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Carter Nelson

As a form guide for President Jimmy Carter, writer of flyfishing articles for numerous industry-standard magazine, and holder of IGFA world class records (6# tippet class) Carter Nelson stays immersed in world of flyfishing. Carter currently reside in Mount Pleasant, SC (Charleston) and most of my fly fishing is warm water and saltwater. He worked as a trout fishing guide in Montana and the north Georgia mountains. Worked at the Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta, GA. He ran the Callaway Gardens Resort warmwater fly fishing program. Set the former 6-pound tippet class IGFA world record for Shell Cracker (on the SEM Sculpin). He guided former President Jimmy Carter (who loves and still fishes with the RLD). He was published in magazines such as Warm Water Fly Fishing, American Angler, Fly Tyer, Southern Anglers Journal, etc.