Mike Canino_Fly Fishing
Marine Biology
Location: Vestal, NY, USA
School: University of Delaware
Major: Marine Biology

Mike Canino_Fly Fishing

Mike Canino
346 Foster Road, Vestal, NY 13850  ------------  ------------


University of Delaware (UD) Newark, DE
B.S. in Marine Science with Marine Biology Concentration May 2015


Simple Fly Fish USA
Founder/Author/Operator July 2018 – Present

 Authored, illustrated, and self-published the instructional fishing book: Simple Nymphing for Trout in Rivers & Streams – an
Amazon Bestseller
 Manage book and brand marketing, advertising, website, fly fishing blog, and social media accounts
 Website/Instagram/Facebook: ------------, simpleflyfish, Simple Fly Fish
 Grew Facebook and Instagram accounts followers in 14 months from 0 to 345/9000 followers respectively

East West Technical Services LLC (EWTS) New England, USA
Marine Biologist/Fisheries Observer March 2017 - July 2019

 Completed over 300 days at sea collecting biological data for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aboard
commercial fishing vessels from ME-NC for the management and conservation of the Atlantic sea scallop commercial fishery
 Worked independently from supervisor and NMFS on boat trips up to 15 days long while continuously managing the difficult
conditions of working long, irregular hours, dangerous work environment, and with fishing industry members with very
different goals, viewpoints, and life backgrounds
 Received several awards for professionalism, diplomacy, the consistent ability to handle challenging work situations, and a
positive attitude

MRAG Americas Inc. (MRAG) Harwich, MA
Marine Biologist/Fisheries Observer March 2016 - March 2017

 Completed over 200 days at sea collecting biological data aboard commercial fishing vessels from ME-NJ for the NMFS in
over 20 different U.S. commercial fisheries
 Earned several awards for excellent data quality, communicational skills, and the ability to work independently and follow
detailed sampling protocols

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) Kenai, AK
Fisheries Biological Science Technician June - October 2015

 Co-operated two remote field camps equipped with resistance board weirs/underwater video systems to determine abundance,
run-timing, and age and sex structure of Pacific salmon species
 Electro-fished using boat mounted equipment to genetic sample broad whitefish to determine age and sex composition
 Captured, identified, and genetic sampled juvenile salmon to determine sex ratios, growth rates, habitat preferences, and
seasonal movement
 Used radio telemetry to track spawning distributions and conduct spawning surveys of Chinook Salmon
 Operated river vessels with jet propulsion daily in swift/shallow rivers
 Developed and maintained positive and safe relations with co-workers while working in grizzly bear country, operating river
vessels, and electro-fishing
 Spent over 120 days working in remote field camps in isolation with 1 other co-worker without internet or cell phone service

Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) Glennallen, AK
Fisheries College Intern II June – August 2014

 Interned on 3 different salmon management research projects
 Coordinated and communicated with private fish wheel owners/dipnet anglers to collect ASL data of salmon in the
subsistence/personal-use fisheries
 Hooked-and-lined/dip-netted chinook salmon and applied external/internal radio telemetry tags
 Enumerated rainbow trout/arctic grayling, and salmon from counting towers
 Contacted and conversed with anglers to obtain daily harvest estimates and check fishing permits/licenses
 Established and maintained positive relationships with Native organizations/ADF&G partners/private landowners

Buglione & Canino Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Home Services (B&C) Vestal, NY
Co-Founder & Co-Operator May 2011 – October 2013

 Co-founded/operated an independent business that provided service to over 250 clients
 Gained exemplary time management/communication skills through contact with clients
 Managed business and accounting records
 Developed and implemented yearly marketing and advertisement plans
 Employed and managed 2 employees


Delaware Anglers Association, UD Newark, DE
Founder & President April 2013 – May 2015

 Expanded the club from 6 to 90 members
 Planned, organized, and led club meetings and fishing trips
 Applied and received private grants to fund club events
 Served as head of a 12 member board to start a collegiate bass fishing team on campus

Marine Biology Study Abroad, UD New Zealand
Program Participant January - February 2015
 Individually hooked-and-lined 13 different marine fishes and presented an oral report to class peers and instructors on the
ecological role/interactions of species caught


Jerry Cygler
Head Supervisor
Vero Beach, FL

Kristof Ketch
Data Debriefer
Falmouth, MA

Justin Potter
Electronic Monitoring Support
Falmouth, MA
Note: previously head supervisor at

Randy Collins
Data Debriefer
Falmouth, MA
Note: previously assistant supervisor at

Ken Gates
Fish Biologist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Soldotna, AK

Corey Schwanke
Fishery Biologist II
Alaska Department of Fish & Game
Glennallen, AK

Scott Maclean
Fish Biologist
Department of the Interior
Twin Falls, ID
Note: previously head supervisor at

Cameron Buglione
Management Consultant
Denver, CO
Note: previously co-operator of B&C

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