I had the pleasure of interviewing Greg Weisgerber this week to talk about fly fishing for Bass and Fly Tying. Greg brings a cool perspective as he transitioned and took the deep dive into this bass fly fishing back in college. Show notes from the video can be found at the bottom of this page. Click here to see the...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/giveaway I talked to Brian Oakland from Got Fishing to talk about the big Giveaway for the Pyramid Lake Fishing Trip. The Giveaway launched this week along with Dennis from Wild Fish Wild Places. Brian Sheds some light on Pyramid Lake and why it's such a big destination in North American and how you might catch a 20 lb trout.
WFS 018 – Interview with Wild River Press Founder Tom Pero – Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fly EvolutionDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/18 Tom Pero, the founder of Wild River Press is on the show today. Tom has published A Passion for Steelhead, one of the greatest steelhead books of all time, as well as many other big time outdoor books. Tom provides some really amazing stories that I know you'll love in this one. He goes into the evolution of steelhead flies and how there is a big misnomer about steelhead flies and the relationship to Atlantic salmon flies.
WFS 110 – Shad Fly Fishing with Mark Benson – Alligator Hunting, St. Johns River, Bass & Birdies, Florida, Ritz-CarltonDave -
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.
Fly Fishers Guide to Oregon with Gary Weber – Wilderness Adventures Press, NW Fly Fishing Magazine, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Donner and Blitzen RiverDave -
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.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/james I had an amazing interview with James Millard, the operations manager for OP Skagit Tactics (aka - Pure Skagit). We get into some great stories about steelhead fishing, products and James' life getting to work with one of the big names in steelhead. We talk about the commando head, some new products upcomming, greased line presentation and how jet boat wakes running up the river can help with steelhead fishing.
WFS 036 – Skip Morris Interview – Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, West Slope Cutthroat Trout and Lochsa River IdahoDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/36 I had Skip Morris on the show to talk about trout fishing, fly tying the Lochsa River and a bunch of tips to improved your game. We talk about the power of the woman in fly fishing and hear about Skip's background publishing 18 books to date. Skip talks about his biggest influences and some great stories from Alaska, bears and a whale that almost took him down.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/jimteeny/ Some of the first sinking fly lines were developed by my guest, Jim Teeny back in the 1970's. In Episode 005 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing Jim Teeny who is one of the most influential people in fly fishing over the last 60 years partly due to Jim's contribution of sinking lines for fly fisherman around the world back in the 1970's. We talk about sinking lines, the Teeny Nymph and a bunch of other tips and great stories about how Jim has caught so many fish species over the years on the fly he originated - the teeny nymph fly.
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.
WFS 102 – Carp Fly Fishing with Kevin Morlock – Beaver Island Lake, Casting Tips, Flats Fishing, Tailing FishDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/102 Kevin Morlock breaks down carp fly fishing in the Beaver Island Lake area. Lots of great tips for carp fishing regardless of your area including how to deal with the wind, why a loop not is key and why carp hate the plop. Carp fishing in this area is every bit of the flats fishing experience and cast for cast better than permit. We talk about the gear you need to get started and why you might have a chance for a 35 pounder.