Dennis LaBare holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology/Stream Ecology and retired from his own consulting firm in 2002. He was National Trout Unlimited’s most highly decorated volunteer in 1993 and was briefly Adjunct Faculty at The Johns Hopkins University, where he taught a graduate course in stream ecology. His first book was Tagewahnahn: The Landlocked Salmon at Grand Lake Stream (2007). Periodical credits include The Pointing Dog Journal, The Retriever Journal, Pennsylvania Angler and Boater, The Angler’s Journal, and Virtual Fly Shop. Book contributions and editing credits include A Passion for Grouse and The Guide to Trout Fishing in Maryland and South-Central Pennsylvania.