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 the new company.
Click below to listen to the Rent this Rod Interview:
Show Notes with Rent this Rod
08:18 – The Davidson River is their home river.
12:18 – Thomas and Thomas were one of the first companies to support them. This is a good story about how it all happened.
13:14 – Yellow Dog is now on board to support Rent this Rod. This is a no brainer to me as they ship and fish all over the world.
19:30 – Brian caught his first fish on the Orvis Clearwater.
30:00 – Go Daddy is the company who hosts their site.
31:30 – The olive woolly bugger is their goto fly pattern for the Davidson River.
33:40 – The Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Guide is Brian’s most recommended resource.
34:40 – Gink and Gasoline put together a write up here about the company.
35:00 – The Drake Magazine is a favorite for both Brian and Dave.
49:20 – We talk about the Beastie Boys. Here’s a classic old school Beastie from likely when I was in middle school. It’s still pretty good right.
50:40 – Here is KISS Party All night long. A pretty sweet version.
51:00 – Tom Morgan
You can find them at RentthisRod.com.
Resources Noted in the Show
Videos Notes in the Show
Here you go – KISS – I Wanna Rock and Roll
I had to add a little more recent slot – So What Cha Want
Conclusion with Rent this Rod
Again, pretty good right. The Fly Fishing Founders series is starting off strong. My goal is to continue connecting with new companies to help them and to help you along your journey.
We went into the background and the foreground, the Beastie Boys, Yellow Dog, The Drake and all of the others. Did we miss anything?