Dec Hogan is recognized as one of the world’s most foremost expert in spey casting, fly tying and is ofter referred to as “a guide’s guide” and “a steelheader’s steelheader.” With over 40 years of experience as a fly angler and over twenty years of experience in guiding some of the premiere rivers in the Pacific Northwest, he has mastered the skills of reading waters, casting flies, and landing Steelhead. Dec Hogan has an unrivalled passion, love, knowledge and reverence for the sport of fly fishing, and the art of fly tying.
When he is not working as a full time Fire Fighter/EMT in Layton, Utah, he can be found instructing and entertaining the fly fishing masses and designing rods for Echo, and fly lines for Airflo.
Dec has written, and continues to write for, many of North America’s fly fishing publications, is an accomplished photographer and is one of the world’s foremost sought after spey casting instructors. Dec has starred in both spey casting and fly tying instructional DVD’s as well as authoring the highly acclaimed must-have book, A Passion for Steelhead, and now his new book co-authored with Marty Howard Steelhead Fly Tying Art and Design.