May 24th Speaker
An Introduction to Warm Water Fly Fishing in the Owens Valley
Jarett Coons is Owner and operator of Sierra Mountain Trout Guide Service where he teaches anglers of all ages and abilities the art of the fly. Born and raised in Bishop Ca. and of Paiute decent, Jarett is indigenous to the Payahuunadü (Owens Valley) and has spent his life fishing the warm and cold waters of the Eastern Sierra. In 2009, after graduating guide school Jarett returned home from Montana and started SMTGS where he now enjoys teaching others about his home waters, year-round! Aside from being a full-time guide Jarett is also a member of the Solitude FlyCo. design team, writes articles for several fishing publications, is a co-founder of the Bishop Kids Fish Camp, TIC volunteer, speaker/ presenter, and eternal friend of the underdog. Jarett Coons is a true "Local Guide”, and his knowledge of the Eastern Sierra is second to none.