In this Episode of the Fly-fishing Insider Podcast we speak with Jake Chutz of Montana Fly Company (MFC). Jake is a long-time team member to MFC and is actively involved with many of the business’s current concepts and future development.
Jake takes the Listeners back to the humble beginnings of the brand where it started out in a college dorm as an idea. We learn about the process of how MFC is selecting their tiers, fly’s and materials to make this one of the best fly distribution brands out there in todays market.
Jake says “what separates MFC from the competition is the quality and ability to do and think differently” and the Fly-Fishing Insider Podcast could not agree more with this statement.
However, like ever great brand there is always roadblocks and mistakes made along the way. Jake shares with us a few mistakes that this brand has made or is trying correct through new products. And how R&D is working to improve this.
Jake lets us know that there are more upcoming products to be expected from the brand, in the upcoming months. Also, we talk quickly about fly trends and what the this means for his business going forward and keeping up with the times.
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In this Episode we speak with Brett Zundel a partner in Loon Outdoors. Loon Outdoors is an eco focused fly fishing brand providing many solutions to fly tyers and anglers.
Brett takes listeners through the emotional past that loon has encountered with how the company came to be and the many many challenges that loon has faced, did you know loon made rods and reels and waders as well back in the early days?
We learn that loon has always had a super strong focus on eco wise and preservation of the enviroment while fly fishing. Loon announces to us some new products that we can expect to see this year.
this is truly a great episode with much to hear and learn about from Brett and Loon Outdoors.
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IN This episode we speak with Bob ledda the owner of All Alaska Outdoors lodge.
Which the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast and team are currently Live on location.
Thanks to our sponsors, All Alaska Outdoors, Douglas Outdoors, Fishpond, Dryft waders, Loon Outdoors, Blackstrap, Rock Treads, Lamson, Creek Candy, SA.
In this Episode we speak with Russ Miller from Umpqua Flies. Russ might be the new guy at Umpqua but he sure is up to speed on the companys rich vibrent past.
Russ speaks about the many roadblocks the brand has faced, the logistical challenges and even the staffing challenges as well. Russ shares with us this amazing history of the brand.
Russ also talks about how the brand is dersified in many fly fishing products such as packs and gear, fly storage solutions, clothing and the heart of the business flys.
Russ tells listeners about how and what its like to go to am umpqua fly showcase and see all the new flys they have to offer and choose from, keeping mind umpqua only adds 300n new flys per year to the catalogue.
We learn from russ the direction and goals that umpqua has going forward for the next 47 years. This is a great episode with Umpqua Flies.
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In this episode of the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast, we speak with Kennith Klimes whos is the chairman of the board for the fly fishers at the crossing fellowship.
Kennith really shares with us the amazing work that the fellowship is involved within the local community of St Louis. This work that the fellowship is heart moving when we hear that the group helps The Ronald McDonald house, the local childrens hospital and other local needs.
We also learn that the fellowship helps with many national fly fishing charities such as the Mayfly project, Healing waters and others. Kennith shares what the clubs focus is and how many people can get involved or even start their own chapter.
This is a true heart moving episode, you wont want to miss. Kennith has also reached out to his sponsers and offered a few discount codes to listeners with the codes at the end of the podcast.
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In this Episode we speak with Edgar Diaz Of Sightline Provisions, Edgar is the Artist and owner of SLP. SLP is a brand that started about 4 years ago and quickly became an industry powerhouse amounsgt the fly fishing community.
Edgar shares with us the many early day challenges he faced with materials, logistics and working with big box fishing brands. The SLP history of the product started as something else which progressed into the now known brand.
We learn that SLP is in more than 100 stores world wide and counting, SLP is also involved in many artist collaborations and industry focused causes.
Edgar tells us how instagram is vita to his business and that is really his primary marketing or showcase platform. Edgar is very quick to express his passion for his brand and thanks his loyal fans for their support.
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