Henry Cowen

Fly Fisher/Fly Tier/Guide

Henry has been pursuing striped bass for over 30 years in both salt water and fresh water. He is currently guiding in fresh water on Lake Sidney Lanier (north of Atlanta) , Lake Allatoona (NW of Atlanta) and the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta. He guides for landlocked stripers, hybrids, spotted bass and carp. He fishes both fresh & salt water game fish approximately 200 days a year.

Henry is an accomplished fly designer as his trademarked fly patterns are sold nationally through Umpqua Feather Merchants.

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Henry Cowen has been pursuing striped bass for over 30 years in both salt water and fresh water. Join us to find out how Henry finds, hooks and lands these freshwater giants.

As an Umpqua royalty fly designer his patterns appear and are available in the Orvis catalogue as well as Cabela’s, LL Bean, Bass Pro Shops and all fly shops across the United States that carry Umpqua flies.

His fly patterns as well as articles on how to tie them appeared in magazines such as American Angler, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Angler magazine, Fly Fish America, Fly Tyer, Fly Fisherman, Salt Water Fly Fishing, Eastern Fly Fishing & Southern Culture on the Fly Ezine.. Articles on fly fishing techniques and tactics appeared regularly in Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Fly Tyer & Salt Water Fly Fishing Magazines as his name appeared on their masthead as a contributing writer for them. Currently Henry’s name appears on the masthead of American Angler Magazine as a contributing writer/editor.

Henry was named to the esteemed Yellow Dog Fly Fishing field advisory staff and was also an FFF certified casting instructor. Henry continues to give seminars on salt water fly fishing as well fresh water light tackle and fly fishing for striped bass, hybrids and carp.

Henry has appeared as a guest on a number of nationally televised outdoor shows (The Outfitters, The Orvis Sporting life, The Reel Guys, One More Cast w/Shaw Grigsby, The Nuts & Bolts of Fishing, Travis Johnson Outdoors & O’Neill Outside) as well as some regional outdoor television shows (Georgia Outdoors and Growing Up Outdoors). He was featured as the fishing personality on the video entitled “Fly Fishing for Landlocked Stripers”. Henry is currently on pro staff with Towee Boats and is a guide ambassador with Simms. He is on guide programs for Ranger Boats, Johnson Outdoors (Minnkota trolling motors & Humminbird Electronics), Sage, TFO, Tibor, Renzetti, RIO Fly Lines and Orvis.

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