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Entries in legends of fly fishing (130)

Tuesday
Jun172014

For Sale - Stone temple built in 17th century in honour of Izaak Walton 

The birthplace of angling  - complete with a 400-year-old ‘temple’ honouring the inventor of fly-fishing - has been put on the market for £450,000.

The stone temple was built in the 17th century in honour of author Izaak Walton, and as a place to rest and take shelter on the banks of the River Dove, in Staffordshire.

LINK (via: The Mail Online)

Monday
Jun092014

Lefty Kreh Day 

Sunday
Jun012014

The Smiths - Crazy Charlie and Prescott Smith

Presented by Patagonia.

Crazy Charlie and his son Prescott, based on Andros Island in the Bahamas, have the ideas that could change the sport of fly fishing forever. All footage from Tributaries, for sale now.

Friday
May302014

"Simple Fly Fishing is a metaphor for society"

Photo: Tim Davis

A riverside chat with Yvon Chouinard, gear pioneer, founder of Patagonia and author of the book Simple Fly Fishing.

LINK (via:mountainonline)

Wednesday
Apr302014

Running From Crazy: Official Trailer

In a new documentary from Cabin Creek Films, two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines the personal journey of Mariel Hemingway as she strives for a greater understanding of her complex family history.

Monday
Apr282014

Lee Wulff, 86, an Outdoorsman Who Transformed Sport Fishing 

23 years ago today Lee Wulff died when the light plane he was piloting crashed into a wooded hillside near Hancock, N.Y.

Here is the NY Times obituary of one the world's best known and most respected sports fishermen.

LINK