Company: The name FISH GOAT reflects our passion for the mountains and the trout that inhabit these beautiful places.
Andy: A day on the water with Andy is never disappointing. His knowledge of fly patterns, bug hatches, fish behavior and trout ecosystems and river theory is exceptional. Andy is an educator. He is a rare guide in that he his passionate about sharing his knowledge with guests in a way that informs them and empowers them to become more experienced anglers. Every guest leaves their trip with a deeper understanding of what makes fish tick and how rivers flow. Andy values sharing the full experience beyond catching fish. A shared experience, a great sense of humor, stories well told and personalized attention to your goals and learning objectives that make you a more effective angler on your home water.
Andy is also a highly trained and certified wilderness educator. A graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School, Andy is a certified Wilderness First Responder (WFR) with over 80 hours of wilderness medical training. Andy is also an Adjunct Professor at Appalachian State University teaching in the Recreation Management Department and serves on the Board of Directors for the High Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited.