• Matt Smythe

FILM PROJECT: A DELIBERATE LIFE

Updated: Jul 10

We’re going back to Idaho.


By “we” I mean Grant Taylor and me, plus a few others. To say that last year’s trip was a profound experience for us would be a bit of an understatement. The 10 days we spent fly fishing across the southern half of the state marked a significant shift in each of our lives, having both just started out on new career paths.


Idaho, and the people that shared their time, stories and home waters with us, helped us see that our lives and this world are larger and more far-reaching than the routines we had become too comfortable with. In the end, we found that we all share essentially the same story – of taking risk and following our passions. Living life deliberately.


So, with special thanks to our gracious hosts – Rebecca Garlock (Outdooress and Outdoor Blogger Network), Colby Hackbarth (Kast Extreme Fishing Gear) and Ross Slayton – we’re going back the first week in September and we’re shooting a film to capture those stories. And fish, of course.


Special thanks also to Matt White and Dustin Lutt – our other two partners in shooting the film.


Thanks in advance for staying tuned.

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