Bob Mallard

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BOB MALLARD is a founding member of Native Fish Coalition.  He serves on both the national and Maine boards.  He was a founding member and former president of Somerset County Trout Unlimited, founding member of Dud Dean Angling Society and a former member of Sportsman's Alliance of Maine Fishing Initiative Committee.  Bob is one of Maine's most visible and active native fish advocates and has been for over 15 years.  He has fly fished for roughly forty years and logs 100 or more days a year on the water.  Bob is a former fly shop owner, Registered Maine Fishing Guide, blogger, writer and a staff fly designer at Catch Fly FishingHe is the Publisher, Northeast Regional Editor and a regular contributor for Fly Fish America magazine and a columnist with Southern Trout magazine.  His writing, photos and flies have also appeared in Outdoor Life, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, American Angler, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, Fly Tyer, Angling Trade, Eastern Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing New England, The Maine Sportsman, Northwoods Sporting Journal, Tenkara Angler, On The Fly and OrvisNews.  Bob has written two books (50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast and 25 Best Towns Fly Fishing for Trout), and contributed to several others. His next book, Squaretail: The Definitive Guide to Brook Trout and Where to Find Them, is due out August 2019. Bob is currently working on a book about Maine. He can be reached at