John is a professional Fishing Guide and Casting Instructor and holds SGAIC single and double handed qualifications, along with a Level 2 Angling Coach and Sports Tutor. John is an accomplished Fly Tier, as well as a valued Member of the Orvis Team in Edinburgh.
Bringing years of fishing experience to Kinross, through competition, volunteer coaching and administration responsibilities. John has Captained the Scottish Disability Angling Team, and has represented his Country on eight occasions, winning 12 Senior National and International Competitions during this time.
As a Co-founder of the SFCA Centre for Excellence at Barony College in Dumfries, and has been an office bearer with the SFCA for over three years.
John has fished at National League level since 1984, and was a finalist in the acclaimed ‘Ayr Strike Competition’ held in 2008.