Jako Lucas, one of the biggest salt water names in fly fishing is on the show today. Jako has fished all over the world in some of the most sought after destinations we know of. Jako has also produced a number of award winning videos at Captain Jack Productions.
We talk about his videos, life and experience growing up in South Africa, moving to the UK and now to Texas.
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Show Notes with Jako Lucas
14:20 – We talk about a few of Jako’s videos on GT’s. Heres a link to a strip set and run video. You need to rip its face off!
31:00 – Jako notes Confluence Films and others that have had a big influence on him.
35:00 – Jako notes guiding 320 days in one year here. Pretty crazy when you think about it right?
36:40 – Yeti coolers is a big sponsor for Jako and he appreciates the products they produce.
38:00 – Jako won the Drake award for this video.
42:30 – Cortland’s GT/Tuna Lines recommended in the show.
47:20 – A waterproof bag as noted by other guests, is an essential piece of gear. The panga bags by Yeti are noted along with a great backpack.
49:30 – We talk about Yeti and the amazing videos that they put together. Here’s a popular Yeti video.
50:30 – Thomas and Thomas is one of Jako’s goto rod companies.
51:50 – Alphonse Fishing Company or Yellow Dog are two of the biggest destination companies out there.
You can find Jako Lucas at Captain Jack Productions or on youtube here.
Resources Noted in the Show
The Strip Set Video:
Conclusion with Jako Lucas
Jako and I get into a discussion on GT’s and some of the award winning fly fishing videos he has produced over the years. I loved one video in particular that was copyrighted. We talk about the law here and how he deals with this issue.