Morgan Lyle

Morgan Lyle. Morgan Lyle

  • Lifelong fly fisher living and fishing in New York
  • His articles appear in numerous fly fishing and outdoor recreation magazines
  • Wrote Simple Flies: The Power of Impressionistic Patterns ​(Stackpole-Headwater, 2015)


Morgan Lyle is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote articles about fly fishing. He has written for national fly fishing outdoor recreation magazines including American Angler, Fly Tyer, and The Drake. His work appears in the The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, N.Y., The New York Outdoor News, and Trout: The Journal of Coldwater Fisheries Conservation and Fly Fisherman. Along with fly fishing, he has written about environmental and regulatory issues and business trends in the fly fishing world. Mike wrote Simple Flies: The Power of Impressionistic Patterns (Stackpole-Headwater, 2015).


Morgan Lyle earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Journalism from Long Island University. ​

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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