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New AFFTA Directors Appointed

The Board of Directors for the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) recently elected four directors to serve as its Executive Committee for the next calendar year. ... Full story

Federal Grants of $539,000 Boost Atlantic Salmon Restoration in Maine

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to receive $174,000 for the conservation organization’s Maine Headwaters Project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Center. ... Full story

Sportfishing Summit 2013

The American Sportfishing Association’s(ASA) 2013 Sportfishing Summit, the sportfishing industry’s premier networking and business management event, celebrated 80 years of serving the industry during its annual meeting. ... Full story

ASF's 31st Annual New York Gala Dinner and Auction

Details of the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s Gala Dinner honoring Nathaniel P. Reed for his outstanding contributions to the protection of wild Atlantic salmon and the environment. ... Full story

Let’s Go Fishing Program Seeks Volunteers

Are you an avid angler looking to give back to your community and share your love of fishing? New Hampshire Fish and Game’s ‘Let’s Go Fishing’ program is currently seeking volunteer instructors to teach ice fishing, fly fishing or basic fishing to youth and adults. ... Full story

Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Show Set for Nov. 2

The Bassbuggers arm of the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance and the DuPage River Fly Tyers (DRiFT) are set to host the third annual, and greater Chicagoland’s only, local fly fishing and fly tying show from 8am to 5pm. on Nov. 2. ... Full story

Noted Fly Angler A.K. Best to Talk on Fishing Colorado

The North Arkansas Fly Fishers will host noted fly fisherman and fly tyer A.K. Best for programs on Nov. 2 and 3 at the Bull Shoals-White River State Park James A. Gaston Visitor’s Center. ... Full story

Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum Association Fall Dinner

The Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum Association will have its 15th annual fall dinner and auction Nov. 2 at Allenberry Inn and Resort, Boiling Springs. ... Full story

Fly Fishing Movie to Benefit Conservation Projects

On Nov 8 Confluence Films will be showing its newest fly fishing flick ‘Waypoints’ at multiple locations throughout the world to benefit various conservatiuon interests. ... Full story

AFFTA and Fly Fishing Show Join Forces

In a landmark cooperative agreement, The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) and the Fly Fishing Show have joined forces in the promotion of the 2014 consumer shows. ... Full story

Everglades Rally to get Back Fishing

Frustrated by partial shutdown that has closed Everglades National Park, and 400 other national parks across the country, fishing guides in the Florida Keys spearheaded a rally hoping to convince federal officials to let them back into park waters. ... Full story

Florida Women's Fishing Academy

Women can learn to become anglers or polish existing angling skills at the Florida Keys' Ladies Let's Go Fishing Getaway, an award-winning weekend university set for Nov. 15 through 17. ... Full story

Fall into Fishing

As part of its new ‘Fall into Fishing’ promotion, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish hatchery crews began stocking 33 western Washington lakes with 75,000 large rainbow trout. ... Full story

Bass Pro Shops Conservation Evening

An all-star cast that reads like a ‘who’s who’ in the world of sports and the great outdoors joins together to help Bass Pro Shops celebrate an Evening for Conservation on Wednesday Oct. 9, at 6 p.m. at the new Bass Pro Shops Utica store. ... Full story

Top Guide to Address Fly Fishing Meeting

Renowned fly fishing guide April Vokey will address the Olympic Fly Fishers at their Oct. 9 meeting in Edmonds, WA. ... Full story

Mud Hole Custom Tackle buys Merrick Tackle Center

Leading Florida-based tackle company acquires respected 54-year-old NY global wholesaler ... Full story