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Lefty Kreh, Tight Lines and Fair Winds

I read that Lefty Kreh died today, March 14th, 2018 at the age of 93. Lefty lived a remarkable life – from combat veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, to tropical saltwater fly fisherman, to an innovative instructor who taught countless numbers how to fly cast. I only knew…

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An Open Letter from Lefty

I found this posted on The FlyFishing Forum. Lefty Kreh updates us on his health. While he says he might be around for a few more years, and I certainly hope so, it certainly feels as if this is the end of his public life. A truly amazing man. To…

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The Legend of Lefty: Anthrax and Groupies

A new profile of Lefty Kreh in Garden and Gun magazine has just been published. The more I read about this remarkable man, the more I wish I could get to meet him in person. There’s new information in this article, including how he was exposed to anthrax while working…

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Lefty Kreh – More Than a Legend

The latest issue of Fly Fisherman has an article on Lefty Kreh, providing the life of the real man who has grown into a legend of fly fishing. Bernard Victor Kreh was born in Maryland in 1927. Growing up in the Depression, he supported his widowed mother by hunting and…

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Lefty Kreh – 70 Years of Fishing and Funny as Hell

Lefty Kreh, who turned 90 last month, was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun. As always, he’s humble and very funny. Worth a read to see how he put Ted Williams in his place, snubbed Jimmy Carter, and caught a pterodactyl. Read it here.

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