Anchored Ep. 196: Ryan Heitz, Behind the Fly Shop Counter

Ryan Heitz, Michael and Young Fly Shop
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Ryan Heitz has worked at Michael and Young Fly Shop for over twenty years. For April, Ryan was the “shop guy” she looked up to when she first started fly fishing. He was—and is—an incredibly knowledgable angler who rarely boasts about his accomplishments, yet offers an open ear to those looking to share their enthusiasm and stories.

In this episode of Anchored, April sits down with Ryan to ask him what it’s really like being the man behind BC’s most successful fly shop, and if he’s found himself change throughout the evolution of fly gear, the Internet, angler mentality, techniques and more.

This episode of Anchored is brought to you by South Dakota and its incredible Pheasant Hunting! 

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