, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Rob Kramer speaks about how he came to care about Wild Oceans

Wild Oceans emphasizes conserving top predators like billfish, tunas, and sharks -- wolves of the sea that preserve the survival of all fish, marine mammals, and seabirds. [...]

September 30, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide, Wild Oceans

Industry News: Orvis Launches 50/50 on the Water Film Tour

Orvis' 50/50 was a great concept, but it got off to a slow start for reasons not covered here, but the same players got it figured out, and the Film Tour looks excellent. [...]

September 27, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, Orvis 50/50, RECENT, Slide

Outdoor recreation generates $778B in gross output and 5.2M jobs

"We need to collectively flex our muscles and vote anti conservation and science deniers out of office as soon as possible." --- Skip Clement [...]

September 20, 2019 American Sportfishing Association, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Industry News: RIO sweeps lakes with its new line

A short head, get deep fast, and have a level leader now available in one package - no more homemade cutting and tying lines to get deep - thanks RIO. [...]

September 5, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly lines, Industry News, News, RECENT, Slide

A friend to every bluewater fly angler, Wild Oceans, gets new leadership

Widely known and respected, Rob Kramer picked to take over WILD OCEANS, a friend to every bluewater fly angler. Ken Hinman to retire after four decades. [...]

August 29, 2019 Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, IGFA, Industry News, Slide, Wild Oceans

Industry News: Ted Koch, Career Federal Resource Manager, Joins BHA Board

Koch seems to believe our inability to communicate the fundamental ideas of public lands, the Endangered Species Act and conservation, in general, are the most significant challenges. [...]

August 14, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Public Lands, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products adds “picky fish” technical fly line

RIO continues to develop innovative products, design revolutionary tapers and refine performance-driven fly line technologies - "picky fish" is a good mid-summer fly line. [...]

August 2, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Industry News: Reilly Rod Crafters announces new team member

RRC has the best mid-range fly rods - saltwater rods designed by IGFA legend Stu Apte, and the Chuck Kraft series - probably the best freshwater rods in the industry. [...]

July 23, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, RECENT, Slide