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District of Conservation

121 EpisodesProduced by Gabriella HoffmanWebsite

District of Conservation is a podcast highlighting the incredible conservationists who thrive and survive deep in or around "The Swamp." These are the policymakers, storytellers, trailblazers, and hardworking folks who go unnoticed but shape this region—whether they live or work here. In addition to… read more

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EP 60: Brad Smith of Walton Rods

In Episode 60 of District of Conservation, Gabriella speaks with Brad Smith of Walton Rods. Brad discusses his journey from outdoor communicator to small business owner/rod maker, shares some perspectives about misconceptions about fly fishing, how social media (especially Instagram) has played an integral role in their business model, why they don't work with influencers, and retells a story of almost being attacked by a log-wielding homeless man while fishing. You don't want to miss their chat!

Walton Rods: https://waltonrods.com/

WR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waltonrods/

WR Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/waltonrods/

WR Twitter: https://twitter.com/WaltonRods

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