Born and raised in Tennessee, David Knapp grew up enjoying the great outdoors on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, photography, shooting, climbing, and of course fishing. A math major in college, David spent 5 years as a high school math teacher before quitting to pursue his passion of fly fishing as a professional guide. Since 2006, David has enjoyed writing the Trout Zone blog. He has also written for other online publications such as the Little River Journal and the Backcountry Journal. You can keep up with his current adventures onFacebook and Twitter.