Jacques is a commercial Atlantic salmon fly tier from New Brunswick, Canada. He fishes and guides mostly on the Miramichi and the Restigouche rivers. Over the years, he has had a few of his salmon flies published in magazines, books and Web site, wrote articles for magazine and Web site and won some International Fly tying contests.
Recognized for his fly tying skills, in 2009, Jacques was inducted into the NB Atlantic Salmon Hall of Fame. He has just published a new book; Salmon Country: great Atlantic salmon Rivers from NB. In 2015, he won the Roderick Haig-brown award from the Canadian Wildlife Federation for his involvement in recreation fishing and conservation. It is obvious the he would have also qualified as a great fly tier, an angler, conservationist or teacher of the salmon world.