Roger Keckeissen was born in New Jersey and grew up there. His love of the outdoors was developed early on in upstate New York’s Catskill region. Later he went to California and found work as a “topper” in the logging industry, and with savings from that job bought the Henry’s Fork Angler in Idaho. Keckeissen guided in Idaho and then in Livingston, Montana, where he would spend the rest of his life.
“Art Flick did not want to write a book. I wanted him to write this one. For every argument he advanced against the project I had two in favor of it.” Ray Camp, from the introduction to The Streamside Guide “With this little book (Streamside Guide) and its simplified emergence tables, identification system, and guide to selecting the right fly...