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Entries in legends of fly fishing (161)

Monday
Jun292015

Joe Brooks: The Story of How Love Changed Fishing Forever

"Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has. If you are an avid fly fisherman and under the age of 50, chances are you have never heard of Joe Brooks, but you owe him a debt of gratitude. One of Joe's greatest gifts to fly fishermen is that he opened up the world to all those who followed. Fly fishermen today jump on airplanes to test the waters of the upper Amazon Basin, the trout streams and lakes of New Zealand, and the distant atolls of the South Pacific. But no one dared or thought of this until Joe opened up the doors."

-Lefty Kreh

This is a film about a man who was the epitome of the word “sportsman.”

LINK

Thursday
May282015

Uncharted - History of Hell's Bay Boatworks

Hell's Bay Boatworks presents "UNCHARTED - The History of Hell's Bay Boatworks" A Presslaunch Film starring Hell's Bay Boatworks Founder and Legendary Angler Flip Pallot.

Thursday
May282015

Klyn chills after miles of Patagonia missions

Photo Courtesy University of Dayton

Paul Bruun with a fitting tribute to our friend, and now former collegue, Bill Klyn. Bill recently retired after a 26 year run at Patagonia.

LINK (via: The Jackson Hole News and Guide)

Tuesday
May262015

S. 1448: A bill to designate the Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary in the State of Oregon

Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced a bill to designate more than 100,000 acres of public lands in Oregon as the “Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary.”

The Oregon senators named their legislation in honor of Frank Moore because of his outstanding accomplishments starting in World War II and then continuing for nearly two decades as the proprietor of the Steamboat Inn along the North Umpqua River. Throughout his life, Moore has shared his passion for fishing, the river, and the outdoors with visitors from all over the world.

LINK

Monday
May252015

Attention Fishing Community - Help Save Sandflea! 

Alejandro Vega Cruz, know the angling world over as "Sandflea," needs our help! He's in need of a new heart valve and the angling community is uniting to raise the funds he needs!

A Go Fund Me site has been created on Sandflea's behalf so please consider making a donation today.

Monday
May252015

Don of the Dirtbags: An Interview with Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard has been wearing the same flannel shirt for 20 years. The 75-year-old conservationist, out-of-the-box thinker, athlete and craftsman is also anti-consumerism, always pushing Patagonia, the company he founded, to find solutions to the global environmental crisis.

LINK (via:The Usual)