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Getting called up to the Big leagues, SmithFly now available on Cabelas.com

So if ever there is an entrepreneurial equivalent to getting called up to the big leagues it's having your stuff picked up by a Big Box store like Cabela's. It's pretty much what every small time bush league start up guy like me dreams of. This week, after months of hard work and digital connecting of back end compliance whctchy-ma-doodles SmithFly modular soft goods for fly fisherman started going live on the Cabela's website. Over the next couple days the complete line of soft gear will be available there, shipping directly from SmithFly World HQ. Three years ago, I would have been beside myself with enthusiasm for this monumental day. But right now, given the myriad other fires I have going on...

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SmithFly visits El Pescador Ambergris Caye, Belize

We paid a visit to El Pescador lodge Belize for the first time last week, both to celebrate 15 years together and to stalk the flats with fly rods for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit. I think you could say MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!  Below is a short video of clips I put together highlighting our trip. I will have more detailed write ups coming but for the mean time enjoy! Music is by the Steve Kimock Band live from November 04, 2001 at the Abby Pub, track is called New Africa.  You'll notice in the movie that for the trip the rig I used was the Switch Pack loaded with a 1X for Bonefish, 2X for Permit and 3X for leaders tippets spools...

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Big start to Beaver Island Season

Team SmithFly for the past three seasons, made a run up to Beaver Island for the insane flats style carp fishing. This year team SmithFly might not be able to make it, which is unfortunate because clearly the big fish up there just keep getting bigger. We will miss that part of our summer for sure. Unless of course we can find a couple days to sneak away.

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