The Reel Deal Anglers

For us, fishing is a way of life. We employ guides that know the waters and are true fishermen. When they aren’t working, they are usually out fishing for fun.

Rhett Bain

Owner, Reel Deal Anglers JH

Owning Reel Deal Anglers JH, Inc., in Jackson Hole is a dream come true for Rhett. He has been freshwater trout guiding for twenty three years in the Rocky Mountains. He enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge of fishing and the outdoors with all of his clients. His enthusiasm, spirit and expertise are contagious. After spending a day on the river with Rhett, you will realize why his clients return year after year.

Brian Chamberland

Brian is a second generation fly fisherman, raised in Jackson with over 20 years experience as a guide and Outfitter. He has had several articles written about him regarding his knowledge and passion for the sport of fly fishing. When he is not guiding, you can find him at the Rodeo watching his two daughters barrel race. He has the patience of Jobe when teaching the art of fly fishing to anyone and everyone, no matter what the age or skill set.

Jim O’Conner

Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Jim spent much of his youth fishing the rivers and lakes of Colorado and Wyoming. It was during family trips out west that Jim learned and became passionate about fly fishing. After graduating from the University of Denver in 2007, Jim moved to Jackson to pursue his love of snowboarding and hasn’t left. Once the winter is over Jim turns his attention to the river using his local knowledge and expertise to ensure that you have an unforgettable day on the water.

Alex Herbst

My name’s Alex Herbst I’m 26 years old and I’m a yooper(Grew up in Upper Michigan). I grew up fishing the salmon and steelhead runs of the great lakes. I’ve been fishing in Jackson and the surrounding rivers for nine years now. Fell in love with the streamer fishing opportunities in Wyoming and never left.

Chauncey Goodrich

Chauncey Goodrich is a 5th generation Wyomingite who has been fishing since he was in diapers on his dads shoulders. He has fished every corner of Sublette county and all over the state of Wyoming. His knowledge and love of the area keeps him coming back each year. Specializing in the New Fork and Green River has landed him the “Best of the Best in Sublette County”’ award.

On top of Guiding Chauncey has been the President of the Upper Green River Trout Unlimited Chapter #469 for nine of the last twelve years. All said Chauncey is a down to earth fun guide who loves what he does, and enjoys sharing his passion. “ I can’t say I have fished all over the world like some guides, but I can say I have fished every nook in Sublette County and believe I don’t need to travel the world for true World Class fishing!”

Austin Ballard

My name is Austin Ballard, I’m 22 years old and fishing has been my passion for as long as i can remember. I was born and raised in Virginia but have spent every summer for the last 14 years fishing all around Wyoming, spending lots of time on the Green River. At eight years old my father took me on my first trip to Wyoming. Our first stop being the Green River and I immediately got hooked.

Throwing dries to rising trout instead of smallmouth was like a whole new sport to me, and I just couldn’t get enough.

Josh Barbera

Originally from Upstate New York, Josh moved to Jackson 8 years ago. Josh works at 3 Creek Ranch and in his free time guides on the Snake, Green, and New Fork Rivers. He has a true passion for fishing. He is a great teacher and motivator and looks forward to passing along his experience and love of fly fishing. When not guiding, you’ll find Josh on the water, often with his wife Jenny, and two dogs, Timber and Scruggs. Josh’s other interests include music, hunting, snowboarding and travel.

Josh Riddle

My name is Josh Riddle and I’m 38 years old. I grew up in Northwest Michigan. I have been guiding anglers for 16 years on the flats of Lake Michigan for carp and small mouth and the rivers for trout, king salmon and steelhead. I started fishing out West 10 years ago and have been returning every summer for the day and night time fishing opportunities.

Jay Allen

Guided in Wyoming and Michigan for the past 20 years and Co-owner of Allen Brothers Flies. Fly-fishing philosophy: Fly-fishing at its root is not difficult. It is the pursuit of knowledge through scientific observation. Anyone who is capable of taking the time to drink in the waters deeply can do it.