One of the films featured on the upcoming Fly Fishing Film Tour is called A Kinetic Loop / A Celebration of Fly Fishing Past and Present. Where have we come in the sport? How can we celebrate the past, be in the present, and dream for the future? If you’re interested in the evolution of the sport, this film may be for you! Read more and watch the trailer here.
Here's the trailer for A Kinetic Loop. How can knowing the past help us shape a vision for the future of fly fishing?
A Kinetic Loop is one of the films to be shown at the Fly Fishing Film tour, Friday, February 7. Doors open at 5:30. Raffles, drawings, a live guide auction, and lots of chances to win great prizes -- all to support a worthy cause: Project Healing Waters. Learn more on our F3T website.
Want to learn more about the history of our sport:
Plenty has been written about the history of fly fishing. Orvis has devoted a handful of write-ups about the history, including this page featuring Lefty Kreh's first reel. In addition, Orvis has produced a brief history of fly fishing.
There are a couple of nice websites and resources devoted to the history of fly fishing:
A Fly Fishing History by Dr. Andrew Herd
Fly Fishing History on Wikipedia
Orvis 101 Introduction to Fly Fishing
Orvis 201 Streamside