Our Guides

Our Guides


Jason Wright

Jason grew up in Royal Oak, Michigan. After spending his summers in Jackson Hole while in college, he permanently became a Wyomingite in 1990 after graduating from Eastern Michigan University with big plans to become a teacher. While substitute teaching in Jackson, he picked up snowmobile guiding part time for some extra income. 26 years later, he is still guiding snowmobilers. He is a patient guide who known for his quick wit, sarcasm, and humor. He has since migrated to the office side of things, but still manages to guide about 10 or so lucky groups a year. Jason also loves fishing, boating, and anything outdoors. He has guided thousands of successful anglers and hunters throughout his years in the Hole. 


Zane Meeks

Zane has been guiding in the Bridger-Teton National Forest for the past 15 years. He has worked in hunting camps as well as day-use outfitters in an area that stretches from the southern Yellowstone border to Sublette County. His knowledge of this territory is surpassed by few. Being raised by a father that was an outfitter, he is pleased to continue the family tradition of and guiding. 


Jon Lewis

Jon’s early years were spent in Ohio. He honed his outdoorsman skills in the heart of the Rockies while attending Colorado State University. His vast knowledge of area terrain, coupled with his jovial disposition, ensure a fun-filled and educational day for any snowmobiler. Jon splits his time between Island Park and Victor, ID, where he resides with his wife Cheryl and their three dogs. In the summer, Jon makes hay as a fishing guide on the Henry's Fork River.


Jake Mangis

Jake was born and raised in Jackson Hole. Also the son to a fishing and hunting outfitter, he has a strong work ethic and local knowledge that can't be beat, and has been guiding for over 10 years. His great attitude and smile make him a favorite with many repeat customers. Summers for Jake are spent guiding anglers on the Snake, Salt, New Fork, and Green Rivers. 


Pat Gaffney

For four years Pat wore a suit and tie, shaved daily, and worked long hours in a tiny, windowless office as an associate attorney. In April 2007, he escaped corporate America, packed his truck and headed West in pursuit of his passion for fly fishing. Snowmobile guiding fit into his fly fishing schedule pretty well, so we are lucky to have him for the winter season. Pat has a tireless work ethic, quick smile, endless patience, and an uncanny ability to exceed expectations.