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.

A man standing in a mountain stream maneuvers his catch into his net.

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Immerse yourself in the angler’s experience and explore the ways sporting art has chronicled the ever-changing connections with nature shared by…

Leigh Perkins standing in the Battenkill.

Leigh H. Perkins

Honoring the life and legacy of a founding trustee.

In Reel Time: Fly Reels Past & Present

A showcase of the reel maker's art.

A painting of a Brook Trout.

Smoke Signals: Cigarette Cards from the 19th and 20th Centuries

A colorful collectible takes center stage.

Latest Events

We are always hosting new exciting events around the country.

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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.

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