travis duddles
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/133 Travis Duddles who owns the Gorge Fly Shop describes how to choose a fly rod.  Travis, who opened the fly shop at age 17, shares his story of how he has built a great local fly shop out of Hood River. Find out what the first thing you should be thinking about when starting to need a new fly rod.  We break down each of the different levels and price ranges of rods and what you get from each.
jeff morgan
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/120 Jeff Morgan sat down with me to cover small stream fly fishing.  Jeff is the author of a few great books including Small Stream Fly Fishing and the Oddballs books.  We talk about how small streams differ from large streams and why naturals are key in small creeks. We hear about his background in entomology and how he applies that to small streams and some of flies that work great including his deer hair daddy.  Find out why fish feed after high flow events and where you can find fish in small creeks.
Moldy chum brian bennett
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/112 Brian Bennett, the founder of Moldy Chum, one of the biggest and oldest fly fishing websites is on the podcast to describe what the moldy chum is all about and where it's going.  The slab of the month, the chumion, and suction dredging are all discussed today. We get into the Dirt Bag Diaries, Reel Pure Radio and other podcasts that inspired Brian to keep on moving.  Suck my Fly Blog, The Hopper Talk Blog, Mini Chubby and many other blogs of yesteryear.
peter morse
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/111 Peter Morse, aka the Lefty Kreh of Australia, shares his vast knowledge on a life fishing and living in Australia.  Peter shares some tips for Australia Fly Fishing with a focus on catching Baramundi including the life cycle and when and where to target them. Hear about the TV show that Peter put together for prime time that lasted five seasons.  I have the biggest name in the world of fly fishing today so excited to introduce you to Peter Morse if you hadn't heard of him yet.
lance egan
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/108 Lance Egan is on the podcast today to cover Euro Nymping, fly tying and his experience with Team USA.  We talk about the advantages of using jig hooks and slotted beads and why you should avoid lower cost tungsten beads. We get into the top tips for tying euro nymphs, the best hook for euro nymphs, Lance's confidence flies, and why Lance doesn't like the loop to loop connection.  This one won't disappoint so let's get into some euro nymphing content.
Pat Cohen
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/pat We hear the Pat Cohen story and how Pat went from a tattoo artist to one of the most popular fly tyers in the country.  Pat specializes in tying deer hair poppers.  He is also a smallmouth bass master and digs into some of his best bass tips today. Pat shares exactly how to tie a great bass popper including the best materials, tools and techniques.  We hear the story of getting the bug from his first top water catch and then quickly won rookie of the year in fly tying after just a few months.
denny rickards
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/64 Denny Rickards, the stillwater guru, came on the podcast to cover lakes and the history of stillwater fishing.  Denny breaks down in simple form, where to find fish and how to present the fly properly to fish. Denny talks about the 2 most critical things to understand when fishing lakes.  He also talks about why a floating line is not great, and why he has the secret line that works 90% of the time.  Get ready to take some notes because it's hard to stay up with Denny on this one!
kelly galloup
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/52 I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Galloup, the man who changed the streamer game back in the day with the book Modern Streamers.  We talk about his youtube channel and the large resource for fly tyers, his porn fly names, walking the dog with bass fishing and other techniques on making the fish react.  This one was crazy good and a ride I could have kept on.  Hope you enjoy.
peter sticher
https://wetflyswing.com/51 I sat down with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing to chat about analyzing the bug community to catch more fish.  Peter breaks out the PAUSE method which will be a game changer to help you get started. He shares the hatcher organization method, how to organize your box and when he fishes mouse patterns. Peter also takes street kids off the street and serves other underprivileged people in the community.
project healing waters
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/50 I connected with Jerry Lorang, the Deputy Region Coordinator for the NW Region, from Project Healing Waters at a recent fly fishing event where Jerry was sitting with a distant cousin of mine. We talk about family, fly fishing and how Project Healing Waters has become one of the big resources for veterans struggling with PTSD and various other issues.  I hope you are ready for some inspiration.
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