Tom Logan

Tallahassee, FL

Tom H. Logan is a retired certified wildlife biologist from Tallahassee, Florida who specialized for more than 47 professional years in the research, recovery and management of threatened and endangered wildlife species.  He enjoys tying classic trout patterns and fishing them for southern bream and bass in his home waters, as well as for trout in the Smoky Mountains, Sierras and other streams of the western United States.  He also ties Atlantic salmon flies, but has a special interest in tying historic and modern soft-hackles and other wet patterns.  Tom teaches fly tying classes in Tallahassee, has taught tying workshops at shows and conclaves of the International Federation of Fly fishers (IFFF) and demonstrates fly tying at several IFFF Council events each year.  He also has presented programs on the Laws Pertaining to the Possession and Transportation of Natural Fly Tying Materials.  The Southeast Council of the IFFF awarded him as the “2004 Tyer of the Year”, and he received the “Silver King Award” from the IFFF in September 2013 and the “Conservation Award” in 2015.  Tom is a life member of the IFFF and an IFFF Certified Casting Instructor.  He serves as Vice President of Conservation for the Florida Council of the IFFF, is a Senior Advisor to the Conservation Committee of the IFFF, serves as Chairman of the IFFF Fly Tying Group Board of Governors and was elected Chairman of the IFFF Board of Directors August 2, 2016.  Tom also is a member of the Whiting Farms, Angler’s Sport Group for Daiichi Hooks and HMH Fly Tying Vise Pro Teams.  He is the creator and manager of North Florida Fly-fishing Adventures and School dedicated to teach fly tying, casting and fishing activities that enhance the fly fishing experience for anglers who fish with the artificial fly.  His website is