chromie fly tying
I show you how to tie a Chromie in todays fly tying video.  The Chromie is an awesome chironomid pattern developed by Phil Rowley and utilizes red ribbing to simulate hemoglobin as the bug moves through the water. Click here to watch the Chromie video:   Chromie Fly Material List Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread black Hook:  Umpqua U202 size #10 butt:  Red brassie wire...
umpqua flies
Brent Bauer of Umpqua Feather Merchants is here to talk about the top Umpqua flies and products they have in their line. We hear about how a fly makes it through the Umpqua cut list, the process, some funny stories, and some of their most popular flies. A man who has been at Umpqua since back in the day, here...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/317 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: https://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.
Today I'm continuing the blogging journey to get out the word on the new steelhead fly tying course and doorstep material deliveries. If you want to see the first post in the series that explains the background, click here.  If you want to take a look at what chapter 1 will cover, click here. Today I'll cover a little bit on...
purple peril
We just got off the river from our annual cast and blast deer hunting and steelhead trip.  During the fishing, hunting and beer drinking we managed to get a fly tying session in.  The Purple Peril was a pattern that killed it that day and is the reason for this post. Although the deer numbers and steelhead numbers were down...
the stewart
In this video I show you how to tie a Stewart, my goto summer steelhead fly pattern.  This fly was developed by Marty Sherman, an old friend of the family.  I hope to get Marty on the podcast soon.   Click here to watch the Skunk Video Tutorial:   The Stewart Material List Thread:  8/0 Uni Thread Black (click here to purchase) Hook:  Daiichi #2441 size #6 (click...
fly tying challenge
I am running a 30 Day Fly Tying Challenge for anyone interested in having an accountability partner along your journey. Whether you are brand new to fly tying or been doing it for a while a challenge is a great way to change things up and keep it fresh. Here's the link if you want to join the challenge:  30 Day...
Tim Cammisa makes a splash in his third appearance and this time, he's reeling in a boatload of fly fishing travel tips. This episode is your golden ticket to all things travel as Tim spills the secrets on selecting dream destinations, decoding the DIY versus outfitter dilemma, and ensuring you're not caught fish-less due to travel mishaps So, grab your...
tied down caddis
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...
salt water flies
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/210 Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/opst Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly I sat down with Enrico Puglisi who describes how he developed EP Fibers with a focus on saltwater flies with a focus on striped bass fishing out of New York.  We Find out how Enrico developed EP fibers and brushes.
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