Fly Tying Instructions for Beginners
It's kind of crazy I haven't written this blog post yet.  After creating The Fly Tying Mentor which is essentially Fly Tying Instructions for Beginners, I didn't really explain fully to the world how it is valuable to someone who is new to fly tying. I'll do this today so you understand why you might want to get involved in...
disco midge
In todays episode I show you how to tie a disco midge.  A super basic pattern but also super effective and works great year around. Only a few materials to use for this fly so let's get started!   Click here to watch the Disco Midge Video:   Disco Midge Material List Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread red Hook:  Mustad C49S size #14 Body: Size 70 Ultra Thread...
woolly worm
We are going back to basics today with the Woolly Worm.  One of the best first flies to begin with when starting out. I walk you through tying the woolly bugger in this video tutorial.  If you are new to fly tying then the best thing you can do is start with the basics. Whether a woolly worm or a woolly...
tim rawlins line speed jedi
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/27 I was finally able to sit down and have a conversation with Tim Rawlins from Line Speed Jedi dot com.  Tim has been documenting his spey casting journey on his youtube channel and website. Tim not only breaks out some amazing resources for those interested in spey casting but shares some crazy Alaskan stories from his time flying bush planes.  I'm excited to get into this one so let's jump in and get er done.
wet fly fishing
  Wet fly fishing on rivers may seem a little old school to you.  You know, the wet fly swing? Just hear me out for a moment and I'll make it worth your while. (Scroll below if you want direct access to the the 7 super rich tips - 8 isn't really a tip but a call to action) I’m standing in a...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/37 Rick Hafele, one of the biggest entomologist in the western US, was on the podcast to all things entomology and fly fishing.  Rick provides some great tips on fishing dries, nymphs and wet flies. He breaks down the basics of entomology, how the bugs life changes and how this will make you a more consistent fisherman.  He shares the top 3 things you need to think about when you first get to a stream to increase your success.
fly tying webinar
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...
how to cast
Are you totally new to fly fishing and wondering how someone could cast a fly line 100's of feet?  Maybe you've been out on the river only to "snap" off a bunch of flies?  Or you just have no idea how to cast a fly rod and need a little help? Follow along below and I'll provide some quick tips...
domenick swentosky
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/140 I sat down with Domenick Swentosky to talk about traditional streamers and how he fishes his home waters out of Pennsylvania.  We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima leader for the butt section of his mono rig.  A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry.  Troutbitten now.  Click below and listen to the full conversation.
frank moore
Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRJJ77N Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/46 I am pleased to share my podcast interview with Frank Moore, one of the best episodes of the podcast year.  Frank shares his amazing 95 years as a fly fisherman, WWII veteran, and conservationist. Frank takes us back to some amazing old stories of some of the famous people he has fished with over the years.  He also shares some truly timeless steelhead tips.  In fact, one of them already helped me land a steelhead!
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