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Fresh Hatch – The Fly Fish Journal is Here

Fresh Hatch – The Fly Fish Journal is Here

Oct 7, 2009 October 7, 2009

TFFJ_11_Cover When the fishing’s hot, there’s not much that can standbetween you and the water. But we all know fall weather can be a fickle thing; moreso, even, than those finicky browns that have been spurning everything youtoss all season long. Coldertemperatures, cloudy skies, and an icy driving rain can make it hard to get outafter spending a short-sleeved summer dropping dries onto the clear skin of sun-dappled mountainpools. Gone is the warm, and in roll the clouds. . . . Days like this, it’s nice to have something to ease the transition and keep you fired up. Enter The Fly Fish Journal.

The team at Funny Feelings LLC just cast the first issue out there. Theirpress release describes this beautiful collection best:

In development for nearly two years, TFFJ is acoffee-table and collectible chronicle of fly fishing's icons, environments,and culture of adventure. With the industry's highest quality printing, paper(100% recycled) and photo resolution, limited advertising, and clean, classicdesign, The Flyfish Journal stands apart from the herd. With an emphasis on thelandscapes, people, conservation, and less on “Five Dynamite

Caddis Patterns,” The Flyfish Journal lives on well after the others have been tossed. Ourwebsite is a creative café for contributors, readers,and the fly world at large to share tales, experience bits of fly culture,check out independent projects and to connect with the same level of quality asour print product.

Proudly hatched this September 2009, Volume 1, Issue 1 of TTFJfeatures contributions from the likes of Dylan Tomine, Greg Keeler, BenMarcus, Adam Barker, Chris Santella, Claire Chounaird, Tom Bie, Kirk Deeter,Tim Romano, Brian O'Keefe, Steve Duda, Bruce Hill and a host of others.

Says Patagonia fishingambassador, Mikey Weir: "I was a big fan of the Snowboard Journal, and I've really enjoyed Surfer's Journal and Frequency. It's cool to see amagazine of this magnitude for fly fishing. The quality of the publicationis outstanding, the content is fun and interesting, and the photos, ofcourse, are amazing. I'm stoked to have a copy on my coffee table."

The hatch is on – Get over or head down to your local fly shop and grab a collector's copy of Issue #1 before they're gone.

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