Home Town: Glenrock, Wyoming
Current Residence: Casper, Wyoming
Married or Single: Married to my lovely wife Marguerite.
How long have you lived and worked in Wyoming?I have lived and worked in Wyoming for over 23 years
General Education/ Work Experience?Graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Health and Human development, with teaching certificates is health and physical education, minor in coaching science (and fly fishing).
Years experience as a fly fishing guide/wingshooting guide? Where? How did you get started?I have worked all over the state of Montana as a fishing guide, primarily in the Bozeman area. Frequently guiding the Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, Missouri and Big Horn Rivers. I got my start guiding for Montana Troutfitters and Josh Stanish of Bozeman MT. I made the move back to Casper 6 years ago taking a position with Crazy Rainbow Fly Fishing/Wing Shooting.
Year’s experience: 10
What do you like to do when you're not working? Hobbies?Hunting, riding the motorcycle and being a fish bum
What do you enjoy about being a fly fishing/wingshooting guide?I love to share information and enjoy being part of my client’s experience. I also enjoy opening a new fisherman's eyes to the word of fly fishing.
Pro teams or recognition within our industry?Ross Reels, R.L. Winston, Simms Pro Ambassador, Orvis Endorsed Guide
Type of drift boat?Ro Deville
One must have fly rod?R.L. Winston 9 foot 5wt BIIIX
Advice to give people coming to fish the North Platte?Be prepared to mend your fly line and set the hook often!