Category Archives: News

Frame Your Favorite Fly

Custom Framed Fly with photo

New from our friends at C. Forbes, Inc. comes your chance to capture your favorite fly and fishing story in a custom framed heirloom. With two stock options available and unlimited custom design options, you can collaborate with C. Forbes and make a timeless keepsake for yourself or as a gift. The single box (suitable […]

Library Of Virginia + America’s Favorite Flies


The Library of Virginia is now home to the collection of 224 fishing flies, story submissions, photos, artwork, and other research materials and papers used to create America’s Favorite Flies. It is now researchable under America’s Favorite Flies, Accession 52456, Private Papers Collection.

In Case You Missed It

America’s Favorite Flies co-author John Bryan has developed a new video series hosted by Virginia’s own Georgia Rogers Farmer. The collection of short vids highlights some of the book’s stories and staples – In true Georgia Rogers Farmer style. Take a look and don’t forget to comment and subscribe to the channel for the latest […]

Video Highlights Connection Between Story and Product

FF cause is important

When we developed a product line to augment awareness of our cause and the book, “America’s Favorite Flies,” we took good care to source and select items we believed in – Products anglers and enthusiasts could appreciate and enjoy for years to come. Every item is premium quality and made in the USA. This video […]

Flies by Two Brothers

(Originally Published @ 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 […]

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 […]