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2013 Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees


The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum has announced that the following four men will be inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame.

A.J. Campbell

Campbell is an authority on collectible fly fishing equipment, a fishing historian, the past editor of several fly fishing magazines and an author.  

Rusty Gates 

Gates was the proprietor of Gates Au Sable Lodge and an active conservationist.

Paul Schmookler

Schmookler is an accomplished tyer known for tying the classic salmon fly.  His books and magazine articles on fly tying, history and fly tying materials will be used for generations to come. Schmookler was featured in this Sports Illustrated article published in 1990.

Joe Humphreys

Humphreys is recognized internationally as a fly tyer, fly fisherman, conservationist, educator, and author. Humphreys has been teaching the art of fly fishing for more than 40 years.

Photos and biographical information courtesy of the Catskills Fly Fishing Center and Museum.

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