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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 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

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Elsie Bivens Darbee

The Bivens family owned a trout-fishing preserve in Neversink, and Elsie helped her parents as they tended to the anglers visiting the area. [...]

August 1, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Megan Boyd

Many will be surprised to learn that Boyd never cast a fly rod her entire life: “Now to disappoint all my customers, I do not fish, have no interest in fishing, and cannot even tie a fly to a cast,” [...]

July 18, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Cathy Beck

Cathy Beck and her husband live near Fishing Creek where they offer guiding and private casting classes. [...]

July 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing

Ballantyne specializes in catching records on light-test tippets. To date, she has landed 110 world records including lemon sharks, mutton snappers and horse-eye jacks. [...]

June 27, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing