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Tied Together: The Extraordinary Lives of Joan and Lee Wulff

Exhibition Opening August 13, 2022 at the 15th Annual Fly-Fishing Festival.

    Exhibition Opening August 13, 2022 at the 15th Annual Fly-Fishing Festival When Joan Salvato and Lee Wulff were joined in marriage, it brought together two luminaries of the fishing world. The significance of the contributions this pairing made to the sport of fly fishing cannot be overstated, providing modern-day anglers with numerous innovations […]

The AMFF Announces Paul Bruun to Receive the 2022 Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing Announces Paul Bruun to Receive the 2022 Izaak Walton Award June 30th via Zoom.

The American Museum of Fly Fishing Announces Paul Bruun to Receive the 2022 Izaak Walton Award June 30th via Zoom The American Museum of Fly Fishing is proud to announce Paul Bruun as the 2022 Izaak Walton Award honoree. Paul’s many contributions to the sport of fly fishing include his roles as writer, guide, industry […]

On Turbulence & Flow: The Fly Fishing Inspired Artwork of Val Kropiwnicki

Currently a full-time public high school art teacher in New England, covering subjects like drawing, jewelry design, an art foundation course, and sculpture, Val Kropiwnicki is still as devoted to his own art as ever.

    Opening May 14, 2022 Currently a full-time public high school art teacher in New England, covering subjects like drawing, jewelry design, an art foundation course, and sculpture, Val Kropiwnicki is still as devoted to his own art as ever. According to Val: “Sculpture is art, it is flies, it is real and the notion […]

August 13, 2022: 15th Annual Fly Fishing Festival at AMFF

Our 15th Annual Fly Fishing Festival is back on the museum grounds on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, from 10am - 4pm.

Our 15th Annual Fly Fishing Festival is back on the museum grounds on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, from 10am – 4pm. We’re excited to welcome everyone in person this year!     We will have vintage tackle appraisals, vendors from across the country, fly tying clinics, opportunities to cast some vintage rods from our collection, a […]

AMFF: Rik Hafer Chosen as the 2021 Austin Hogan Award Recipient

On behalf of the Board of Trustees at the American Museum of Fly Fishing, we are honored to announce that Rik Hafer has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Austin Hogan Award for his outstanding 3 part series “How Rainbow Trout Came to Missouri (and Your State Too)”.

  On behalf of the Board of Trustees at the American Museum of Fly Fishing, we are honored to announce that Rik Hafer has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Austin Hogan Award for his outstanding 3 part series “How Rainbow Trout Came to Missouri (and Your State Too)”.     The Austin Hogan […]

February 12: Live(stream) Fly Tying At The AMFF

The American Museum of Fly Fishing will host a day of fly tying on Saturday, February 12.

    The American Museum of Fly Fishing will host a day of fly tying on Saturday, February 12. Beginners and seasoned anglers alike will enjoy watching experts Kelly Bedford, Paul Sinicki, Mike Rice, and Rich Strolis demonstrating their skills and sharing their knowledge from the Selch-Bakwin Fly Room here at the Museum. Best of […]

2022 Robert Traver Award Call For Submissions

The John D. Voelker Foundation and the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF) are pleased  to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2022 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award (the Traver Award).

    The John D. Voelker Foundation and the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF) are pleased  to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2022 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award (the Traver Award). The award is named after Robert Traver, pen name for the  late John Voelker, author of Trout Madness, Trout Magic, […]

AMFF: The Charles Thacher Book Collection

Extraordinary. Matchless. Meticulously curated.

    Extraordinary. Matchless. Meticulously curated. These are the adjectives which come to the fore in beginning to describe Charles Thacher’s uncommonly generous gift to the American Museum of Fly Fishing of his superb collection of fly fishing literature. Mr. Thacher’s collection is as notable as it is because of two attributes he possesses: first, […]

AMFF Screening Room Launched – Join Now for Immediate Access!

After months of anticipation, AMFF’s new virtual screening room is now open!

    AMFF Screening Room Launched – Join Now for Immediate Access! After months of anticipation, AMFF’s new virtual screening room is now open! In addition to digitizing the museum’s entire VHS archive, we’ve also partnered with our friends at Scientific Anglers to digitize almost 200 of some of the best, classic, fly fishing videos […]

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