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Entries in legends of fly fishing (142)


Gadabout relished old days at Sebastian

Bill Sargent wrote this Florida Today column in June 1980 about his friend Gadabout Gaddis, who had the first television fishing show in the 1950s and early '60s known as "The Flying Fisherman." In this column, Gaddis recalls his early days at Sebastian Inlet.

LINK (via:Florida Today)


What's New at Motiv Fishing

The inaugural issue of the Motiv Fishing quarterly newsletter.



The American Museum of Fly Fishing - Learning from the Masters 

The American Museum of Fly Fishng has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds towards the development of an on-line salt water fly fishing exhibit. A good lavalier microphone might have been a smart investment for the campaign video pitch.


My Life In Fishing: Favorite Long Stories Told Short 

Stonefly Press is publishing a remarkable new book from Stu Apte, a larger-than-life legend in fishing, that Andy Mill calls "a poignant reminder of what true legends are made of." This is a collection of world-record catches, days on the water spent with folks like Truman, Hemingway, Schwarzkopf, Gowdy, Yastremski, and guys in our industry like Lefty, Flip & Chico, among many others.

You can preorder the book now from Stonefly Press.



Joan Wulff - Why Fly Fishing 


A River of Change: The Joe Brooks Story - Trailer

Joe Brooks was one of the most influential sportsmen in American history. He was best known for his regular appearances with Curt Gowdy on ABC’s “American Sportsman” in the 1960’s and 70’s, one of the most popular sports shows of all time and one of the very first television shows about fishing. Brooks had a major impact on modern fly fishing not only through pioneering new techniques, new places and new species of fish, but also through his prolific writing about the sport. Joe became one of the best known writers of the 20th century on fishing. His story has never been fully told.