This week I'm happy to welcome another fly angler to the show, and one who is based in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, an area I haven't really featured much on the podcast. Charity Rutter is an owner, guide, instructor and graphic designer of R and R Fly Fishing based in East Tennessee.
I have to thank my brother-in-law Brent Scott for this episode. He introduced me to this week's guest, Glenda Curving. She was a joy to chat with and I hope to meet her out at Tellico sometime soon!
This is what Brent wrote of Glenda:
Four years ago I took my son to the Tellico River for the first time. We pulled up to a campsite and ask a nice lady if the spot next to her was open. That was one of the luckiest things that's happened to us. She said it was and helped us get set up. That lady was Glenda Curving.
As promised on last week's episode, this week I'm sharing my conversation with Kayla Jocumsen. Kayla is originally from Idaho. Her cousin is four time Elite winner Brandon Palaniuk. She's married to the first ever Australian angler to qualify for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Carl Jocumsen.
Recently she and Carl made a home base in East Tennessee near Chattanooga to be centrally located, but as you'll hear by their upcoming travel schedule, they're not giving up life on the road any time soon.