Your Guide, Shane Thombs would like to welcome you to a fishing adventure you will never forget.
- 1988 started fishing Lake Ontario
- 1994 started in the Charter fishing industry.
- 1995 started Sales and Consulting for Tackle industry
- 2008 invited to be on the Fisheries Management Zone 20 Advisory Council and have been on the Council since.
- 2009 started FINtastic Sportfishing
- 6 to 8 Seminars on Great Lakes Fishing each year. Speaking at various Sportsmen’s Shows, Salmon Schools, and Local Fishing Club meetings.
- Featured in various fishing publications including Ontario Out Of Doors magazine.
- Various Tournament wins on Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.
- Proudly sponsored by Team CanadaPro product lines including OKUMA, Sunline and LIVETARGET Lures, Eskimo. Also supported by Altool Automation and Manufacturing, Wackm’ Tackle, A-TOM-MIK Tournament Flies and Grimsby Tackle.
- Small Commercial Vessel Operator Proficiency
- Marine Emergency Duties A3
- Basic Marine First Aid St John Ambulance.
- Radio Operator Certificates for Marine and Aeronautical with Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
- Canadian Power Squadron Boat Pro Course with Pleasure Craft Operator Card,
Off the Water:
- A father of two and and a husband
- Parishioner of Beamsville’s Trinity United Church
- Project Management Professional (2020), Project Management Institute
- Graduate of Geographic Information Systems from Niagara College and also a graduate of Sir Sanford Fleming college from the Aquaculture Technician program.
- 2002 employed by the City of Hamilton, Public Works Department
- Toastmaster (Advance Communicator Silver, Advanced Leadership Silver)