About the Artist:
Don is a native of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania where he lives today with his wife Barbara. He taught English at Stroudsburg High School for 30 years. He served in the United States Army in 1969-71. Don earned an M.S. in aquatic biology, and since 1980 has worked as a biologist with Aquatic Resource Consulting. He has been involved in stream baseline and monitoring studies of fishes and macroinvertebrates throughout the Northeast. He enjoys fly fishing the Brodhead and wrote the booklet Pocono and Upper Delaware Hatches, was published in Rod & Reel, and authored over 60 technical reports for Aquatic Resource Consulting. He has conducted a course available on a 3DVD set: Trout Stream Entomology & Fly Tying.
For the last several years, he has enjoyed painting trout studies and angling and landscape scenes. He remains very active in the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the Brodhead Watershed Association, Pocono Heritage Land Trust, and the PA Fly Fishing Museum Association.