John G. Sherman
John is a renowned fly fishing photographer with photos and covers appearing regularly in Fly Fisherman magazine and many other periodicals. John was born and raised in Visalia, CA where he learned how to fly fish through Buz’s, the local fly shop by the time he was eight-years-old. Since then fly-fishing has been a passion that has evolved into a career.
He graduated from California State University Chico, in Northern California with a degree in Business Administration, Marketing in 1999. While attending Chico State John helped manage Powell Fly Shop and guided on the Feather and Sacramento Rivers for Steelhead and Salmon. John has fished the West Coast from Alaska to the Baja Peninsula for steelhead, salmon, stripers, black bass, trout and numerous blue water species to name a few.
He has also hosted numerous trips all over the globe including Australia, Mexico, Canada, the Bahamas, Belize and Indonesia and throughout the US. 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,” has been one of the top selling Fly Fishing books in 2010.
His favorite species to take on a fly are steelhead, stripers and any saltwater flats fish. John was the featured fly angler in the latest Howard Films production “Bass the Movie” and he has appeared routinely on many fly fishing TV Shows. He is also a regular speaker at the largest fly fishing and outdoor consumer shows throughout the West. Besides photography John is also the Simms Fishing Products Sales Representative for California, Arizona, and Nevada and Hawaii and has created one of the most popular iPhone Fishing Applications: FishHead. www.fishheadapp.com. John lives in Discovery Bay, Ca on the San Joaquin Sacramento River Delta with his wife Natih, daughter Kalum, son Kasix and dog Portis. You can view more of his work at www.johngsherman.com