If there were a qualifications list for the job as director of The Fly Shop Travel Department, the resume for that position would read like Pat Pendergast's biography. He came to The Fly Shop a little more than a dozen years ago in 1996...
Mike Mercer is one of those guys who gives the world around him his full, undivided attention. Imbued with grace and tireless in his lifelong pursuit of fish on a fly, he's a danger to fish everywhere, and an unmatched authority when it comes to honest, objective advice about the great fisheries of our planet.
Michael started with The Fly Shop® in 2001. In 2005 Michael agreed to trade in his rowing bench for the Outfitters desk. Now Michael has moved to our Travel Department and is specializing in Saltwater destinations. Hosting international fly fishing trips to exotic locations from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego.
Justin has traveled the globe guiding and learning the The Fly Shop's international destinations. He has guided the Kamchatka Peninsula every season since 2008. His passion for sea run fish and the craft of angling with a spey rod is unsurpassed. His unyielding drive to find fish has taken him all over the world.
Eric managed several of The Fly Shop's exclusive destinations (Paradise Lodge in the Yucatan, and Big Ku Lodge in Alaska) as well as spending time on the Ponoi River on the Kola Peninsula of Russia, in the Bahamas, and just living the dream. Becoming part their travel team is a perfect fit & a logical next step.
Mike is the owner of the Fly Shop, along with his wife Bertha. When not extolling the virtues of our world-class Travel packages to prospective customers, Mike travels to several locations each year to personally experience each of the quality fly fishing destinations.
You will speak with her when you are paying for your trip to all of our wonderful International destinations. She has been living in Redding for quite some time and is a wonderful addition to our staff.
She is responsible for obtaining all international flight schedules from our clients to coordinate schedules with our lodges to ensure a seamless connection and enjoyable fly fishing experience. Eileen is a twenty-five year resident to the Redding area and a welcome addition to the staff at The Fly Shop.
Brian has over four decades of experience as a guide, professional photographer, manufacturer representative and fly fishing adventurer, and will be instrumental in The Fly Shop's effort to continually push the envelope in developing eco-fly fishing travel destinations.
Christiaan has experience guiding in some of the most remote, adventurous fly fishing locales across the globe, including the Zambezi River in Africa, St Brandon's Atoll, Alphonse Atoll, and Astove Atoll in the Indian Ocean, the Zhupanova River in Kamchatka, and he is now...
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