“America’s Favorite Flies.” is a “656-page tome of memories, stories, adventures, emotions, artwork, and photographs” by two Richmond friends and fly-fishing enthusiasts, Rob Carter and John Bryan. To read more about this passion project about fly fishing, and the memories it creates, go over to styleweekly.com.
Pam Royall, Ph.D., (top) founded the Interactive Marketing Institute during the years she chaired Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Marketing. Carol Ann Morris is a photographer, videographer, and illustrator whose works have appeared in publications ranging from Gray’s Sporting Journal to the Yale Angler’s Journal. Read about these women and 243 other persons in America’s […]
Andrew Ilnicki’s work at Virginia Commonwealth University includes coordinating CoLab that focuses on the intersections between art, healthcare, and technology. David Joy is the author of the novels Where All Light Tends to Go (Putnam, 2015) and The Weight of This World (Putnam 2017). His writing has appeared in numerous publications and has been nominated […]
Rhonda Burleson grew up poor in a cottage on Asheville’s Biltmore Estate where her father began as a gardener and where trout from the estate’s ponds was their main food source. Trout Unlimited’s online publication says that Rachel Jean Morgan’s traumatic childhood left behind deep wounds, and that she credits fly-fishing with saving her life. […]
2 of the 245: Galen Kipar, a music composer and performer, says, “There is an interesting parallelism between the currents of water and music, the simplest being they both make people happy and healthy.” After earning a degree in Economics from Middlebury College, Amy Hazel moved to Wyoming to work as a wrangler on a […]
Stories, essays, and more provided only for this book from an impossible lineup: “The Waltons” creator/writer Earl Hamner, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, GWAR lead singer Michael Bishop, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, rock ‘n roller Huey Lewis, writer Tom McGuane, fly icons Joan Wulff, Lefty Kreh, Dave Whitlock – and 236 diverse others from […]
Folks have been asking us how to get copies of the book to sell at their events and organizations and stores. We’re now set up to sell quantities (20 or more) of books for these purposes – with discounts of course so that you can make a little money for your favorite cause. Contact me […]
That’s when I open yesterday’s mail which, almost always, includes at least one order for America’s Favorite Flies. Here’s what I opened this morning. Of course it’s preferable to order online: www.americasfavoriteflies.com. (100% of profits support the James River Association and the Native Fish Society – lots of info about the book on the website.)