Joan Wulff

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Joan Salvato Wulff also known as the First Lady of Fly Fishing, has been casting since she was a school girl in 1937.[1] She was National Casting Champion from 1943-1960 in distance casting against an all-male competition; she made a record cast of 161 feet.[2] After she married Lee Wulff they started the Wulff School of Fly Fishing together and it has been running ever since 1979.[3] The two also started Royal Wulff Products which specializes in selling and making rods, tackle, and lines, along with inventing new products.[4] Joan has written three books on fly fishing, the most known being Fly Casting Techniques. She has been writing columns for Fly Rod and Reel for 22 years.[5] She was inducted into the International Game Fish Association Hall of Fame in 2007.[6] Joan is currently on the advisory staff of the Winston Rod Company[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gowans, Ally. "An Audience With Joan Wulff". Alastair Gowans FFF Master and THCI, APGAI. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Joan Wulff: A Fly Fishing Legend". Wulff School Of Fly Fishing. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Joan Wulff: A Fly Fishing Legend". Wulff School Of Fly Fishing. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Royal Wulff Products". Royal Wulff Products. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Joan Wulff: A Fly Fishing Legend". Wulff School Of Fly Fishing. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "IGFA Hall Of Fame Inductees". 
  7. ^ "Winston Rods".