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A Rare Find: GORDON'S FLY BOX
On these pages are exclusive views of the only fly box known to exist that belonged to Theodore Gordon, who originated dry-fly fishing in America; and other unique and historic memorabilia
NEW LIFE FOR AN ANGLING CLASSIC
A tad over five feet tall and weighing only 95 pounds, Theodore Gordon hardly seemed to have the makings of a sporting giant. Born into a ...
Now that salmon fishing is everybody's creel, an expert offers a useful guide
When John McDonald's The Complete Fly Fisherman; The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon appeared in 1947, it was hailed as a classic ...
DAME JULIANA'S LEGACY
... repentance—two thoughts on angling that were to be the central themes of angling writers from Walton to Wordsworth to Lord Grey to Theodore Gordon.
An Unfolding Tragedy
As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection
FATHER OF FLY-FISHING? PHOOEY!
Who was the father of modern American fly-fishing? Most anglers would say, without pause, Theodore Gordon. Oh, a few might plump for ...
He Deftly Ties the World's Fanciest Flies
For his efforts, the Theodore Gordon Fly-Fishers gave him the Salmo Award last spring. The award was nice to get, but it did not make Darbee any happier about ...
A Westerner Looks at the Beaverkill
In the heat of summer, a visitor recalls his spiritual pilgrimage to a great river
YEP, ANOTHER NYMPHMANIAC
In Manhattan, Larry Solomon, a former president of the Theodore Gordon Fly- fishers, raises mayflies and caddis in his apartment. In Branford ...