Fly fisherman frequent flier at the Derby weigh station

A profile of Zac Horrocks who last year became a member of an exclusive club by winning the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby fly fishing grand slam.

Zac Horrocks of Lake Placid, New York, is fishing his 25th consecutive Derby, and he’s only 29 years old. The fishing guide, hunting guide, skiing guide and part-time professional skier has been fishing the Derby since he was 4 years old, and he’s been exclusively fly fishing since he was 10.

“I put life on hold for the Derby, even if it means sacrificing income,” he said. “I’ve always made this a priority.”

LINK (via: The MV Times)

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