Mike: Washington State Fishing Guides

Mike has over 28 years of professional guiding experience. He was born in Vancouver Washington and spent a great deal of time fishing for both Steelhead and Salmon prior to becoming a guide.


Mike started his guiding carrier on the Kenai river in Alaska in 1987. Back then he traveled back and forth from Kenai Alaska to the mighty Rouge River in Southern Oregon. At that time Mike, guided the Rouge, Chetco, Sixes, and Illinois river's.


1987-1996 Mike moved to the Kenai peninsula and guided the Kenai, Kaselof and Cook Inlet from sleds and drift boats. Mike also holds a 100 Ton inland masters License. But prefers the drift boat.


In 2003 Mike moved back to Washington. He then started a guide business fishing the Kalama, East fork of the Lewis and Washougal river's from a drift boat,  were he had grown up fishing prior to becoming a guide. Mike now lives on the Kalama river. He considers the Kalama to be his home river.


Karen Sherwin