WHO WE ARE

Polly Dean is an award-winning writer and photographer, who has fly fished throughout the South and the Caribbean Islands. She is a member of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association and past president of the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association.

Polly Dean

Contact Polly at: pollydean@ontheflysouth.com

Jimmy Jacobs has been fly fishing and reporting on the action in the South for more than half a century. He is a 2017 inductee into the Fly Fishing Museum of Southern Appalachia Hall of Fame and a member of the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association Hunting and Fishing Hall of Fame.

Jimmy Jacobs

Contact Jimmy at: jimmyjacobs@ontheflysouth.com

Claude Preston grew up fly fishing the Southeastern U.S.  He enjoys introducing new people to our sport and hosting trips to exciting locations.  Claude is a father of two and a heart transplant recipient.  He leads our business development team and is a regular content contributor to On The Fly South. 

Claude Preston III

Contact Claude at: claudepreston@ontheflysouth.com

Guest Contributors:

Gabriella MaGrath is an outdoor writer, student, and President of the Fishing Club at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. She is studying creative writing and environmental science in hopes that her words can impact the future of conservation.

Contact Gabriella at: gemagrath@gmail.com or follow her on Instagram at @gabfishes

Jim Casada is a full-time freelance writer and the author or editor of dozens of books. To learn more about his works or to sign up for his free monthly e-newsletter, visit his website at jimcasadaoutdoors.com.

Contact Jim at: jimcasada@comporium.net

Rodney Tumlin is a true son of the South, having grown up on a 100-acre farm. His ancestors on both sides of the family lived in northwest Georgia even prior to the removal of the Cherokee tribe. He is a retired high school science teacher with a life-long passion for the outdoors. He also is the Director of Georgia Trout Unlimited’s Trout Camp.

Contact Rodney at: rtumlin1@hotmail.com

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