Jim Schottenham

Curator - The American Museum of Fly Fishing

A lifelong angler, Jim Schottenham held the position of Appraiser/Auction Manager at Lang’s Tackle Auctions from 2007 to 2021. He is a past president of ORCA (Old Reels Collectors Association), and has written for, and been interviewed by, a myriad of publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Anglers Journal, in addition to serving as an editorial associate for Hunting & Fishing Collectibles magazine. Working with the American Sport Fishing Association, Jim provided on-site exhibits of antique and collectible fishing tackle with free appraisal services for the annual outdoor shows in the Northeast. Jim joined the staff at the American Museum of Fly Fishing as curator in January of 2022.