Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/326 Presented By: Bearvault, LakeLady Custom Rods, Angler's Coffee, Dette Flies Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Scott Biron is here to take us into some history of fly tying and fly tyers that have paved the way for fly patterns today. We discover the stories behind these classic flies that have stood the test of time, why they're considered classic, and what makes them so effective. Scott shares some tips on how to tie these classic flies and the materials he uses. We get Scott's Top 10 Favorite Fly Patterns and find out why.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/317 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Brandon Molzahn is here to knock this one out of the stillwater park. We go deep into stillwater tactics, get his top fly tying patterns for stillwater, and find out which tools for tying he loves. We explore British Columbia fly fishing a little more - find out how Brandon prepares for a new lake, what he looks for to get dialed in a certain spot, and his go-to flies to match the hatch. Brandon also talks about his experience with Togens Fly Shop the first time he made a purchase and how he got into the Togens Pro Team.
Russ Miller is here to share the story of how Umpqua Feather Merchants came to be - what the problem was with fly shops and what they did to solve it. Find out who were the first anglers to get signed with Umpqua and what was the business like back when they're getting started. We also hear about the...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/297 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Dette Flies, LadyLake Custom Rods, Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Joel Hill is here today to dig into some steelhead fly tying patterns. Joel shares some tips for marrying wings, how to get your proportions just right, and some of his favorite flies that work great for sea-run and steelhead fishing. We pick some random flies on his Instagram and talk about how he tied them. He has a unique way of using tubes to tie his favorites. There are a few resources that Joel mentions like books and Facebook groups that can help you get better at fly-tying. Another Instagram fly tying phenom!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/296 Presented By: Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop, Anglers Coffee, Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors John Shewey, Editor of American Fly Fishing magazine, returns today to talk about the magazine, his new book, and the history of Oregon's original flies. It's been 3 years since we last spoke with John so he gives us an update on what's been going on with the magazine, being consolidated into one. We dig into his new book - the history of Oregon flies and its creators, favorite flies including my dad's Max Canyon. Check out John's Top 9 Favorite Flies for Trout!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/295 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Dette Flies Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Landon Mayer is back on the podcast this time to share some of his go-to guide flies - how to fish and tie them. Find out the difference between his Mini Leech and the Wooly Bugger, why he likes to sink some of his dry flies, and which of his original flies was not accepted by Umpqua Feather Merchants. Discover 7 Easy Fly Patterns that you can tie today!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/288 Presented By: Trxstle, Dette Flies, Togens Fly Shop, Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Nick Pionessa, a professional fly tier from New York takes us on a journey today of becoming a full-time production fly tier, tying over 100 dry flies for trout a day. We hear about the story of how he got started fly tying and eventually made a living out of it. Nick walks us through some of the most effective and requested dry fly patterns.
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Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/285 Presented By: Anglers Coffee, Dette Flies, Trxstle, Fly Fishing Film Tours Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Tim Cammisa from Trout and Feather is back on the podcast for the second time to share some updates on what he's been up to since 2018. Tim has a new book that we dig into and he breaks down the materials for fly tying that he recommends and can actually score today. His new addiction is making short edutainment videos about fly fishing on TikTok and they're pretty good!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/279 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Anglers Coffee, Dette Flies, Trxstle Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Tim Flagler, one of the most unique and cleanest fly-tying channels on YouTube is here today to tell the story of how Tightline Productions came about by accident. Find out which of his videos is the most popular and which one he hates the most. Tim tells us his goal for his YouTube channel and how you can help him reach it.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/263 Uncle Cheech from FlyFishFood is on the podcast today to share his top nymph fly patterns and to share his wisdom on all things fly tying and fly fishing. FlyFishFood has created on of the best online resource for finding fly materials and great fly patterns.