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October 29, 2012

Podcast: Skiff Building with Tom Mitzlaff

Season Eight, Episode Four: Skiff Building with Tom Mitzlaff
31:46 (Right click to download)
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Tom Mitzlaff once built a skiff in his garage... and turned it into a major boat company. Today he's the owner of SoloSkiff--one of the most innovative new craft to hit the water in years.

October 22, 2012

Podcast: Scott Sanchez on the Jackson Hole One-Fly

Season Eight, Episode Three: Jackson Hole One-Fly with Scott Sanchez
26:22 (Right click to download)
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Prolific fly tyer and author Scott Sanchez, author of "River of Dreams," on the famous Jackson Hole One-Fly Contest and how to tie a fly... that will never die.

October 15, 2012

Podcast: An Entirely Synthetic Fish with Anders Halverson

Season Eight, Episode Two: An Entirely Synthetic Fish with Anders Halverson
31:52 (Right click to download)
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Dr. Anders Halverson is the author of the new book, "An Entirely Synthetic Fish," which is a killer read about the rise and mass promulgation of the rainbow trout worldwide. How did a fish we put so much value on come to be so widespread, and does it really deserve the credit we give it?

October 11, 2012

Article: DIY Adventure

My article from the Spring 2012 "Adventure" issue of Fly Rod & Reel magazine, on planning your own do-it-yourself backcountry trip, has made the website and is now online for free!

"All of us dream of adventure—the three-day float deep into a map where the only pathways are rivers and game trails.

But to pull it off, you have to be properly equipped. A few years back, I spent the most uncomfortable night of my life camped on a solid sheet of ice in sub-freezing temperatures next to a trout stream in Arkansas. It was February, and yet I had only a thin-wall tent, no stove, and a cheap sleeping bag that in no way deserved its 20-degree rating. That trip illustrated just how important quality gear can be—especially when you’re miles from the car, in places where the weather can be a touch unpredictable..."

Keep reading on FlyRodReel.com!

October 8, 2012

Podcast: Kirk Deeter, Editor Extraordinaire

Season Eight, Episode One: Kirk Deeter, Editor Extraordinaire
30:50 (Right click to download)
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Kirk Deeter is the new editor of "Trout" magazine, the magazine of Trout Unlimited, as well as the co-owner, publisher and editor of "Angling Trade," the fly-fishing industry's magazine, AND an editor-at-large for "Field & Stream," where he also runs the FlyTalk blog. Don't miss his insights on a wide range of fly fishing topics.