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Jan Maizler specializes in writing about human potential and fishing.
Jan is a veteran therapist practicing in Miami for thirty years. He as written numerous articles on human behavior and is the author of "Griefwork Transformation", "The Transformation Handbook", and "The Relationship Handbook."
As an angler, author, and writer, Jan is also a past IGFA world record holder for bonefish on two-pound test line (8 pounds, 4 ounces) and permit on four-pound test line (23 pounds, 15 ounces). He has caught and released over two thousand bonefish and one thousand tarpon in his angling career. Jan has been fishing in salt water since 1962.
In 1977 he published his first flats fishing book entitled "Flats Fishing". Since then, he has written eight books, which include "Flats Fishing II: A Shoalwater Handbook", "Fishing Florida's Coast", and "Fishing Tips, Tales, and Travels." His newest book is "Fishing Florida's Flats" by University Press of Florida.
Jan has published hundreds of articles on light tackle angling and angling travel in many leading magazines, which include "Sport Fishing Magazine", "Florida Sport Fishing Magazine", "Florida Game and Fish Magazine", "Destination Fish Magazine", "Center Console Angler Magazine", "BoatU.S. Trailering Magazine", "Saltwater Sportsman", "Gulf Coast Fisherman", "South Carolina Sportsman", " Marlin Magazine", "Wave South Florida", "Angler's Guide", "The Fisherman" and "Florida Sportsman". His major web site affiliations are with CyberAngler.com as its' Travel Editor, Amazon.com through his AmazonConnect blog and Author Central and BassPro's OutDoorsite Library.
He has been a long-time angler and resource of Miami's Biscayne Bay, a fishery that offers some of the largest bonefish in the world. Jan has traveled the world over in his angling pursuits. Besides residing in Cozumel, Mexico and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, he has fished in the Lower 48 from Rhode Island to Texas, Alaska, British Columbia, Baja California, Pacific Mexico, the entire Yucatan, Costa Rica, Panama, Patagonia/Argentina, Roatan, The Cayman Islands, all over the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, the British Virgin Islands, and many other West Indian Islands. Jan has fished in far-off Fanning Island atoll in the South Pacific and continues to have an active involvement on that island through Fanning fishing and surfing guide Chuck Corbett.
As a traveler, Jan has journeyed through a huge swath of the globe, including every country in Western Europe, and the entire Mediterranean from Lisbon, Gibraltar, and Barcelona in the west all the way to Istanbul and Israel.
Jan is an active member of the Florida Outdoor Writer's Association (FOWA) and the Southeast Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA).
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