Wooden racks hold the museum's large collection of rods.

Fishing The Collection

Introducing Fishing the Collection! In this new film series from the AMFF,…


An illustration of the museum's red front door.

AMFF Advisory Council

AMFF Announces New Advisory CouncilThe American Museum of Fly Fishing has…


A film strip with the title screens of FIshing the Dry Fly with Gary Borger and The Challenge of Giant Tarpon with Billy Pate.

Screening Room Titles

“I Was Born to Fish”/Lee Wulff on the Beaverkill 17th Annual World…


Items once belonging to John Voelker, AKA Robert Traver, including books, a notepad, manuscript pages, a green pen, and a tin cup.

The 2021 Traver Award Winners

Robert ChamberlinThe John D. Voelker Foundation…


Items once belonging to John Voelker, AKA Robert Traver, including books, a notepad, manuscript pages, a green pen, and a tin cup.

The Lower Squall

by Paul KennebeckHe remembered his father telling him this was an act of grace:…


Items once belonging to John Voelker, AKA Robert Traver, including books, a notepad, manuscript pages, a green pen, and a tin cup.

Pretending to Listen

by Paige Wallace“I promise to pretend to listen when you talk about fly…


Items once belonging to John Voelker, AKA Robert Traver, including books, a notepad, manuscript pages, a green pen, and a tin cup.

Solitude

by Mike ChalmersI was still in C Block—before they put me on death row—when I…


A watercolor of a girl standing at the edge of woodland pool, holding a rod straight up in the air, a fish clearly on the other end of the line. A man stands next to her.

Simon's Daughter

by Jody MartinI let the truck coast to a stop a couple of hundred yards uphill…


Save the Date!Our 15th Annual Fly Fishing Festival is back on the museum…