Ron Bierstine has 35+ years experience as a Great Lakes trout and salmon tributary angler and has been a NYSLOG since 1997. He enjoys all techniques like fly fishing, centerpin or spin fishing to cast and drift. Ron has owned and operated Oak Orchard Tackle & Lodge since 1998, is the Sportfishing Coordinator for Orleans County (part time) and Dockmaster at the Orleans County Marine Park. Ron has a bachelor's degree from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University and worked for an environmental consulting firm for 8 years. Most recently he has been a member of the Lake Ontario Bi-National Stakeholders Committee, the Lake Ontario Fishery Management Focus Group and the Lake Ontario Fisheries Advisory Board - all by NYSDEC invite. And Ron was a member of the Governor's Task Force for the "Reimagine the Canals" - Fishing, which secured Erie Canal water feed for WNY north flowing tributaries.
Oak Orchard Tackle & Lodge opened in 1998 and focuses on trout and salmon tributary angling in the Oak Orchard River and WNY tributaries in the Fall, Winter and Spring. The shop shows no prejudice for ethical, legal angling techniques weather fly, spin or float. If its light tackle angling in the tributaries or lakeshore, cast, drift or swing from your own two wading feet or small boat - then Oak Orchard Tackle & Lodge can outfit you! The business is the longest running tributary trout and salmon specialty shop in WNY. Quality lodging is an important part of operations and includes 4 units totaling 17 beds to comfortably accommodate traveling anglers. Tackle & flies, lodging, guiding, up to date fishing & water conditions and expertise are all provided by Oak Orchard Tackle & Lodge. 585-682-4546. www.fishoakorchard.com. firstname.lastname@example.org.