Learn And Explore


The American Museum of Fly Fishing is the steward of the history, traditions, and practices of the sport of fly fishing and promotes the conservation of its waters. We invite you to explore our collections, exhibits, and articles below.

22000

Flies

1200

Reels

1400

Rods

700

Prints & Paintings

Exhibitions On Display


We strive to create insightful and interesting exhibitions that will appeal to a broad audience of fly fishers, outdoor enthusiasts, and history buffs. We maintain a changing exhibition program in our Leigh H. Perkins Gallery so that our visitors learn more each year about the rich history of fly fishing.

The Wonders Of Fly Fishing

Immerse yourself in The Wonders of Fly Fishing and experience the evolution of our sport from the early American masters H.L. Leonard, and Charles...

Angling Art Uncorked: The Winemaker’s Label

Passionate winemakers, who are also genuinely enthusiastic anglers, have begun using art depicting tranquil fishing scenes, fish of various types, and...

Field & Stream

‘Field and Stream’ has been the preeminent American outdoors publication for over a century with a current monthly circulation exceeding...

Latest News & Events


Check back often for the latest stories in and around the stream. We are always publishing new articles and hosting exciting events around the country.

Support the Now or Neverglades Declaration

Please consider lending your name to help fix Florida's waters.


September 22: Members-Only Rare Read Rendezvous

Join us for our members only event in the AMFF's Gardner L. Grant Library


The Governor Aiken Bucktail: Official Fishing Fly Of The State Of Vermont

On 5 May 2014, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed into law Bill H. 589, An Act Related to Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping, which included the...


The Livingston Fly Wallet Collection

Meet accession number 1991.028.050. This collection of fly wallets belonged to Robert LaRhett Livingston (1844-1907) and his son Robert Forsyth...


Medicine For The Soul

Every spring for the past eight years, central Virginia’s ordinarily tranquil Rose River Farm bustles with energy and purpose as dozens of...


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