Tapam: A Fly Fishing Journey – Jan Bach Kristensen

Tapâm is a multi award-winning fly fishing film classic. In this full-length feature film Daniel Goz and Jan Bach Kristensen venture off the beaten path to a remote part of Central America, where they catch giant tarpon from their float tubes in a unique environment.

Episode #: 125 (click to listen)
Duration: 48 minutes
Topics Discussed: Tapam the film, the advantages and disadvantages of fishing out of belly boats, and Jan’s work as a scientist working with enzymes for biofuels.
Bio: Jan Kristensen has fished all over the world. He grew up in Denmark but moved to Australia after earning his PhD in biotechnology. Ten years ago, he and his friend Daniel Goz set out to film one of the most unique projects ever undertaken in fly fishing: They set up a camp in Nicaragua and fished for large tarpon out of belly boats. They called the film Tapam and it took the fly fishing industry by storm.

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