George Daniel – Fly Fishing Author, Champion & Family Man

Episode Summary In addition to being an amazing angler, George Daniel is a fly fishing educator and a family man. Hailing from Pennsylvania, George learned from the years of experience from his mentor, Joe Humphries.  He went on to compete with Team USA and had the opportunity to...

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Jason Borger – The Story of a Shadow Caster

Episode Summary What if you caught your first brown trout at the young age of 2 ½ years old and then by chance get brought back to the same river, almost the same spot at age 21 for a role you would be forever associated with.  It’s just one of those full-circle stories that gives...

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Jason Borger The Shadow Caster A River Runs Through It

Son Tao – The Origin Story of this Master Fly Tier

Episode Summary This is quite possibly one of the coolest stories I have ever heard. Son Tao and his flies have been an internet sensation.  Tying for a few short years, his flies are meticulous and beautiful.  In this short time, his Instagram channel has grown to over 30K...

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Carson & Wyatt Angeli – Happy On The Fly

Episode Summary When you see young men making such a positive impact within our sport and more importantly our community, that needs to be highlighted as well as commended. Carson and Wyatt Angeli along with their dad Paul, have created a fly fishing YouTube channel called Happy on...

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Happy On The Fly YouTube

Tom Baltz – Pennsylvania Limestone and Spring Creeks

Episode Summary In this episode of the Fly Fishing Journeys Podcast, Tom Baltz shares about the legends of the Pennsylvania limestone streams and spring creeks. The Letort, the Big Spring, the Yellow Breeches and the like have a special lore and heritage in American Fly Fishing...

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Fred Contaoi – Rod Designer, Douglas Outdoors

Episode Summary As a 10-year-old on the pacific coast of California, Fred Contaoi would tie flies and share them with his fly fishing teachers.  In his high school years, he learned how to build fishing rods.  At 19 he went to work for Lamiglas in sales and design.  He went on to...

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Fred Contaoi Douglas Outdoors

Jennifer and Chris Bird – Fly Fusion Magazine, IF4

Episode Summary As producers of Fly Fusion Magazine, Fly Fusion TV and the IF4 Film Festival, the Jennifer and Chris Bird and their team are dedicated to put out high quality fly fishing media content in various formats. As a reader of Fly Fusion Magazine, a subscriber of Fly...

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Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis: A Legacy in Fly Fishing

Episode SummaryOn this episode, I was honored to host the original fly fishing podcaster, Tom Rosenbauer. Tom is a legend in the industry and the host of the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast. He’s an author, TV Film host and serves as the Marketing Director for Orvis Rod and...

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Tom Rosenbauer Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast