Ad Swier/ the angler

As an avid fly fisherman Ad is well known for his many articles on the subject, for his innovative ideas, the remarkable flies he has created and especially for the fly fishing techniques he employs for Northern pike.

Ad's prowess has not gone unnoticed by the tackle trade and Partridge of Redditch (UK) market a barbless pike hook to his design.

For the 2000 season, the House of Hardy of Alnwick (UK) are to market a special series of pike fly rods, under the 'Ad Swier Pike Teaser' name.

Ad is founder and organiser of the famous Dutch 'Fly Fair' outdoor event, which celebrated its ninth succesful year in April 2000.