For those of you who don't know, the American Museum of Fly Fishing, located in Machester, Vermont, is the home to the "
Along with this huge collection, the museum is a non-profit, educational institution that helps to publish many books, art, catalogs, etc. They also publish a quarterly journal, "The American Fly Fisher", a beautiful, scholarly, & informative publication. The museum also has a library & is staffed with knowledgeable angling historians, making it a rich resource of information & one of the premier institutions of fly fishing in the world. The museum's mission statement reads:
"The American Museum of Fly Fishing promotes an understanding of and appreciation for the history, traditions and practitioners of the sport of fly fishing. It collects, preserves, exhibits, studies, and interprets the artifacts, art, and literature of the sport and uses these resources to engage and benefit everyone."
Along with their permanent collection, the museum also hosts other collections from time to time & they have a busy schedule of events & educational programs that are available for everyone to enjoy. If you are the least bit interested in the history of fly fishing, I urge you to visit the museum's website to learn more about this great institution.
The Pliant Rod
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Holiday gift guide
Looking for gift ideas for for the special anglers on your list this Holiday Season? Be sure to check out the Holiday Gift Guide!
Cases, bags, wallets, & other fine leather angling accessories.
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SEE MORE ROD PHOTOS!!!
Please visit my Flickr pages to see even more rod photos including those available for sale, different rod features, & more. I'll be continuing to add photos there, so check it often.
Watch Some Videos!!
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