Jay Verhelst

Jay, a Denver Fly Fishing Guide, has been working for shops in the area for the past 3 years, but was teaching and guiding for a private school out here in Colorado for the last 7 years. Jay is an avid fly tier and has 2 published patterns that he likes to call the ” GS” series. Jay fishes all over the state and competes in local fishing competitions. Jay can be seen fishing Clear Creek a lot and believes it is one of the best overlooked creeks in Colorado. Jay started fly fishing at the age of 15 in Michigan for trout and salmon in his local rivers and the great lakes. Jay is often heard saying ” Don’t hope for a fish, learn to catch a fish”.