About Bob Mallard
Bob Mallard lives in central Maine. He travels extensively and is on the water over 150 days a year. He is a Registered Maine Fishing Guide and owned and operated Kennebec River Outfitters in Madison, Maine, from 2001 to 2015. Bob is a blogger, writer, author, fly designer, and native fish advocate. His flies have appeared in the books Guide Flies (David Klausmeyer,) Caddisflies (Thomas Ames, Jr.,) and America’s Favorite Flies. Two of his Catch patterns, Mallard’s Better Mouse and Mallard’s No Miss Mouse, were featured in an article in American Angler. Bob has appeared on podcasts, radio, and television. He has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and books. Bob had a trout on the cover of Fly Fishing & Tying Journal. He has written about fly fishing, fly tying, fisheries management, and conservation extensively. His work has appeared in numerous newspapers, Northwoods Sporting Journal, The Maine Sportsman, Fly Fishing New England, Eastern Fly Fishing, Southern Trout, Angling Trade, Tenkara Angler, Fly Tyer, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, Fly Fish America, Fly Fisherman, and Outdoor Life. Bob has two columns, Gearhead and The Fiberglass (R)evolution, in Southern Trout online magazine. He is also the Northeast Regional Editor and Publisher for Fly Fish America magazine. Bob contributed two chapters to Terry and Wendy Gunn’s 50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish, one to their 25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish, and a chapter to Landon Mayer’s Giant Trout. He also has two books of his own, 50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast and 25 Best Towns Fly Fishing for Trout, and a book called Squaretail due out mid-2019. Bob is currently working on a book called Fly Fishing Maine. He is also a founding member, Maine Board member, and National Vice Chair for Native Fish Coalition.