Hogan Brown is a co-founder of the Cal Bass Union, school teacher, published author, fishing guide, and co-founder of Cast Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides the gift of outdoors to kids.

Chuck is based out of Grass valley, CA, and is a singer and songwriter, playing solo and in the band Hot Water Music. Chuck is also a fly fishing guide, and guide for Cast Hope.


John is the Simms Fishing Products, Solitude Flies and Waterworks-Lamson Sales Representative for California, Arizona, Nevada and HI. John is one of the most published photographers in fly fishing and is just as skilled with a camera as he is with a fly rod on his home water the CA delta.

Ryan is a fly fishing guide in Northern California and has made a name for himself as being one of the top bass-on-the-fly anglers in the North State. Ryan guides for Stripers, Largemouth, Spotted Bass, and Smallmouth.

Alex fishes for bass in the fresh and salt out of San Diego, CA and runs the Fly Stop in San Diego. Guy knows bass in all environments from the San Diego County Lakes to the Kelp beds and rock walls of San Diego Bay.


Matt was born and raised in San Diego, chasing bass in water hazards since he was five. He is our resident mad scientist designing flies, tools, chemicals, boat tools, and even fixing our boats!


The hardest working guide in California, Mike Costello spends more days on the California delta guiding for stripers, largemouth, smallmouth, spotted bass, and really anything that travels through its water. Truly a living legend in fly fishing for bass in California.