Phone number: 315-542-4263
Nik currently owns and operates Reff Water Fly Fishing. He provides guided trips on the Salmon River in Upstate NY, chasing Salmon and Steelhead. He also provides trips on local trout streams in Upstate NY. He has had the pleasure of fly fishing around the United States, as well as in other countries chasing pretty much anything that swims. Nik has fished Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, The Florida Keys, The Carolinas, and Belize. He loves fly fishing, and fishing in general, which is why he chose his passion as a career. He is also a graduate of Sweet Water travels Guide School out of Big Timber, MT and learned to row a drift boat on the Yellowstone River.
Hometown: Ilion, NY
Favorite fish: Permit and Steelhead
Go-to fly: Goddard Caddis
Dream fishing vacation: Mongolia or Belize
Favorite Cheeky reel: Limitless 425 for its versatility and excellent drag
Post fishing meal or drink: Depending on the temperature, a cold Landshark or a hot cup of coffee.
Tip for a newcomer to fly fishing: Cast, Cast, Cast. Never get discouraged if you don’t look like everyone else out there. We all started somewhere. Also, don’t be afraid to ask people on the water some questions, we can all learn something new every time we’re out there.