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the fly fishing community
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/145 John Billing created the largest free non commercial Facebook group for fly fishing in the world.  We talk about the great resource it is and how it all came to be in over 10 years now running.  With over 44,000 active members this is a great resource if you are new to fishing or just want to connect with anglers around the world.
elke littleleaf
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/144 I sat down with Elke and Alysia Littleleaf from Little Leaf Guides.   We covered some tips on fishing the Deschutes salmon fly hatch and what it’s like being the only native american guide couple on the river. We find out how you plan for your next salmon fly trip and the best flies to use for the trip.  We find out exactly what Elke’s fly box looks like and why he uses a 6 weight single hander and micro spey in the toolbox.
pete tyjas
https://wetflyswing.com/143 Pete Tyjas, the editor of Fly Culture Magazine, is on the share a perspective on fishing UK chalk streams and dry flies.  We find out how Pete is fishing for Atlantic Salmon now that he has put in some time for steelhead. We also hear about how he put together Fly Culture Magazine and why it's growing in the US.  Find out what the #1 four pieces of tackle were as noted in Fly Culture.
jason osborn
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/142 Jason Osborn is on the podcast to share the story of how he came to own the Portland Fly Shop and some tips on why they have been successful.  Find out about the Kalama and how Jason used to catch fish year around on this river. 
ak best
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/141 I had the pleasure of interviewing AK Best to talk about tying dry flies and his life in fly fishing.  We also here some of the other influential parts of his life including how he survived his music night life. AK talks about absolute attention in music and in fly tying.  Find out what makes a Colorado Green Drake such a killer pattern and why the wing tips are so critical for dry flies.