Patrick Case Dies

May 6, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Writer and photographer Patrick Case, whose last fly fishing article was published in the May/June 2009 issue of American Angler magazine, died of cancer on April 25 in California. An engineer, Case designed water treatment systems for marine parks, including those for SeaWorld, Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and Marine World. In 2002, case founded Golden State Flycasters in Del Mar and later helped revive Trout Unlimited’s San Diego County Chapter. Case’s piece “Down on the Tsiu,” about fishing for silver salmon on Alaska’s Tsiu River, can be read in its entirety in the electronic version of the magazine (pages 72-77).