Your name or any nicknames you have?

David Hartlin “Caribou”

Where are you at in the world? Where will you be fishing this year?

Guiding Stripers in Nova Scotia

Guiding Atlantic Salmon in: Newfoundland and Nunavick, Canada

What river(s) and lake(s) do you guide/fish?

All of the West Coast rivers on the island of Newfoundland, Harry's River, Sou’ West Brook, Robenson's River and the Mighty George River in Nunavick to name a few!

How long have you been guiding/fly fishing? 

I have been Fly Fishing 31 years - as for guiding I'm about to start my 21st season.

Why do you fly fish?  What does it “do” for you?

A day on the river is never work, it's time invested into fly fishing, mother earth and friends, what more could you want!

If you own and use a Rod Vault, what do you like about you Rod Vault?

Convenience, functionality, reliability and style!

What is a piece of advice you want to give to other anglers or a tip/trick that has helped you grow as an angler?

“Knowledge not shared is knowledge lost”

Introduce the next generation of anglers.

Who has influenced you most as an angler?

My grandfather and life long friend Brian Sweeney, and the movie A River Runs Through it.

What’s your favorite new piece of gear?

Rod Vault 4 and a Garmin inreach.

What is your favorite fly? (To tie, or catch fish on?)

Green Machine and Superhangs!

Best catch of all time?

My Wife! 😉

What's your "Dream Trip"? 

Seychelles “GT's” baby!

What are some of the best places you’ve been fishing?

West Coast of Newfoundland- Atlantic's

Labrador- Atlantic's & Massive Brookies

Cuba- Bones, Permit and Tarpon

How do people follow you on social media or reach you? 


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