The Cleanest Line

Month: November 2008

Thanks to You

Thanks to You

By localcrew   |   Nov 28, 2008 November 28, 2008

Let’s get straight to the point: We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for You. That’s right, You with a capital “Y,” the one who’s reading this post. It’s You–Patagonia customers, fans of the Tin Shed, regular readers of The Cleanest Line–who deserve the thanks. Read More

No hatchery needed. Wild steelhead return to the North Fork Umpqua River, Oregon. DamNation collection. Photo: Matt Stoecker

Bozeman Save Wild Steelhead Festival

By Dylan Tomine   |   Nov 25, 2008 November 25, 2008

Fly-fishing fanatic and Patagonia field report writer, Dylan Tomine, shares his experience at a recent steelhead-conservation fundraiser in Bozeman, Montana. Just back from the Bozeman Save Wild Steelhead Festival and thought I’d report in. I know what you’re thinking – I thought it too: What the heck is a… Read More

Patagonia Receives FLA Accreditation

Patagonia Receives FLA Accreditation

Nov 24, 2008 November 24, 2008

Patagonia is proud to announce that as of October, 2008, we have become a fully accredited member of the Fair Labor Association.  While Patagonia was a founding member and active participating company in the Fair Labor Association since 1999, it was not until last month that… Read More

Recap of the Sacred Craft Surfboard Expo

Recap of the Sacred Craft Surfboard Expo

Nov 20, 2008 November 20, 2008

A unique event happened back in October at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, California. Dubbed the "Sacred Craft Surfboard Expo" it brought together surfboard shapers and the surfers who appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship of hand-built surfboards. Fletcher Chouinard Designs and the crew… Read More

Catching Lego, a Summer’s Internship In Yosemite

Catching Lego, a Summer’s Internship In Yosemite

Nov 19, 2008 November 19, 2008

Last summer, Patagonia Dillon store employee Bucky Ballou drove from her home in Montana to Yosemite National Park, where she helped operate a bird-banding station with The Institute for Bird Populations (IBP). It was her second field season volunteering through Patagonia’s environmental internship program,… Read More

Core Angling: Science and Fly Fishing Combined

Core Angling: Science and Fly Fishing Combined

Nov 18, 2008 November 18, 2008

[Update: Added a bunch of photos after the jump.] Patagonia Fly Fishing Marketer, Bill Klyn, shares his experience with a new kind of fly fishing trip. Core Angling offers world-class bonefishing in the Bahamas combined with the opportunity to help scientists study the fish and hopefully preserve… Read More

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