Ken Hanley, a California and Pacific Coast fly fishing expert, has been conducting fishing and adventure specialty programs since 1970. More than 14,000 students have taken advantage of Ken’s varied programs both in the field and on the water. His award-winning instructional programs are well respected throughout the adventure industry. He’s a founding member of the Pacific Pro Surf Association. Ken was chosen as the 2005 inductee into the NCCFFF Fly Fishing Hall of Fame. For more than twenty years The Hall of Fame award has been presented to the individual who has made outstanding contributions to the sport of fly fishing. The criteria for this distinction include the improvement of the art, science, literature, techniques, enjoyment and conservation of fly fishing and the resource. While Ken’s home waters of California are what he knows best, his extensive field experience spans the globe from the highest peaks in Tibet and the Himalaya, to the remote wilderness regions of Asia, New Zealand, Mexico, Europe, and North America. In all, he’s caught more than 90 different species of fresh and saltwater gamefish. In addition to authoring fly fishing guidebooks, Ken writes and photographs for national and regional publications in the outdoor industry. Ken’s other fly fishing titles include Fly Fishing the Pacific Inshore, Fly Fishing Afoot in the Surf Zone, Fly Fishing Afoot for Western Bass, California Fly Tying and Fishing Guide, and Mexico: Blue Ribbon Fly Fishing Guide.