Captain Patrick was born and raised in Buffalo NY where he grew up fly fishing the Great Lakes and tributaries of the upper and lower Niagara River. Patrick would fish the streams and lakes for various fresh water species including rainbow and brown trout, small and large mouth bass, northern pike and musky
In his early 20's after College Patrick moved to Fort Myers Florida. From there Patrick fished South West Florida extensively and was fortunate enough to meet a lot of great people who helped mold his career to what it is today.
After a brief couple years in Hawaii where the Captain lived with his wife chasing bonefish (o'io in Hawaiian) he came back to Floridas East Coast!!! Currently the Captain is managing the FLY SHOP OF MIAMI and guides full time in South Florida .