As a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania, Dave grew up south of Pittsburgh and graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1988. As a student of Fly fishing and tying, Dave started exclusively Fly fishing in 1992 in South Central PA. He moved to State College in 2000 and has never looked back. He has two children and a wife of 24 years. Dave fishes all over PA, but spends most of his time on Spring Creek and The Little “J”. His passions are native Brook Trout and teaching others to enjoy Fly Fishing.