Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/309 Presented By: Reyr Gear, LakeLady Custom Rods Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Eeland Stribling, a wildlife educator, biologist, and comedian, is here today to tell the story of how he got started in standup comedy. Find out who were his biggest influences and why he wanted to be a comedian even though he considers himself antisocial and didn't want to be famous. Eeland talks about his way of doing his shows, how he prepares for them, and how sucking a few times helped him become a better entertainer. We learn more about the organization Eeland works for, Brown Folks Fishing, which engages the Black community in fly fishing and doing some great things for conservation.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/307 Presented By: LakeLady Custom Rods, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Phil Rowley and Dwight Jefferson are here today to walk us through Kamloops stillwater fishing. We talk about the Skitchine Lodge Stillwater School 2022 that you can take part in this year. We also have a giveaway going right now and there will be 2 lucky winners of an all-expense-paid trip to Kamloops, Canada for 4 days from June 12 to 16. This is a great opportunity since you will be fishing with the stillwater master, Phil and experience the lodge's unique atmosphere. Skitchine caters all levels, even if you're a beginner at fly fishing and don't have enough gear, they got you!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/298 Presented By: LakeLady Custom Rods, Reyr Gear, Dette Flies, Trxstle Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Jim Schottenham, Curator at the American Museum of Fly Fishing, is here to take us back to the history of fly fishing from 200 AD to this day. We talk about the evolution of fly fishing gear and the people behind these amazing inventions. We learn how Jim classifies these items as classic, vintage, and antique. Find out how the museum acquires their artifacts and how much they have so far in their collection.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/292 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Dette Flies, Stonefly Nets, Anglers Coffee Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Chuck Furimsky, founder of The Fly Fishing Show shares the story of how he got started organizing the shows and became the largest fly fishing show in the world. He shares some stories of his experiences with a few of the biggest names in fly fishing and the problems he encountered while preparing the shows and what they did to solve them.
Joe Monaghan from Anglers Coffee is here to break down a Coffee Talk Bonus with Landon Mayer. This snip it Tip comes from an episode Landon and I put together that will be dropping in a couple of week! Click below and listen to the Coffee Talk Podcast: Find the show: iTunes | Stitcher | Overcast Subscribe on Android Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Podcasts Subscribe via RSS Enter...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/283 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Fly Fishing Film Tours, Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Will Blair, the guy who's been leading Kamchatka wilderness trips for 25 years, breaks down the step by step on how to do a trip to Kamchatka. We find out why this place is so much different than Alaska, with lots of untouched waters you can explore today.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/279 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Anglers Coffee, Dette Flies, Trxstle Sponsors: http://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.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/276 Podcast Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Ward Tonsfeldt is here to share some tips on finding high-quality classic bamboo fly rods and reels - discover the difference between classic, vintage, and antique gear. We find out what makes a classic rod classic - where to go to value your rod, and a classic rod and reel combo for less than $1000
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/275 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Tom McCoy along with a good friend of mine, Michael Barger who was a co-host on this episodes. Tom and Michael go back and fourth on fishing Long Island, what makes it special and the history behind a unique part of the country.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/273 Tim Landwehr from Tight Lines Fly Fishing is on the podcast to break down their innovative way to focus on surface smallmouth. We find out how the smallmouth bass evolved into one of the destination fisheries and how to site fish for them with subtle bugs.