Matt McCannel

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Episode Description

In this episode the Guided Podcast, Greg speaks with Matt Mccannel who is a fly-fishing guide based out of Colorado, USA. Matt is Also a writer / blogger for various industry magazines, he is well respected amongst the fly-fishing community.

 Greg talks to Matt about his guiding operation in Colorado on the Gunnison River where he targets big, big, trout. and how he conducts his trips, by prepping the clients in advance on how to successful approach the big fish he’s targeting. Matt tells us about how one client had 6 hrs of prep and was intrusted to only cast 6 times however the results were out of this world in size.

Greg and Matt talk about the use of ladders when fishing for theses beasts, are they frowned upon or looked down on? Hear our thoughts and what Matt thinks about this. We also talk about the use of camo waders in trout hunting. Later in the show Matt tells us about how he has observed many anglers missing fish more so than catching, are you one of them learn what to look for and how to increase your catch rate.

Lastly to be successful in trout hunting like Matt, try his proven leader system which he covers and claims is so important in this type of fishing.

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Guided tips mentioned:

In this episode of Guided the guest had mentioned a tip or to help you get started or up your game in this industry. Here are todays episode tips from our Guided Podcast Guest.

  1. Stealthy tactics work for big fish.
  2. Learn your sink rates, don’t know what I mean listen to matt talk about them.
  3. Create a system that works.

Other mentions in this podcast:

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  1. Scientific Anglers Fly Lines Trout Taper
  2. Scientific Angles Absolute tippet
  3. Scientific Anglers hard mono
  4. Landon Mayer

Contact guest:


Social: @mattmccannelflyfishing

Sponsor contact:


Social: @scientificanglers

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