Meet The Best Utah Fly Fishing Guides & Fly Shop Staff

Trout Bum 2 is proud to have on staff some of the best Utah Fly Fishing Guides. We hire only the most experienced and knowledgeable guides we can find. Many of our guides have been on staff with us since the shop was started many years ago and have a vast amount of experience guiding anglers of all ability levels and ages. Our guides are based in Park City and Salt Lake City and are well versed in our core waters of the Provo River, Weber River and Green River. In addition many are experienced in a range of waters throughout the rest of the state, surrounding states and even worldwide. You can be sure when you hire a guide through Trout Bum 2 that you will be going with the best! If you want to learn a little more about each of them, check out their profiles below. The first section includes the shop staff (many who also guide) and the second section includes the guide staff.

Fly Shop Staff/Fly Fishing Guides

Shop Manager/Owner/Guide: Chad Jaques
Guide Locations: Green River, Provo River, Weber River
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Favorite fly fishing trip/type of fly fishing: Steelhead anywhere any time especially the Dean River B.C. and the Deschutes in Oregon!
What he enjoys about guiding: Sharing his knowledge and passion with other anglers and watching them learn and improve
Other interests, hobbies: Elk Hunting, Powder Skiing
Favorite Flies: Night Dancer
Education/College/Degrees/Accomplishments: Attended University of Utah. Former Director of Snow Safety at Park City Mountain Resort
Children/Spouse: Wife Marjorie, Daughter Emily, Sons Erich & Hunter



Owner: Marjorie Jaques
Hometown: Squaw Valley California
Favorite fly fishing trip/type of fly fishing: I’ve been on a few trips here and there but my most favorite trip was to the Dean River, steelhead fishing of course! Deer hunt was going on, it was cold in the mornings so cold that you thought your fingers were going to fall off. The Northern lights on an early morning were amazing and the fish were so much fun and beautiful! It may have been my first experience with the steel head.
What he enjoys about guiding: Sharing his knowledge and passion with other anglers and watching them learn and improve
Other interests, hobbies: Anything that keeps me outside with my friends and family: hockey, skiing, hiking, hunting, camping and horseback riding.
Favorite Flies: Night Dancer
Education/College/Degrees/Accomplishments: Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont and University of Utah.
Children/Spouse: Husband Chad, Daughter Emily, Sons Erich & Hunter



Shop Manager/Guide: Peter Robinson
Guide Locations: Provo River, Weber River
Hometown: Cincinatti, OH
Favorite fly fishing trip/type of fly fishing: Hunting or sight fishing on my own or landing a friend’s big trout.
What he enjoys about guiding: Turning new people on to the sport, helping experienced anglers improve their skill and seeing a customer’s face when they catch their first fish.
Other interests, hobbies: Fishing with his daughter, hiking with his dogs (Boo and Lucky), anything to do with water (sailing, boating, kayaking, swimming) and auto racing.
Favorite Flies: All the tools in his arsenal or any fly that works.
Education/College/Degrees/Accomplishments: B.S. in Business Communications, Boston University
Children/Spouse: Wife Mary Lee, Daughter Maila


Shop/Guide: James Gustin
Guide Locations: Provo river, Weber river, Local Streams
Hometown: Boston, MA
Favorite fly fishing trip/type of fly fishing: Camping at the river with good friends. Exploring new waters
What he enjoys about guiding: Helping others understand what makes fly fishing so great
Other interests, hobbies: Snowboarding, Camping, Boston sports fan
Favorite Flies: Big Dries
Education/College/Degrees/Accomplishments: U of U grad. Work for the best guide service in Utah.



Shop/Guide: Brenton Kuhn
Guide Locations: Green River, Provo River, Local Streams
Hometown: Blairstown, New Jersey
Favorite fly fishing trip/type of fly fishing: Any time I can spend multiple nights camping by a river.
What he enjoys about guiding: I enjoy sharing my passion for fly fishing with both new and experienced anglers.
Other interests, hobbies: Snowboarding and going on hikes with my dogs.
Favorite Flies: The purple chubby.
Education/College/Degrees/Accomplishments: Bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies from the University of Utah.