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Our Guides

FFF strives to secure the best of the best fishing guides to lead you through two days of the most exciting fishing you will ever experience. Our guides are knowledgeable, prepared, helpful, competitive, fun, and ready to help you WIN this great tournament! We have a long list of guides who support FFF.  As the tournament grows so will our guide pool, and each year we will pick from the highly qualified group below to help us provide the best experience for each team. And DON’T FORGET at the end of each tournament your team will have the ability to bid at the auction to secure the guide of your choice for the following year!

Scott Sanchez

Scott Sanchez

Guide

Scott started fly fishing and fly tying at the age of 12. He has worked in the fly fishing industry for over twenty years.

Jim Klug

Jim Klug

Guide

Jim began working in the fly fishing industry at the age of 14. Over the years, he has worked as a guide, sales rep, travel coordinator, and as past National Sales Manager for Scientific Anglers.

Darren Rhea

Darren Rhea

Guide / Board Member

Darren knows the Jackson and Pinedale regions on the Green, Snake, Salt, Hoback, and Greys rivers and many of their tributaries …

Cyndle Clift

Cyndle Clift

Guide

Cyndle was born in Manchester, Vermont where her love of the outdoors grew into a great appreciation for trout and the waters they reside in.

Rusti Christensen

Rusti Christensen

Guide

Come spend a day fly fishing with Rusti and you’ll know the joy of fly fishing as it is meant to be!

Dan Tolson

Dan Tolson

Guide

Dan's obsession with fly fishing began in middle school. He recalls begging his dad to drive him to the river so he could have just a few minutes before sunset to take advantage of a caddis hatch on the South Platte west of Denver.

Mike Davis

Mike Davis

Guide

Mike Davis (Mavis) is a lifelong Pinedale resident. He has been guiding eager anglers on the lakes, rivers, and small streams of Sublette County for the past 30 years.

Kris Holmes

Kris Holmes

Guide

Kristopher Holmes is a 5th-generation Wyoming native. He has lived in Sublette County for 10+ years …

Kyle Bakko

Kyle Bakko

Guide

Kyle was born and raised in Montana while fishing mainly the Yellowstone, Boulder, Stillwater and Bighorn rivers. After high school in 1999, he headed to Wyoming for school.

Eric Oram

Eric Oram

Guide / Board Member

Eric started fishing not long after he learned to walk, and since then his loved for the outdoors and Wyoming's rivers have come to dominate most of his time …

Jay Majhanovich

Jay Majhanovich

Guide

Jay grew up fishing his home waters of Sublette County, Wyoming. He learned to fly fish from his grandfather at age of 5 and has been doing it every since …

Liam Cunningham

Liam Cunningham

Guide

Growing up in the low country of Georgia, Liam has had a strong passion for fishing and the water from a very early age. When Liam was 15 he got his first boat and could be found chasing Redfish and Trout in the tidal creeks of the Savannah area.

Jeff Currier

Jeff Currier

Guide

Jeff is a fly fishing lecturer and well-known fish artist. He has taught the skills of fly fishing, guided fly fishers throughout Wyoming …

Boots Allen

Boots Allen

Guide

Boots is a third-generation guide on numerous waters in the Greater Yellowstone area, including Wyoming's Snake and Green Rivers and Idaho's South Fork. His 30-plus years of experience …

Dave Kappenman

Dave Kappenman

Guide / Board Member – Treasurer

Dave Kappenman loves throwing very large streamers in very small rivers and creeks. He and his wife, Julie, have lived in Pinedale since 2007.

Mark Elliot

Mark Elliot

Guide

Since 2005, Mark has been guiding on the North Platte River for Cowboy Drifters. He spent 10 summers on the Upper Green and New Fork rivers.

Luke Fixter

Luke Fixter

Guide

Luke Fixter is a local CPA who owns and operates Two Rivers, CPA, LLC. He enjoys fishing, mountain biking, snowboarding …

Tom Grogan

Tom Grogan

Guide

The thrill and excitement of fly fishing run through Tom's veins. Growing up in the mountains of Wyoming, the spirit of adventure was constantly called and was consistently answered …

Chris Cooley

Chris Cooley

Guide

Chris Cooley is a former NFL player who played tight end for the Washington Redskins.

Brad Heath

Brad Heath

Guide

Brad spends his summer days casting to large browns and his winters drilling holes through the ice chasing large lake trout …

Shelbi McNeil

Shelbi McNeil

Guide

Shelbi is a 4th generation Wyoming native who was blessed to be raised with the Shoshone River running through her backyard. She began spin fishing at age 9 with only her dog and her walkie-talkie for company.

Stu Birdson

Stu Birdson

Guide

Stu is a fishing guide out of Fort Collins, CO, who has officially been resurrected from a guiding career in Wyoming, started in 2001 …

Matt Mueller

Matt Mueller

Guide

Matt was born and raised in the flat lands of Nebraska. After college, he moved to Wyoming for his first teaching job and fell in love with fly fishing.

Clark "Cheech" Pierce

Clark "Cheech" Pierce

Guide

Clark "Cheech" Pierce has tied and fished for many years and is a contract fly designer for Fulling Mill.

Tom Bie

Tom Bie

Guide

Tom Bie was born and raised in Oregon's Willamette Valley west of Portland, but spent eight years living and guiding our of Jackson in the '90s …

Chuck Morrell

Chuck Morrell

Guide

Chuck Morrell is a South Dakota native, currently living in Washington state, where he coaches football at the University of Washington. When not on the field, Chuck is busy casting flies.

Kevin Kunard

Kevin Kunard

Guide / Board Member

Kevin was born and raised in Pinedale. After completing dental school he returned home to start a business, as well as a family, with his wife Kelly.

John Ross

John Ross

Guide

John moved to Pinedale, WY in 1979, and began his rowing and guiding career the following summer at the Historic Box R Ranch in Cora. John guided clients to the headwaters of the Green River ...

Ron Hansen

Ron Hansen

Guide

Ron is the owner of Wind River Outdoor Company and Fly Shop in Lander, WY. His career in fly fishing started at the early age of 6 years when he chased trout around …

Josh Mills

Josh Mills

Guide

Josh Mills was born and raised in the mountains of Southern California fishing mainly small freestone creeks.

Abby Roich

Abby Roich

Guide

Abby's Sublette County roots began in 1989 when her parents purchased a summer home in Pinedale. Her first cast made with a fly rod …

Colby Spencer

Colby Spencer

Guide

Colby is a true Wyoming native. He and his family own and operate Rendezvous Anglers in Pinedale. He has been guiding fly fishing trips since he was able to drive …

Derek Petrie

Derek Petrie

Guide

Derek was born and raised fishing his home waters of western Wyoming. Learning to fly fish from his father and grandfather on Pine Creek …

Matt McFadden

Matt McFadden

Guide

Matt grew up in Southern Utah. It was in the Grand Canyon that he developed a love for everything white water. His love for white water rafting and kayaking has taken him...

Bill Jackson

Bill Jackson

Guide

Bill grew up in Torrington, Wyoming working on ranches and fishing the lakes and creeks of Eastern Wyoming.

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