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Bill Oyster, owner and founder of Oyster Bamboo Fly Rods, walks us through the 6-day class of bamboo fly rod making. How do they build these rods to perfection and custom hand engrave the reel seat smaller than the size of a coin? Listen to the episode to find out!
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/329 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Trxstle, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Larry Hersman, creator of Taos Rods, tells us about his trout spey rods. We find out the advantages of spey rods that are shorter than usual, how they cast, and are they the future of spey rods? We also dig into San Juan river fly fishing - we discover why this was said to be the best trout stream in the world during the winter, and why Larry describes it as "better than heaven" during the ant hatch.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/308 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Reyr Gear, LakeLady Custom Rods, Angler's Coffee Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Brandon Moon, founder of Moonlit Fly Fishing, is here to shed some light on fiberglass rods and furled leaders. Find out how these fiberglass rods gives you a whole new experience with its features. We dig into some of their products and the new rods they're working on that you can preorder today. We talk about the Tenkara rod - how it's so easy to use, portable, and great for beginners.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/282 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Fly Fishing Film Tours, Dette Flies, Anglers Coffee Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Kerry Burkheimer is here to share the story of how he built one of the most respected custom fly rods companies in the country. Kerry takes us back to some of the influential mentors he had along the way that helped him to develop some of his first prototypes. We also hear about how the Spey rod came to be with his connection to the Deschutes River.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/276 Podcast Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Ward Tonsfeldt is here to share some tips on finding high-quality classic bamboo fly rods and reels - discover the difference between classic, vintage, and antique gear. We find out what makes a classic rod classic - where to go to value your rod, and a classic rod and reel combo for less than $1000
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/251 Sponsor: Togen's Fly Shop: https://wetflyswing.com/togens John Mauser from Mauser Fly Fishing is on the podcast to break down fly fishing for redfish and his story of building a fly rod company out of Swansboro North Carolina. John has a really passionate story to share and one that really resonated with many in the fly fishing community.
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Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/246 James Park from Red Truck Fly Fishing is on the podcast today to take us through the steps to choosing a great fly rod and some of the companies and people who have influenced him along the way.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/225 Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/OPST Sponsor: Sawyer: https://wetflyswing.com/Sawyer Perk Perkins, the previous main man for Orvis Fly Fishing shares the story of how he and his family came to own and run one of the greatest fly fishing companies over the last 150+ years.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/216 Sponsors: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Sponsors: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Bob Clay is here to share the story of how he became one of the great bamboo fly rod makers on the planet with a focus on the bamboo spey road. We find out how Tom Morgan helped to shape his career.
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