Paul Weamer is a Fly Fisherman magazine contributing editor and the author or co-author of several fly fishing books. He is an accomplished photographer, specializing in aquatic insect macro photography, and has contributed photos to Fly Fisherman, The Catskill Regional Guide, and The Drake, as well as his own and several other writer's books.
Paul is one of the founders of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR) and the 2009 winner of FUDR's Upper Delaware "One Bug" tournament. He received the 2011 Upper Delaware Council's Recreation Award for his book, The Fly Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River. Paul's most recent book, The Bug Book, is featured as Amazon's third highest customer-rated fly fishing book by wideopenspaces.com and as the number one entomology book by bookauthority.org.
Paul is a licensed Montana fishing guide, former New York State licensed fishing guide, and the owner of Weamer Fly Fishing, LLC. He has owned or managed three highly regarded fly shops in New York and Pennsylvania and also managed a shop in Livingston, MT. Paul has been a production fly tier for numerous guides and fly shops and is a contract fly designer for Montana Fly Company
Paul is a Simms Guide Pro and member of the product development staff for Simms and Orvis. He also belongs to the pro-staffs of Regal Engineering and Daiichi hooks where he designed the Daiichi #1230, Weamer's Truform Mayfly Hook.
Paul, his wife Ruthann, and their English Mastiff Olive live in Paradise Valley, Montana, where Paul writes and guides fly anglers in the legendary trout waters that flow through Yellowstone National Park and Southwestern Montana.