- About trout trekker
- Early years, typical kid that happened to prefer a fly rod, but I’m fluent with many types of fishing equipment.
Past fly fishing business background:
I came to the fly fishing business in my twenties.
Fly shop owner, partner and manager in multiple stores.
Licensed guide, outfitter and hosted fly fishing travel coordinator / trip leader: California, western U.S., Florida and the Caribbean.
Fly fishing destination developer.
Pro staff and guide program member with several brands and lodges.
Previously a specialty and contract tier with Riverborn, Saltwater Innovations and Umpqua.
Fly Fishing, Fly tying and casting instructor.
Exhibitor, Guest Speaker and Demonstration Tier at fly & sportsman’s shows, fly fishing clubs, fly shops & conclaves.
Retail fly fishing product development consultant with several firms.
Contributing tier to the book “ Trout Flies of the West ", authors Jim Schollmeyer & Ted Leeson.
Author of articles dealing with the west coast saltwater scene and lesser known inland fisheries.
Life Time Member, Federation of Fly Fishers.
Currently: Resource Management & just another guy on the river.
Now living along the banks of the Feather River, a short hop from the Blue Ribbon sections of the Yuba & Sacramento Rivers. This is Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, Shad, Black Bass and river run Striper country.
Thanks for stopping by, Dave
- West Slope Sierra Range, CA.
- Fly fishing for just about anything, cycling, boating and exploring the world we live in.