Shane Birdsey

Shane Birdsey

Owner & Guide

Shane Birdsey has been passionate about the sport of fly fishing since he cast his first fly at age six. He is a native of Creede, Mineral County, Colorado and has a vested interest in this community and its environment.Shane began working in Ramble House in 1976. In 1994, he and his wife, Susan, took ownership of Ramble House. In 1996, they started Creede Guide & Outfitters to spread their passion for fly fishing.

With a degree in biology, Shane is not only a fine sportsman, but also an expert in aquatic biology, in particular, fish habitat.

Cole Birdsey

Cole Birdsey

Owner & Guide

Cole carries the same passion for fly fishing as his father, Shane. Cole is native to Creede and has spent his life in Ramble House, fly fishing, and studying fish habitat. Although the Rio Grande river is his home, Cole spends as much time fishing new waters as possible and is an expert on many drainages throughout the state of Colorado.

Susan Birdsey

Susan Birdsey

Owner & Manager

Susan is the wife of Shane Birdsey and the mother of Cole and Kaitlin. Together, Susan and Shane took ownership of Ramble House in 1994, and started Creede Guide & Outfitters in 1996.

Kendall Witt

Store Employee

Kendall is the newest member of our staff. Kendall has spent the last few years completely dedicated to fly fishing on the Western Slope of Colorado. An expert on the Fryingpan and Colorado Rivers we look forward to having his knowledge available to our customers.

Menu