The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum is a nonprofit, educational
organization dedicated to: preserving America's flyfishing heritage;
teaching its future generations of flyfishers; and protecting
its flyfishing environment.
We carry out this mission by operating a museum, an education
center and... in the near future... an environmental
We collect, care for, interpret, and display angling
equipment, art, and artifacts in a way that explains the
traditions and techniques of our sport.
We conduct educational programs in river ecology, angling
history, streamcraft, including fishing etiquette, fly
tying, fly casting, aquatic entomology, and stream improvement.
We will assist and sponsor research projects in stream
ecology, conservation issues and fly fishing history.
We seek to increase public awareness of the values of
fly fishing, prime among which is respect for the natural
environment and the habitats of fly-responsive fishes.
We provide a meeting place for anglers to share their
ideas and experiences, improve their skills, and enhance
their enjoyment of the sport of fly fishing.
We solicit gifts of financial support, angling literature,
equipment, and artifacts consistent with our pursuit of