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November 15, 2010

Podcast: Tradition/Acquisition with Ross Reels' Brad Befus

The Itinerant Angler Podcast: Season Five

Episode Sixteen: Tradition/Acquisition with Ross Reels' Brad Befus

27:44 (Push play to begin streaming)

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Ever since founder Ross Hauck created the first machined, black Ross Reel, his company has led the pack (and inspired many imitators). Now, that company has been purchased by 3M: will it be a success story like 3M's ownership of Scientific Anglers, or a slow burn to obscurity as has happened to some of 3M's less fortunate purchases? Tune in to find out.

November 1, 2010

Podcast: Publishing Fly Rod & Reel with Joe Healy

The Itinerant Angler Podcast: Season Five

Episode Fifteen: Publishing Fly Rod & Reel with Joe Healy

35:04 (Push play to begin streaming)

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Joe Healy is the editor in chief and publisher of Fly Rod & Reel magazine. Don't miss his intriguing ground-level insights into both the history of fly fishing's publishing world, and its future. You may be surprised to learn just how many duties fall onto the desk of just one person at your favorite magazine.