Spider Rybaak

Trapping History & Animal Hat Exhibit
Fishing Author

Our second featured guest is writer/photographer and Fishing Author Spider Rybaak, who returns with his newest book “Fishing the Salmon River.” Rybaak was born in a refugee camp in Germany shortly after World War II, to Ukrainians enslaved by the Nazis during the conflict. Since coming to America, Spider has spent the last 30 years in Canastota NY and has been a freelance writer/photographer and has published thousands of stories and photos in magazines ranging from “Outdoor Life,” “In Fisherman,” “Great Lakes Angler,” “Salmon, Trout, Steelhead” and the “American Legion Magazine,” as well as the newspaper “Syracuse New Times”.

Spider has previously authored five books: “Fishing the Adirondacks”, “Fishing The Great Lakes of New York”, “Fishing Oneida Lake”, “Fishing Eastern New York” and “Fishing Western New York. Spider also writes a blog for Oswego County Tourism (fishingandhuntinginoswego.blogspot.com). Spider will be on hand at the show signing copies of all six of his books and answering questions about fishing all of New York State.


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