Dan Schill Biography
Dan Schill is the Fishery Research Supervisor for Idaho
Fish and Game and works out of the Boise Headquarters office. His job
is to oversee projects that help protect and manage the fish in the
state for the people of Idaho and sportsmen. He supervises 18 fish research
projects statewide that investigate various questions posed by Fish
and Game Managers and the public.
Dan grew up in western
Pennsylvania, splashing all summer in the little brook trout streams
of his home state and falling in love with wild trout fishing and later,
biology. He received a Masters Degree from Idaho State in the early
1980’s and has worked in a variety of IDFG positions since then, focused
mostly on wild trout streams. Dan and his wife Karol have three daughters
including Nicole 18, Brook, 7 and Petie 6 and a dog named Cinder. The
family likes to spend time hiking and fishing, especially on overnight
trips in their recently purchased camper.