Sage, Redington, & Rio’s “A Day for Bristol Bay”

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Sage, Redington and Rio step up big for Bristol Bay.

Sage, Redington and Rio have committed a day of production from their Bainbridge factory to help support our film Red Gold (which is nearing completion by the way) and TU AK’s continued grassroot efforts to combat the proposed Pebble Mine. The triumvirate is not messing around either. We are talking a donation in upwards of $100,000 and you can be a part of it too.

Here is the deal. By designating “A day for Bristol Bay” Sage in setting aside one day of production of its 9 foot 8 weight Z-Axis paired with a Redington CD 7/8 Reel and Rio’s new Gold Fly line. It is the complete package and one that both Ben and I fished with all summer while shooting Red Gold. The crazy thing is that they are donating all the proceeds from the day of production to help in the fight against Pebble Mine, but supplies are limited and the response has already been amazing. Folks are also going beyond merely purchasing the rods and donating on top of the sales price.

Help support Trout Unlimited’s work to save Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed from proposed development of one of the largest open pit and underground mines in the world– purchase a limited edition Save Bristol Bay rod and reel set –there are less then 100 outfits left. Plus $200 of your purchase price will be donated by Sage, Redington & Rio to Trout Unlimited ‘s work in Alaska.

feltsoul gets some love | thisisfly.com goes live

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We have to take a quick hiatus from AK life to give some props to thisisfly.com

Ben and I got a random email a while back from some dude named Tim Miller in NYC asking about an interview for his new “webzine.” We usually don’t pass up opportunities for shameless self promotion so we followed up. We exchanged some emails and phone calls and sent in some photos. A few weeks later we recieved the following link to check out… www.thisisfly.com. Check out page 43 – Holy shit, Tim and his crew know how to make fly fishing cool. We were honored. Thanks for the love and for running our sometimes incoherent responses in their entirety. Keep it coming – please.