Today we welcome the North West Fly Fishing Academy. If you or guests are looking for Classes, Private Instruction or Guided Tours, then check out the many opportunities Master Fisherman Doug has to offer. Doug completed his graduate degree in marine biology and experiential education from the University of Hawaii and¬†spent more than a decade as an eco-adventure tour operator in the Islands. Doug returned to Washington in 1987, where, for the next 20 years, he pursued his love for the natural world by creating natural history cruise itineraries worldwide for several exploration-style cruise companies. He is currently one of most experienced and sought- after instructors and guides in the northwest. Doug is the founder of Northwest Fly Fishing Academy. Committed to conservation and the recovery of wild salmon and steelhead, Doug serves on the board of directors of the Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited.