Chad was raised in the Brainerd Lakes area on Upper Mission Lake. His parents own Sunset Bay Resort, which has been in the family for over 40 years. Although he received a Bachelors degree in Accounting from
the University of Minnesota Duluth, he isn’t utilizing is accounting skills to count fish. Actually, he is in the Sporting Goods industry selling hunting and fishing gear. Although the newest member to the Nisswa Guide League, he has been guiding for over 15 years. Fishing has and will always be a huge part in Chad’s life and living right on the lake, provided the perfect opportunity to get hooked on fishing.
Chad enjoys all species of fish and will chase just about anything. He maintains a full schedule between his family life and outdoor career. Chad and his wife, Jody, have two children and loves taking them out in the boat. He has always enjoyed educating all ages of fishermen, but has always gotten a thrill to see the young ones catch the fish.