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.  Bob 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’s Fishing Initiative Committee.  He is one of Maine's, and the nations, most visible and active native fish advocates and has been for close to 20 years.  Bob has fly fished for roughly forty years and logs 100 or more days a year on the water.  He is a former fly shop owner, Registered Maine Fishing Guide, blogger, writer, and a staff fly designer at Catch Fly FishingBob is the Publisher, Northeast Regional Editor, and a regular contributor to Fly Fish America magazine and a dual columnist with Southern Trout online 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, Eastern Fly Fishing, Angling Trade, MidCurrent, OrvisNews, Fly Life Magazine, The Fiberglass Manifesto, Tenkara Angler, On The Fly, Fly Fishing New England, The Maine Sportsman, Northwoods Sporting Journal, R.L. Winston catalog, and a number of blogs and local and regional newspapers. Bob has written three books (50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast and 25 Best Towns Fly Fishing for Trout), Squaretail: The Definitive Guide to Brook Trout and Where to Find Them, and contributed to several others. He is currently working on a book about Maine. Bob can be reached at