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John Field- About

FFI Jay Gammel Award to John Field


Fly Fishers International awarded the Jay Gammel Award for Fly Casting Instruction to me in July, 2019. "This award recognizes individuals who have developed instructional materials that advanced fly casting instruction whether or not they are an FFI member.”

2020 Presentations, Signings & Casting Demonstrations

First book: Fly-casting Finesse- Details

Second book: ACA's Beginner's Guide to Fly Casting- Details

First I wrote the advanced book. Now, the beginner's book is available!

Third Book: Trophy Striped Bass on a Fly- Details

Fall 2020 Publication!


American Casting Association
I submitted my annual report as Chair of the ACA Communications Committee for the ACA Business Meeting. I'm currently creating publicity for the winning US Casting Team and for the new ACA casting book. I'm still sorting and organizing all the photo/audio media from the 1940s to 2000 from ACA's Netherton Archive and Collection. Digitizing and sharing could take me a couple years!

Trout Unlimited
I'm pleased to be volunteering for my eleventh year for Family Fly-Fishing Day in May with my home chapter, Mianus TU.


I'm back on a book writing schedule!