Our Staff
Idaho Angler Staff
Tim Mansell - General Manager
Tim, an Idaho native, has been honing his fly-fishing skills on Idaho rivers, spring creeks, and still waters for over 30 years and lately finds himself on many different Saltwater Flats around the world. This intimate knowledge of Idaho's waters has served as a springboard for his fishing adventures throughout the world, fishing for all varieties of fresh and saltwater species. Tim has spent the past 18 years working in the fly-fishing industry. His knowledge and expertise bring the elements needed to offer lasting customer service to everyone who visits Idaho Angler.

In addition to being an excellent fly tier, Tim is a FFF certified casting instructor and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills.
Joy Knickrehm - Web Site Management
Joy, an FFF Certified Casting Instructor, is an exceptional and elegant flycaster and has been on the forefront in bringing the fly fishing experience to women. She has taught Idaho Angler's beginning,"Women's Only," and childrens' Trout Trek fly fishing classes for many years. Joy and friends have gotten together for fly tying at the shop every fall for the past 18 years. She and husband Don, also host international fly fishing expeditions to various saltwater destinations. Joy was born in Idaho and has lived in the Boise area most of her life. She has been a fly fisher for 26 years and has fished many fresh and saltwater destinations in the U.S. and worldwide.
Dale Pennecard - Customer Service
Dale is originally from Whitefish, MT, but has lived in Boise since the eighties and has been in the fly-fishing business since the early nineties. He is an avid hunter and fisherman and has vast knowledge of the recreational opportunities in the surrounding areas. Here in the store, he is a jack of all trades, from "Mr. Fix-it" to ordering fly tying materials. When it comes to fishing, he is a dry fly purist and does not use "bait" or "bobbers", but he will help you select nymphs and streamers if you ask nicely. In fact, he will help you with almost anything and share his valuable information as long as you've got a good sense of humor and don't mind a little ribbing from time to time.
Brad Wright - Assistant Manager
Born and raised in Boise, Brad has been fly fishing our local waters since he was 10 years old. He honed his skills on the Owyhee River and the South Fork of the Boise, with the South Fork still being his favorite place to spend a day. He has been casting 2-handers to steelhead for over 10 years and never misses an opportunity to spend a few days on the Clearwater in the fall. He is an avid fly tier and his patterns have caught fish around the world. Brad has been a part of the Idaho Angler family since 2002 and he is always excited to share his expertise of fly fishing and tying.
Lewis Hunt - Sales Clerk/Instructor
Born and raised in Idaho, Lewis started fly fishing at a young age. He has spent his life chasing rainbows and cutthroat on Idaho’s lakes and streams. At age 12 Lewis fell in love with steelhead and since then he has been an advocate for their conservation. Summer through fall, you can find Lewis chasing steelhead around the Northwest. He has been a shop employee and guide since 2007 and he is still passionate for the sport and advocating for new anglers.
Jim Goodman - Sales Clerk
An Idaho native who joined the Idaho Angler staff after retiring from Boise State University. Jim has spent 40 years in retail with 25 of those years in the sporting goods industry. In the summer you can find Jim drifting the South Fork of the Boise or casting at spooky fish on the Owyhee. He has been and avid fly fisherman since his college days.