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Your fly rod has to fit – it labels you as a fly fisher

...April Vokey, Steve Rajeff, Cindy Russell, Joe Mahler, and Joe Brooks have in common with you and me? They didn’t or don’t agree, they did or will change their minds,... [...]

April 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Mar. 16-22

...and speaking tongues—Latin. Ray Bergman, and later Joe Brooks, both fishing editors at Outdoor Life, and A.J. McClane at Field & Stream helped to bring the sport out of that... [...]

March 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Lefty, a friend to every sports fisher is dead

...back in Maryland, where he had gained some renown as an expert in fishing smallmouth bass, he came to the attention of Joe Brooks, an outdoor writer a generation older... [...]

March 15, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

Lefty Kreh turns 93, but prefers to celebrate his mentor Joe Brooks

...Ford from Frederick to Baltimore so Joe Brooks could show him how to use the fiberglass rod he had just purchased from Tochterman’s tackle shop in Fells Point. Brooks took... [...]

February 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Sneak peak at Finding Joe Brooks documentary

bucket list. This all sources back to Joe Brooks and those men and women who followed in his footsteps. As Lefty Kreh says, we all owe Joe Brooks a huge... [...]

February 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Industry News: Anglers Journal gets an award

...John Gierach, Thomas McGuane, Howell Raines, Ted Trueblood (1913-1982), Charlie Waterman (1913-2005), and Joe Brooks (1901–1972) put “you” in touch with their story or come at the subject from a... [...]

October 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Interview: Lefty Kreh on chasing bronze came not long after my first casting lesson ever, which just happened to be with Joe Brooks. DK: How did that come about? LK: Well, one afternoon I invited... [...]

September 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks

The Joe Brooks Story Joe Brooks Jr (Joseph White Brooks Jr) 1901-1972 Lefty became Lefty because of his being mentored by Joe Brooks. Watch the video (scroll down) to hear... [...]

August 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Film: The Joe Brooks documentary – an inspiring story that needs to be told well as the project’s larger than life hero, Joe Brooks, whose writings, discoveries and innovations have been a massive contribution to the sport of fly fishing and an inspiration... [...]

June 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Tribute: George Hommell’s Florida Keys spirit lives on

...Mac Miller to the fly fishing world record for tarpon in 1961, a record that was snapped a few days later by Joe Brooks with guide Stu Apte. A huge... [...]

November 3, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide