I sat down and had a great chat with Tom Rosenbauer from Orvis Fly Fishing, one of the most influential people in fly fishing and the man behind the largest fly fishing podcast in the world.
We talk about the story behind Orvis, some tips, tricks and common questions. Tom gets into the easiest way to get started if you are brand new. This is the perfect show if you are just getting started or want to hear the story behind Orvis.
Click below to listen to the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast with Tom Rosenbauer:
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Orvis Fly Fishing Show Notes with Tom Rosenbauer
07:40 – Jeff Currier has caught almost 400 species on the fly. I will have him on the show during the destination season.
14:00 – We talk about our podcast host – Libsyn who has been updating their data for podcast downloads.
15:45 – The Orvis TV show on how to fly fish has 13 episodes. You can find the video Orvis fly fishing guide on Amazon Prime.
The Orvis fly fishing brand and company is one of the most weel respected in the fly fishing business.
36:40 – Leigh Perkins was a huge mentor for Tom over the years and was one of the owners of Orvis.
37:34 – Fly Rod and Reel Magazine and Fly Fisherman with John, and 4 other people to add.
45:00 – Kelly Galloup was on the podcast and noted how fly tying has become the cool thing todo.
54:30 – Simon Gawesworth was on the show for a second time after I bombed the first take.
I recently talked to Louis from Gink and Gasoline who will be on the show soon.
1:04:30 – Admiral Fallow was noted as one of Tom’s favorite groups. Here’s a great video that gives you a glimpse.
You can find Tom at Orvis Fly Fishing or on Instagram.
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Conclusion with Tom Rosenbauer
I loved hearing the history of Orvis and Tom’s connection to them for so many years. Tom shares the names of some of his biggest influences before we get into the juicy tips and tricks.