James Plante is a part time fly fishing guide and instructor for the Housatonic River Outfitters, Inc. Has been with the shop for 7 seasons. He guides and instructs on several Connecticut rivers primarily on the Housatonic and Farmington Rivers. Not only is James an avid fly fisherman, he is also an avid fly tier. He spends countless hours at the vise tying flies. He loves creating his own signature patterns as well as tying up already established flies. In 2011 he became a signature fly tier for Rainy’s. He is Regal Vise endorsed and on Ross Reels Pro Staff as well. He loves to travel and fish different parts of the U.S and the world. This wonderful sport has brought him to Montana, Colorado, Alaska, Wyoming, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, the Bahamas, and all of New England. You can check out some of James travels and Flys on his too Blogs.