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Dave B Host

Hi, I'm Dave

I've been a member since April 2021

A full-time Fly-fishing and Wing shooting Outfitter with operations in Calgary AB,Fernie BC, Cabri SK and Patagonia AZ.the first fly-fishing guide service on BC's Elk River ,the first Multi River Guide service in Western Canada and the only Outfitter on the Canadian Prairies to use Pointing Dogs ...our motto "we lead others follow". We are an Orvis Endorsed Fly-fishing Guide Service and an Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Guide .We look forward to helping you plan your next adventure into the great outdoors!

Dave served for 5 years as a Paratrooper in the Elite Canadian Airborne Regiment and 3 years in the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (of Afghanistan fame). His infantry leadership experience has carried over into the development of Dave Brown Outfitters. This is evident in his “hands on” approach to outfitting, his ability to lead and empower his team members, and his determination to always be on the “cutting edge” of developing new venues for his clients. The result is the largest outfitting operation of its kind in Western Canada. Dave is a true “Trout Bum” He ventured into Fly-fishing and Fly-tying at age 13. Since then Dave has fly-fished on numerous rivers, streams, lakes and flats in 5 Canadian provinces, Arizona, California, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, New York State and in Cuba. Dave began his Guiding Career in 1988 on The Bow River. Since then has been active in the Western Canadian fly fishing industry in a variety of capacities including: Fly shop manager, head guide, fly fishing instructor and, for the last 15 years, as a fly shop/guide service operator and full-time outfitter and lodge owner.Dave is a past-President of the Jumping Pound Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada and is the Vice President of the newly formed Southern Arizona Chapter of Quail Forever. Dave is a licensed B.C. angling guide(outf and outfitter, a licensed Saskatchewan bird hunting outfitter, a licensed Arizona hunting guide , a licensed Montana fishing guide and holds a Mexican Outfitters License.

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