Support the Now or Neverglades Declaration

As stewards of fly fishing history we research and examine the equipment,...


The Livingston Fly Wallet Collection

Meet accession number 1991.028.050. This collection of fly wallets belonged to...


A Look Inside Calvin Coolidge's Tackle Box

This past week we said goodbye to some of our favorite items on display in our...


The History Makers: Leon Chandler

Leon Chandler was born on a farm in Missouri in 1922 and arrived in Cortland,...


Thaddeus Norris, The "Father of American Fly Fishing"

Once described by Arnold Gingrich as “the American Walton,” Thaddeus Norris...


The Fly Fishing Dentist

“Gentleman, I take pleasure in adding my certificate in favor of your...


Ernest Hemingway's Hardy Fairy

  Part of the privilege of working for a museum is the...


The History Makers: Bill Oyster

The first time that Bill Oyster witnessed fly fishing was while growing up in...


The History Makers: Bill Kessler

Bill Kessler will fly fish for practically anything that swims, from farm pond...


Saving Lee Wulff's Pool

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