Smithsonian Journeys Experts

Drew Thate

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Drew Thate is an avid fisherman and birder, with an extensive knowledge of Central and North American natural history and vast wilderness guiding experience in North, Central and South America as well as Russia. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, was a Park Ranger in Yellowstone National Park, a river guide in Costa Rica, as well as a tour leader of bird watching trips all over the world. Drew is a very capable and well organized fly fishing guide on the lakes, creeks and streams of Yellowstone National Park and on the Yellowstone River.