Jay is an entrepreneurial fly fisherman; he has developed his own flies using innovative everyday materials.

He is a native of New York and received the Fly Tyer magazine Lifetime Achievement Award.

His Nail Um flies are made from artificial nails.

Here he ties his wife’s Caddis pattern:

and here he ties his Peel and Stick fly:

Here are his publications:

and his artwork.

You can find “Fishy” online here.

david williams 15 Feb 2021