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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!
WFS 045 – Gary Borger Podcast Interview – Nymph Fishing Tips, History, Shadow Casting, Madison River, IndicatorsDave -
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/45 Nymph Fishing Tips & History, Shadow Casting, the Madison River in Montana, Indicators and Euro Nymphing. I had the great pleasure to chat with Gary Borger about his contribution to fly fishing in many respects over a career of writing and video. Gary talks about how he produced the first fly fishing instructional video, how he was part of the first FFF Casting Certification, and goes into detail on his tactics for nymph fishing and using indicators.
WFS 044 – Westslope Cutthroat Trout with Heather Hodson – Dry Fly Fishing Idaho, United Woman on the FlyDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/44 Heather Hodson shares her wisdom on West Slope Cutthroat fishing Idaho and Montana and breaks down the United Woman on the Fly Movement. The Northwest Fly Girl breaks down how she has become a leader in the fly fishing world. We also get into her day job as a nurse, the challenges there and all of the amazing trips coming up this year.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/43 I interview Devin Olsen to talk about Euro Nymphing and the USA Fly Fishing team. He provides a bunch of tips to help you get started with euro nymphing. We cover the Provo River, the history of Polish Nymphing, Indicator leaders, Fly Fish Food and Dynamic Nymphing. Lots of content in this one so enjoy!
WFS 042 – Redfish and the Barely Live Podcast with Paul Puckett + Big Lebowski and Flood Tide CompanyDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/42 I interviewed Paul Puckett from the Barely Live Podcast in this episode. We talk about how he has made a business out of fly fishing art. Paul talks about working in a fly shop, guiding and the Flood Tide Company that he helped to create. Walter from the Big Labowsky pretty much started the brand.