As a fishing guide based in Eugene, Chad is a two hour drive from some of the finest fishing Oregon offers. He has spent time on a long list of rivers, giving you alot of options to choose from. Living in Eugene and having family in Portland keeps him mobile. He is willing to go the extra mile to get you on some excellent fishing. Chad’s love for fishing and the outdoors started at an early age which continues to grow today. The wonder of what the day will bring with every sunrise, the new friends, and ever changing conditions keeps his job interesting.
His passion goes beyond just catching fish. The smile and joy people experience are what motivates him to work hard, pay attention to detail, and get fish on the line. Safety is his first priority, he is a Coast Guard Captain, CPR/ First Aid certified, licensed through the State of Oregon, and fully insured. Although there is nothing he would like more than to help you battle the trophy of your dreams, having a fun and memorable trip is his ultimate goal.
Chad is also passionate about educating his clients. He has in depth knowledge of the marine environment and captains a whale watch zodiac in the summer out of Depoe Bay. He has had people from 8 to 80 years old enjoy a day on the water with him and enjoys anglers of all skill levels. Chad isn't one to hold back secrets or information on the locations he fishes and hopes to educate you on the fishery with his patient, laid back, teaching style. One trip with Chad and you will be hooked.