This September Kevin Howell and Curtis Fleming will be inducted into the Museum of Southern Appalachian Fly Fishing in the Trout Capital of Dixie, Bryson City, North Carolina. Kudos to these two outstanding representatives of fly fishing in the southern highlands. In 2017 and 2018 Fleming and Howell were inducted into the Southern Trout “Legends of the Fly” Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia.
Fleming, inducted this go around in the Museum’s Recreation category for his varied contributions to fly fishing as a fly fishing volunteer, fly fishing educator. Fly fishing guide, and “Reality Fly Fishing” TV celebrity. A West Virginia fly fisherman, Fleming is the host for more than fifteen seasons of the globally televised Fly Rod Chronicles.
Kevin Howell, inducted this in the Crafts category as a professional fly tier who is widely recognized for the creativity and wisdom in designing the famed Hot Creek Special, Trip Maker, Trip Saver as well as other noted creations. Kevin is the owner of Davidson River Outfitters and continues the family legacy of his father Don R. Howell and uncle Dwight Howell.
Third Annual Museum Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon will be held at The Old Almond School Gym on September 8th. An 11:30 AM Meet and Greet, Lunch at Noon, Inductions at 1 PM. Call 828-488-3681 to reserve your place. The ticket price of $35 per person includes