Missoula Fishing Guide Chris McAdams

Fishing Guide Chris McAdamsChris McAdams

Hometown: Tacoma, Washington

Lives In:  Missoula MT.

Favorite River:  The Clark Fork.

How long have you been guiding and about how many days a year do you guide?

I have been guiding for 15 years in Montana.  In a typical season I guide around 110 days.

Hobbies other than fishing?

Snowboarding/Backcountry touring, Mountain biking, Hiking, Overnight river camping, Golf, Photography, Surfing, Sailing, Playing the drums, Bird hunting, Whitewater rafting, Running, Swimming… I hope to add to the list with each new year.

Favorite Fishing Tip:

“Stay focused, as soon as you become complacent that big one will eat”

If you could fish anywhere in the world where would it be?

Cuba, Before it becomes over fished. I better hurry!

Something Random about me:

I like to paint with watercolors.

Favorite Drink:

Margarita! Fresh juice and good Tequila.

What is your favorite type of fishing or what do you consider to be your guiding style?

I enjoy technical dry fly fishing and trying to stay calm and composed while offering plenty of positive reinforcement. It’s always rewarding after the rod is raised and the angler reveals a big smile of success.

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