sage brush dry
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/126 We hear the story of how John Peterka came to own Sage Brush Dry, a great company out of Kake Alaska producing dry bags for hunting and fishing.  Find out how part of the deal when buying the company was for John to become a fly fisher. John describes their process of using radio frequency welding which creates a thermal and air tight bond.  They can get more curve because they are using hot air welding via a double bond.  A lot of terminology but bottom line is they produce a killer water proof bag.
rent this rod
Rent this Rod is on the podcast this week as part of our Fly Fishing Founders Series where we hear the stories behind the companies in fly fishing today.  Listen to their struggles and the journey to make a life out of fly fishing. We talk about Thomas & Thomas, Abel, Hatch, the Davidson River and behind the scenes with...
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/198 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: wetflyswing.com/stonefly Ethan Igleheart shares the background on how he created a wood trout net business at stonefly nets.  We find out what the process looks like in producing nets and how the burl makes the nets so unique. We talk about some of the specific nets Ethan makes and some of the custom nets they make.  You'll have a perspective on what goes into making a wood landing net at the end of this episode.
mont adams
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/090 Mont Adams tells the Adamsbuilt story and how he has stayed in business for over 30 years selling waders, boots and other quality fly fishing gear.  Hear some of the stories and challenges in competing with other companies in the space.
RoadTrekin TV
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/128 I sat down with Tom Ski who has become a good online friend of mine and who talks about a life outdoors in fly fishing and now as an online free lancer for a number of companies including Yamaha. Find out about his plan to hike the Pacific Crest Trail while do fly tying videos on the road.  We dig into the business side of the outdoors and get into some tips and tricks about monetizing an outdoor business.
bucky buckstaber
Show Notes: Bucky Buchstaber is on the podcast to break down how the Fly Fishing Collaborative is focused on battling sex trafficking through the building of hydroponic farms around the world.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/luke We get into streamers and fly tying tips this week with our new bonus series - Fly Fishing Founders Stories.  This week I have Luke Ferrenburg on the podcast from Meat Market Flies. We talk about tying streamers, lamprey patterns, steelhead flies and other great tips and tricks for fly tying.
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.
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.
Nymph Fly Patterns
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/263 Uncle Cheech from FlyFishFood is on the podcast today to share his top nymph fly patterns and to share his wisdom on all things fly tying and fly fishing. FlyFishFood has created on of the best online resource for finding fly materials and great fly patterns.
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