Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/301 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Angler's Coffee, Stonefly Nets, Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Chris Freeman, the creator of Emerger Fly Fishing waxed products, is here today to tell the story of how he got started crafting these awesome water repellant fly fishing bags and wallets. From growing up in a musical family to majoring in music in school, to being a full-time fly fishing gear craftsman, Chris tells us how he found his way into fly fishing and crafting. Find out how Chris and his wife manage to produce quality products all by themselves.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/331 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Greg Epstein, owner of Jackson Hole Fly Company, tells the story of how he acquired a 40-year-old fly shop. We find out what they have going at the shop - how they produce around 1000 types of flies, outsource materials, and create basic fly fishing packages that are easy on the pocket but good in quality.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/333 Presented By: Dette Flies, Angler's Coffee, Stonefly Nets, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Ross Purnell, the Editor of the Fly Fisherman Magazine, shares how he fulfilled his childhood dream by filling in one of the most important roles at the publication. Find out who are the people that inspired him to fly fish and who mentored him to become a fly fishing writer.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/213 Nick Torres is on the podcast to share the story of how Waterworks Lamson Fly Reels came to make one of the best and lightest machined reels in the world. We also find out about the big Belize trip that he recently put together.
Matt Wray from BW Sports shares the story of how he made a business selling a fly fishing rod Case through Sportsman Warehouse and other wholesalers. We find out how he made a career out of make rod cases over the last 25 years. Matt also makes reel cases, fly tying bags, gear bags along with a couple of different...
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.
WFS 118 – Euro Nymphing Tips with Pete Erickson – Echo Fly Fishing, Shadow X, Grayling, Loch Style FishingDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/118 I sat down with Pete Erickson to talk about euro nymphing and his experience developing one of the popular euro nymphing rods on the market, the Echo Shadow X. We find out which is the best length and weight, how to cast a euro nymphing rod and some bonus tips to help you while you are on the river. We also touch on Loch Style stillwater fishing and why it's something you should check out this year if you haven't heard about it yet. We touch on a little bit on grayling as associated with Pete's Team USA work.
I had a chance to test out the Thermo-wade wading staff and share a quick unboxing video below. Upon first use the staff appears very solid! I have used some of these types of products in the past and know that durability is the key. I'll check back later this season to let you know how it all worked out...
I show you the Fly Patch Magnet in todays unboxing video. The fly patch is a quick an easy way to store your flies while out fishing on the river. Click here to watch the Fly Patch Video: If you would like to take a look at the Fly Patch Magnet you can find them on Facebook at Fly Patch Magnets...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/312 Presented By: Dette Flies, Reyr Gear, Bearvault, Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Tom Tietze, jeweler and headman of the Artisan Workshop, shares his story of how he became a jeweler. An amazing story that started with what he felt was a "disaster" led him to find his purpose in life. Find out how Tom makes custom fish jewelry and sea life designs through gold and silver smithing. Tom talks about how his hero, Jacques Cousteau, inspired him to become passionate about marine biology. He put the two things he loves together (sea life and jeweling) and so he makes very unique sea life jewelry.