American Rivers hires two river conservation leaders in Colorado

From American Rivers:

American Rivers is adding two river conservation leaders to its staff to further its goals of protecting and restoring the rivers of the Colorado River Basin. Ken Neubecker, based in Carbondale, will serve as Associate Director, Colorado River Basin and Sinjin Eberle, based in Durango, will serve as Associate Director of Communications.

American Rivers is a national river conservation organization and is working with partners across the Colorado River Basin to protect and restore rivers and ensure reliable clean water supplies for today’s communities and future generations. The organization, which was founded in Denver in 1973, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

“We are thrilled to add Ken and Sinjin to our team in the Colorado Basin,” said Matt Rice, Colorado Basin Director for American Rivers. “They each bring outstanding talent, experience, and passion. We are fortunate to have these two conservation leaders fighting for the rivers that are so vital to our health, economy, and heritage.”

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Leading Sportsmen’s Groups Oppose Legislation that Would Halt EPA’s Efforts to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska

Screen Shot 2014-04-17 at 10.27.43 AMFrom sportsmansalliance4ak.org:

Today, 14 leading sportsmen’s and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the co-sponsors of the legislation, which include Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) and Sens. David Vitter (LA), Joe Manchin (WV), Lisa Murkowski (AK), and James Risch (ID). These groups are some of over 1,000 sportsmen’s organizations and businesses that have written the EPA in support of its efforts to protect Bristol Bay.

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The Fly Fishing Show’s 2015 Dates Set

From The Fly Fishing Show:

Fresh on the heels of the most successful set of seven Fly Fishing Shows ever, 2015 dates and locations have been announced by producer Chuck Furimsky.

“All locations remain the same.  The Fri-Sat. weekend in Winston-Salem – leaving Sunday open for family affairs – was hugely successful.  Words of praise and encouragement came from local businesses, churches and civic groups, so we’re doing it again,” said Furimsky.

The opening show – Denver – has been pushed back a week so not to conflict with exhibitors needing to travel on New Year’s Eve and set-up displays on New Year’s Day.

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New Cape Cod Shop Looking for Fishing Department Manager

Screen Shot 2014-04-16 at 9.41.38 AMFrom Black Eel outfitters:

Fishing Department Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with store ownership
  • Merchandise fishing department
  • Maintain dept. inventory and manage purchasing
  • Manage fishing dept. employees
  • Provide excellent customer service and product expertise
  • Manage sales within dept. using POS system
  • Convey knowledge of fly and light tackle fishing techniques and products
  • Spearhead in-house seminars, classes and education opportunities
  • Develop relationships with industry professionals and local partners/guides
  • Participate in marketing, branding, and growth of company

Hours:

42 hours/week regularly

SEASONAL (May – Oct)

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Stonefly Press Launches New Book: 25 Best Most Versatile Flies: Their Histories, Stories & Step-by-Step Tying Photos

25BestMostVersatileFliesloresFrom Stonefly Press:

“This is a very cool book. The fly-tying instructions are clear and concise—very easy to follow. And the histories of each of the flies featured in this book really play to the nerd in me. I love it! Al Ritt is as talented and likable in writing as he is on the water.” —Jay Zimmerman, author of The Best Carp Flies and How to Tie Them

Stonefly Press introduces their most recent publication, 25 Best Most Versatile Flies: Their Histories, Stories & Step-by-Step Tying Photos, the much-anticipated debut book from Al Ritt, one of fly tying’s most recognizable figures

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