Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:15 PM
Location: Pybus Public Market
7 N Worthen St, Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the salmon we have right here in our backyard? Where to see them, fish for them, or just want to know more about them? In this class we will teach you everything you want to know about this iconic species and it’s importance to our streams, forests, and communities. We will also share some great fishing tips from local experts so you can get out and catch one of these delicious fish!
Greer Maier has worked as a fish biologist for the past 10 years. She received a Master’s of Science from the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences studying juvenile Chinook salmon in the Columbia River estuary. Her professional experience includes working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, and U.S. Forest Service. She was also awarded a Knauss fellowship in 2007 to work in Washington, D.C. on national fisheries issues. Greer not only loves working in the rivers of North Central Washington she also enjoys recreating on and around them with her family.
Dave Graybill (the “Fishing Magician”) is an active angler and also dedicates much of his time to management issues of the fisheries Eastern Washington and the Columbia River basin. He is currently a member of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission and has served on the Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement Board, the Citizen Advisory Board for the Upper Columbia Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Board and was a founding member and active with the Ad Hoc Committee on Upper Columbia Recreational Fishing Group. He also has served for many years on the boards of the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival and Friends of Northwest Hatcheries. He is also involved in wildlife organizations such as the Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association, and the Lake Chelan Sportsman’s Association. Plus, he’s engaged with conservation organizations such as the Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and has been a member of the Coastal Conservation Association since it formed a local chapter in Wenatchee. His business, FishingMagician.com LLC, is dedicated to providing current information on sport fishing throughout Eastern Washington. He is featured weekly in newspapers in Eastern Washington and on a regular basis in the Seattle Times sports section. As a result, he has a close working relationship with a long list of Federal and State agencies that impact sport fishing issues in Washington State, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Colville Confederated Tribes; Chelan, Grant, and Douglas County PUDs; and others.