Monthly Archives: October 2015

Museum Pieces: Flies So Good They’re Scary

Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing


The Ghost, one of the beautifully dressed flies in Mary Orvis Marbury’s display from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.
Photos courtesy AMFF

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, we have come up with a few historic fly patterns from our collection with some spooky monikers. . . .

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Dodger and Me: My Adventures Escorting a Rescue Dog from LA to NYC


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sid hands off Dodger to a volunteer in New York.
Photo by Sid Lipsey

Here’s a funny, heartwarming tale by Sid Lipsey about his epic journey from Los Angeles to New York, traveling with Dodger the rescue dog. One-year-old Chihuahua mix Dodger needed. . .

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Photos: Discovering an Epic Urban Fishery II


This 22-inch brown lived where you wouldn’t expect it: under a raft of trash in an urban river.
Photos by Matt Dickstein

The summer before last, my family moved to an old New England mill town, and in doing so I gave up my beautiful freestone stream for a badly degraded, silted and channelized post-industrial. . .

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Video: Blind Woman with Service Dog Refused Entry at an Ohio Bakery


Written by: Phil Monahan

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gabriella Drago has a legal right to bring Freesia into the bakery .
Photo via nydailynews.com

An Ohio bakery is feeling the backlash after an employee refused to let Gabriella Drago and her service dog, Freesia, into the shop on Monday. As with most of these situations, the problem. . .

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Photos: A Trio of Autumn Trout In New England


Written by: Phil Monahan

This Farmington River brown blends in well with the downed leaves.
All photo by Aimee Savard

Editor’s note: Aimee Savard of Tight Loops sent me these cool photos, along with a note: These images were shot this month, over several trips we took to rivers around. . .

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