Hall of Fame

Francis Betters

He spent many years as an Adirondacks fly fishing advocate, conservationist, instructor, innovative and infamous fly tyer. Since the 1940’s Fran has been, and continues to be, the ambassador for the Adirondack waters through his many books and personal articles. He has kept the Adirondack waters very much alive. Working with Bill Phillips, he developed maps and information almost 40 years ago that still remain in active use in the Adirondacks.

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