umpqua feather merchants
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...
tying fly patterns
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/297 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Dette Flies, LadyLake Custom Rods, Reyr Gear Sponsors: https://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!
flies for trout
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/296 Presented By: Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop, Anglers Coffee, Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: https://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!
fly patterns
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/295 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Dette Flies Sponsors: https://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!
flies for trout
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/288 Presented By: Trxstle, Dette Flies, Togens Fly Shop, Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: https://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.
materials for fly tying
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/285 Presented By: Anglers Coffee, Dette Flies, Trxstle, Fly Fishing Film Tours Sponsors: https://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!
tightline productions
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/279 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Anglers Coffee, Dette Flies, Trxstle Sponsors: https://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.
Nymph Fly Patterns
Show Notes: https://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.
mcfly angler
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/262 Sponsor: https://wetflyswing.com/koffler Shawn McQuade, the McFly Angler on Youtube walks us through his list of fly tying supplies and some tips and tricks on tying and buying products.  Shawn has been able to grow one of the largest fly tying channels in the youtube space.
tying wet flies
Today, we jump right into the step x step of how you can easily get started tying wet flies.  The videos that follow will walk you through the basics of tying a wet fly. In the last Module 3, you should have worked through the basics of tying your first nymph fly pattern.  Click here if you missed Module 3. You...
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