Tom Keer is an award-winning writer, columnist and blogger who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a Senior Editor and columnist for Sporting Classics, a columnist for the Upland Almanac, and a Contributing Editor for Fly Rod and Reel. He's also a spokesman and blogger for the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing program and writes regularly for over a dozen outdoor magazines. When they are not fishing, Keer and his family hunt upland birds over their four English setters. His first book, a Fly Fishers Guide to the New England Coast was released in January 2011. Visit him at or at