Neil has been associated with Angler’s Covey since the business started in 1982. He is a Colorado Springs' native and has been fishing the surrounding waters his entire life. Neil wears many hats for the Angler’s Covey. He is a guide, instructor, pro level fly tyer, rod builder, and co-director of the Colorado Fly Fishing Guide Academy. He also is a retired Colorado Springs firefighter / paramedic and acts in the capacity of Safety Director for the shop.