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BOZEMAN, MT. – AFFTA is pleased to announce that it has hired Whitney Tilt as the first-ever Executive Director for the AFFTA Fisheries Fund. Tilt was selected from more than 40 candidates to take the helm of the non-profit conservation organization, spearheading its strategic direction and growth. The Fisheries Fund, as a separate 501(C)3 with revenue managed separate from AFFTA membership dues, is the granting...
For Immediate Release (North Adams, MA): North Point Brands, parent entity to Cheeky Fishing and Wingo Outdoors, is adding fishing industry veteran Peter Vandergrift to its growing team. Vandergrift will be assuming the role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for both Cheeky Fishing and Wingo Outdoor brands. Vandergrift is joining the company after a seven-year run with Costa Sunglasses as Freshwater Community Manager, where he led...
ASHLAND, ORE. – Loon Outdoors welcomes the expertise of Hogan Brown to lead its marketing efforts. With products that perform both on and off the water, Loon has seen significant growth in its business leading it to require expanded capability marketing to anglers across the globe. As an only-child growing up on the Lower Yuba River in northern California, Brown took to solo activities like fly fishing and playing...
Outdoor Occupations has temporarily activated free, unlimited job posting privileges for employers through July 31, 2020, in an effort to connect more talented outdoor industry job seekers with employers by offering our job board marketplace listing service free of charge to companies looking to hire . “Talented employees are the lifeblood of the outdoor recreation industry.  Many experienced specialty workers within sport...
Park Falls, WI – St. Croix Rod, makers of the Best Rods on Earth®, announce the hiring of Stephen Kornacki as Digital Marketing Manager. St. Croix Director of Marketing, Jesse Simpkins, says the new position was primarily created to strengthen St. Croix’s ongoing contact and interaction with anglers. “Talking with anglers at shows, through email and on the phone will always be very important to us, but...
COLUMBIA, S.C. Pure Fishing ® named Jim Murphy the Director of Fly Fishing this week. With 30-plus years of experience, Murphy will be taking over Global Product Development, Global Marketing and North American Sales. The newly created role is expected to increase sales and production of fly fishing rods and reels within the Pure Fishing fly fishing brands, Hardy ® , Greys ® , Fenwick ® and Pflueger ® ....