He is considered the pioneer for northeastern Atlantic in shore fly fishing. He has been a highly regarded outdoors writer for the past forty plus years and. His book, Inshore Fly Fishing in 1992, provided the launch pad for the sky- rocketing interest in saltwater fly fishing. Lou provided the fly fishing community with the much needed information and techniques on how to succeed in catching striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, and other species on flies cast from shore. . “No one I know,” says Lefty Kreh in his Foreword to this path breaking book, “understands the intricacies of successful fly fishing along the northern Atlantic coast better than Lou Tabory.” This pioneering guide will take freshwater fishermen to the sea and it will show saltwater fishermen how to fish a fly.
Lou has also written several other books including: Lou Tabory’s Guide to Saltwater Baits and Their Imitations, Stripers On The Fly , and The Orvis Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing for Striped Bass and Bluefish, developed many fly patterns for saltwater fly fishing, and is an industry consultant, and salt water fly fishing instructor. He remains active in many fly fishing organizations.