Fly Fisher/Fly Tier/Guide
A.J. Dudek is the Director of Xcel Outdoors and First Adventure Fly Fishing in Appleton, Wisconsin. A.J. leads guided adventure fly fishing, back packing and hunting trips in the Colorado Rockies and in the midwest.
Listen to AJ Dudek's Show...
Drifting for Smallmouth Bass in Wisconsin Tributaries
AJ Dudek will share his secrets about one of the best smallmouth bass fisheries in the country. With seven and eight weight rods we have the privilege of fishing top water in the summer and baitfish patterns in the spring and fall of the year for one of the best fighting fish there is.
A popular speaker during the off season, A.J. travels and conducts clinics and presentations related to fly fishing and outdoor activities throughout the country for numerous groups. Communicating and working with new anglers through his guiding and presentations is a special passion, influencing and encouraging others in conservation and appreciation of the sport.
A.J. is on the Pro Staff for companies like R.L. Winston Rods, St. Croix Rods, Scientific Anglers, Ross Reels, BlueSky Furled Leaders and Patagonia Outdoor Apparel. His first love is guiding for wild trout in Rocky Mountain National Park and San Juan Mountains.
A.J. is also an accomplished guide for western river smallmouth bass, and enjoys fishing for Lake Michigan Carp and Midwest Smallmouth Bass.