Chris hails from the Denver Colorado area, and now calls Durango Colorado
home. Chris is not only a great guide, but also one heck of a nice guy
to fish with.
Chris has been one of the head guides at AVA for a number of years now
and has earned himself a fantastic reputation.
is very technical, yet has a
laid back approach to fishing
and guiding. His no-pressure
guide style has made him
one of the most popular guides in the region. His passion for the sport of
fly fishing is unmatched.
veterans or with a youngster on their first fly fishing trip and everyone
in between. Regardless of the adventure, Chris is the man for a safe and
rewarding day on the water. Be it floating the Animas, Rio, upper San Juan,
or stalking brookies
on a high-country stream Chris enjoys sharing all the various angling experiences
the region has to offer.
spends his winters, building,
fishing, snowboarding, playing
and tying flies
in the Durango area. Adventure
hooking up steelhead in British Columbia, working
the flats in search
of bonefish in Belize, a safari
in Africa or cliff jumping in
and his wife Serra love to travel
and sandy beaches. They were married on a long
flat in Belize. They
also have their hands full with
a very young and energetic Golden
puppy named Mason. Like many
of the AVA guides, they also
welcomed a new baby into the
world this past year. They are
the proud parents of sweet little
She was born December 20th, 2010.