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Tanner P. Bio

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 Nickname: TP

Weapon of Choice: 8 weight

Super Power: I can also communicate with Sea life, but in a way cooler way than both Michael and Aquaman

Favorite Breakfast Cereal: All about that granola and bananas

What's at the top of your 'bucket list'?: Fly Fish Mongolia and Land a Taimen (Siberian Salmon) from a kayak.

Favorite thing about Next Adventure?: All the awesome people I get to meet, and the amazing things I get to see on the water.

Tell us a little more about yourself!

Education & Certifications:
-BA: Sustainable Business The Evergreen State College
-L2 ACA Kayak Touring Instructor
- OR Licensed Fishing Guide
-Orvis Trained Fly Casting Instructor

Tanner is a Pro Staff member for Next Adventure, Wilderness Systems Fishing Kayaks, and Adventure Technology Paddles. From Steelhead to Carp, Tanner has gone after just about every species of aquatic prey in the northwest. He grew up fly fishing for trout in the sierras and spent many years guiding and teaching throughout the Rockies and West Coast. As an ACA certified instructor, licensed fishing guide, and the general manager of the Scappoose Bay Paddling Center, he spends his time getting anglers and paddlers outfitted and on the water safely. He currently resides on the mighty Columbia River in Saint Helens, OR.