Celebrity fly tier, author, outdoor writer, fly shop owner, Slide Inn owner,
and Madison River trophy trout hunter: Kelly Galloup
Nymphing by the Numbers
Nymph fishing is the most productive way to catch really big numbers of fish. Learn How Kelly breaks down systems for all types of water to maximize your time on the river for maximum hook ups in a day. Kelly will cover nymph with multiple systems for all water depths.
Seminar Times: Sat. & Sun. 11:30-12:30 (Trout Theatre)
Streamer Tactics for Trophy Trout
Considered one of the trout gurus for fly fishing the Rockies, Kelly has spent a lifetime figuring out how to trigger a predatory response from trophy size fish with a streamer. Learn from Kelly where big fish live, their feeding and resting habits. See how, and what to use to trigger a predatory response from the biggest fish in your river.
Seminar Times: Sat. & Sun. 1:45-2:45 (Carp Theatre)
Fly Tying Demonstrations:
Articulated streamers for trophy trout.
Kelly started his fly fishing career at the age of 13, tying flies for the local tackle shop. He started guiding at the age of 16 and is still guiding to this day some; well lots of years later. He owned the Troutsman fly shop in Northern Michigan for 20 years. He sold the Troutsman and moved to Montana where he and his wife Penny bought the Slide Inn lodge on the banks of the Madison River. Kelly has written two books Modern Streamers for Trophy Trout and Cripples and Spinners, and has numerous DVD's on tying and fishing. He has over fifty nationally recognized fly patterns that are sold world wide. He is also a line and rod designer for Scientific Anglers and St Croix rods. Kelly has been published in nearly every major fly fishing periodical in the country and is one of the Editors a large for Fly Fisherman magazine. Kelly is also the hosts of Fly Fish TV on the VS's Network. Kelly is one of the most sought after speakers in the country and spends much of his winter months speaking for clubs and Sports shows. In 2003 Kelly received the living legend award from the FFF, and in 2007 the Charles E Brooks memorial life award.