John began his career in the fly fishing industry at the age of 16 when he was hired by Bob Jacklin to work at Jacklin’s Fly Shop in West Yellowstone, Montana. He has guided fishing in Montana, Idaho, and Yellowstone National Park since 1998. John has a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana and worked for Idaho Fish and Game as a junior fisheries biologist after graduating. He guided fishing in Chile for five seasons and worked for Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures as the South American Program Director for over ten years. John’s role at Yellow Dog is now a field representative and trip host, where he continues to share his valuable knowledge and insights on all things fly fishing destination travel.