Johnny Kamp | Silver Creek Guides

Certified Casting Instructor

He is currently the tallest member of his family and would like them to remember that.

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Whether you’re in Silver Creek Outfitters to set up a guide trip, purchase a fishing license, or update your gear or fly box, Johnny Kamp is ready to help! As he explained, “I am here to help on the floor, giving advice where I can and setting fisherman up for a successful trip on the river.” Johnny hails from Bozeman, Montana, graduated from Bozeman High School, and is currently a junior at Montana State University.

Despite his Montana roots, Johnny feels, and heeds, the call of the Idaho wild. He said, “I have been coming here as long as I can remember, and I always knew it was the place for me.” His love of local waters runs deep and he is excited to share his enthusiasm and knowledge with guests.

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Fun Facts about Johnny

  • He is currently the tallest member of his family and would like them to remember that.
  • His first Sun Valley fishing memory is on the banks of the stocked ponds out Greenhorn. He recalls being very successful!
  • A major in Fish and Wildlife Management, Johnny is very interested in environmental conservation
  • On his days off, Johnny likes to … wait for it … fish.
  • His favorite part about working at SCO is being part of a great team, providing outstanding customer experiences, and his friends on the staff.
What folks say about fishing with Todd

These guides [Johnny, James, and Sam] were wonderful. They were exceptionally patient, so smart, and very thoughtful. And so capable in managing multiple children with varying skill levels - and temperaments. These guides should all run for President.

Lea Carpenter