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Fishing museum ready to honor state anglers


April 21, 2013
By Walt Young ( , The Altoona Mirror

Pennsylvania has always enjoyed a rich heritage in the sport of fly-fishing. Our state is blessed with many miles of world-class trout water, and over the past 100 years or more, these legendary streams have produced a small army of legendary fly-fishermen, fly tiers and angling authors. In 1998, a small group of volunteers formed the Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum Association with their mission to "preserve and promote the history and heritage of fly fishing in Pennsylvania." Over the past 15 years, the organization has acquired collections of angling artifacts and fishing memorabilia to create worthwhile exhibits of those historical items.

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