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The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Diane Michelin

Michelin is an angling enthusiast who is inspired by the everyday aspects of fly fishing, and she brings this to each one of her watercolors. [...]

October 24, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Maggie Merriman

Merriman began fly fishing at the age of ten and says, “Fly fishing was as natural as walking and breathing.” Angling was an important part family life - fishing the Gallatin River in Montana [...]

October 16, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Annette McLean

As the Vice President of Operations and Design for the R.L. Winston Rod Company, McLean continues to work the graphite rod design requirements, supervise the bamboo rod development program, and oversee the daily and long term performance [...]

October 2, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Mari Lyons

Lyons’s ability to elicit emotion through her art has led to a fulfilling career. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of the City of New York and Rider University, and private and corporate collections [...]

September 19, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Fanny Krieger

Along with friend Susan Williams, and with strong support from many male anglers in the area, Krieger founded the Golden West Women Flyfishers in 1983. [...]

September 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Karen A. Graham

Between 1970 and 1975, she appeared on more than twenty covers of Vogue magazine, and from 1970 until 1981, she was the primary model featured by Estée Lauder [...]

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

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Hallie Thompson Galaise

Orvis was purchased by Dudley “Duckie” Corkran in 1939 when Galaise was one of only two employees on the payroll. [...]

August 29, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Lyla Foggia

Foggia began her career as a freelance journalist after receiving a 1977 National Endowment for the Arts writing fellowship. As a former Hollywood studio executive - she's worked for First Artists Productions, Columbia Pictures, and TriStar Pictures [...]

August 22, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Winifred Ferdon Dette

During the 1928 fishing season, Dette tied enough flies to display them in a cigar case and sell them in her parents’ hotel. [...]

August 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women and Their Events in the History of Fly Fishing

In 1996, Gwenn Perkins and Dr. Benita Walton suggested that breast cancer survivors could benefit from the spiritual act of fly fishing. [...]

August 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing