None
Photo by Hideaway Report editor

Vermont's Fly-Fishing Museum

By Hideaway Report Editor

September 1, 2016

Subscribe for Access

While in Manchester, I spent a pleasant interlude at the American Museum of Fly Fishing. Located close to the Orvis flagship store, the museum collects, conserves and exhibits the largest group of angling-related items in the world. Exhibits depict the developments of fly-fishing over the centuries and celebrate it not just as a sport but as an art. Displays of reels, showing how they evolved over the years, utterly fascinated me, as did the superbly mounted displays of flies. Also of interest was a collection of equipment used by U.S. presidents from John Adams to Dwight D. Eisenhower to George H. W. Bush. Even if your interest in fly-fishing is casual, I highly recommend this fascinating, well-presented museum.

The Wonders of Fly Fishing exhibit at the American Museum of Fly Fishing Photo by Hideaway Report editor

While in Manchester, I spent a pleasant interlude at the American Museum of Fly Fishing. Located close to the Orvis flagship store, the museum collects, conserves and exhibits the largest group of angling-related items in the world. Exhibits depict the developments of fly-fishing over the centuries and celebrate it not just as a sport but as an art. Displays of reels, showing how they evolved over the years, utterly fascinated me, as did the superbly mounted displays of flies. Also of interest was a collection of equipment used by U.S. presidents from John Adams to Dwight D. Eisenhower to George H. W. Bush. Even if your interest in fly-fishing is casual, I highly recommend this fascinating, well-presented museum.

The Wonders of Fly Fishing exhibit at the American Museum of Fly Fishing Photo by Hideaway Report editor
 Sneak Peek

This article appeared in The Hideaway Report, a monthly newsletters exclusively for members.

Learn About Membership
Editor Photo Hideaway Report editors travel the world anonymously to give you the unvarnished truth about luxury hotels. Hotels have no idea who they are, so they are treated exactly as you might be.
Contact a Travel Advisor
Hideaway Report members have access to travel advisors at our partner Andrew Harper Travel. Learn More
Call Andrew Harper Travel:
1 (800) 375-4685
OPEN M-F 8AM-6PM CST

Follow Us