The 2022 Traver Award Winners

The John D. Voelker Foundation and the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF)…


A Dog Named Fish

by Frank SargeantDogs are not human, I know. They’re much more than that. A…


Vanity Plates

by Sarah Holly BryantThe name Nole confuses people. Nole Wilson doesn’t like…


Western Waters, 2022

by Paul KennebeckONE Try to stop the wind. Local lore believed that the Ute…


A Personal and Natural History of the Mickey Finn

By Willard P. Greenwood II Dana ValleauThe…


A carving of a brook trout from the gills to the nose. Various flies are hooked around the entirety of the mouth.

Tracking Shang

By Graydon R. HilyardSo, what’s a Dad to do? There they are, your…


Dwight Eisenhower speaks to troops in the field, and appears to be demonstrating how to cast a fly rod.

Another Look: A D-Day Casting Demonstration?

Another Look: A D-Day Casting Demonstration?By John Mundt……


A line drawing of a trout.

Thirty Years of Spring Creek

2022 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Spring Creek by Nick…


Joe Pisarro, seated, smokes a pipe as he examines a piece of paper.

The Reel Thing

By Joe A. PisarroIn the early 1990s, the museum published a newsletter called…


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…