BRIAN RHEA grew up Maine where he fished for brook trout on a small trout stream in his backyard. This helped formulate a deep appreciation and passion for the outdoors and wild native wild brook trout. Brian attended the University of Maine where he graduated with a degree in Wildlife Ecology, with a concentration in fisheries. Today, he works in a family owned real estate company that specialized in recreational property. Brian enjoys fly fishing, backpacking, travelling, hunting, and training his bird dog, Sage. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.