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American Angler's Book

by Thaddeus Norris


1864, in America

American Angler's Book, by Thaddeus Norris. This popular book made Norris the father of American fly fishing. Advanced in his thinking, "Uncle Thad" Norris, as he was affectionately known, clearly described the use of the floating fly. As tackle-maker and merchant, he participated in the development of the modern fly rod. A noted writer and widely admire man, he had profound influence among American anglers.

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Taken on July 20, 2011