Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/09 In episode 009 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Gawesworth who is one of the biggest names in fly fishing today. Simon breaks down spey lines in detail including what's new this year and what he sees in the future of spey. He talks about choosing lines for windy conditions, a good sinking line for summer fish, some of the new products in line for RIO including triple density lines. This one goes quick so click the button below to have a listen.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/darren-maceachern-interview/ In episode 008 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the great opportunity to interview Darren MacEachern from Piscatorflies.com where we discussed steelhead and salmon fly tying along with some great fly fishing stories and history of fly tying. Take a look below for the Show Notes and links to everything we discussed in the interview. You've got to hear the Rusty Rat story and poem that goes along with it.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/07 Great Lakes Expert Pete Humphries does an amazing job breaking down the steps to spey casting and provides a bunch of tips. In episode 007 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of chatting with Pete who covers spey casting, steelhead fly fishing and Great Lakes tributaries. He covers Great Lakes steelhead fly fishing with a focus on Western Michigan and talks about many of the people who helps him become an expert. If you are new to spey casting or struggling with your cast this is the perfect episode for you.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/06 Blue Water fly fishing and the history of steelhead flies and fishing is covered in this amazing show. In episode 006 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the biggest people in the history of steelhead fly fishing, Trey Combs. Trey wrote one of the early books on the history of steelhead fishing and flies and has done a lot of other amazing stuff in his fly fishing career that we cover today. We get into a bunch of big topics including the issues with the Thompson River steelhead decline, talk about his mentors, discuss steelhead fly fishing history, two handed rods plus some of his new fly patterns.
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.
I just couldn't wait! In the process of getting the show ready to go this week, I ended up publishing a few episodes on itunes ahead of time. Click here and check out the show in itunes (It would be super helpful if you can click the link above and subscribe itunes!) We will still have the big launch for everyone on Jan...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/04 Spey casting tips and fly fishing intention is covered in episode 04 of the Fly Fishing Podcast this week. I had the pleasure of talking to Brian Chou who is a spey casting expert, spey line technician and all around cool guy. Brian has influenced some of the largest fly rod and fly line companies in the industry and nerds out on why he loves it all. He provides a bunch of great tips, gets us thinking about fishing with intention and talks about the Soul River Runs Deep.
I provide a quick introduction to the Fly Fishing Podcast Launch here. Click here to listen to a short summary of the Podcast: Click on the button to be updated when the Podcast launches Get Updates Here We can all use a little help in our fly fishing journey, there is no question about that. What is your biggest struggle right now in...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/jaynicholas/ Steelhead and Salmon Fly Fishing is covered by Jay Nicholas in Episode 003 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jay is one of the most influential fly fisherman and tyer in the Northwest and around the country. He talked about steelhead fly fishing, fly tying and a bunch of other amazing fly fishing topics. Jay clarifies the caveman connection and fly tying and talks about another recent book he has out which brings him to about 14 books?
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/02 Jack Mitchell covers Olympic Peninsula and Klickitat River steelhead fly fishing in Episode 002 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jack is one of the biggest names in Washington fly fishing and runs The Evening Hatch Fly Shop. He gets into a bunch of great tips on fishing for winter steelhead including some of the patterns that have worked well for him, spey casting tips and setting up a balanced outfit. Jack has almost 30 years of guiding experience so you don't want to miss any of the nuggets he shares in this episode.