Riley is quick to offer assistance. He’s an avid fly tyer, keen angler, and crazy for most everything out doors. Here’s more….
How long have you been fishing? Since about 5 years old
How long have you been fly fishing? Since 2012
How did you get started in fly fishing? I took a course and fell in love with the sport and have been fishing on the fly ever since.
Favorite species? Brown Trout
Favorite water? Smaller rivers and creeks
Favorite technique? Fishing foam dry flies for trout
Favorite flies? Fat Albert, Bloom’s Parachute Caddis, Adams X-fly, Galloup’s Bottoms Up
Favorite fishing book or DVD – “Itu’s Bones” and Barry Mitchell’s “Alberta’s Trout Highway”
Favorite Vise (as in the tool.) Nor-Vise
Favorite pattern to tie? Micro-leeches for lake fishing
Your destination/species wishlist:
- Flats fishing for bonefish in the tropics
- Tiger and Brown trout in the parkland of Manitoba
- High mountain golden trout
Given the opportunity who would you choose to fish with? Or someone who has inspired you as an angler/tyer/teacher/guide. I would love to fish with Brian Chan or Phil Rowley on a lake in BC.