In his spare time, Dreyfous enjoys bird watching, skiing, camping, hiking, adventuring with his dog and, of course, fly fishing.
Jake Dreyfous supports Science on the Fly in its nationwide, citizen-science river monitoring mission. Dreyfous helps SOTF bridge the divide between scientific literature and public audiences by pulling compelling stories out of the data collected. His work helps expand engagement and understanding of the importance of protecting watersheds and taking action against climate change.
Dreyfous grew up on a farm in Utah, often spending time outside in the garden or camping and fishing in the area’s mountains and rivers. These experiences sparked his appreciation for the outdoors and his desire to pursue a career in the natural sciences. As a teenager, Dreyfous guided fly-fishing trips and learned what it meant to not only enjoy fishing but be a part of the outdoor industry at large. His passion for the sport and desire to share it with future generations drives his work. Ultimately, he would like to develop land-based curricula for school-age children to learn about environmental studies through hands-on methods.