Interview with Umpqua’s Bruce Olson

January 24, 2013 By: Erin Block

Delivering flies such as Barry Reynolds’s “Carp Bitter” to Jay Zimmerman’s “Backstabber,” Umpqua Feather Merchants has been a leader in carp fly design. And recently, Trevor Tanner of Fly-Carpin’ spoke with Umpqua’s New Fly Manager, Bruce Olson, about trends in the industry, new flies, and the growth of carp fishing from Michigan’s Beaver Island to Colorado’s reservoirs and South Platte.