The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Members List

parsond is on a distinguished road

parsond parsond is offline

Senior Member

About Me

  • About parsond
    Biography
    Hello! My name is Daniel and I am a HS biology/anatomy teacher and debate coach during the school year, and a Fly Fishing guide for "Solitary Angler" in the summers. I am lucky to call Wyoming's Green, Hams Fork, Fontenelle and Smiths Fork rivers home. I also fool around on Lake Flaming Gorge some. My wife knows how to sling line too, and together we feel very lucky to be raising our kids here!

    I grew up fishing the waters of Minnesota for the standard warm water species and played as often as I could on the North Shore of Superior with trout/salmon/steelies. I did my undergrad work in Iowa (where I chased fish on the Cedar River, hunted upland birds and waterfowl, and missed way to much class), did a 4-year stint teaching in Chicago and getting grad school done (fishing on park ponds and Lake Michigan saved my sanity). In the summers during this phase of life I spent 9 seasons guiding young fishermen in the Black Hills at a youth camp.

    Wanting to be out west again and out of the city, I finally landed my current teaching position in Wyoming (more than 20 years ago now) where I float my beloved Green River south of Pinedale Wy as often as I can. I also hunt waterfowl & grouse (I'm a bird dog guy), elk, deer, and antelope (archery and rifle). I camp, backpack, and mountain bike too - but its all about getting into the backcountry to fish and hunt.

    This is my 24th year of teaching and coaching debate. I deeply love what I do. Teaching is good for my heart. Debate is good for my mind. Fishing is good for my soul.

    My wife and I have been married almost 5 years. She is my best friend. Together we have 4 kids; a 10-year old daughter, 2 16-year old boys, and a 19-year old daughter in college. Our house is full of life with all the kids and pets and activities.

    It is a good life. Better than I deserve, more than I hoped for, and one I do not take for granted.
    Location
    Green River, Wyoming
    Interests
    Teaching, Fly Fishing, Elk/Deer/Duck/Upland bird hunting, Debate, Fly Tying
    Occupation
    Teacher/Coach/Fishing Guide
  • Signature
    "Calling Fly Fishing a hobby is like calling Brain Surgery a job."

    -Paul Schullery

Statistics

Total Posts
Albums
Blog
General Information
  • Last Activity: 05-25-2014 01:10 PM
  • Join Date: 08-16-2011
  • Referrals: 0

Friends

Showing Friends 1 to 10 of 10

Experience

Experience
  • Points: 2,916
  • Level: 22
  • Points: 2,916, Level: 22 Points: 2,916, Level: 22 Points: 2,916, Level: 22
  • Level up: 47%
  • Points needed: 134
  • Level up: 47% - 134 Points needed Level up: 47% Level up: 47% - 134 Points needed
  • Activity: 28.9%
  • Activity: 28.9% Activity: 28.9% Activity: 28.9%
Points for user
  • Points for User: 2,421
  • Reputation: 10
  • Days since registering: 1,994
  • Friends: 30
  • Albumpictures: 297
  • Filled profile: 90
Points for threads
  • Points for threads: 272
  • Threads: 38
  • Social Group Discussions: 2
  • Replies: 64
  • Views: 168
Points for posts
  • Points for Posts: 224
  • Posts: 214
  • Social Group Messages: 10
  • Average Posts per Day: 0.11

Activities

Activities 05-09-2014
   10:20 AM parsond has earned 5 Experience points

05-08-2014
   03:30 PM parsond has earned 3 Experience points
   09:10 AM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   08:30 AM parsond has earned 9 Experience points

05-06-2014
   04:30 PM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   04:20 PM parsond has earned 3 Experience points
   04:10 PM parsond has earned 4 Experience points
   10:40 AM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   10:20 AM parsond has earned 7 Experience points

05-05-2014
   04:10 PM parsond has earned 4 Experience points
   01:40 PM parsond has earned 1 Experience points
   12:00 PM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   09:30 AM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   08:20 AM parsond has earned 11 Experience points

05-02-2014
   10:40 AM parsond has earned 7 Experience points

05-01-2014
   10:00 AM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   09:50 AM parsond has earned 18 Experience points

04-24-2014
   12:50 PM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   10:30 AM parsond has earned 2 Experience points
   10:20 AM parsond has earned 5 Experience points













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.