Bob has worked in Southwest Alaska as a fishing and wing shooting guide for over three decades. He has also guided sportsmen in Argentina, and continues to host fly fishing and wing shooting trips to Patagonia, Alaska, Kamchatka and other destinations. The photographs that he takes of his guests frequently appear in national publications and are often used as reference material for field and stream portraits.
Bob was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Artist in 2009. He was Fly Rod & Reel magazine’s Guide of the Year in 1988. As the 1994 Artist of the Year for the Alaska State Parks Foundation, Bob produced and donated the artwork for the first Alaska State Parks Foundation print. His work has been presented twice in Fly Rod & Reel magazine’s Gallery. Bob has been featured as a guide and artist on ESPN’s “Fly Fishing the World” and “Fly Fishing America”, as well as on Ron Schara’s “Minnesota Bound”. He has illustrated the closing columns for Fly Rod & Reel, Ducks Unlimited magazine, Gun Dog, and Hatches magazine. His column about angling art and artists was a regular feature in Fly Rod & Reel from 2009 until 2017. He regularly contributes to a myriad of national and international sporting publications.