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Entries in legends of fly fishing (145)

Thursday
Jan152015

What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?

This profile of the splendid splinter by Richard Ben Cramer was originally published in the June 1986 issue of Esquire.

Few men try for best ever, and Ted Williams is one of those. There's a story about him I think of now. This is not about baseball but fishing. He meant to be the best there, too. One day he says to a Boston writer: "Ain't no one in heaven or earth ever knew more about fishing."

"Sure there is," says the scribe.

"Oh, yeah? Who?"

"Well, God made the fish."

"Yeah, awright," Ted says. "But you have to go pretty far back."

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Thursday
Dec252014

How the founder of clothier Patagonia became an opponent of dams 

The Globe and Mail profiles Yvon Chouinard and his recent dam busting efforts.

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Wednesday
Dec242014

Costa - Give the Gift of Fishing

Saturday
Dec202014

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.

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Wednesday
Dec032014

What's New at Motiv Fishing

The inaugural issue of the Motiv Fishing quarterly newsletter.

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Monday
Nov172014

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.