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Jason Haslam - Owner/Guide
A Utah native, Jason has had the opportunity to fly fish all over the state of Utah and many of the West's famous trout waters for the last 23 years. Jason has a strong desire to see his clients succeed on the river, and will do whatever it takes to make his trips successful ones. Not only is Jason an experienced fly fisher, he is also an experienced fly tier. He prides himself in tying and developing small tailwater trout flies that match the year-round hatches of the Provo and Weber Rivers. He's also a fly innovator for Rainy's Flies. When Jason isn't chasing trout on local rivers and lakes, you can find him fishing for bass, bluegill, wipers, and even tiger muskie which has made him into a well-rounded fly fisher. In his spare time, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls as well as helping his local Trout Unlimited Chapter, The Stonefly Society.


Kennie Garcia
- Guide
Kennie grew up in the Uintah Basin and started fishing when he was 5 yrs old in the kids canal. Him and best friend spent many a summer days at that old canal. In the summer, their moms would drop them off at 8am and would pick them up at 5 or 6. He got $5 a week for allowance that would buy him 2 spinners. If he lost them both, his fishing day was over. He remembers his first day "fly fishing"...he lost both his spinners in about 30 minutes and found a rusty old hook and attached a big old hopper to it. He never used a spinner again, and that started this life long passion of fly fishing. Kennie has been on the water most of his life either fishing, teaching, or guiding. He loves showing his passion of fly fishing to people who have never seen it or done it, teaching them how to put the puzzle pieces together, and watching their faces when it all comes together. Kennie's new passion is fly fishing for saltwater fish species. Your day on the water with Kennie will definitely be a good one...just ask all of his repeat clients.


Joni Tomich
- Guide
Joni was born in Jerome, Idaho and spent her youth growing up with the Snake River for a back yard so fishing has always been in her blood.  Joni realized her love for fishing at a young age and it has continued to grow with age. Joni loves fly fishing rivers, creeks, streams and stillwaters. Over the years Joni has guided for private lodges on stillwaters and streams as well as local guide services. Everytime we go out and fish with Joni she tends to catch the most and biggest fish....just ask her husband. She is also a professional fly tier and maker of Furled Leaders and frequents many of the West's fly tying Expos to exhibit her skills. Other past times include playing in a Rock and Roll cover band.


Scott Read
- Guide
Scott Read was born and raised in the beautiful state of Utah.  He is the quintessential outdoorsman with a passion for fly fishing that he enjoys sharing with everyone he meets.  With more than 10 years of sharing the outdoors with his clients, he has become an excellent and patient teacher.  Whether he is with a seasoned angler stocking that huge brown trout that is holding tightly to that far grassy bank, or with someone that just pick up a fly rod for the first time and is having all the fun a person should have nymphing up 14 inchers.  He enjoys both experiences equally for they have there own unique rewards.  When he is not guiding locally, you will most likely find him traveling with the drift boat in tow to Idaho or Wyoming with his wife Jen.
   
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