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Entries in legends of fly fishing (157)

Monday
May252015

Attention Fishing Community - Help Save Sandflea! 

Alejandro Vega Cruz, know the angling world over as "Sandflea," needs our help! He's in need of a new heart valve and the angling community is uniting to raise the funds he needs!

A Go Fund Me site has been created on Sandflea's behalf so please consider making a donation today.

Monday
May252015

Don of the Dirtbags: An Interview with Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard has been wearing the same flannel shirt for 20 years. The 75-year-old conservationist, out-of-the-box thinker, athlete and craftsman is also anti-consumerism, always pushing Patagonia, the company he founded, to find solutions to the global environmental crisis.

LINK (via:The Usual)

Thursday
May142015

Joe Brooks - The Father of Modern Fly Fishing - How love changed fishing forever

Wednesday
May132015

Joe Brooks and Curt Gowdy, the first American Sportsman Show, casting into the wind

A video clip from the very first American Sportsman TV show, 1963 pilot program. It was filmed as a fishing competition between two Argentines, Tito Hosman and Erick Gornick versus two Americans, Joe Brooks and Curt Gowdy on Lago General Paz, Argentina. During a horrific wind storm the fisherman were unable to compete, so Joe gives a casting demonstration… into the wind.

Tuesday
May052015

2015 Heritage Award Tribute Video honoring Tom Brokaw

Andie Brokaw Simon narrates the story behind her father's journey into the sport of fly fishing. Special tributes from Lester Holt, Tina Fey, Michael Keaton, Yvon Chouinard, and others.

Monday
Apr202015

Fly Fishing Dopplegangers

 

O'keefe meet Jorge.