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The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; celebrities

“Exhibition Profiles” are from the book, A Graceful Rise, written by Catherine Comar, executive director of the American Museum of Fly Fishing. [...]

February 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Joan Wulff

In 1959, the Garcia Corporation was the largest tackle company in the country, and Wulff was the first woman to be a paid spokesperson for a fishing company [...]

February 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Nancy Zakon

Nancy Zakon founded two women’s fly-fishing organizations during her second career. In 1995 she started Juliana’s Club in New York City - in 2002 the Bonefish Bonnies® in Key Largo, FL [...]

January 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Rhea Topping

Rhea Topping became the second woman to earn the Federation of Fly Fishers master instructor certification (1997) and was named Woman of the Year in 1999. [...]

January 22, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Sisters on the Fly

Sisters on the Fly meet at regional locations, then plan excursions to freshwater and saltwater destinations. In a group of ten or more, they do it in style: each pulls a restored or new RV trailer with an exterior [...]

January 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women In the History of Fly Fishing – Helen Shaw

In 1963, Shaw’s first book was published, containing black-and-white images of Shaw tying flies step by step. It was one of the first fly-tying books written by a woman. [...]

January 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing – Annette Lilly Russ

In 1974, Annette Lilly was hired by the shop to offer casting instruction and guiding services solely for women. Russ remembers that her father had great faith in her... [...]

December 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing

Published author, Margot Page, is a founding advisor and board member of Casting for Recovery and helped develop and publicize their successful retreat program. [...]

December 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing

Murphy attended a 1989 Orvis Rendezvous in Livingston, MT, and met Leigh Perkins, then-owner of Orvis. Following that, Murphy became the first woman guide to be Orvis endorsed. [...]

November 21, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

This profile is specifically for the Dan Bailey Shop in Livingston and Sigrid Barnes at Barnes’ West Yellowstone shop. The West Yellowstone shop and Dan Bailey's fly shop were the first [...]

October 31, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide