Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/156 James Carlin shares some great tips from his competition fly fishing background with a focus on dry fly fishing. James is also the founder of So Fly Gear who is our most recent podcast sponsor. I’ve been wearing So Fly’s Hoodie and been loving it this summer. James has a great story and the youngest guest we’ve had on the podcast. We hear about the youth Competitive fly fishing team with a focus on dry flies and euro nymphing strategies for trout.
In this video I quickly show you how to purchase Echo Full Spey 13' 8 wt. fly rod which is the winter steelhead spey rod I recommend for those interested in winter steelhead fly fishing. This rod is perfect for large rivers and if you are casting heavy flies and heavy lines. Plenty of backbone and power to do what...
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/198 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: wetflyswing.com/stonefly Ethan Igleheart shares the background on how he created a wood trout net business at stonefly nets. We find out what the process looks like in producing nets and how the burl makes the nets so unique. We talk about some of the specific nets Ethan makes and some of the custom nets they make. You'll have a perspective on what goes into making a wood landing net at the end of this episode.
Here's is a quick summary of the steps to leave a review for the new Fly Fishing Podcast. Step 1. Click here to open itunes Step 2. Click on: View in itunes button (See the screen shot below) Step 3. Click on the Open Itunes button (See the screen shot below) Step 4. Click on the Ratings and Reviews button (See the screen shot below) Step...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/201 Show Sponsor: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox I sat down with the founders of Yakoda Supply, Jason Faerman and Justin Fuller share the story and challenges of trying to create a full-time business in the fly fishing space.
Fly Fishing Founders – Wilderness Lite Float Tubes with Phil Hayes – Ultralight Boats, Gregory, Outcast, REI, Backcountry Hunters and AnglersDave -
Take the Survey: https://wetflyswing.com/fantasy Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/tube Phil Hayes breaks down ultralight backcountry fly fishing. He produces the Wilderness Lite float tube which is a good start to your gear list when heading out on a backcountry trip. We get into most of the gear you need to put together your trip and shed light on what it's all about.
https://wetflyswing.com/199 Sponsor: OPST: http://wetflyswing.com/opst Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: http://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Peter Vandergrift from Cheeky Fishing is here to walk through the top tips on finding the right fly fishing reel for your setup. We hear about the 4 reel models in the Cheeky lineup and what you need for your species of choice.
I listened to Dec Hogan recently on a fly fishing show and wanted to quickly share that here. Dec breaks down spey lines in a very simple fashion at the link below. Spey Line Clarification with Dec Hogan That link above is from the Reno Fly Fishing Shop Podcast. I'm excited to listen to more of the episodes from the crew...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/proof I had a nice chat with Matt Draft from Proof Fly Fishing to cover rod building. Matt is all in on his company where he teaches, provides all of the pieces to the puzzle and has some great tutorials out there. We walk through the steps to build a new rod or retrofit an old rod. There are a number of resources and video tutorials that are at Proof Fly Fishing. We talk about what it will take to get into a Euro Nymphing rod as the example in this episode.
In todays video I show you what the 13' #8 Echo Full Spey looks like out of the box. This is the perfect all around spey rod of you are just starting out or been doing if for a while and need something that can cast heavy flies and heavy tips. Click here to watch the video: Links Noted in the...