About AJ Dudek
A.J. Dudek is the Director of Xcel Outdoors in Appleton, WI. Located high in the Colorado Rockies and in the midwest, A.J. leads self-guided adventure fly fishing, back packing and hunting trips.
A popular speaker during the off season, A.J. travels and conducts clinics and presentations related to fly fishing and outdoor activities throughout the country for numerous groups. Communicating and working with new anglers through his guiding and presentations is a special passion, influencing and encouraging others in conservation and appreciation of the sport.
His first love is guiding for wild trout in Rocky Mountain National Park and San Juan Mountains. A.J. is also an accomplished guide for western river smallmouth bass, and enjoys fishing for Lake Michigan Carp and Midwest Smallmouth Bass.
A.J. is on the Pro Staff for companies like R.L. Winston Rods, St. Croix Rods, Scientific Anglers, PEAK Vises, and a variety of archery companies.
One of his main passions is to see the next generation flourish and get excited about the outdoors within God’s Creation.
A.J. and his wife Jen, along with daughter Ainsley, and son Jakob reside in Appleton,WI.