William T. Mangan is the owner/operator of Mangan’s Cast a Fly.
Bill is an (FFI) Fly Fishers International Certified Fly Casting Instructor and Michigan DNR Certified Fly Fishing Guide.
After retiring as a Lieutenant from Law Enforcement after 28 ½ years with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, he was then able to pursue his passion of Fly Fishing full-time!
Besides his own business he is also a Pro Staffer for two Michigan Fly Shops, with whom he guides and teaches fly casting: Ron’s Fly Shop in Grayling and (ARO) Ausable River Outfitters in Mio.
Bill guides on Michigan’s Ausable River. He has been Fly Fishing since 1980, and has over 25 years experience operating a Drift Boat.
Bill also does private Fly Casting lessons. He is truly passionate in what he does, and loves to teach and bring people up in the sport of Fly-Fishing, especially the art of Fly Casting.
Each year he does Fly Casting Seminars/Demonstrations for several Organizations and Venues, throughout Michigan, Montana and Minnesota.
He is a stage hardliner for Michigan’s Ultimate Fishing Show, Ultimate Sport Show and Woods-N-Water Outdoor Weekend Show, to name a few.
Bill has written Fly Casting articles for the Woods-N-Water Magazine and has been featured several times on Michigan Out of Doors TV.
He is also involved with Project Healing Waters.
FFI Certified Fly Casting Instructor
MI DNR Licensed and Insured Guide