Jerry has been kayak fishing for over 9 years. He has fished coast to coast in his lifetime, but much prefers to fish freshwater lakes, rivers, and streams in Texas with a fly rod. Jerry is the Vice President/Education Director of the Texas Council of the IFFF. He also is an Area Chief/Angler Ed Instructor for Texas Parks & Wildlife. In September 2013 he started the Mariner Sails Kayak Fishing Club and serves as President of that club. Jerry has been on pro staff with several kayak manufacturers and is currently on pro staff with TFO Fly Rods and Tenkara USA. Jerry enjoys traveling all over Texas and Arkansas speaking at fly fishing club meetings and expo’s, and also spends a lot of time volunteering with Heroes on the Water (DFW Chapter) and Reel Recovery Texas. Jerry is also active on the tournament trail and recently took first place, big bass, and big panfish in the 2014 World Championship Bass on the Fly Tournament on Lake Fork, TX. Jerry is married, and he and his wife Patty love to travel all over Texas camping, kayaking, and fishing.