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A modernized 170-year-old trout fly is still simple and deadly: Red Tag

The big question is, does the Red Tag Wet Fly catch fish? Yes, it has a history of doing that dating back 170 years. I'd never leave home without a half dozen. [...]

August 1, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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; 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

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

News: American Museum of Fly Fishing launches IndieGoGo Campaign

Saltwater fly fishing is a natural progression of the AMFF's mandate to document the evolution of the fly-rod sport through art, craft, industry, and conservation. [...]

November 14, 2014 American Museum of Fly Fishing, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

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

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