Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/180 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe Koffler from Koffler Boats. Joe is the son of Bruce Koffler, and today we hear how Bruce started out after transitioning from an aluminum gutter business into one of the leading aluminum drift boat builders in the business. I have been using a 17' Koffler drift boat for a number of years now and love it for the carrying capacity. Joe digs into some tips on taking care of a drift boat including when and what to use to protect the bottom of the drift boat.
George Cook is back on the podcast to break down lake fishing with a fly with a focus on Issac’s Ranch out of Washington State. There are a ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to. We find out why George not only loves red-colored flies for steelhead but also for lake fishing. ...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/135 We hear the story behind the story and the movie A River Runs Through It. Still to this day the greatest fly fishing movie of all time. John Dietsch was the stunt man for Brad Pitt and lead the fly fishing team that created the fishing scenes in the movie. We hear some of the great stories that made this the greatest movie of all time. The story was about family, about death and addiction. The story was not about fly fishing as Robert Redford told John many times during production. Enjoy!
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/178 This is a quick solo episode for the Wet Fly Swing Podcast and what we have coming for 2021. We also touch on 2020 and how the year went. We grew by over 60% because of you so wanted to thank you here.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/177 Roger Fletcher is here to share the history of the drift boat and how it all started back in the early 20th century with a few river guides that needed a better boat for whitewater. We discover the connection between the Rogue, Mckenzie, Grand Canyon Dories and why the name drift boat stuck over the river dorie.
The creator of laser dub and a premier OG steelhead ally guide is here to share some stories and his point of view on fly fishing, guiding, and the Great Lakes. We find out about Greg’s role in fly fishing, fly tying, and how he has evolved over the years. We hear about Clyde Murray and the story of catching...
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.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/dryfly We cover trout spey with Captain John McCloskey aka Dry Fly John on Instagram. John goes deep into how he catches trout on the Chattahoochee River and the Naknek River out of Alaska. John is teaching spey in Georgia, a place where it hasn't totally consumed everyone quite yet. Tons of great tips including the best rod, lines, how to cast and how he teaches spey. We talk about the difference between spey, switch and single hand and how to present the fly to different trout species.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/172 Roger Maves is here to share the story of how he started Ask About Fly Fishing way back in 2006, before podcasting was really even a word. We also here about Roger's fly fishing digital marketing agency in the second show today.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/phil-rowley-stillwater-fly-fishing/ I had the pleasure of interviewing Phil Rowley to discuss stillwater trout fishing. We covered sinking lines, rod length for lakes, how to match the hatch, fly tying and chironomid behavior on top of much more. To be totally honest I've been a little out of the loop on lakes as of late and Phil sheds light on a number of techniques that I have never used before. You don't want to miss this episode if you are interested in fly fishing lakes!