Illustrated talk by Cathi Comar, executive director of the American Museum of Fly Fishing.
Monday, June 8, 7 pm at Crandall Public Library.
Wednesday, June 3, 7 pm at the Salem Courthouse Community Center, Salem, NY 518-854-7083
The Batten Kill has long been considered one of the most hallowed fly-fishing rivers in the eastern United States. From global companies to conservation organizations, this important river has inspired anglers of all levels. Learn about the fly-fishing history of the Batten Kill in Vermont and New York.
Cathi Comar is the author/curator of "A Graceful Rise: Women in Fly Fishing Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow". Born and raised in Hudson Falls, she has pursued her museum career at a number of institutions, including the National Geographic Society, South Street Seaport, and the Shelburne Museum, before becoming the executive director at the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester, VT in 2008.
This "Battenkill Inspired" event is produced by the Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library and made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts-Folk Arts Program, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.