At 15, Topher traded his coonskin cap and the life of a suburban frontiersman for an all-out obsession with fly fishing. For the last 20 years, he has focused his energies on the Atlantic salmon. When he’s not fishing for them, he writes at length about his favorite fish. Many anglers consider his recent book, Atlantic Salmon Magic, a modern classic.
- Co-wrote and co-produced the DVD Spey to Z
- Wrote Atlantic Salmon Magic (Wild River Press, 2011) and the companion volume 100 Best Flies for Atlantic Salmon
- National Council Member of the Atlantic Salmon Federation
- FFF Master Fly Casting Instructor