Rick has pursued Atlantic salmon in Norway and Canada's eastern provinces.
He's sought after steelhead in British Columbia and on the tributaries of the Great Lakes.
Rick has saltwater fished the eastern seaboard from Kennebec Maine to the Florida Keys. In the summer months, you can find him searching for trout, bass, carp, pike and even pan-fish on his local streams and lakes.
Rick has achieve the 3 FFF casting instructor certifications and he is part of the G.Loomis Pro Staff.
For over two decades he has been an accomplished fly tyer and fly fisher.
Rick has been profiled or published articles in: The Toronto Globe and Mail, The Hamilton Spectator, Fly Tyer, Fly Fusion and The Atlantic Salmon Journal to name a few. A guest tier and speaker throughout Canada and USA his flies have been highlighted in many books and periodicals.
In 2004, Canada Post commissioned Rick to tie a Full Dressed Jock Scott on Canadian ¢.50 stamp in February 2005.