Alan found his love for fishing at 6 years old throwing bait casters off his Grandfathers pier. "10 years later I picked up my first fly rod at my families farm pond, and it was all down hill from there" Fly Fishing has lead him on a journey across the United States. Fly Fishing and shooting photos in more then 18 states, and landing dozens of different species along the way. Alan has designed fly patterns for large fly distribution companies, and has even been published in multiple magazines for his fishing and photography. He has been guiding part time for Headwaters for the past two seasons.