JUSTIN KARNOPP
|||| A freelance writer by night and an outdoor television producer by day, Justin gets paid to fish with all sorts of famous people. Like Fonzie. The Fonz. Fonzta. How cool is that?

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JUSTIN KARNOPP: I first met Justin when we started working on Fly Fisherman together. From the start I realized he possessed an inherent fishiness, the best "game eyes" I'd ever seen, and was a bit of an insomniac.

I've come to know that his flies truly function-one, the Space Invader, landed me my second largest rainbow ever in Chile in 2008, on my first cast... and I've been fishing there since 1994.

Borrowing designs from steelhead flies and applying them to trout is one of the methods to his madness (and if you know Justin, he IS Mad!) and reflects his guiding/fishing background. Karnopp says his flies usually start as a random idea, often in the middle of the night-which I believe, since I have come to understand on our TV shoots that he sleeps only a few hours!

—Nicole Darland
Outfitter/host of Fly Fisherman TV series

KARNOPP'S FLIES

Karnopp's Snake...

Karnopp's X-tra...

Karnopp's Gob-o...

Karnopp's Gob-o...

Karnopp's Space...

Karnopp's Sodom...

Karnopp's Two W...

Karnopp's Shade...

Karnopp's Shade...
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