In this episode, we delve into, exploring its rich journey, innovative products, and remarkable fly patterns, with a particular focus on their renowned boat box and the sparkle minnow.
We also dig into their fly patterns, which are renowned for their effectiveness and attention to detail.discussed the meticulous process of designing and producing these patterns, as well as their versatility and success in attracting various species of fish.
Show Notes with Jake Chutz on Montana Fly Company. Hit play below! 👇🏻
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Episode Chapters with Jake Chutz on Montana Fly Company
1:53 – Jake shares an interesting story of how he got into fly fishing and ultimately worked in the Montana Fly Company.
6:48 – We talk about the Henry’s Lake area. We will fish in that area in 2024 with Phil Rowley and Darren Huntsman. Go to wetflyswing.com/stillwaterschool to get a slot.
8:40 – The Montana Fly Company was founded in 1998 by Adam Trina. Jake came to the company in 2012.
11:55 – When Adam built the brand, he also started his own fly factory from the ground up.
13:38 – He shares the reasons behind the success of the Montana Fly Company.
19:22 – Phil Rowley is one of their fly designers. He talks about how he designs the flies.
21:12 – We dig into their fly boxes, particularly their boat box.
25:10 – Their website is still under construction, but he gives a sneak peek of what their clients can expect once it’s up.
29:13 – Jake gives us a primer on their flies. Sparkle minnow streamer is one of their most successful patterns in the last 25 years. Kelly Galloup designed a number of their streamers at MFC.
37:03 – We had Chad Johnson in episode 524. He has a fly named “The Big Johnson”.
38:08 – I ask him about their process in naming their flies. He also tells about that time when he met the one who named Kelly Galloup’s fly.
40:51 – One of their bestselling flies is the Purple Haze by Andy Carlson.
45:08 – He walks us through how they vet and test their fly patterns.
48:00 – Currently, they have roughly 2,300 patterns with more to come.
49:30 – I throw him rapid-fire questions. He tells us his go-to fly patterns, his indicator for nymphing, his truck and boats, and his dream vehicle.
55:22 – He gives us valuable tips for fishing lakes and rivers.
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Conclusion with Jake Chutz on Montana Fly Company
Through our chat with, we gained valuable insights into the company’s commitment to quality and its passion for serving anglers. We learned about the , a game-changing piece of gear that has revolutionized fly storage and organization, making anglers’ lives easier on the water. Moreover, we discovered the artistry behind fly patterns, with a nod to the famous anglers who have contributed their expertise to designing these popular patterns.
What fly pattern fromare you most excited to try on your next fishing trip?