https://wetflyswing.com/197 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: http://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: OPST: http://wetflyswing.com/opst Ray Heater, the founder of Ray’s River Dories, is on the podcast today to share the story of how he built one of the biggest wooden drift boat companies for over 30 years.  We find out why the 14 Rapid Robert is Ray’s favorite boat.
cajune boats
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/196 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: http://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Jason Cajune shares the story of how he created one of the most unique drift boats in the world.  If you haven’t seen Cajune Boats you have to listen today.  We find out how Jason grew up in Glacier National Park working on boats with his family.
koffler boats
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/180 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe Koffler from Koffler Boats.  Joe is the son of Bruce Koffler, and today we hear how Bruce started out after transitioning from an aluminum gutter business into one of the leading aluminum drift boat builders in the business. I have been using a 17' Koffler drift boat for a number of years now and love it for the carrying capacity.  Joe digs into some tips on taking care of a drift boat including when and what to use to protect the bottom of the drift boat.
drift boat bottom coating
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/192 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: https://wetflyswing.com/anglers Scott Hogan, the lead man behind one of the best drift boat bottom coating companies in the business.  Scott describes how Wetlander is a super slick easy to apply product that will allow your boat to slide down the river bottom.
pete mcbride
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/166 Pete McBride, one of the great outdoor film makers for National Geographic, is here to tell the story of the Grand Canyon through the documentary Martin’s Boat and the 750 mile long hike through the Grand Canyon.
boulder boat works
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/182 Shaun Hargrave shares the Boulder Boat Works story and how he came to own one of the unique polymer hulled drift boat designs on the water.  We talk a little about drift boat fly fishing but get more into some of the nerdy specs on boat design and history.
croff craft
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/230 Phil Croff from Croff craft walks us through the step x step to catching brown trout at night on mice.  We find out why they have better success catching 24” brown trout in the evening and not in the day.
nrs otter
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/218 Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/opst Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer I sat down with Jim Macallister, the director of sales for one of the largest rafting companies in the world.  We focus on the gear you need for your next big river trip or camping trip.
drift boat anchor
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/224 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Keith Webster is here from tornado anchors to describe how he made a unique and better anchor than what’s currently on the market.  We find out why a metal plate anchor works better than your typical pyramid style anchor for stopping your boat and for the environment.
boatworks
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/260 Sponsors: Koffler Boats: https://wetflyswing.com/koffler Dave Zielinkski, the man behind Down Home Boatworks is here to share is wooden drift boat story and some of the must have drift boat accessories you should be focusing on when putting together a driftboat.
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