20th Anniversary of “A River Runs Through It”

Saw this article posted on the Flyfish@ list server. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long. I was a flyfisherman long before, and I hope to have many more years of practicing the craft. As the article states, it’s really hard to overestimate the impact of this flick on this quiet, contemplative pursuit. Its timing was impeccable, coming on with the economic boom of the 1990’s, and thus fueling the accompanying boom in expensive and exquisite rods, reels, and other paraphernalia. The real estate market in many rural areas was transformed, as the article states. Over the years, the number of folks on the rivers has peaked, but I do believe it’s created a lasting conservation legacy. While I like to Flyfish for many species, trout live in such nice places…

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