ALEKA PRO STAFF TEAM

ALEKA PRO TEAM - Massimo Magliocco ALEKA PRO TEAM - Rok Luštrik ALEKA PRO TEAM - Josh Beasley ALEKA PRO TEAM - Clint Goyette
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Massimo Magliocco


Massimo Magliocco — PRO STAFF DIRECTOR

Massimo is the Technical Director & President of Fly Fishing Masters – Casting Italia, he is one of the most talented fly fishermen in Italy. Massimo formally a student of Roberto Pragliola, with thirty years experience has become a point of reference in fly casting in Italy & abroad. He collaborates with fishing magazines Fly Fishing, Fly Line and Pescare. He has written 'Torrenti & Dry Fly' a book/DVD on dry fly fishing in small streams and published videos: 'The Italian casting technique', 'Specific Casts for Fly Fishing', 'Casting, Flies and Strategy' and 'The Italian Casting Technique'.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Rok Luštrik  

Rok Lustrik — PRO STAFF

Founder of Lustrik fishing adventures and professional guide in Slovenia and in other parts of Europe. Enthusiastic fly fisherman and fly tier for over 15 years. A few years ago Rok combined his love of fishing with tourist guiding to create Lustrik fishing agency and guiding services. He feels truly privileged to be born and live in Slovenia, a country that can offer so wide a variety of fishing options, from gin clear alpine streams to mysterious chalk streams. Rok loves them all: from morning hatch; to nymphing during the day; to anticipating the evening hatch.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Clint Goyette  

Clint Goyette — PRO STAFF

Clint is dedicated to providing all of his clients with the best possible service, knowledge, standards, and safety available from a Professional Angling Guide. Clint is a Five-time Canadian National Fly Fishing Championships Competitor and won 2012 BC Loch-Style Championship Team Gold Medal Winner and Gold Medal for individual. Clint holds a degree in biology from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has additional training in Fish and Wildlife Technology from Sir Sanford Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario. He is a Certified Fly Casting Instructor through the Federation of Fly Fishers and runs Valley Fishing Guides in Canada.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Rick Nyles  

Rick Nyles — PRO STAFF

With over 35 years fly fishing experience Rick has been providing guide services along with educational classes since 1999. Sky Blue Outfitters has emerged as one of the most comprehensive guide services found in Pennsylvania. Along with day trips, Sky Blue Outfitters also specializes in overnight destination trips to the best waters in Pennsylvania. These all inclusive trips include lodging, food and guiding on Penns Creek, Spring Creek, Lehigh River and Delaware River, just to name a few. Not limited to trout Sky Blue Outfitters has expanded their offering to include drift boat trips for bass and carp.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Josh Beasley  

Josh Beasley — PRO STAFF

Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Josh grew up fishing the north shore rivers for steelhead and salmon. When he was 18 he moved to Colorado and fell in love with fishing in the mountains. His favorite is too explore areas that most won't venture, in hopes of finding that truly special fish. There are so many lakes and streams to explore in Colorado, that there's a lifetime of fish. Josh is part of a group of passionate fly fishermen who are out on the rivers everyday, you many have seen him on YouTube or Instagram group called "kypedup".
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Nick Raftas  

Nick Raftas — PRO STAFF

Nick Raftas has been fly fishing for over 25 years on legendary blue ribbon trout streams of Pennsylvania such as the Letort, Big Spring, Penn's Creek, Spring Creek, the Little Juniata and countless others. In 2012, Nick hosts trips with Sky Blue Outfitters to The Upper Delaware River and the famed rivers of Missoula Montana. Nick was featured in Field and Stream Magazine, on a segment that focused on fall fishing tactics for large trout as well as Field and Stream's Hook Shots in a video that focused on different methods of targeting carp.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Brian Ailles  

Brian Ailles — PRO STAFF

Brian began fishing the waters of Virginia and West Virginia in the 1960's. He has spent the last forty plus years fishing everything in the Mid-Atlantic from spring water to salt water. He is the owner of Mirimichi Fly Fishing in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Offering year round professional guide services and instruction, it has become the destination for fly fishermen and spin fishermen alike. Brian shares his vast experience with clients daily, providing river adventures stalking Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Carp, and Muskie, as well as guiding for trout through the winter months.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Scott Fierst  

Scott Fierst — PRO STAFF

Scott is a pro-guide and owner of one of Washington State's top guiding services. A Licensed Professional Guide for over 19 years, he has grown up fishing the local waters of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie Rivers and eventually expanded to many other Washington State Premier Cascade and Coastal Rivers for Steelhead, Salmon & Trout. Scott established Guide You to Fish Northwest in 1994, and he and the team Specialize in Guided Fishing Trips for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout on Washington States Premier Waters year-round, an ideal location to put the Aleka products through their paces.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Eric Hope  

Eric Hope — PRO STAFF

Eric has been a professional casting instructor since 1993. He is a member of the Game angling Instructors Association and holder of the Salmon and Trout Association National Instructors Certificate. Eric has extensive experience fishing the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan Rivers in Colorado, the Ponoi in Russia, and waters in Ireland and Scotland. If you're looking for a pro-guide for salmon and sea trout, wild brown trout, lots of pike, a pot or two of charr, or some huge perch, Eric's you guide. You might even have seen him on TV with Matt Hayes. Eric is also a known correspondent for 'Trout and Salmon' magazine, as well as Global TV and Sky.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Kim Tribe  

Kim Tribe — PRO STAFF

Kim Tribe operates as a full time professional trout, sea trout and grayling guide and fly fishing coach. Former Welsh River National Champion and a heat winner at a Word fly fishing championships in Sweden, Kim has extensive experience fished all around the British Isles and New Zealand where he has clocking up best part of nearing a 1000 days fishing from Coremandel peninsula on the North Island to Milford Sound at the bottom of the South Island. Kim has been a consultant for Fishing Visit Wales the marketing arm of the Welsh Tourist Board and also advised The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Merv Amos  

Merv Amos — PRO STAFF

A lifelong angler Merv holds over 40 years of both coarse and fly fishing experience to call upon. A large number of those years have been spent on the respective competition circuits of each discipline at both club, regional and national level with the last 8 years being concentrated on Fly only. Merv holds amazing vision and attention to detail in all aspects of product development. ''Competition anglers have contributed a lot to product innovation over the last 4 decades. It is a great pleasure to have the opportunity, in conjunction with the Pro-Team, to bring new innovations within the reach of the whole angling fraternity''.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Sasa Dragojevic  

Sasa Dragojevic — PRO STAFF

Sasa Dragojevic is one of the top professional guides and pioneer of fly fishing in Bosnia. He specializes in a dry fly and nymph fishing on a gin clear chalkstreams for a great brown's and grayling. Sasa excels at long distance nymph fishing at river Pliva for famous Pliva's grayling or full evening hatch at Ribnik. Sasa is a great ambassador of fly fishing and works closely the tourism industry in Bosnia along with TV Caccia e pesca and Channel Season to promotion the sport.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Rob Cassels  

Rob Cassels — PRO STAFF

Born and raised in Western Colorado, Rob became passionate about fishing at the early age of 8. He attended college and majored in Aquatic Biology. In 2008 Rob won the Superfly Fly Fishing tournament in Gunnison County. Rob has guided for Wolfcreek Anglers on the mighty headwaters of the Rio Grande River. Aside from being an experienced fly-fishing guide, he has earned numerous fishing awards including the Colorado Division of Wildlife Master Angler Award for the catch and release of a 24 inch rainbow trout.  Rob currently operates his own guide service called Western Slope Anglers Guide Service.
ALEKA PRO TEAM - Chris Myers  

Chris Myers — PRO STAFF

Capt Chris Myers is a full time fly fishing and light tackle guide on the inshore saltwater lagoons of east central Florida. He specializes in sight fishing the shallow flats for redfish, black drum, and seatrout. Most of his time is spent on the Mosquito Lagoon inside the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. He has been fishing these waters for over 25 years. With redfish being the main target, clients can see the fish in the clear shallow waters and watch them eat the fly. Chris is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor and also holds monthly fly fishing and casting classes in addition to guiding.
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