Steve is known for his passion for teaching and has been instrumental in pioneering several athletic programs and training camps in Upstate New York. As an Educator, his love for the student, and the outdoors, is employed through the discipline and passion of Fly Fishing. Steve's angling influences come from the competition community where he applies a European nymphing style to both inland and the Great Lakes tributaries. While not exclusive to just one style, he encourage his clients to cover the water methodically with all the effective fly fishing techniques. Steve Popen is a Pro Guide with Douglas Fly Fishing.