Phil Rowley, At the age of 6 Phil Rowley was introduced to coarse fishing in England and has been hooked ever since. For over 20 years Phil Rowley has been fly-fishing stillwaters almost exclusively. His love of stillwater fly fishing has taken him all over British Columbia and Washington in the pursuit of trout and char.
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Fly Fishing Stillwaters with Chironomids
Phil Rowley is well known for his mastery of lake fishng. In this show you'll learn Phil's secrets and techniques to fly fishing for trout with Chironomids and other hot flies.
A former commercial fly tyer Phil has written for almost every major fly fishing publication in North America. His contributions also include books and numerous feature articles 2 regular columns on fly-fishing with particular attention towards stillwaters and stillwater fly patterns. Phil's book Fly Patterns for Stillwaters has become a best seller. As a compliment to Fly Patterns for Stillwaters Phil released Stillwater Solutions Recipes Volume 1, co authored with long time friend Brian Chan. Phil has a number of DVD's including DVD Tying Flies for Stillwaters and 2 recently released DVD's with Jack Dennis and Snake River Books.
When he is not tying flies or on the water Phil travels western North America performing at outdoor shows, teaching a variety of seminars, speaking to fly clubs and conducting weekend fly-fishing schools. In addition to Phil's shows and seminars he has had the good fortune to appear on such T.V. shows as Sport Fishing B.C., Fishing Alberta, The New Fly Fisher and Fishing with Shelly and Courtney. Recently Phil became one of the co-hosts of the New Fly Fisher, a television production dedicated to fly fisher education.
Phil's website, www.FlyCraftAngling.com is dedicated to fly-fishing and fly tying education. Featuring tips, techniques and streaming video this comprehensive site is constantly changing to meet the needs of its members.
In early 2004 Phil along with good friend Brian Chan released a signature line of fly tying materials christened Stillwater Solutions in partnership with Super Fly. Phil is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications and co-host for the New Fly Fisher T.V. show.
When he is not focused upon fly-fishing Phil spends time will his wife Patsy and their two active sons, Brandon and Sean. The entire family enjoys the outdoors and fly-fishing in particular. It is common for Phil's travels to include his family on his speaking engagements and fishing trips.