A fishy crew assembled to help you get on the water with confidence.

Brian Pitser

Owner and head guide, Brian loves sharing the waters of Northern Michigan with his customers.


Our friendly shop dog, Storm is Brian's eleven year old Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. You can find her napping in the corner near the fly lines, seeking out attention, or pointing trout from her perch in Brian's drift boat.

Matt hartman

Shop Manager and President of the shop A/V Club, Matt has been with the shop for nearly ten years.

Ted Kraimer

A guide with over 15 years of experience, Ted is a meticulous instructor who loves seeing his clients grow and succeed on the water.


Although Joe has a "grown-up" job, he spends his summers as a member of our shop staff sharing his contagious enthusiasm for fly fishing with customers.

Casey Heiman

Totally fishing obsessed, Casey works as a member of the shop staff when he's not attending college classes or out on the water seeking another adventure.

Patrick Wing

An encyclopedia of fishing knowledge, Patrick spends his summers in Northern Michigan working as a member of the shop staff and chasing trout.