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.

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...

Trout Magazine

Our current exhibit features Trout magazine covers dating from 1959 through 2017. Trout is the quarterly publication of Trout Unlimited, America’s...

Latest Posts & Journal Features


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

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