Whiskey Morning Coffee Pro Staff

Kara Jean

Fly Fishing Guide: Southwest Montana & Owner of Yellow Sally Clothing

Kara's love for nature began while growing up in the mountains of Idaho, her entrancement with fly fishing struck hard after moving to southwest Montana in her early 20s. Along with being a fishing guide Kare is the owner of Yellow Sally, a fly-fishing clothing line for women and girls.

Vern Strader

Owner/Operator: Greater Yellowstone Outfitters

Vern cut his teeth hunting and fishing in the foothills of the Ozarks. When Vern was 19 he moved to Montana and began guiding fly fishing in and around Yellowstone National Park.  Vern is now the owner and operator of Greater Yellowstone Outfitters. 
"It takes a lot of energy to run an adult day care, my secret is some Whiskey Morning Coffee early in the morning." -Vern

Carson Becker

Fly Fishing Guide & WMC Pro Staff Director

Carson grew up hunting and fishing in Granbury, Texas. When Carson was 18 he moved to Dillion, Montana and began guiding fly fishing and elk hunts. Carson still guides May-August. In the offseason, Carson operates the WMC Pro Staff. As director of the the Pro Staff Carson vets new pro staff members, constructs Pro Staff discounts, and creates content around Pro Staff members.

Ryan Hughes

Fly Fishing Guide: Kenai River, Alaska

Ryan grew up in Soldotna, Alaska. Soldotna is home to the Kenai River where the world record king salmon was caught. Ryan is the man on the Kenai when it comes to running plugs for king salmon or silver salmon, or floating beads for steelhead and trout.

"Those early silver salmon mornings you best believe I got my Whiskey Morning Coffee to get me going." -Ryan

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