March’s Speaker – Brandon Simcox

Brandon will be presenting information on recent detection of whirling disease in Tennessee and how anglers can help stop the spread, and also touch on other trout related topics.


Brandon Simcox is the Statewide Rivers & Streams Coordinator with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).  Brandon received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Wildlife and Fisheries Management and a Master’s degree from Auburn University in Fisheries Science.  Prior to joining TWRA in 2016, Brandon worked on trout research across the country including Brook Trout restoration in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bonneville Cutthroat Trout restoration in Utah, Steelhead research in Washington, and Bull Trout monitoring in Oregon.

Brandon Simcox

Rivers and Streams Coordinator

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

P.O. Box 40747

Nashville, TN 37204

Office: (615) 253-2526

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