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...