Fly TyingDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/18 I talked to Hal Gordon, the chair of the NW Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo. He talks about the history of the show and how it has grown into the larges tying event in the western United States. Hal shares some great fly tying tips, talks about the history of Atlantic Salmon flies and sheds light and where to find and get good deals on fly tying materials.
I show you how to tie one of the greatest wet flies know to man. The super simple tied down caddis. Watch the video and find out why this patter is so effective. Click here to see the Tied Down Caddis: Here are the materials needed for the Tied Down Caddis: Hook: Mustad 3906B #12 Tail: Dark Deer Hair Hackle: Brown saddle hackle (wet...
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...
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.
Fly TyingDave -
Tim Camissa breaks down his history tying flies online and building a fly fishing brand while working full time. He shares some sweet fly tying tips and gives us a glimpse at a special fly fishing conference that he attends each year. Tim talks about Lake Erie Steelhead, his home trout waters and the fly tying video that got 150,000 views for him. He shares what it has taken him to become a leader in the online fly fishing space.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/181 Ken Morrish is on the podcast to share the story of how he built created and became one of the leading travel companies at Fly Water Travel plus we dig into some tips on dry fly tying design and the top 6 dry fly patterns Ken created.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/160 I am very pleased to have the great Dave Whitlock on the podcast to share the story of how he made a life in fly fishing and in art. Dave provides some tips on fishing terrestrials and how the Dave’s Hopper became the fly he’s most known for.
WFS 125 – Basic Fly Tying with Charlie Craven – Charlies Fly Box, Fly Tying Class, Tiny Flies, BrassieDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/125 Charlie Craven from Charlie's Fly Box breaks down a perspective of tying flies for a living. He describes what it takes to make an original pattern and what it means to become a signature fly tyer. We also here about his fly tying class and the book he wrote that many consider the ultimate guide for beginner fly tyers. Find out which is the number 1 selling pattern in the box an what he always has handy heading out on the river.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Greg Weisgerber this week to talk about fly fishing for Bass and Fly Tying. Greg brings a cool perspective as he transitioned and took the deep dive into this bass fly fishing back in college. Show notes from the video can be found at the bottom of this page. Click here to see the...