ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland fisherman whose name is known to anglers around the world is getting some recognition by his home state.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is leading a dedication ceremony Monday in Parkton for a fishing trail named for Cockeysville resident Lefty Kreh. The trail runs for seven miles along the Gunpowder Falls trout stream from Prettyboy Reservoir to Big Falls Road.READ MORE: Ocean City Braces For Car Enthusiasts, Traffic Impacts At H20i Rally
Kreh is an author and fly-tier best known for a lure he created called Lefty’s Deceiver.
The lure was designed for striped bass. It is one of the world’s most widely used and imitated saltwater fishing flies.READ MORE: Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
Kreh’s 1974 book, “Fly Fishing in Saltwaters,” is considered a classic guide to the sport.
He served as outdoor editor of The Baltimore Sun for 17 years before retiring in 1990.MORE NEWS: Ex-Hyattsville Police Officer Gets Jail Time For Flashing Gun At Teens
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