CHRIS MORRELL is the owner and head guide at High Alpine Anglers. He is an expert fly fisherman with 22 years of experience, 10 years of guiding experience, and is a published author on the subject of fly fishing for trout. He is recognized as one of the top guides in the Jackson Hole region for his fly fishing knowledge, teaching skills, and easy going personality. Although he can relate to anyone, he is a specialist at working with kids. Chris grew up chasing trout in the mountains of Maine and was addicted to the experience it offered at an early age. In college, his passion for the sport grew through his involvement with the infamous Bates College Fishing Club ( As club president, he began guiding trips to share his love for fishing and the outdoors with others. After graduating with a degree in economics and an environmental focus, Chris moved to Jackson Hole to pursue a career in outdoor adventure sports. He coaches freestyle skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in the winter and enjoys writing, skiing powder, hunting, surfing, and chasing fish.