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How did you get started flyfishing or flytying?

How did you get started flyfishing or flytying?

Everyone has a story, what’s yours? Was it a relative, a movie, or a chance encounter on the water? Whatever got you into the sport will leave a lasting impression. Go to our facebook page www.facebook.com/pages/Hatches-Magazine and share your story. Next week we will choose 3 winners (1 with the most likes, and 2 at […]

L. L. Bean Schedules Wet Fly Class with Don Bastian

L. L. Bean Schedules Wet Fly Class with Don Bastian

The Hunting and Fishing Store of L. L. Bean in Freeport, Maine, has scheduled Don Bastian to teach a wet fly class on Friday, May 25th, 2012. There is a registration fee of $10.00. Bean’s is donating the proceeds from this class to Trout Unlimited. The hours of the session are from 9:00 AM until […]

BVK 12 Wt. TFO’s latest addition

BVK 12 Wt. TFO’s latest addition

The response and success of the BVK series has been remarkable. The volume of requests to expand this series with more specialized rods has been both exciting and challenging.

Come Hell Or High Water April 14th 2012- West Branch Angler Resort

Come Hell Or High Water April 14th 2012- West Branch Angler Resort

Hancock, NY, — “Come Hell or High Water” in it’s 3rd year is an annual fly fishing festival and film tour hosted at West Branch Angler. The idea is to bring new people into the sport, celebrate the Catskills, the beginning of spring and a new fly fishing season. We have been working closely with […]

Costa Sunglasses Debuts New Aviator Style Cocos

Costa Sunglasses Debuts New Aviator Style Cocos

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Costa puts a new twist on a classic aviator style with its new Cocos sunglasses. Available in palladium and gold frame colors, the new Cocos features adjustable silicone nose pads for a customized, “forget-they’re-on” fit, and is built from quality Monel® metal. The sunglasses feature Costa’s signature durable co-injected temples, sturdy […]

New ATS Rod from Allen Fly Fishing

New ATS Rod from Allen Fly Fishing

As a brand becoming increasingly focused on maximum value for the angler; we went in to develop a rod that complemented our current lineup of high performance rods at a price point accessible to even the most budget-minded anglers. The ATS has the look, feel, and finish of a premium rod. The mid-flex classic style […]

Come Hell Or High Water April 14th 2012- West Branch Angler and Resort

Come Hell Or High Water April 14th 2012- West Branch Angler and Resort

Hancock, NY, — “Come Hell or High Water” in it’s 3rd year is an annual fly fishing festival and film tour hosted at West Branch Angler. The idea is to bring new people into the sport, celebrate the Catskills, the beginning of spring and a new fly fishing season. We have been working closely with […]

Sage introduces performance apparel to maximize every angling experience

Sage introduces performance apparel to maximize every angling experience

(Bainbridge Island, Wash.) – Sage, which has built the world’s finest fly fishing rods and reels for over 30 years, is pleased to introduce its first line of technical angling apparel. Designed to match the quality and craftsmanship of Sage’s legendary fly rods and reels, the new apparel collection will perform in a wide variety […]

Costa present $50K to CCA

Costa present $50K to CCA

Music superstar Kenny Chesney and Amanda Perryman from Costa Sunglasses presenting a check for $50,000 to Pat Murray to benefit the Coastal Conservation Association. These funds were raised through sales of the Kenny Chesney Limited Edition Costa Sunglasses throughout his “Goin’ Coastal” concert tour last year. Learn more about Costa http://www.costadelmar.com/ Pictured left to right: […]

RIO Products lightens up with three new lines in the Trout LT DT series

RIO Products lightens up with three new lines in the Trout LT DT series

March 1, 2012 (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, adds three new floating lines to its highly popular Trout LT (Light Touch) fly line series. The Trout LT is available in both a weight forward (WF) and a double taper (DT) option, and after numerous requests and […]

Aquateko Brings Jobs Back “Onshore”

Ponte Vedra, Fla. – This isn’t just your ordinary “feel good story” about domestic job growth or a measurable decrease in unemployment. No, this is about fishing industry entrepreneur Keith Kessler and his company Aquateko actually improving product quality while simultaneously giving back. Previously, Kessler’s technologically advanced InvisaSwivel and Knot2Kinky products were wholly produced and […]

US to Spend $51.5 million to Fight Invasive Carp

US to Spend $51.5 million to Fight Invasive Carp

The Obama administration will spend $51.5 million this year to shield the Great Lakes from greedy Asian carp, including first-time water sampling to determine whether the destructive fish have established a foothold in the lakes.

Cheeky Fly Fishing March Madness: Road to the Final Fish

Cheeky Fly Fishing March Madness: Road to the Final Fish

Got that College Basketball March Madness fever? Cheeky Fly Fishing is back for the second straight year with the ultimate tournament of sport fish to benefit Casting for Recovery, Stripers Forever and the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Thirty-two fish have been seeded in a bracket, but only one will be crowned champion based on your […]

Fly Tying Clinic with Don Bastian

Fly Tying Clinic with Don Bastian

Fly Tying Clinic at Pineland Farms New Gloucester, Maine with instructor Don Bastian. Traditional Wet Flies and Carrie Stevens Streamers Saturday March 24th, 2012. On this date Don Bastian will be leading a fly tying clinic. The location is the historic Pineland Farms complex for a fly tying class where Don will be presenting instruction on […]

RIO releases the new Tropical OutBound Short F/I

RIO releases the new Tropical OutBound Short F/I

(Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products is pleased to introduce a new line to the highly successful Tropical OutBound Short series. The new Tropical OutBound Short F/I line is a floating line with a short intermediate tip that is great for fishing sub-surface in tropical conditions. Perfect for fishing Baja, along Florida beaches or in […]

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