Maxine McCormick Interview, August 2018

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Now fourteen years old, Maxine McCormick is headed back to the world fly casting championship. On the 17th of this month the World Casting Championship will be held in the UK. Maxine who, at age eleven, dominated the trout accuracy competition in the last world championship,...



Saturday Shoutout / My First Fish

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Do you remember your first fish? This great video, sourced from Orvis News, follows a five-year-old boy on his journey to becoming an angler. What a treat to see the wonder in his eyes, holding his first steelhead. Take a few minutes to watch and share....



These Boots

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By Justin Pickett Tossed in the back of my truck for the ride home, they find their place amongst my gear. Purchased for future fishy adventures, these boots will see their share of waterborne excursions. They are made of synthetics; rubber, nylon, plastic, metal. These boots wait for duty,...



Saturday Shoutout / Out of Office

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The fly-fishing business is pretty unique. In most businesses, folks have their work, and then they have their passion. For folks in the fly fishing business, pretty much without exclusion, their work is their passion. It’s great to see companies put their work aside and...



Saturday Shoutout / Chandalar

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A beautiful example of the healing power of fly-fishing. This remarkable film, from the folks at Simms and Soul River, follows fourteen young people and five U.S. veterans as they float the Chandalar river in Alaska. They learn to row, to fly fish, and to thrive...