My Mount Rushmore
June 17, 2021
The recent issue of "Fly Fisherman" magazine presented an article entitled "Our Mount Rushmore" describing four men who the author believed were the most influential fly-fishermen in history. This made me consider whose likenesses I would carve into my own local "Mt. Rushmore" of fly-fishing influence.
The first choice is easy: Ralph Haney. When I'd graduated from high school and was looking for something to replace my high-school activities, most notably basketball, I saw Ralph and his son Randy fly-fishing one evening and thought I might try it. I came up with an outfit. On my first outin...