John is the Simms Fishing Products, Solitude Flies and Waterworks-Lamson Sales Representative for California, Arizona, Nevada and HI. He is also one of the most published fly fishing photographers who has had his work published in Fly Fisherman, Fly Fish Journal, The Drake, Cal Fly Fisher, North West and South West Fly Fishing to name a few. As an author he has had many articles published in these same magazines. John has helped develop many innovative tackle (rods, lines and flies) and techniques for pursing bass on the fly. As one of the founding members of BassNFly, John helped create the largest fly fishing for bass tournament the BassNFly Challenge held annually on the Ca Delta. Now as a competitor in the BNF Challenge John and his partner are back to back defending champions of the event. John teamed up with Captain Mike Costello to produce the first and only Fly Fishing book dedicated to the California Delta, “Fly Fishing the CA Delta.” John has over 30 years of fly fishing for bass experience that started at the age of 8. With John’s love of fly fishing travel and exploration he has fished in 16 countries worldwide for dozens of different fish species.
John lives on the banks of the Ca. Delta in Discovery Bay with his wife Natih, and daughter Kalum, son Kasix and dog Miller.