SmithFly's Study Blog
A sonnet in iambic pentameter about the Big Shoals? Sure why not.
A sonnet in iambic pentameter about the Big Shoals, sure why not. Oh, how delightful 'tis to float a stream, With SmithFly Big Shoals Raft at our command, Through bends...Read more
The Bonita RIB
The Bonita RIB, is a high-performance inflatable boat that offers a unique combination of durability, speed, and maneuverability. In this article, we will explore the key performance qualities of the...Read more
Why move production to the USA?
In recent years, the issue of waste disposal has become a major concern in China. As the world's largest manufacturer, China produces a significant amount of waste, much of which...Read more
SmithFly's 2022 Year in Review
SmithFly 2022 Recap. It’s time once again to slow down, take a minute to reflect on all that happened around SmithFly for the year 2022. In summary 2022 was good. It was busy.Read more
I asked an AI Chat bot to write a story about the raft in the style of Thomas McGuane... and this is what it spit out.
The sun was beating down on us as we navigated the Madison river near Ennis, Montana. My friend and I were using SmithFly's Big Shoals Raft, and we were having...Read more
Montrose Location for SFD MFG CO our new Sister Company
I'm in Montrose this week working on getting things set up there to start making the rafts right here in the USA via our sister company SFD MFG CO. SFD...Read more
SmithFly Scotland 2022 Trip Recap
If you've been following along here for any length of time then it will come as no surprise that we as a business and a family host a trip to...Read more
Missed Connections: A Musky story
You were the ghostly figure that showed up unannounced in the dark teal water under the gray skies. I was the jerk at at the other end of the line with the sore back. You crushed my half pounder and and leapt from the water with a knee buckling head shake.Read more