rainy riding
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/114 I sat down with Rainy Riding, the founder of Rainy's Flies, to hear the story of how she created one of the largest fly distribution centers in the country.  We go in deep to the history of how she created the company given plenty of setbacks along the way.
frank amato
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/113 I finally sat down and had a great chat with Frank Amato who is the brains behind Salmon Trout Steelhead magazine, the Fly Fishing and Tying Journal and about 300 books relating to fishing. We hear how Frank was a key player in protecting the Deschutes River.  We also hear about the Blue Jetboat Frank has had since 1980 and how he saved my butt after flipping int he river.
Moldy chum brian bennett
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/112 Brian Bennett, the founder of Moldy Chum, one of the biggest and oldest fly fishing websites is on the podcast to describe what the moldy chum is all about and where it's going.  The slab of the month, the chumion, and suction dredging are all discussed today. We get into the Dirt Bag Diaries, Reel Pure Radio and other podcasts that inspired Brian to keep on moving.  Suck my Fly Blog, The Hopper Talk Blog, Mini Chubby and many other blogs of yesteryear.
peter morse
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/111 Peter Morse, aka the Lefty Kreh of Australia, shares his vast knowledge on a life fishing and living in Australia.  Peter shares some tips for Australia Fly Fishing with a focus on catching Baramundi including the life cycle and when and where to target them. Hear about the TV show that Peter put together for prime time that lasted five seasons.  I have the biggest name in the world of fly fishing today so excited to introduce you to Peter Morse if you hadn't heard of him yet.
mark benson
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/ritz We dig into fly fishing for shad, alligator hunting and the Ritz-Carlton with Mark Benson.  Mark walks us through the steps to catching shad along with some other shenanigans including the alligator hunt.  Shad fishing has a lot of similarities to steelhead fishing so let's dig into it. This episode is another level with our chat on the Ritz-Carlton 18 hole Greg Norman golf course and bass course.  You can do it all in one trip including the alligators that are out and about.
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.
lance egan
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/108 Lance Egan is on the podcast today to cover Euro Nymping, fly tying and his experience with Team USA.  We talk about the advantages of using jig hooks and slotted beads and why you should avoid lower cost tungsten beads. We get into the top tips for tying euro nymphs, the best hook for euro nymphs, Lance's confidence flies, and why Lance doesn't like the loop to loop connection.  This one won't disappoint so let's get into some euro nymphing content.
fly fishers guide to oregon
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/weber I had a good chat with Gary Weber who is the author of the Fly Fishers Guide to Oregon from Wilderness Adventures Press.  This is a guide that will give you the basics on where to go, where to stay and some bonus tips for each location. Find out why Gary hates instagram and how the digital revolution changed his life.  We also here about my first river fight and the changing landscape and river etiquette.  We here some crazy fishing stories, fly stories and the life from a photographers point of view.
Pat Cohen
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/pat We hear the Pat Cohen story and how Pat went from a tattoo artist to one of the most popular fly tyers in the country.  Pat specializes in tying deer hair poppers.  He is also a smallmouth bass master and digs into some of his best bass tips today. Pat shares exactly how to tie a great bass popper including the best materials, tools and techniques.  We hear the story of getting the bug from his first top water catch and then quickly won rookie of the year in fly tying after just a few months.
james johnson
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/johnson I sat down with James Johnson who runs Katmai Trophy Lodge and Naknek River Camp.  James breaks down fly fishing Alaska for salmon, trout, and char.  Find out when the best time is to hit Alaska for a newbie and how to swing up chinook salmon.  Find out what the number one thing is to think about when targeting chinook. We talk about Stealth Craft Boats and why the honeycomb design is an added feature that keeps the boat Stealthy.  Find out how James got his start guiding in Michigan at one of the big Orvis lodges in the Midwest.
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