Jack Glass has been guiding on the Columbia and Sandy rivers full time for over 20 years and is a steward of the waters he fishs. He started fishing northwest Oregon rivers at age 8, and began professionally guiding in May of 1983 under the name Hook-up Guide Service.
In 2005 Jack teamed up with his son Brandon and renamed his business Team Hook-up Guide Service.
Their level of professionalism and expertise, combined with their knowledge of local fisheries, provides clients with fun, memorable and highly successful trips. Jack and Brandon welcome anglers of all skill levels, beginner to expert, and can also accommodate moderately disabled clients as well.
Jack remains closely involved with lobbying for the sport fishing industry and has visited Washington DC in support Columbia River salmon. He has also made numerous trips to Oregon’s Capital in Salem, to meet with State Legislators to discuss various salmon and sport fishing related issues that have faced northwest anglers.
Jack and his wife Shelly, opened Jack’s Snack ‘N Tackle Shop in Troutdale, Oregon on April 18, 1998. Located on the banks of the Sandy River it remains the only drive thru Bait & Tackle Shop in Oregon.
Working for the State of Oregon representing sport fishing.
In his ongoing efforts to improve fisheries for Northwest anglers Jack has recently added an additional title. He is now an affical board member on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Enhancement Program (R & E).
On June 29, 1989, the Oregon Fisheries Restoration and Enhancement Act of 1989 was signed into law. The Act allows the Department of Fish and Wildlife to undertake a comprehensive program to restore state-owned fish hatcheries, enhance natural fish production, expand hatchery production, and provide additional public access to fishing waters.
The Department’s program provides increased recreational fishing opportunities and supports and improves the commercial salmon fishery.