Dusty is a North Platte Native, born and raised in Torrington, Wyoming. Dusty has been guiding since 2006, when he got his start guiding for salmon in Alaska in the Copper River Valley. Since then he has settled back in Wyoming.
Dusty, his wife Amy, daughter Bristol and son Connor live in Rawlins; where he teaches high school science. He was awarded the golden apple teacher of the year in 2019-20. Dusty is a great teacher on the water and in the classroom.
His patience and teaching skills make him a great guide for beginners. Dusty also has the skills and attention to details to catch fish in variety of ways and enjoys showing seasoned anglers new tricks. Dusty has been guiding for 14 years with 7 years on the North Platte. Aside from fishing Dusty is an avid wing shooter and enjoys training his bird dog Brew.