- Joined the Solarez team in Jan 2019
- Trip to the keys 2018
- Catskills Butter!
- Joe Humphreys and his gamechanger I tied to his exact specifications!
A little About SGT.Bassfisher
Raised in a small town loacated in southern Indiana, A love of fishing, hunting and wildlife was instilled in Joe at a young age. After 14 years in the Army with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan he found Project Healing Waters and his curiosity in fly fishing and tying bloomed into a love and obsession. He has been tying since November 2015, placed second in Project Healing Waters National Fly Tying Contest in November 2017 and received the Everett Drake Fly Tying Award in December 2018.
He predominately ties flies for smallmouth and largemouth bass, with a focus on Deerhair bugs. His realistic art flies like the hummingbird, pheasant, T-rex, Grinch, kingfisher and others have have been sent across the globe.
His Pro team affiliations are Willowemoc Creek, Partridge North America, Regal Vise, Nature's Spirit, Solarez UV, Dr. Slick co. Dette Fly Shop, J. stockard Fly Fishing, Semper Fly Rods, and TFO
He believe's the most important thing anyone in this industry can do is to get kids and Veterans out on the water and behind a vise. "It just sends us in the right direction" he say's