Mike Durkalec - Cleveland Metroparks
Interview by Joe Cornwall
Audio Editing and Production by Jim Stuard
Durkalec is head of the fisheries and aquatic research programs at
Cleveland Metroparks. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Baldwin-Wallace
College and an M.S. degree in Fisheries Management from the Ohio State
University. Mike worked as a scientist in the environmental testing and
consulting industries on aquatic related issues, as well as in the fishing
industry. Mike was formerly a five-state Midwest area representative for
the Montana Fly Company and was the featured expert in the “Centerpin 101”
DVD. Mike was recently honored as “2007 Conservationist of the Year” by
the local county soil and water conservation district.
Mike serves on the Board
of Directors for the Ohio
Central Basin Steelheaders and on the Board of Trustees for the
Rocky River Watershed Council.
You can read Mike's regular fishing updates on the
Join us as we discuss the
Rocky River and all the latest steelhead news!
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The Fly Fish Ohio team would
like to thank Brian Lovely and
the Faux Frenchmen
for use of their music on the intro and exit of this production.