Emily Bastian

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Emily Bastian is the General Manager for Trident Fly Fishing.  She is a registered Maine guide and has fly fished since she was eight years old.  Emily is a degreed Ecologist and has worked as a National Park Ranger, Maine Game Warden, law enforcement officer and field biologist.  She worked for Maine Audubon from 2011 to 2016 where she was responsible for the Maine Brook Trout Survey Project which identified previously unknown populations of wild brook trout in remote ponds and coastal streams.  Emily was also the General Manager at Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) Gorman Chairback Lodge.  She has taught fly fishing and archery at L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools and holds a second-degree black belt in karate.  Emily enjoys hiking, backpacking, hunting, and cross-country skiing.  She can be reached at ME@nativefishcoalition.org