Brent is a life long angler that taught himself to fly fish at the young age of 13 on the ponds of his home state Missouri. He moved to Michigan in 1997 and promptly caught his first wild trout on a dry fly from the famed AuSable river that summer. While attending Central Michigan University he honed his trout skills on the south branch of the AuSable and chased migratory fish all over the rivers of North West Michigan.
Brent began guiding full time in 2003, over the years he has gained in depth knowledge premier trout and Steelhead waters of the Mitten state. This allows him to adapt to the season and conditions flawlessly, helping you be on the best water that day. His Knowledge, laid back patient teaching style, and fun attitude will ensure you have a great day on the water. Whether it is the Pere Marquette, Little Manistee, Big Manistee, the Pine, or the AuSable, rest assure that your day will be not soon forgotten!
On his days off Brent will be found enjoying the great outdoors with his wife and two daughters, or he will sneak out to fool a trophy Brown Trout on the mighty Manistee.