Fly Fishing People: Mike Wier

April 27, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Pro snowboarder Mike Wier became a movie maker when he realized that fly fishing didn’t have films that approached the quality and excitement that snowboarding movies did. Scott Thomas Anderson profiles Wier and notes that there is more to Wier’s movitivation than simply trying to make cool videos. “‘I only do catch-and-release fishing, both in my movies and as a tour guide. There’s an incredible diversity of life in these remote places, which is being threatened now, and over-fishing in general is going to be a factor that affects the world in the coming decades.'” In the Amador, California Ledger-Dispatch.