Fly Fishing History - 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.








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 Events

We are always hosting new exciting events around the country.

October 21: American Alliance of Museums Lecture at the AMFF

Visit the AMFF for a free lecture with AAM's Elizabeth Merritt as she discusses trends in the Museum field.

September 30-October 2: 28th Annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival

Join the AMFF for some fly tying and casting Sept. 20-Oct. 2

September 18: 2016 Vermont Wildlife Festival

The AMFF takes the show on the road to Mount Snow

September 10: 2nd Annual Vermont Fly Fishing Show (Stowe, Vermont)

The AMFF takes the show on the road to the Fly Rod Shop in Stowe September 10th

September 22: Members-Only Rare Read Rendezvous

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

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Latest Posts & Journal Features

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

Olympian Feats in Fly Fishing

Just in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics we are taking a look at the medal winning feats of the fly fishing world.

Support the Now or Neverglades Declaration

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

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...

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