My two passions in life are teaching and fishing. So it stands to reason that I’d end up a schoolteacher and a fishing guide. I’m blessed to be able to educate my students in the classroom and clients on the water.
I was born in Tennessee and grew up in family of avid fishermen. When I was 9 my father decided that he and I would take up fly fishing, and I instantly fell in love with the sport.
I spent many years fly fishing all over the south until I moved to Colorado in 2012. After completing my masters at the University of Denver, I moved to the Vail area where I began my careers as both an educator and a fly-fishing guide, working primarily on the Eagle River out of the Minturn Anglers Fly Shop.
I came through Bend on a fishing road trip and instantly fell in love with the town and the diversity of the fishery. I moved shortly after and have loved exploring the many rivers in Central Oregon ever since. This is the perfect place to continue “teaching” my students in classrooms and on rivers!View My Website