Meet Joel King, the mastermind behind Kingfisher Flies and a faithful Stillwater Guru. With a keen eye for creating flies that work wonders during times of no visible hatches, Joel's creations have earned recognition and been featured in esteemed publications such as Northwest Fly Fishing and Southwest Fly Fishing Magazines.
Hailing from Colorado, Joel is a native of the Centennial State with over ten years of experience guiding in the Alpine Rockies and more than 30 years of fly fishing in the breathtaking waters of Colorado and Wyoming. His expertise in fly tying and guiding has been a professional pursuit since 1992, making him a seasoned and respected figure in the industry.
When guiding in places where cutthroats reign supreme, Joel's flies are highly prized, and he puts his new patterns to the test in the challenging Freestone waters of the West. Beyond guiding and tying, Joel passionately pursues Steelhead in various rivers across the Western and Midwestern regions of the USA, showcasing his versatile skills as an angler.
A man of many talents and businesses, Joel is also the proud owner and operator of Joel King Gear, a testament to his commitment to providing high-quality gear and flies to fellow fishing enthusiasts. With a dedication to innovation and a profound understanding of the fishing world, Joel King remains an influential and respected figure in the fly fishing community.