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Gary Loomis - podcast interview with Zach Matthews

Gary Loomis is best known today as the founder of G.Loomis, one of the world's largest fishing brands. But did you know he used to be a self-characterized steelhead junkie? ... Full story

Chilean Lodges take innovative step in combatting spread of aquatic pests

The Patagonian BaseCamp Lodge and The Temple Camp have purchased safe wading boots for the use of all their guests from Korkers in the USA. No need to travel with bulky boots is a bonus! ... Full story

Anglers Advised to Avoid Endangered Coho Salmon

Spurred on by recent rains, endangered coho salmon are returning to the Russian River to spawn, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) reports. ... Full story

Fly Fishing legend Arthur Cove passes away

News reached us this week of the passing of one of the UK's great names in fly fishing. Arthur Cove will be sadly missed and there is already a lengthy thread in our forums paying tribute to him. ... Full story

AFFTA announces new show and new Marketing Director

The International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show will debut at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado during the 3rd quarter of 2010. ... Full story

Florida Permit anglers - BTT needs you!

Costa Del Mar has agreed to fund a multi-year, statewide tagging study of Permit in Florida. A donation of $15,000 in the first year will allow the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust to purchase thousands of tags and materials for tagging kits. ... Full story

A River Runs Through It: The History of River Trout Fishing in the UK's NE

The North East of England boasts some of the most iconic fishing rivers in the British Isles, if not the world. The rivers Tweed and Tyne are rightly famed for the quality of their salmon fishing. ... Full story

Fancy some half-price winter fishing in Florida?

Steinhatchee Landing Resort announces new winter angler packages - Big Bend Fishing, 50 Percent Accommodations Discount ... Full story

National Sporting Library Hosts its First Symposium on Fly Fishing

On November 21, 2009, the National Sporting Library held its first symposium on fly fishing, “A River Never Sleeps: Conservation, History, and the Fly Fishing River.” ... Full story

"Flies That Catch Trout" by Terry Lawton - book review

"Even if the title of this volume seems slightly laboured, it is about "Trout-Takers" - flies with proven track records from around the world, and which are often transferable to waters other than those of their origin." ... Full story

Fly Fishing Retailer show heading for a new home in 2010

AFFTA allowed to pursue fly fishing industry trade show options as they and Nielsen Business Media (owners of the Fly Fishing Retailer show) agree to go their separate ways. Here are the two sides of the coin.... ... Full story