Captain Pat was raised in the country side and grew up as a child building forts in the woods, hunting ducks and fishing. His chores included taking care of the family dog kennels business and the family hobby farm.
Camping, hiking and canoeing has always been a passion in his family growing up. At 30 years old he started a fishing charter business guiding clients on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River and the Rideau River for 20 years. For the past 8 years he has been working his mountain property building his "Off the Grid" cabins.