Scotty and Bret Talk Becoming a Fly Fishing Guide, Night Fly Fishing, Touring With a Band, and More!
Bret Oeltjenbruns is a fly fishing guide and instructor for Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Bret guides predominantly in the Minnesota and Wisconsin areas for trout and smallmouth bass, but has had guiding adventures in the Black Hills of South Dakota. He regularly volunteers for Trout Unlimited’s Trout In The Classroom program for kids.
When not guiding, Bret manages a team that builds bicycle wheels, plays in a band, and most of all loves fly fishing with his family, friends, and his son Payton.
Bret embodies the Flymen Next-Generation philosophy in his short film, "The Cycle of Life." Be sure to check out Bret's Flymen Blog article: Beyond the Gear: 3 Important Things to Teach Your Kids On Their First Fly Fishing Trip
Learn More About Bret Oeltjenbruns
- Instagram: @bretoelt
- Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop
- Instagram: @mnflyshop
- If you like heavy metal music, check out Bret's band Too Pure To Die here on Spotify
- Trout in the Classroom