Bob Mallard


BOB MALLARD has fly fished for roughly forty years.  He is a former fly shop owner and Registered Maine Fishing Guide.  Bob is a blogger, writer, author and fly designer.  He is a 20-year native fish advocate, including being a founding member and former president of Somerset County Trout Unlimited, a founding member of Dud Dean Angling Society and a member of Sportsman's Alliance of Maine Fishing Initiative Committee.  Bob is the Publisher, Northeast Regional Editor and a regular contributor for Fly Fish America magazine; a columnist with Southern Trout online magazine, and a staff fly designer for Catch Fly FishingHis writing, photographs and flies have been featured at the local, regional and national level including Outdoor Life, Fly Fisherman, Fly Fish America, Fly Rod & Reel, American Angler, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, Fly Tyer, Angling Trade, Eastern Fly Fishing, Southern Trout, Southern Trout Ozark Edition, Fly Fishing New England, The Maine Sportsman, Northwoods Sporting Journal, Tenkara Angler, On The Fly and OrvisNews.  He has written two books and contributed to several others.  Look for his books 50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast and 25 Best Towns Fly Fishing for Trout (Stonefly Press).  Bob is currently working on books about Maine and Brook Trout.  He can be reached at

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