Daniel E. Steere has been fly fishing for over thirty years. During that time, he has fished in the eastern and western United States and in the Maritime provinces of Canada catching trout, bass, pan fish, salmon, and saltwater fish. He has field-tested these backpack fly-fishing strategies over the past three decades. A university professor by trade, he has published three books and over thirty-five journal articles and book chapters on topics related to the field of special education and rehabilitation. He resides in Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania.