Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/55 I had the pleasure of talking with George Daniel on his teaching philosophy, guiding, Joe Humphries and a number of other great topics including fishing Musky. We talk about competition fly fishing, journaling, his blogging and his plans for the upcoming years. George tells a great story about the angling professors at Penn State and how it is a position that he would be interested in.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/54 I had the pleasure of interviewing Elliott Adler, the host of the DrakeCast, one of the biggest fly fishing podcasts in the world. Elliott recently announced that he is leaving the DrakeCast. We talk about the media industry, his take on Team USA fly fishing, and how the Drakecast came to be. It was fun to get his perspective on a number of issues in fly fishing and story telling.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/52 I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Galloup, the man who changed the streamer game back in the day with the book Modern Streamers. We talk about his youtube channel and the large resource for fly tyers, his porn fly names, walking the dog with bass fishing and other techniques on making the fish react. This one was crazy good and a ride I could have kept on. Hope you enjoy.
WFS 051 – Fly Fishing Entomology with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing – Bug Selection, Street KidsDave -
https://wetflyswing.com/51 I sat down with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing to chat about analyzing the bug community to catch more fish. Peter breaks out the PAUSE method which will be a game changer to help you get started. He shares the hatcher organization method, how to organize your box and when he fishes mouse patterns. Peter also takes street kids off the street and serves other underprivileged people in the community.
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Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/50 I connected with Jerry Lorang, the Deputy Region Coordinator for the NW Region, from Project Healing Waters at a recent fly fishing event where Jerry was sitting with a distant cousin of mine. We talk about family, fly fishing and how Project Healing Waters has become one of the big resources for veterans struggling with PTSD and various other issues. I hope you are ready for some inspiration.
WFS 049 – Cast and Blast with Outdoor TV Show Host Gary Lewis | Fly Fishing, Deer Hunting and Frontier UnlimitedDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/49 I had a chance to pick the brain of the Gary Lewis, TV Show host of Frontier Unlimited and author of a bunch of books and articles on fly fishing and hunting. We talk about the MacNab challenge, Hunt Tv, the Pursuit Channel and how he found himself on the cover of Salmon, Trout Steelheader and how that felt. Lot's of good stuff as we mix it up again this week.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/48 Landon Mayer shared his knowledge about fishing streamers for large trout and many other great tips from one of the knowledgable guides and teachers in the fly fishing circuit. He talks about why he likes medium action rods, how he uses a swivel and what to do if a fish chases your fly but doesn't take it. Landon breaks it down like a chess match so you can break it down easily to make your next move.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/47 John Gierach breaks out an amazing episode in this one as he talks about how he came to become one of the greatest fly fishing writers in the world. We also get into the hippie movement in the 60's, death and Colorado. I could have gone for hours with John on this one but had to respect his time. I'm excited to share a little perspective into the life, times, struggles and stories of the great John Gierach.
WFS 046 – Frank Moore Podcast Interview | Legendary North Umpqua Fly Fisherman, Steelhead, WWII, ConservationDave -
Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRJJ77N Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/46 I am pleased to share my podcast interview with Frank Moore, one of the best episodes of the podcast year. Frank shares his amazing 95 years as a fly fisherman, WWII veteran, and conservationist. Frank takes us back to some amazing old stories of some of the famous people he has fished with over the years. He also shares some truly timeless steelhead tips. In fact, one of them already helped me land a steelhead!