I have a Free fly tying webinar that I am launching and sharing if you are interested in improving your fly tying game. The first webinar will be for those just getting started or brand new to fly tying. Click on the link below to join the Free Fly Tying Webinar. I'll cover all of the steps to find materials...
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WFS 018 – Interview with Wild River Press Founder Tom Pero – Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fly EvolutionDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/18 Tom Pero, the founder of Wild River Press is on the show today. Tom has published A Passion for Steelhead, one of the greatest steelhead books of all time, as well as many other big time outdoor books. Tom provides some really amazing stories that I know you'll love in this one. He goes into the evolution of steelhead flies and how there is a big misnomer about steelhead flies and the relationship to Atlantic salmon flies.
Interviews Dave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/17 In episode 017 of the fly fishing show I interviewed Scott Baker McGarva, one of the most knowledgable and experienced guides in BC. He talks about the challenges of owning a fly shop, how to be a good guide and a manufacturers Rep. Scott talks about his vast experience fishing BC rivers including the Dean, Thompson, Bulkley and Morice Rivers. He provides a bunch of great tips on riffle hitching dries how, to prepare for a Dean River trip the right way and much more.
I share a cool video tied by George Marshall at the Albany Fly Tying Expo. He ties and talks about some good tips while tying what is essentially a fish taco. For a 15 year old he seems to be pretty much on his game and shares some good stuff in this one. I share a few links below on...
Interviews Dave -
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/16 The history of steelhead fly fishing and fly tying is covered in episode 016 of the fly fishing show. John Shewey breaks down the history of steelhead flies and how things have evolved over the years in steelhead fly fishing. John is the current editor-in-chief of the NW Fly Fishing group of magazines and has written some of the best and most beautiful steelhead books you've ever seen. We talk about swinging flies on the North Umpqua and North Santiam and how it all came to be.