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Bud Lilly

Bud Lilly is a fly fishing legend, but he was equally as famous as a tireless conservationist and political activist for wild trout. Arnold Gingrich, co-founder of Esquire Magazine, called Bud Lilly “a trout’s best friend.” The appellation fit Lilly so well that he titled his 1988 autobiography with it. If one man can fairly be

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