Nassim Joaquin

Avid fly angler Nassim Joaquin of Cozumel Island, Mexico, founded the Peninsula Fly Fishing Club ‐‐ Mexico's only saltwater fly-fishing club. He co‐authored the book "Flyfishing in Mexico: The Yucatan Peninsula" with Juan Pablo Reynal and Daniel Beillinson, and has achieved three IGFA world records and numerous IGFA Inshore Grand Slams on fly. Working with Dr. Aaron Adams of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Joaquin launched the bonefish and permit tagging program in Mexico. Former president of Amigos de Sian Ka'an A.C.‐‐ the largest fishing conservation organization in Southeast Mexico‐‐ Joaquin also served as president of the State of Quintana Roo Sport Fishing Committee. He founded the e‐fly fishing magazine www.pesca‐con‐ and contributes to numerous publications worldwide. Nassim has been an IGFA Lifetime Member since 2001 and was an IGFA Representative since 2005.

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