Billy was an innovator, unsurpassed as a fly fisherman, knowledgeable, a true sportsman.
via IGFA | The IGFA Remembers Fly Fishing Legend Billy Pate.
Billy Pate was a founding member of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Never met him. Never even talked to him, but he sounds like a pretty fascinating guy.
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Legend is an apt word. Very few in saltwater flyfishing don’t know who Billy Pate is.