MEET RICHARD SCHILDBACH

Richard Schildbach grew up in the North Georgia Mountains and loves to flyfish. He has traveled many places to get a better understanding of what it takes to catch fish. His many loves are hiking and spending time out west.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET RONNIE PETTIT

Ronnie Pettit is a North Georgia native and loves flyfishing and he also loves Analog Photography. Ronnie lives in the “Farm to Table” capital of Georgia which happens to be Rabun County.  He loves to teach kids and has a blast seeing the joy that he brings others by making those memories come true @ Blackhawk. His pastime is his best friend “Hutt” which is looking forward to many outings on the Soque and as Hutt would say

“Woof Woof” let’s go flyfishing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET ZAC CHAPMAN

Zac Chapman is a true native to the Southern Appalachia of 28 years and he is a passionate father that loves to share his knowledge of flyfishing with everyone of all ages. His passion doesn’t just stop at just flyfishing but includes hiking, foraging, playing music and cooking from his Southern roots.  Come spend a day with Zac and he will provide you with some good Southern Hospitality! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET JOSH SMITH

Josh has spent the last 20 years in Misoula, and he graduated from UGA. He is a Nurse Practitioner by trade. He has 3 children, and is married. He enjoys rafting, flyfishing, hunting and wood work. He loves being able to teach others how to flyfish @ Blackhawk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET BEN DEAL

Ben grew up in North Georgia and has a wealth of knowledge. He is very patient and loves to teach anglers of all ages. Ben has spent time in Montana flyfishing and has fished all over to master his skills. He loves tying his own flies and sharing his passion for flyfishing with others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET LOGAN HUBBARD 

Logan is an all time natural at catching fish. He loves tying flies and putting them to work on the waters @ Blackhawk. He is very gifted with patience and he loves to teach so if you want to learn how to flyfish Logan is your MAN!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET GRANT RYLEE

Grant is my dedicated man that loves to flyfish and he has a way of getting thing done right. He makes our Blackhawk customers feel right at home and they love spending the day with him. His love for the sport is unmeasurable but his results are and we love having him a part of the Blackhawk family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET ANDY BRACKETT

 

Andy has 56 years of flyfishing experience and has been a guide at Blackhawk for 14 years. His knowledge is impeccable and he loves to share stories and jokes so if you like entertainment on the waters at Blackhawk he’s your man.

 

 

 

 

   MEET DOUG MARTIN

Doug Martin has a passion to teach and catch fish. He has been flinging flies at trout for many years and continues to do so. He is now retired from dentistry and he wants to pass on his love and knowledge to others and most of all have FUN! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET JOSH KIM

Josh is a skilled angler who was on the USA Youth Fly Fishing Team for 2 years , and has spent the last ten years flyfishing Southern Appalachia. Spend a day with Josh if you want to elevate your game!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET MATTHEW TILLER

Matthew Tiller grew up fishing the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia and has become a North Georgia Trout Fisherman since enrolling at Georgia. Go Dawgs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEET JOSEPH BEARNEY        

Joseph has a real passion for flyfishing and he loves to share his flyfishing knowledge with everyone. He has a good insight and you will advance your knowledge quickly if you hang out with Joseph!