About Coast Fly Media
Our team collectively has more than two decades of experience in marketing and communications and work in the fly fishing and outdoors industries. Our marketing experience includes writing and editing, branding, website redesign, social media marketing, print collateral, digital marketing, email communications, newsletter marketing, and more.
Coast Fly Media doesn’t just make claims of expertise that will leave you burned in the end. We are published writers and editors with credentials and awards behind our work. We are accomplished professionals, and we have an impressive list of clients and businesses that we have served. We know marketing and communications, and we also understand outdoors industries, cultures, and trends.
We are fly anglers, trail runners, surfers, hikers, travelers, writers, and editors. Our experience and skills allow us to best serve your needs, and we have results to prove it.
From digital marketing to strategy, our experience and expertise are proven.
WRITING & EDITING
Published and award-winning writing from print to digital.
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM
A professional and accomplished team that has served many industries.
Our clients excel with our efforts.
Coast Fly Media offers a range of services including writing, editing, digital marketing, marketing strategy, public relations, photography, and film.
Our clients have included many of the top global companies in the outdoors, and time and time again we are a trusted force behind their growth.
Experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds
Founder | Writer | Marketing | Public Relations
Tim Harden was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Longing for wilderness, Tim chose to attend college in Colorado and graduate school in California due to their proximity to nature. He has worked in the fly fishing industry since 2000 in a number of capacities. He was a guide and shop staffer before working for two magazines and eventually creating The Venturing Angler and Coast Fly Media. Tim is also a member of Off the Grid Studios — a collective of creators who focus largely on fly fishing and the outdoors.
When not behind a computer or fly fishing the globe, Tim works as an environmental activist and advocate. He teaches courses in ecological justice and is an ambassador for CalTrout.
Writer | Editor | Marketing | Communications
Christine Cole is a writer, editor, and marketing and communications expert whose experience dates back to 2003. Christine has brought her skills everywhere from universities to health care systems to tech companies, and as an award-winning writer, she has worked for four magazines to date.
Director | Photographer | Cinematographer
Bryan Gregson is one of the most accomplished photographers in fly fishing. Perhaps the most traveled photographer and cinematographer in the field, Bryan has photographed fly fishing everywhere from the Seychelles to Kamchatka. While known for his award-winning work and countless cover shots, Bryan is also a consultant and storyteller whose unique vision of the sport, its history, and its direction strongly influence his work and his ability to serve clients.
Cinematographer | Editor | Color | Audio
Sean McCormick has been working in the action sports/outdoors industries for more than 14 years as a filmmaker. From snowboard to fly fishing films, Sean has traveled the world for numerous projects and routinely exhibits skills, professionalism, and hard work that are unparalleled.
Marketing | Public Relations
Tara Ritchey has a passion for the outdoors and helping brands advance their marketing goals. She is eager to put her curiosity for the art of storytelling to work to ultimately help build long-lasting connections across multimedia platforms. Tara has worked for two backpacking magazines, helping to cover featured stories and digital content and has published some of her own original pieces. When Tara isn’t working you can find her on the trail during the summers and on the slopes during the winter trying to always maximize the fun.