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EP 41 The Mayfly Project, helping foster kids fish and so much more

In this Episode of the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast we speak with Kaitlin Barnhart one of the Co founders for the Mayfly Project.

For those who dont know the mayfly project is an organization that helps foster children get into fly fishing through mentorship. TMP is a longtime favorite Fly fishing charity that is much loved from the fly fishing community.

In this episode we learn how Kaitlin and Jesse met over social media and decided to combine forces to create what is now TMP. Kaitlin share with us about the many amazing stats that this organization has accomplished so far todate.

EP 40: 1% for the planet, a small sacrifice for big global changes

In this episode of the Fly Fishing Insider podcast we speak with Kate Williams the CEO of 1% for the planet.

1% percent for the planet is global non profit organisation whos members must contribute at least 1% of their total annual sales to the organization.

Kate tells us how 1% was created back in 20002 from the founders Yvon Chouinard the founder of Patagonia clothing and Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon flies.

Kate shares with listeners about the different areas that 1% offers its members to get involved with and exactly what members can do to be involved, its not all money, as time is also accepted.

Kate lights up when we ask her how much money to date has been raised from this wonderful organization. and so far at the time of recording its 225 million dollars.

Kate tells us about some of the more recent projects and events that 1% is extremely proud of as well at the end of the podcast Kate shares with us about the newly launched 1% podcast they are doing called Planet Service Announcement Podcast.

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EP 39 Capt James Johnson, a remote call from the naknek river in Alaska.

***Warring Warring***, the audio is rough in this episode of a remote call from James Johnson but james has such a wealth of guiding experience of this area that we just had to catch him in his busy guiding season.

In this episode we speak to James about, how he got to owning multiple lodges all in world class fishery. how and what the troubles of getting theses lodges up and running are as wella s what he looks for in buying a lodge first and foremost.

James shares with us ahis strong passion and love of salt water and what its like to be a permit bum, chasing theses fish all winter. Some tips on how to catch them and what to look for when targeting permit.

James mentions many cool facts about the alaska rainbow trout and why they are such a great bread of fish to target.

We learn what james would change with in the industry, and how social media is extremely important to his lodges.

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EP 38 Hook & Vice on the extreme values behind the brand known for its Lucky Hats.

In this episode we hear about the founders past growing up with his mom and living in a hippy setting on vancouver island. He tells us about how the family traditions were getting fish as food for the family. along with the long standing family tourment now in its 50th year.

Noel shares how hook and vice was being born as to what started out with a conversation with brian chan has now turned into a BC staple in the fly fishing biz. In the episode we can hear Noels passion in his voice when he mentions goals foR the brand moving forward.

Noels passion also shines through when he speaks of his creative content that Hook and Vise is currently developing such as his latest episode with Art Limber.

Later in the conversation Noel mentions why its so important for his brand to be so supportive of the shops and what Hook and Vice is doing to support the shops.

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EP 37 Geri Meyer kicking it old school with a chill conversation.

In this EP we speak with Geri Meyer and she tells about her story and influence in the industry.

EP 36. Heather Hodson on Fishbum budgets, Redfish Roadies and Fly Fishing Education & Empowerment

This week on the Fly-Fishing Insider Podcast we speak with Heather Hodson. Heather is a dedicated fly angler, educator / instructor and extremely passionate about the sport and conservation of fly fishing. Heather is also the founder of @unitedwomenonthefly which is an organization empowering woman in fly fishing.

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