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 26: Izaak Walton Award Honoring James Prosek

Join the American Museum of Fly Fishing for the third annual Izaak Walton Award Event honoring artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek on October...

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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.

Trout with a Tale

This article from the Summer 2016 issue of The American Fly Fisher takes a look at the life of English angler, fly tier, artist and wood carver Tommy...

International Trout Congress

The first ever international celebration of trout takes place in Bozeman Montana October 2-6, 2016

A Bayman Looks at Forty

AMFF Ambassador Mike Rice gives the lowdown on life on the water.

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