Matt Wray from BW Sports shares the story of how he made a business selling a fly fishing rod Case through Sportsman Warehouse and other wholesalers. We find out how he made a career out of make rod cases over the last 25 years.
Matt also makes reel cases, fly tying bags, gear bags along with a couple of different styles of rod cases. This is an inspiring story for any small company who wants to know how to make a business even with a super niched product line.
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Fly Fishing Rod Cast Show Notes with Matt Wray
09:00 – OGIO is a big golf bag company and the person who hooked Matt up with the Taiwan connection who still makes his fly rod cases.
12:30 – Alice Heiman was on the Outdoors Online Podcast in episode 41 and noted what makes a great salesperson. She said the great ones really love selling.
29:40 – The Fly Fishing Q and A clubhouse room is a great place if you want to catch the podcast live and ask a question for a guest.
29:00 – The medicine bag is killer and noted below.
44:30 – We noted TFO
37:40 – The large tackle binder for fly tying is also noted below in the resources section.
You can find Matt at BWSports.com
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The Fly Fishing Rod Cast Conclusion with Matt Wray
Matt Wray from BW Sports shares the story of how he built a 25-year fly fishing business selling rod cases and other similar products to shops, big box stores and anglers from around the country.
I remember back in the day when BW Sports and Matt came on the seen. Matt describes how he worked the fly shop seen for a while before going all in on the Amazon and the big box stores.