Flies by Two Brothers

(Originally Published @ www.cforbesinc.com/blog) It was a cold and rainy Saturday and the C. Forbes, Inc. team was setting up America’s Favorite Flies merchandise for a weekend of sales at the Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival. Dad and I were setting products, loading the iPad prices, and getting ready for the day. As we […]

2018 Limited Time Book Bundle

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  America’s Favorite Flies, in coordination with Gray’s Sporting Journal and C. Forbes, Inc. announces subscription + book + apparel bundles in time for the holiday gift-giving season. 2 variations of the bundle include: One-Year Subscription to Gray’s Sporting Journal (Print & Digital) / AFF Book / AFF Hat One-Year Subscription to Gray’s Sporting Journal (Print […]

Library of Virginia Book Talk

Please join us on Wednesday, September 19 for a lunchtime (12-1 PM) book talk when authors John Bryan and Rob Carter visit the Library to discuss their book, “America’s Favorite Flies.” A book signing follows the talk. Copies of the book and other related merchandise will be for sale. All proceeds from the book benefit […]

AFF Presentation Edition + Carter’s Black Ant Fly Sells at Carter Center Auction for $27K.

black ant fly

Over the past weekend (June 27, 2018), donors of all kinds gathered at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington to learn about, and raise money for, the upcoming work of The Carter Center. President Carter and his wife Mrs. Rosalynn Carter were both in attendance and interacting with the crowd. At the weekend’s end, the […]


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. […]