Shop Staff

Chris Strainer – Owner
Chris Strainer – Owner

Owner/Manager/Guide/Instructor, Chris has been fishing and hunting since he was big enough to handle a rod and gun. Chris started fly fishing in 1982 read more →

Ben Cooley – Craig Shop
Ben Cooley – Craig Shop

Manager/Guide/Captain Ben is the manager of the Craig shop and brings multiple types of experience to the shop. read more →

Jim Stein – Helena Shop
Jim Stein – Helena Shop

Instructor of our Fly-Fishing Schools & Fly Tying Classes read more →

Larry Urban – Helena Shop
Larry Urban – Helena Shop

Larry the Urban Legend: Larry grew up in New Jersey fishing both in freshwater for trout and on the Jersey shore for big, saltwater species like “stripas.” read more →

Micah Fields-Craig & Helena Shop
Micah Fields-Craig & Helena Shop

This is Micah's third season with the shop, being former military... read more →

McCrae Stephens-Craig Shop
McCrae Stephens-Craig Shop

This is McCrae's second season with the shop. McCrae spent three seasons in Colorado as a walk-n-wade guide, now he....... read more →

John Henneman-Craig Shop
John Henneman-Craig Shop

This is technically John's third season with the shop. John is originally from...... read more →

Will Curney-Craig Shop
Will Curney-Craig Shop

This is technically Will's third season with the shop. Will is originally from Texas..... read more →

Max Hernandez-Craig Shop
Max Hernandez-Craig Shop

This is Max's first season with the shop. Max is our very own international man of mystery! read more →

Grant Brown-Craig Shop
Grant Brown-Craig Shop

This is Grant's first year in the shop! He grew up in Pennsylvania and...... read more →

Good Help Wanted!
Good Help Wanted!

Want to see your picture here next year? read more →