Just a Handshake
Posted on February 27 2020
Try to picture it: A man works a demanding job in New York. Work is exhausting. The city is crowded. For relaxation he fishes on vacation. For several years, he and his wife travel to Rangeley on their time off. They enjoy the natural beauty, the small...
Posted on February 05 2020
Fly tying became a hobby for George Fletcher in 1934 and within four years he was selling to the trade. In 1937 he gave up his career as Kingfield High School principal and took on other work as he developed a tackle supply business working out of his home.
Fletcher's Fly Stamps
Posted on February 01 2020
Here's another “treasure” we found in a box when we bought the store. Looks to be a set of stamps for labeling flies when they were mailed out. We're so glad they survived to be found by us. Our guess is that these belonged to George since “Fletcher's Super” is...
George Fletcher and President Ronald Reagan
Posted on November 22 2019
We are so happy that Willard Hatch gave us this photo he took of George Fletcher, the founder of our shop. The first member of the Veazie Salmon Club to catch an Atlantic Salmon in the Penobscot River each spring always brought it to the President. On May 1, 1987...
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