Posted in General Comments

Merry Christmas 2017

May you have the best Christmas ever!

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Posted in Industry News and Rumors

Industry News: Tom Morgan Rodsmiths, Simms

A few interesting news items from the business side of fly fishing. Tom Morgan Rodsmiths is opening a shop in Bozeman Montana. The new owners, who bought the company from Tom and Gerri Morgan before his death in June 2017, plan to continue the dedication to custom craftsmanship that Tom…

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No More Fly Fishing Barbie Dolls

The New York Times has an article on how women are the fastest-growing demographic in fly fishing. And like most other things in our society the growth of women participating in fly fishing will be good for everyone. Manufacturers such as Orvis, Patagonia, and Simms have increased the promotion and…

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Posted in Commentary and Reflections Environmental

Memory and the Return of the Chum Salmon

Distractions abound in contemporary society with the increasing depravity in most aspects of public life – think big time business, entertainment, politics, and sport. And now that it’s December, the endless ads for luxury cars, snooping servants masquerading as home electronics, and Christmas music that has been playing in most…

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