Dickson grew up Flyfishing in his home town of Arlington, where he has
been fishing since the age of 8. Mike then went to work as a Flyfishing
guide for the Tsui River lodge in Alaska. He came home and traveled out
of state to college for a couple years and then back home to finish school.
Mike would work as a flyfishing instructor for Dickson Flyfishing on the
weekends and spare time.
sitting at the computer for a year, Mike realized he had to make a decision.
He needed to work full time as a Flyfishing Instructor. In 2000, he became
a Dickson Flyfishing full time instructional guide. Chasing steelhead
is a fun & strategic game that he passionately plays. Mike admits
he loves the outdoors and particularly this type of work. He enjoys the
people and lifestyle and plans on instructional steelheading his whole
life. Mike is excited that are so many great fisheries in the Northwest
and around the world. Exploring new fisheries, preserving existing fisheries,
and providing anglers with new ways and places to fish, are all part of
is the owner/operator of Dickson's virtual flyshop, where he and his Dad
have developed their own line of flyfishing
equipment, lines and flies for their students.