Kyle Burrell was born and raised in the Chattooga River country of northeast Georgia and has been seriously fly fishing, fly tying, and building custom fly rods since 1984. Kyle has an extensive resume when it comes to trout fishing. He has a Master’s Degree in Forest Resources Management with a concentration in coldwater fisheries. He is an expert on trout behavior and trout stream ecosystems. His graduate thesis entitled “Seasonal Movement of Brown Trout in the Chattooga River Watershed” was published in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society in 2001. Kyle has been a U.S. Forest Service Fisheries Biologist in North Carolina and Georgia, and has worked as an Environmental Scientist in the Atlanta area.
Kyle now guides full-time and divides his time between River Through Atlanta in the spring and the fall, the Green River of Wyoming in the summer time for trophy sized wild trout.