Flies tied by MIKE LAWSON

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Mike Lawson was born and raised in southeastern Idaho and has fished the Henry's Fork, a classic spring creek, his whole life. Mike worked on his latest book, "Spring Creeks", for over 12 years producing a comprehensive work about fishing spring creeks and tailwaters. His latest book, Fly Fishing Guide to the Henry's Fork was released in July 2012.

Mike has led fly-fishing groups to Alaska, New Zealand, Patagonia, Australia, Tasmania, Christmas Island, Mexico, Belize and the Florida Keys. His first book, Fly Fishing the Henrys Fork, was published in June 2000. Co-authored by Gary LaFontaine, it is an all-inclusive guide on how and when to fish this great trout stream. Mike has written many articles on fly-fishing in several magazines including Fly Fisherman, Fly Fishing for Trout, the Fly Fisher, Trout Magazine and the American Angler. Mike is contributing editor for Fly Fisherman Magazine. His photographs have also appeared in many of these publications. He has been featured on the cover photos of several of fly-fishing's top publications. He has also contributed to several books on fly tying, fly-fishing, wild turkey hunting and upland bird hunting.

Mike is also an active conservationist. He was a founding member of the Henry's Fork Foundation, a life member of the Federation of Fly Fishers, a life member of Trout Unlimited and an active member of the Nature Conservancy, Conservation Fund, Teton Regional Land Trust and several other conservation organizations.