ABOUT Capt. John>>
Capt. John Bottko is a co-host on the Florida Sportsman Radio Network in Jacksonville Florida. He has Co-hosted with Rick Ryles and Roger Walker for the last 7 years. He has been guiding North East Florida for the past seventeen years. Capt. John is a charter member of the Northeast Florida Fly Fishing Club and past president. John and his wife Nancy owned and operated a retail fly fishing shop from 1994 to 2011. John has created numerous saltwater fly patterns, five of which appear in the book and CD ROM, Flies for Saltwater (Stewart and Allen). John demonstrates fly tying in A.J. McClane's New Standard Fishing Encyclopedia CD. John holds an FFF Certified Casting Instructor certificate and has taught fly fishing at Jacksonville University. John has been hosting exotic fly fishing trips around the world: Argentina, Chili, Russia, Amazon, Venezuela, Bahamas, Scotland, Mexico, Central America, Alaska and Canada. The summer of 2012 he guided in Alaska for three and half months. He's one of the most knowledgeable fresh and saltwater fly fishing guides in Florida.