Topic: Mia Sheppard



Kick Cancer and Give Hope
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By Simms Ambassador, Mia Sheppard About one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. It is a startling statistic. When my mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, I saw firsthand … Continue reading

Anatomy of a Steelheader — Mia Sheppard
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With steelhead season in full swing, nailing down a guide for an interview isn’t exactly an easy task. Just like any other angler who’s been bit by steelhead, Simms Ambassador, Mia Sheppard has been spending as much time on the water as … Continue reading

Walking the Tracks for Steel
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In the heart of Oregon lies a powerful desert river where anglers can walk miles upon miles in pursuit of hard-pulling “redsides” and summer steelhead. In the early 1900’s, two railroads began the laborious work of building parallel tracks up opposite … Continue reading

A Win for Headwaters and Clean Water
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The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announce a Long-Awaited rule. As an angler I depend on clean water — to drink when I’m thirsty and to stand in when I’m fishing. Clean rivers and watershed health is directly … Continue reading