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The Guides

Bill Nolan/Owner/Head Guide


A 2019 graduate of the Sweetwater Travel Guide school in Montana and 2019 graduate of the Wolf School of Fly Fishing, Bill has been a fishing nut since childhood. On a trip to Salmon River, NY many moons ago Bill discovered fly fishing. He started attending TU meetings and the obsession began. He would go on to lead the Donegal Trout Unlimited Veterans Service Partnership from 2016 to 2022. Bill has fished many different fisheries across the country as well as Spain. Today he calls the banks of the Lehigh River his home and leads drift boat and walk and wade trips in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos.

Karl Rentzheimer/Walk and Wade Guide


Karl recently retired following a 33 year teaching career. He started the Fly Tying  club at Pleasant Valley Middle School. He has been fly tying and fly fishing  for 28 years. He has extensive knowledge of local streams in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos. Karl specializes in walk and wade trips, and his background as a teacher helps to make him an excellent guide. 

Evan Makuvek/Drift boat Guide


Evan has been fly fishing and tying since the age of seven. A Poconos native, he has spent many years wading the areas freestone streams and has been floating the Lehigh River since 2017. A Bloomsbury University graduate with a degree in Environmental Science, Evan has instead followed another passion and is a professional photographer and fly fishing guide. Evans biggest passion is his wife and two sons.

David Ciufentes/ Walk and Wade Guide


David started fly fishing and tying since the age of 14. Lehigh Valley native with a knowledge of streams from Allentown to the Poconos. During the summertime you can catch him teaching the younger generation on fly casting and perfecting their fly skills. David’s goal is always to teach something new while combining old school and modern tactics in fly fishing . Specializing in Walk and wade trips in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos. 

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