Tim is the author of the highly acclaimed books, “Stream Smallmouth Fishing,” “Smallmouth Fly Fishing” and “River Smallmouth Fishing.” He is the creator and host of 2 popular DVDs– “Smallmouth Fly Fishing– REVEALED” and “Stream Smallmouth Fishing– the Movie.” He has written hundreds of magazine articles for the major fishing publications. Tim Holschlag is nationally known for his encyclopedic knowledge of the species and his smallmouth bass expertise.
How to Say “Holschlag”
Folks often wonder how to pronounce “Holschlag” a German name with a mouthful of consonants. (“You ought to buy a vowel, man.”)
Here’s the key — “Holschlag” rhymes with “coleslaw,” but with a “g” at the end. Then, if you want to sound authentic, just slur the “schlag” part like you have a mouthful of coleslaw.
You’ve got it!
Over two decades as a popular angling instructor, guide, seminar speaker and fly designer, Tim Holschlag has helped thousands of anglers improve their smallmouth bass fishing skills. His lifelong study of smallmouth gives people insights found nowhere else.
As the co-founder of the Smallmouth Alliance organization in 1988, Tim’s smallmouth bass passion extends beyond how to catch them. His commitment to conservation has meant a strong advocacy for protecting the species and the waters where they live.
Recognizing his conservation efforts, Tim has been awarded both the Federation of Fly Fishers James Henshall Award and the Dr Thomas F. Waters Stewardship Award for smallmouth bass conservation.
Independent recognition of Tim’s angling expertise can found on Google. At last count, there were over 3,000 fishing-related entries for “Tim Holschlag”
See Tim Holschlag’s Official Biography at Smallmouth Angler Press (for clubs and businesses)
Books and DVDs by Tim Holschlag