Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/204 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/opst Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Captain Jake Jordan has been leading the way on saltwater fly fishing and billfish trips for most of our lives. Jake walks us through the steps to plan and catch your first billfish this year. Hint: It's not as hard as you might think (or as expensive)!
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/105 Steve Wilson from Sweetwater Travel breaks down the fly fishing guide school he runs and sheds some light on fishing Mongolia for Taimen. We hear about the school in Montana and a day in the life of a new student at the guide school. Find out why Taimen numbers are going down and how fisherman have had an impact on this fishery. We hear about the best drift boats Steve uses and what you can do to connect with Steve and the gang.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/268 Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Christian Bacasa is on the podcast to share the story behind creating Dupeafish and how he came to also own the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast. We also dig into a bunch of great tips on planning your next DIY fly fishing trip.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/261 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Joel LaFollette from the Royal Treatment Fly Shop is here to share the story of creating a great fly shop after his tenure at Kaufmann's Streamborn. We find out why Joel is so fascinated with big fish and where he's heading next.
WFS 116 – Hawaii Fly Fishing with Captain Rick Lee – Bonefish, Maui, Triggerfish, Christmas Island, Saltwater GearDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/116 I had a great chat with Rick Lee to talk about Hawaii Fly Fishing with a focus on bonefish and Maui. Rick breaks down some great tips if you are heading to Hawaii with a focus on Maui today. We talk about casting tips for the wind, how to strip retrieve and how you can put together a DIY trip of your own. We also cover the best flies and why dumbell eyes are key, where bonefish live 80% of the time and how you can maximize the time while you are out there. We dig into the best places to find bones including specific areas where flats are available.
Cam Gordon is here today to share his journey around fishing Honduras, fly fishing, and Fishhound Expeditions. We find out how he found himself creating this Honduras fishing operation, what his next year looks like around the Fishhound Expeditions in Alaska, and what it's like to be a full-time guide. Fishing Honduras with Cam Gordon. Hit play below! Find the show: iTunes | Stitcher | Overcast Subscribe on...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/124 Bruce Chard breaks down Giant Tarpon Fly Fishing today on the podcast. Bruce is a longtime guide out in the Florida area and shares his best tips and tricks. To be honest, we didn't even come close to covering it all but did go a little deep on some juicy topics. Bruce goes deep into how you present the fly for tarpon, the tarpon toad and whether you can DIY your way to tarpon. Baby tarpon might be your best chance to DIY a few tarpon to the fly.
WFS 092 – Alaska Fly Fishing with Kyle Shea – Rainbow Trout, Bristol Adventures, Kulik Lodge, Deneki, Alaska WestDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/92 Kyle Shea breaks out some Alaska tips for rainbows and how he got involved with Deneki and Alaska West. If you've ever googled steelhead fishing or Alaska, you've probably seen one of his 1400 Deneki blog posts. Spey fishing for rainbows, king salmon, Leopard rainbow and how to find the big fish are covered in this episode along with a step x step gear guide to get ready for you next trip. We talk about the difference in lodge trips you can take and glamping vs the full hottub wine and dine style.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/188 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: https://wetflyswing.com/anglers Todd Scharf shares some huge tips on finding Skeena river steelhead and the gear you need to have a successful trip up north in British Columbia. Todd runs the legendary Skeena Steelhead lodge and provides some insight on a 10 year commitment.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/247 Sponsor: https://wetflyswing.com/koffler Today, we’re joined by David Van Wie, who’s widely known for writing a monthly column for the Maine Sportsman Magazine, publishing feature articles in Northern Woodlands Magazine and the Maine Sunday Telegram, and the co-author of The Confluence - a collection of essays, art and tall tales about fly fishing and friendship.