Mary Orvis Marbury: a fly fishing icon

Ask fly-fishing anglers who Mary Orvis Marbury is, and they’ll likely be able to tell you: she’s the woman who helped standardize American fly-fishing. But for people outside of the angling world, she’s largely unknown.

Manchester’s Mary Orvis Maybury is the fly-fishing icon you should know. BRATTLEBORO REFORMER

Solid read here on Mary Orvis Marbury who compiled the first definitive book of fly patterns in 1892.