Josh Hagemeister may have just become famous for being chosen as an official fishing guide to Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith for the Minnesota Fishing Opener, but he’s already held in high esteem as a Tech graduate of 1989.
Hagemeister started his fishing guide business in high school. Dreaming of always owning a guide business, he didn’t let his teasing friends sway him from his dream.
After graduation, Hagemeister attended St. Cloud State University and pursued a career in English and speech with the hope of obtaining his teaching license in order to allow time for guiding in the summer. He maintained his guiding business throughout college.
Hagemeister laughs, “I have more college credits than a NASA scientist!” Read more.