Today, we chat with Chris Loh, the lucky winner of our Stonefly Custom Landing Net Build Out Giveaway. Chris walks us through the process of crafting his dream net with Ethan.
We also delve into his journey from starting fly fishing with the guidance of Mel Krieger to his impressive 17-year tenure in jiu-jitsu.
Show Notes with Chris Loh on Custom Landing Net Build Out. Hit play below! 👇🏻
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Episode Chapters with Chris Loh on Custom Landing Net Build Out
01:52 – Chris began fly fishing when his uncle hired his friend Mel Krieger to teach Chris and his twin brother how to cast on their 12th birthday.
3:00 – After college, Chris took a break from fishing to focus on being part of the workforce. It wasn’t until a few years ago, just before the pandemic began that his friend rekindled his interest in fly fishing.
05:50 – We talked about Chris’s experience as the lucky winner of the Stonefly Nets giveaway event.
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07:20 – Chris shares the process of building a net with Ethan. He said selecting the right wood was the most challenging aspect. They opted for a madrone burl for the handle, accentuated with a strip of wenge to symbolize a black belt.
11:51 – Chris has been practicing jiu-jitsu for almost 17 years now.
34:50 – Chris owns California’s oldest saloon, the Iron Door Saloon.
You can find Chris on Instagram @chrissaloon
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Conclusion with Chris Loh on Custom Landing Net Build Out
Well, that wraps up our chat with Chris Loh. I mean, how cool is it that he learned fly casting from none other than Mel Krieger? Plus, building that dream landing net with Ethan. Can’t wait to see what he catches with it.