Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/308 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Reyr Gear, LakeLady Custom Rods, Angler's Coffee Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Brandon Moon, founder of Moonlit Fly Fishing, is here to shed some light on fiberglass rods and furled leaders. Find out how these fiberglass rods gives you a whole new experience with its features. We dig into some of their products and the new rods they're working on that you can preorder today. We talk about the Tenkara rod - how it's so easy to use, portable, and great for beginners.
I sat down with Jason Costello from Canyon Coolers to hear how he turned an upside-down cooler business into one of the big leaders in Rotational Moulded coolers. Canyon Coolers has a no-fault lifetime warranty regardless of what happens.
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.
WFS 079 – Deli Fresh Design with Ross White – Fly Fishing Slings, Orvis, Conservation, Carp, Trout Unlimited, GretkzyDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/79 In this Fly Fishing Founders Chat I talk to Ross White from Deli Fresh Design who tells the story of how DLD came to be. We get a perspective on how Ross is producing USA made products as a one man show.We talk about the Fly Fishing Rendezvous, Mirage Reels and Rising Nets. Find out how Ross makes a name for himself when there are other companies out there producing similar slings and gear.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/133 Travis Duddles who owns the Gorge Fly Shop describes how to choose a fly rod. Travis, who opened the fly shop at age 17, shares his story of how he has built a great local fly shop out of Hood River. Find out what the first thing you should be thinking about when starting to need a new fly rod. We break down each of the different levels and price ranges of rods and what you get from each.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/sadler Sponsors: https://www.thegreydrake.com/ and https://www.delifreshdesign.com/ Tom Sadler digs into the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) and the International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) Show plus his interesting background in fly fishing and conservation. AFFTA represents guides, outfitters, retailers, reps and more. We talk about how AFFTA can help small fly fishing companies and a good way to think about building a successful company. I'll be heading to my first IFTD event so if you are going please look me up and say hey.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/329 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Trxstle, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Larry Hersman, creator of Taos Rods, tells us about his trout spey rods. We find out the advantages of spey rods that are shorter than usual, how they cast, and are they the future of spey rods? We also dig into San Juan river fly fishing - we discover why this was said to be the best trout stream in the world during the winter, and why Larry describes it as "better than heaven" during the ant hatch.
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.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/310 Presented By: Trxstle Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors John Smigaj, one of the founders of Trxstle, walks us through the story starting a gear carrier products company. John and his partner, Morgan, are on a mission to solve gear transportation problems with proper engineering and a whole lot of passion. We find out the benefits of having a fly rod carrier - how it makes your outdoor experience so much better. We also talk about their new Geryon Universal Bike Packing - how they've been developing the prototype for 5 years and finally going to be available on the market this year!
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/246 James Park from Red Truck Fly Fishing is on the podcast today to take us through the steps to choosing a great fly rod and some of the companies and people who have influenced him along the way.
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