Category Archives: History
The American Museum of Fly Fishing launched their new Web site last week, and beyond a much-improved interface and design it does a better job of highlighting the museum’s exhibitions, permanent collections, educational resources, and upcoming activities.
Celebrating the life of Maine’s first guide, Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby, a new 35-mile heritage trail is proposed in recognition of a her enthusiasm for and contributions to the sport of fly fishing.
When Sir Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Fallodon wrote Fly Fishing in 1899 his objectives included explaining “how it is that we who are anglers congratulate ourselves upon having one of the best and most wonderful recreations that have ever been … more
“In fly fishing, as in sex, the truth about respective skills cannot be hidden.” Federation of Fly Fishers Conclave returns to West Yellowstone August 31. John Soltes reviews “Rivers of a Lost Coast” for Hollywood Soapbox, calling it enthralling but …
Tom offers a couple of casting tips and advice on fishing crowded trout streams and detecting nymph strikes before delving into fly-fishing history (“in a nutshell”). “These early fly fishers used really long, limber rods and just a leader. There … more