• Conservation Community

    Wisconsin volunteer leader named Fly Fisherman’s Conservationist of the Year

    “I got an email from the magazine’s editor, Ross Purnell, sharing the news,” Horvath recalled. “I thought someone was punking me.”

    Gary Horvath isn’t one for attention. “I’m not a guy for the limelight,” says Horvath. “It kind of stresses me out.” He’s a little stressed out these days. Horvath, who lives in River Falls, Wisc., recently learned that Fly Fisherman magazine had named him its Conservationist of the Year. “I got an email from the…

  • Veterans Community Fishing

    Forging ahead: a Veterans Day story

    Fly-fishing the foundation for a special bond between volunteer and veteran SALEM, Va. — The guide, like any experienced guide, was helpful but firm. “Try to cast to that seam,” she said. “And mend a little sooner.” Seyward McKinney reacted with a barely audible, “OK.” She was too busy concentrating to waste effort talking. “That…

  • Community Featured

    We are TU: Jake Bliss

    Jake Bliss serves as the president of his local Lackawanna Valley Chapter in Pennsylvania, the second consecutive chapter president under the age of 30. Prior to that he led his college Keystone Creekwalkers club, affiliated with the TU 5 Rivers Club program, and has consistently been an unabashed advocate for empowering more young leaders within…