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Art Lee, fly fishing virtuoso, writer, dies at 76

In 1982, Lee invited former President Jimmy Carter to accompany to go salmon-fishing in Canada. Carter is known as the best "Potus" fly caster/fisher. [...]

August 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: Recognizing Presidents Day via our past Anglers-in-Chief

Presidents past, like Herbert Hoover, could afford long angling vacations of up to several weeks and even months. Today, that is becoming impossible due to world affairs being so unsettled [...]

February 15, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing History Makers: Meet Bill Oyster from Blue Ridge, GA

Oyster on the state of our environment. " . . . the effects of development, deforestation, pollution and overcrowded waters is a problem we've all created and must find a way to manage better." [...]

October 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing History Makers, Slide

News: Lefty Kreh, the father of modern fly fishing, turns 90

Bernard "Lefty" Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with virtually everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro. [...]

March 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Of Interest: Jimmy Carter on fly fishing for taimen

In 2001, we met with the president, prime minister, and other officials to ascertain how The Carter Center might be of help in enhancing the democratic process there. Read more: http://www.flyfisherman.com/2014/03/07/tackling-taimen/#ixzz2vZ8eAzer [...]

March 10, 2014 Destinations, Fly Fishing, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide