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about me

Being born and raised in Central New York, the local streams are my home waters.  I learned to fly fish from my Dad when I was young and it has grown to be an obsession.  It is a luxury to fly fish these streams year round as most are always open to catch and release fishing.  I take full advantage of this luxury, intimately learning the seasonal habits of the trout in the local streams.

I graduated from Fredonia State University with a B.S. in Geology.  I pitched for the NCAA baseball team at Fredonia as baseball has always been a great part of my life (big Yankees fan).  It was convenient Fredonia had great Steelhead and Smallmouth Bass fishing within walking distance from campus. 

After graduating, I worked as a geologist and well driller in the environmental industry for seven years.  My passion for fly fishing, the outdoors, and woodworking won over as my Wife and I decided a career change was in order.  In addition to guiding, I am the president of Edgewood Outdoors, a woodworking company handcrafting products for the outdoors and home in our small shop here, in Central New York.  Edgewood Outdoors is due to launch in the summer of 2019.

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When I'm not guiding or in the wood shop, I'm fishing.  I travel to Cape Cod to chase Stripers and Bluefish regularly.  Oneida Lake is a rich warm-water fishery in the summer and there is no shortage of options to chase with a fly rod (bass, walleye, pickerel, carp, drum, and pan-fish).  If I'm not on the stream, on a lake, or chasing Stripers, I'm duck/goose hunting, or hiking in mountains with my Wife.  Being in the outdoors is my lifestyle.

I am a fully licensed New York State DEC Fishing Guide certified in the use of boats and canoes.  I am fully insured and certified/trained in First Aid, CPR, and AED use.