Mar 6, 2020
This week fly fishing podcast host Jeff Troutman talks with Texas based fly tying ninja, Matt Bennett. Here's the breakdown:
00:00-1:42: Welcome and proper pronoun usage.
1:42-7:34 : Live events
Thursday March 26th-Holland, MI: Fly Tying Demo (Butt Stuff), Live Podcast, Music, Giveaways and more!
Saturday April 18th- Orvis Grand Rapids, MI: Live Podcast, Music and Microbrew— Orvis,
Thursday May 7-Mesquite Creek Outfitters, Georgetown, Texas Music for Aaron Reed’s book release
August 7th- Schmohz Brewing, Grand Rapids, MI Live podcast, tobacco and beer pairings and music with the Furniture City Pipe Society.
7:34-10:44 :How The Sausage Is Made and sasquatch repellent
10:45-11:14 : How to score a free Sasquatch decal/buff
11:14-13:08 : Special thanks to Ryan Enns and Todd Gray for the review and shout-out
13:08-14:00 : This week’s guest Matt Bennett
14:00-14:00 : Interview begins
14:30- 15:18 : Matt’s Journey into fly fishing on an old fiberglass fly rod
15:18-15:30 : Jeff interrupts Matt so he can name drop
15:31-16:29 : Interview Continues…
16:30-17:45 : Shout out to Living Waters Fly Shop-Brandon Bailes-tying demo May 6th
17:48-19:20 : Matt’s journey into fly tying
19:20- 19:40 : Shout out to accountant Phil
19:41-20:35 : Simple fly patterns anyone can tie and simple patterns that work
20:35- 21:35 : Shout out to Brandon “Sweet Cheeks” Bailes
21:35- 23:00 : The positive side of social media
23:00-23:36 : The personality of a fly angler
23:36- 25:53 : The process of designing a fly and stealing Matt’s Lunch Money
25:53- 28:52 : The three big concepts of fly design
28:53- 29:58 : Getting the strike when fish are least aggressive
29:59-30:21 : Trico Hatch
30:22-30:49 : Insect hatches on Brushy Creek
30:50-32:37 : Day in the life of Matt Bennett-Keeping things fresh.
32:37-34:02 :Tie or buy?
34:02-37:15 : Matt’s Education at Baylor
37:15-44:07 :The Creative Process
44:07-45:05 :How to get in touch with Matt
45:05-47:04 : Outro