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Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: Capt. Doug Kilpatrick »
  Capt. Doug Kilpatrick Flats Fishing Guide - Lower Florida Keys AFFTA member for one year...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Action! Tell your Senator to vote yes for full LWCF funding! »
Help get the Great American Outdoors Act across the finish line! Earlier this week, the Great American Ou...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wild Salmon Center releases report on Klamath Basin efforts »
         A 2019 Fisheries Fund grant recipient, The Wild Salmon Center has bee...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fisheries Fund awards first grants of 2020 »
2020 seems to be fast out of the gate for our industry. And, given the current direct attacks on our clean water and publi...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA applauds bipartisan effort to protect Boundary Waters »
Fly fishing industry and angling community urged to voice their support of the protections. Legislation was recently i...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA & Costa commit to #kickplastic and reduce energy waste at IFTD »
On average every American throws away 270 pounds of plastic each year, contributing to the approximately 8.8 million tons...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA supports Virginia’s emergency action on striped bass »
AFFTA applauds Virginia Marine Resources Commission emergency action for striped bass, urges ASMFC to take action On...
Saturday, August 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
D4BB News: Retailers didn’t just answer the call – they showed up in full force. »
It’s one thing to get a handful of folks to say “sure, I could do something to help.” It’s a whole different animal when&n...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
D4BB News: Fishpond goes deep for fight against Pebble Mine »
Industry support for  A Day for Bristol Bay  has been tremendous with a quickly growing number of our fly fishin...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
D4BB News: Scott Fly Rods joins the fight with a Sockeye level donation »
Industry support for  A Day for Bristol Bay  has been tremendous with a quickly growing number of our fly fishin...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
D4BB News: Far Bank comes up big for Bristol Bay »
Industry support for  A Day for Bristol Bay  has been tremendous with a quickly growing number of our fly fishin...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nautilus to auction custom XLMax to raise funds for D4BB »
Update: Thanks to everyone who got in on the auction! The winning bid was $2,000!! Bid on one of the finest fly...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Belize matters to the fly fishing industry »
Return on a great investment. P: Jim Klug The sport-fishing industry in Belize has reached a historic crossroads with...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sawyer Paddles joins D4BB with artisan oar giveaway »
Calling all guides! We’re excited to announce that  Sawyer Paddles & Oars  in Gold Hill, OR has...
Friday, May 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA, Cheeky team up in support of Stripers Forever »
2019 Schoolie Tournament marks the second year for partnership donation to the fishery conservation organization    ...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action alert: Say NO to the rollback of clean water protections »
Clean water is a fundamentally vital part of our health as a nation. But as important as we all know it to be, it’s only...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA statement on legislation to permanently fund LWCF »
Bill that would fully fund LWCF receives wide bipartisan support, heads to Senate. On the heels of a decisive vote t...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fisheries Fund Update: Keepemwet Fishing »
Since 2014 AFFTA has proudly supported over a dozen fisheries conservation- and education-focused organizations and projec...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bristol Bay needs your voice one more time! »
Bristol Bay needs you today more than ever. Photo: Dave McCoy This fight has gone on long enough. For ov...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA celebrates resounding win for public lands and waters »
U.S. House of Representatives passes historic lands package 363 – 62. Following the decisive support of S. 47 by the...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA celebrates resounding win for public lands and waters »
U.S. House of Representatives passes historic lands package 363 – 62. Following the decisive support of S. 47 by the...
Thursday, February 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fisheries Fund Grantee: Save Montana’s Smith »
Photo: Matt Mendelsohn      Montana’s Smith River is one of the most iconic and breathtaking wate...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA guide-only essay contest winners announced »
Last October we announced AFFTA’s first-ever essay contest, with the focus being on the importance of saltwater fisheries...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA Policy Statement on Catch & Release »
A good game fish is too valuable to be caught only once – Lee Wulff, 1938 As the sole trade organization for the fl...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Umpqua Donates $45k to Tongass Initiative »
Healthy humpy from America’s Salmon Forest. Photo:  Earl Harper Stellar news from the good folks at Umpqua. M...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A big win for Southwest Montana: Sec. Zinke pulls mineral rights from proposed gold mines »
Secretary Zinke signs the order to pull mineral rights from two proposed mines on the Upper Yellowstone as K.C. Walsh (Sim...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Essay contest: calling all guides »
Do you guide salt? Have you ever fished salt? Are you planning on fishing salt at some point in your life?...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The voice that counts: yours »
Keep the Smith clean. Photo cred: Anthony Rabasca Election season is upon us, and it’s turning out to be one of the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
For the love of Stripers: 7th annual Cheeky Schoolie Tournament a huge success »
On May 19th over 430 fly anglers made the annual pilgrimage to Cape Cod for the  Cheeky Schoolie Tournament  – a...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA statement on approval of Gulf-State Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Pilot Program for recreation »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018 Contact: Regan Nelson, Marine Resource Program Director,  regan@affta.org...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pebble Mine permit review: take action today »
From the beginning of this battle, AFFTA has stood behind smart, science-based protections of the Bristol Bay watershed fr...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFFTA, Cheeky team up to support Stripers Forever »
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association and  Cheeky Fishing  are partnering to award a donation of up to $3,0...