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Fishing Photos of George Fletcher, the Shop's Founder

 a smiling George Fletcher holding two large fish

He was not only a good businessman, but George was an angler at heart.  These are fish from some of his travels. There is also a great newspaper article from May of 1987 when George, at the age of 87, caught the first salmon of the season on the Penobscot River (an impressive 35 1/4 " salmon!) and brought it to President Ronald Reagan.  Thanks again to Brady Hoffman for sharing these photos!


George Fletcher dressed to fly fish and holding a fish half his height


George Fletcher standing in front of a car holding a large fish
a photo of a 1987 newspaper article about George Fletcher's 35 inch Atlantic Salmon that he brought to President Ronald Reagan


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