Ask About Fly Fishing Internet Radio - Jeff Currier

Roger Maves and Don Bishop had one of the best fishermen I know, Jeff Currier, on their show a week ago.  The topic was European Nymphing, which is a subject that Jeff really knows well.  His insights and suggestions are well worth your time.

By the way Jeff will be leaving for the World Fly Fishing Championships in Portugal by the time you read this.

During a conversation with Jack Dennis a week ago we discussed putting together a presentation on fishing for exotic species.  Earlier this year Jeff traveled to Egypt to catch Nile Perch on a fly (pictured below).  It will be ready by the time we do this event at FRA in early 2007…..stay tuned.

Jeff Currier


Jeff Currier
Jeff Currier

Jeff Currier is a fly fishing maniac! He resides in Victor, Idaho where he bases his career in fly fishing. For 19 years he has worked at the Jack Dennis Fly Shop in Jackson, WY where he presently manages all fishing operations. He has taught the skills of fly fishing, guided fly fishers throughout Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park, and escorted anglers to fishing destinations throughout the world. When home, Jeff can be found either writing, or more frequently, painting fish. Jeff's original watercolors are always in high demand.

Jeff has made several television appearances including Fishing the West, Fly Fishing the World, In Search of Fly Water, Reel Adventures and Fly Fish TV. His articles, photographs and artwork have graced the pages of magazines, catalogs, brochures and books. Jeff is the author of Currier's Quick and Easy Guide to Saltwater Fly Fishing and Currier's Quick and Easy Guide to Warmwater Fly Fishing guide books.

During the winter months, Jeff can be found lecturing throughout the United States on nearly every aspect of fly fishing. He demonstrates fly casting, teaches seminars on the basics to the advanced skills of fly fishing, as well as many fly fishing destination programs ranging from his home waters in the Rockies to the most remote corners of the globe.

Although Jeff spends much of his time fly fishing for trout, he chases many other fish types as well. He is a walking encyclopedia for fly fishing for species worldwide. He has currently taken over 160 kinds of fish with a fly rod from both fresh and saltwater in over thirty countries. He is constantly developing techniques for catching the most exotic fish imaginable in places where even the most avid adventurer refuses to go. His most recent travels have found him chasing tigerfish in Africa, payara in Venezuela and mahseer in India.

Jeff's most recent accomplishment was leading Team USA to its first ever top-ten finish in the World Flyfishing Championships in Jaca, Spain. During the competition Jeff managed to fool fish on every venue met and place third in the individual standings, becoming the first North American ever to take home a medal in the twenty-four year history of the event.

Jeff brings a sense of humor, enthusiasm, and over thirty years of fly fishing to wherever he goes.

For more information on Jeff's artwork, books, articles and speaking engagements visit his web site at www.jeffcurrier.com.
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