Not without adventure. It’s a fitting tagline for the three-year-old Finn, a fly fishing goods manufacturer in South Burlington Vt.
“A friend of mine says it all the time. I feel it is especially true when it comes to running your own business because this is an adventure. Little things pop up all the time. So much is trial and error, but you have to persevere. It’s perseverance that leads you to success,” said Ryan McDonald, founder and owner of Finn.
Along with his partner Jake Sienkiewycz, the two-man shop makes an array of high quality fly fishing goods, including reel cases, side bags, knife rolls and much more.
Brass, canvass, and leather are woven together to create the Huntington Duffel, Streamer Wallet and the Richmond Tube Roll. Both self-taught sewers, items are mostly made by hand except when demand is high in the spring and the Christmas shopping season some items are outsourced to local manufacturers. Each finished item has a distinct Finn logo... Read More