Re: Shop/lodge positions
I believe the corporate headquarters for Cabela's is your hometown, Chase. At the risk of sounding like Captain Obvious, that might be a good place to get your start in the industry.
Good luck on your job search. Like the old saying goes, if you do what you love for a living, and you won't ever have to work a day in your life.
You can always tell a fly fisherman. You just can't tell him much.