Medicine For The Soul

BY ED FELKEREvery spring for the past eight years, central Virginia’s...


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,...


The Morals Of Fishing

Early thoughts on conservation by Henry Ward BeecherThe cruelty of field sports...


Frank W. Benson: Artist And Angler

BY GERALD KARASKA Frank Benson (1862–1951) is regarded as one of America’s...


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...