Ron grew up in Winchester, Mass. and acquired his love for fishing from his dad and older brothers. In 1971 after serving in the Air Force, he moved to Bozeman and has been discovering the areas fantastic lakes, rivers and creeks ever since. Ron has a degree in Fish and Wildlife Biology from MSU and a Doctorate in Vet Medicine from Colorado State, practicing Vet medicine in Bozeman for 25 years. Married to his high school sweetheart Barbara for 44 years, Ron enjoys his 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Ron enjoys sharing his knowledge of Southwest Montana's geological and cultural history as well as the area's year-round fishing opportunities. Ron is a longtime friend and one heck of a fisherman who is always on the water trying his luck with a few trout.
If you fished well over 150 days a year, lived semi-retired in Bozeman, Montana and shared a passion for catching fish every month of the year, then you'd be Ron Stafford!
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