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John Gierach

“The patron saint of American fly-fishing.”

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John Gierach is the author of numerous books on fly-fishing, including A Fly Rod of Your Own. His work has appeared in Field & Stream, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and Fly Rod & Reel. He is a regular columnist for Trout Magazine and the Redstone Review. Gierach is the recipient of the US Federation of Fly Fishers Roderick Haig-Brown Award. He lives in Lyons, Colorado.

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