We are proud to have these experienced tournament fishermen, guides, and well-known regional boaters, as part of SHOCKWAVE’s Pro-Staff team. These folks use our products every time they are out on the water, and they are available to talk to you about their experience using SHOCKWAVE S5 Suspension modules.
Jesse’s enthusiasm for fishing began at the age of three, leading him to gain extensive experience on the West Coast over the following decades. He’s an experienced fishing guide operating out of Sooke, B. C. And his passion for fishing shows – he is as excited for you to catch a fish as you are! Jesse is SVOP Certified, ROC-M Certified, MED-A3 Certified and has Marine First Aid.
Scott has been an avid angler from a young age. He grew up in Alberta spending the weekends fishing at his family cottage. He was very passionate about fishing from a young age and this grew deeper as he grew older. Now he enjoys taking new fishermen out and especially likes getting children out on the water and getting them hooked on fishing. Scott is involved in the local fishing community sharing lots of information, such as tips and tricks in sporting goods and fishing stores. This summer will be his 3rd year competing in the Western Canadian Walleye Trail in Northern Alberta.
Adrian spends almost 200 days a year as a fishing guide on Vancouver Island based in Zeballos. His uncle invited him to Zeballos 16 years ago and it has been his home every summer since; that’s how his career started. Now it’s his turn to pass the rod over. He runs Reel Obsession with world class guided fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Tuna, and Rock Fish. They are uniquely located in the migration path of the Chinook salmon, Reel Obsession features career guides steeped in the local fishery resulting in consistent big catches backed with world-class service and accommodation.
Ryan Chamberland has been working on guiding in the sport fishing industry and working in marine stewardship activities on the west coast since 20 years old, giving him plenty of experience in the marine environment and industry. Ryan founded the Vancouver Island Lodge in 2014 in his hometown of Sooke, providing fishing packages to clients from around the world. Ryan also started Ryan Sea Marine which encompasses working with T’Sou-ke Nation’s Marine and Guardian Team, Coastal Restoration Society in a multitude of environmental related projects, and boat building. When Ryan is not working, he is typically chasing pelagic fish in Tofino, Nova Scotia, and Mexico between rounds of golf.
Wade has had a passion for fishing his entire life. Growing up in Port Hardy, he’s spent over 25 years fishing in and around Port Hardy. This passion is what lead him to build his own fishing resort and opened Bear Cove Cottages in 2002. Now 18 years later him and his top notch guides continue to provide first class experiences and life long fishing memories to all of their guests. Port Hardy and it’s fishing grounds is located on one of the last migration points for all 5 salmon species on the northern tip of Vancouver Island. The area is also well known for it’s fantastic Halibut, Lingcod and Rockfish fishing.