Born and raised on the fabled trout waters of Deep Creek in the Smoky Mountain National Forest, Chris Lee has been avid fly angler his entire life. His passion for the sport led to competitive angling, where in 2006 Chris reached the semifinals of the Fly Fishing Masters Tournament.
Today, Chris is a recognized as a seasoned veteran on the competition circuit and has competed in multiple National Fly Fishing Championships. In 2011, Chris was one of fifteen anglers qualifying for a spot on Team USA.
In the spring of 2012, Chris became an assistant coach for Team USA Youth. Along with head coach Paul Bourcq, Chris helped lead team to a silver medal performance in France.