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Far Bank Enterprises acquires Fly Water Travel

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Far Bank Enterprises. owner of Sage, Redington and RIO Products, has acquired Fly Water Travel.
↑ Larry Barrett, Far Bank Enterprises CEO: "We now have a full-service suite of products and offerings to enhance the joy of fly fishing for all our customers.”
↑ Fly Water Travel founders, Ken Morrish (left) and Brian Gies, will be remaining with the company following its acquisition by Far Bank Enterprises.

Far Bank Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of Sage Fly Fishing, Redington, and RIO Products, has today announced the acquisition of Ashland, Oregon.-based Fly Water Travel, a  company dedicated to arranging trips to the world’s finest angling destinations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Fly Water Travel to the Far Bank family,” said Larry Barrett, CEO of Far Bank. “We have admired the company for many years and have great respect for the team’s focus on high-quality customer service and industry-leading expertise.”

All Fly Water Travel employees have been extended employment offers by Far Bank. The company has no immediate plans to move its headquarters from Ashland.

Fly Water Travel co-owners, Brian Geis and Ken Morrish, will take on new leadership roles at Far Bank Enterprises. Geis joins the Far Bank team as Director of Travel Operations, while Morrish will hold the position of Director of Travel Sales.

“This partnership will combine elite travel-planning services and gear outfitting within a single company, allowing us to provide fly anglers and outdoor enthusiasts greater opportunities and more memorable experiences,” said Geis. “It’s all about the experience,” added Morrish. “We now have a full-service suite of products and offerings to enhance the joy of fly fishing for all our customers.”

“Customers are the centre of everything we do,” Barrett said. “Fly Water Travel perfectly complements our portfolio of brands, and we’re now positioned to be even more customer-focused, providing an enhanced experience at every touch-point during a fly fishing adventure. We love fly fishing and we’re excited to share that love with even more people.”

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