In this episode the Fly-Fishing Insider Podcast, Greg speaks with Geoff Klane the owner of Brackish Flies and guiding, Based in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
Greg talks to Geoff about how he started his journey into Fly fishing with his LL Bean rod and Reel combo. In which, Geoff tells us like most anglers starting out the black woolly bugger was his go to fly before he started to conquer the fly-fishing game. Greg asks Geoff what the earlier day challenges were in which Geoff describes just figuring it out. Fast forward to today and Geoff is all in on this fly-fishing thing as he states its freedom in fly fishing.
Greg asks Geoff about his love for tying flies and how he has gone from beginner to pro and even now ties commercially and custom fly’s as well. Geoff tells listeners a funny story about how he got a Cabela’s tying vise set and quickly outgrew and returned it for credit. If only all fishing gear was able to be returned for credit. Geoff also talks about selling fly’s on Instagram and how this is becoming a great platform to do so for tyres. We also learn that Geoff has now taken up rod building like he didn’t have enough time already and he’s quite the builder with in his area.
When Greg asks Geoff what’s it like to represent as guide the many great rivers and waterways in his home state Geoff informs us how amazing this fishery is and what anglers can expect while upon his guiding services. Geoff and Greg get into carp fishing on the fly and how the sport of catching carp on the fly is on the rise in the USA. Geoff and Greg talk many things carp and Greg learns a thing or two about this fishery. To sum up the conversation Geoff puts it “you like seeing your backing don’t you”
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Top take a way from this Episode
- Try new fishery’s and you’ll be surprised at how amazing they can be EX: carp fishing on the Fly
2.. Go all in on everything you do if you love it, like Geoff has with guiding, tying and rod building
3.Be humble as Geoff is when it comes to his many fly- fishing business as humble and grateful as possible.
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