RA Beattie started Beattie Outdoor Productions (BOP) after graduating from the University of Puget Sound in 2005. 10 years logged as a fly fishing guide in the mountains of Colorado allow him a true insider’s look into the industry. Beattie has combined his passion for fly fishing and photography to create numerous short films about the fly fishing lifestyle. Over the years, BOP has photographed and filmed on every continent. Beattie recently launched Off the Grid Studios, a green media-house that's 100% sustainable, running on wind and solar, in the wilderness outside of Bend, OR.
Jim Britton is a partner at Oscar’s Adventure Travel in Smithers, British Columbia, which offers trip planning and guiding services for fly fishing, skiing and other pursuits. He’s one of the most experienced Steelhead anglers and guides in Western Canada, an extraordinary two-handed caster, a former steelhead lodge owner and has over 35 years of experience fishing the regions legendary rivers, including the Bulkley, Morice, Skeena, Kispiox, Copper and Babine. Jim, along with Tom Larimer, Jim worked closely with us to determine correct fly line selection for optimizing the performance of our Boron III TH Two Handed rods. oscarssports.com
After spending 12 years as owner of Breckenridge Outfitters in Colorado, Ian Davis moved to Bozeman, Montana to join Yellow Dog Travel as co-owner, saltwater director, and manager of their Bahamas program. He has fished extensively throughout the world in both fresh and saltwater. Ian is an accomplished photographer and artists; he handles all of the art and illustrations for Yellow Dog's catalogs and other literature. When Ian and the rest of the Yellow Dog crew fish around the globe, they use Winston rods exclusively, and they encourage their travel clients to do the same by taking advantage of their Winston Loaner and Field Test Program. yellowdogflyfishing.com
Todd Moen is the owner and producer of Catch Magazine. Todd began combining fly fishing and film at an early age, then sharpened his skills by traveling the world to film for ESPN, CBS, and OLN. In 2008, he launched Catch Magazine. His online, environmentally responsible magazine reaches more than 84,000 subscribers in 184 countries worldwide. It showcases outstanding photography and film, including Todd's award-winning T-Motion video shorts which are produced bimonthly throughout the year. His Catch Magazine YouTube channel has attracted over 4 million unique views with over 20,000 subscribers. When he’s not in the studio or running a camera, Todd spends as much time as possible with his wife and two kids in Central Oregon. catchmagazine.net