David Paul Williams caught his first trout while Ike was President and still admires these lovely fish. Author of Fly Fishing for Western Smallmouth (Stackpole Books), he has written about trout, salmon, bass, shad and carp for numerous magazines including Fly Fisherman, American Angler, Northwest Fly Fishing, Fly Fusion, Flyfishing & Tying Journal, Bassmaster, Salmon-Trout-Steelheader, Salmon Steelhead Journal, Backpacker, Northwest Travel, Seattle Magazine. He is a Department Editor of Flyfishing & Tying Journal, the “In The Field” editor for Washington-Oregon Game & Fish magazine and gives entertaining media presentations to fishing clubs and outdoor organizations. He is a demonstration fly tier and speaker at numerous fly fishing expos and sportsmenís shows . He is a member of the Board of Directors of Fly Fishers International and Editor-In-Chief of Flyfisher magazine as well as past secretary and former newsletter editor of the Washington Council FFI. To learn more, go to www.thefishingwriter.com or www.thewriterealtor.com.