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Jason Akl

The fall lake runners have finally made it to the rivers in good numbers! Now is the time to strip streamers through those large deep slow holes and runs. Hang on tight, strikes from these lake run fish are explosive.

5 years ago

Basic Information

  • Jason Akl is a writer, commercial fly tyer and guide with 15 years in the industry. Professionally, he's been a seasonal guide and fly tier that ties commercially and teaches tying classes to both adults and children. Most of his flies make their homes in fly shops in the northern Midwest but some have found their way as far as Europe. As a freelance writer, he's had many written pieces appear in both Canadian and American publications, as well as numerous global websites. When not on the bench or behind the computer, he spends time working with companies such as Daiichi Hooks or the American Tackle Co as part of their pro-staff doing product testing pieces and seminar

Gear List

  • Favorite Rods : Trout Shack Rods

    Favorite Fly Lines : Monic Fly Lines

    Favorite Fly Hooks: Daiichi Hooks

Recent activities

  • Video Shared by Jason Akl
    5 years ago on:
    Wednesday May 7, 2014, 3:30 pm
    Easily Toss Weighted Flies With the Oval Cast 00:13

    Easily Toss Weighted Flies With the Oval Cast

    Jason Akl demonstrates how to use the oval cast technique to successfully toss weighted flies without frustration or mishaps.
  • 5 years ago on:
    Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:45 pm
    The fall lake runners have finally made it to the rivers in good numbers! Now is the time to strip streamers through those large deep slow holes and runs. Hang on tight, strikes from these lake run fish are explosive.