Jeff Liskay
Jeff Liskay is a self-proclaimed steelhead addict. From his home base in northern Ohio, he has travelled the entire Great Lakes Region as well as the Pacific Northwest in search of mykiss chrome. Liskay has nearly 4 decades of steelhead fishing experience and has guided on the Ohio tributaries for over 30 years. Specializing in the use of two-hand rods and swung flies, he has emerged as a well-recognized Spey angler, caster, and instructor. Liskay travels the Spey Clave circuit both as an observer and a presenter. His cheerful, laid-back manner makes him easy to talk to and he always finds the time to help out anyone seeking advice. Liskay is also on the national pro staffs of several other […] more
Recognized internationally as an outstanding fly caster, Michael was born and raised in Germany and caught his first fish at age six in a small stream in Bavaria. In 1983, at age 12, he first devoted himself entirely to every facet of the sport of fly fishing. Since 1998, Michael has participated in international shows and conducted single- and double-hand casting workshops around the globe. As a professional fly-fisher, he has guided throughout Europe and the United States. Welcoming new challenges, he continuously hones his skills while – at the same time – coming up with new designs for his own products just as he long did for equipment offered by leading firms in the fly-fishing industry. Michael is an […] more
Tyler grew up in Southern Ontario and has been fishing it’s Rivers since he was five years old. Tyler is now settled on the banks of the Grand River in Paris Ontario running Fly Water Guiding. He draws from his extensive experience having lived and guided in various Canadian fly fishing hot spots. He has guided on the Miramachi River in New Brunswick for Atlantic Salmon, British Columbia for trout including Vancouver island steelhead. Also he has lived and guided in Argentina & Chile for the famous Patagonia region for trout, and Tierra Del Feugo’s Sea Run Browns. When not fly fishing, guiding or exploring on the river, he spends time tying flies for next fishing opportunity. You will find […] more
The interesting side of Courtney Ogilvie, Spey Caster, Fly Casting instructor, Fly Fishing instructor, outdoor writer, merchant and passionate fly fisher. Is there ever really way to describe someone. Being influenced by his Grandmother during his early years in Southern New Brunswick fishing for Brook Trout ,Striped Bass ,Eastern Shad and even the occasional Atlantic Salmon. Fly Fishing came natural simply because it was the only way to fish Atlantic Salmon and god knows his ears would be very red if he did other. His first encounter with a Two Handed rod came innocently when playing hooky with friends making their way to the South West Miramichi. The rod was a 3 pc. Steel Two Handed rod that squeaked during […] more
Larry Mellors was born, raised and has lived his whole life in the City of Brantford where the beautiful Grand River flows through. While Larry was growing up, many nights throughout the year, his mom would make a picnic supper for the family to enjoy while fishing between Wilkes and Indian Dams on the Grand. Larry had fishing bred into his bloodlines. During the 60’s and 70’s, Ontario’s outdoor media would regularly contact Larry’s father, Don, and write stories about his fishing prowess for rainbow trout. They referred to his father as “Ontario’s Rainbow Trout King”. Larry started fishing at the age of three and by the age of five had landed his first migratory rainbow trout from Big Creek, […] more
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Pete is a popular Michigan river guide and casting instructor, specializing in swinging flies for Great Lakes steelhead on the world famous Muskegon River.  Pete has fished all over the world including Norway, Scotland and most of the steelhead rivers in British Columbia such as the Dean and the Skeena tributaries.  He is an expert spey caster and a respected teacher, demonstrating casting at spey gatherings, fishing shows and teaching spey schools in the Mid West. He is one of the few instructors internationally to hold FFF Single, Two Handed and Masters Certification.  An innovative and avid fly tier, best known for chasing steelhead with Scandinavian style Temple Dogs he also holds a passion for the flats; permit, tarpon and […] more