Who introduced you to fly fishing?
Dad and Grandpa
Can you tell us a little about your home waters and the fish you pursue there?
Patagonia - Sea run Brown, Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout + Atlantic landlocked Salmon Miami - Permit, bonefish, Tarpon, Redfish, snook, seatrout, sharks
What's the height of the season for you? What time of year is your personal favorite?
September to July- Patagonia - November/March Miami - March to November
What are your favorite travel destinations? What's on the bucket list?
Fav - off the grid Patagonia waters where no lodges and no guides operate, Biscayne Bay Bucket List - Exmouth, Australia and Astove atoll
What you like most about Thomas and Thomas rods? Which rods do you fish?
Consistency in rod design, tapers. Solar, DNA, NS
What's your current go-to fly?
Trout - San Fermin, Pheasant tail, Stimulator rubber legs Bonefish - Boner, Pompona Tarpon - tan toad
Other than fly tackle, what piece of gear do you find indispensable?
Very good fishing clothes, good quality materials and craftmanship.
My favorite thing about guiding is:
My relation with clients. You have the opportunity to meet a new friend every day.
From the angler’s point of view, what do you see as the main value of going on a guided trip?
Learning from the expert in the subject.
What can new fisherman expect to get out of a guided trip? My favorite thing to teach a client is ...
Knowledge, entertainment, fun, freedom. Fav thing to teach: how to be a better caster, give him the tools to maximize his fun factor in the water
What's your ideal lunch when on the water? What do you actually pack?
Anything fresh - Fish tacos - fruits - I pack home made lunches (rice, fish, salad, fruits, nuts) Gatorade, water
What fly fishing blogs/magazines do you read regularly?
vagabondfly.com, thisisfly.com, voyages de peche, fly fishing journal, florida sportsman
When I'm not fishing you'll find me:
ultra running, working at home, booking trips, at Miami United Football (soccer) stadium watching my kids play