Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Tom Brokaw" Tag

Angler, author Thomas McGuane receives Heritage Award

Thomas McGuane's writing about fly fishing is, as author Jim Harrison put it: " . . . writes better about fishing than anyone else in the history of mankind.” [...]

April 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: An old adage is for tyers is “Keep it simple stupid.”

Glinton’s fly was long ago imported from the Bahamas by Orvis and will stay on their shelves for decades to come because it catches fish. [...]

April 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Interview: Forbes’ Monte Burke spends some time with James Prosek

I love doing research, making discoveries in texts, struggling with individual sentences, crafting essays. Writing gives me an excuse to read things I ordinarily might not read. [...]

January 27, 2016 Interview, RECENT, Slide

News: Top Bahamas lodge adds talented Meko Glinton to guide staff

Meko Glinton is the guide of choice for luminaries such as; Flip Pallot, Michael Keaton, Tom Brokaw, Liam Neeson, Lefty Kreh and others. His “Meko Special,” and the “M2" flies are best seller's at Orvis [...]

September 29, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Tom Brokaw to receive AMFF Heritage award

Join the American Museum of Fly Fishing for the annual Heritage Award Event honoring 2015 recipient Tom Brokaw Friday April 24, 2015 in New York City. [...]

April 3, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide