rick takahashi
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/rick Rick Takahashi is on the podcast to cover fly tying and fishing terrestrials.  Rick tells why he loves terrestrials and which terrestrials you should focus on as your A list. Rick describes his biggest influences and the books he loves including Caddisflies by Gary LaFontaine.  Tons of great resources and tips in this one by one of our great teachers in fly tying.  Find out the best materials to find from the Dollar Store along with some other items and dollar store nuggets.
egg sucking leach
There are a number of different ways to tie the Egg Sucking Leech.  Whether a wooly bugger, bunny leech or other, this pattern is effective in many different situations.  I will take you quickly through a sparse bunny leech tying demonstration so you have a feel how to get started. Take a look at the video below and then check...
max canyon
In this video tutorial I show you how to tie the Max Canyon (aka Macks Canyon).  This summer steelhead pattern was invented by my dad back in the 1970's. Scroll below to find the links to purchase all of the materials for this fly pattern.   Click here to watch the Max Canyon Video:   Max Canyon Material List Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread red (click...
guide's choice hare's ear
I demonstrate how to tie a Guide's Choice Hare's Ear in todays fly tying video.  The Guide's Choice is widely considered one of the best all around nymph patterns. No secret why, as it blends just about all of the finest trout materials you can think of.  See the materials list below. Click Here to watch the video on the Guide's...
darren maceachern
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/darren-maceachern-interview/ In episode 008 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the great opportunity to interview Darren MacEachern from Piscatorflies.com where we discussed steelhead and salmon fly tying along with some great fly fishing stories and history of fly tying. Take a look below for the Show Notes and links to everything we discussed in the interview.  You've got to hear the Rusty Rat story and poem that goes along with it.
fish
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...
Green-Butt Skunk Dark
I show you how to tie the Green-Butt Skunk Dark in today's fly tying tutorial.  The green butt is a classic steelhead fly and today demonstrate the classic hair wing style. This fly works great swinging for summer steelhead but is an all around killer steelhead color (click here to see a post that describes steelhead fly colors). Click here to...
the skunk
I show you how to tie a skunk, one of the most classic steehead flies that was created in the 1930's. There has since been many variations of the skunk including the Green-Butt Skunk tied by Callaghan of North Umpqua River fame.   Click here to watch the Skunk Video Tutorial:   The Skunk Material List Thread:  8/0 Daiichi Black (click here to purchase) Hook:  Daiichi #2441...
In the last Module 2, you should have worked through the basic techniques and practiced tying the wooly bugger each day this week.  How does it feel?  Not perfect?  Don't worry, it doesn't have to be perfect. In fact, an imperfect fly is usually better.  I can't tell you how many times I've hammered fish on a fly that was...
fly water travel
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.
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