Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/64 Denny Rickards, the stillwater guru, came on the podcast to cover lakes and the history of stillwater fishing. Denny breaks down in simple form, where to find fish and how to present the fly properly to fish. Denny talks about the 2 most critical things to understand when fishing lakes. He also talks about why a floating line is not great, and why he has the secret line that works 90% of the time. Get ready to take some notes because it's hard to stay up with Denny on this one!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/tactical Devin Olsen is back on the podcast for the second time. Our first 2-time guest! Devin shares his most recent book - Tactical Fly Fishing. Leave a comment below if you like this type of bonus episode and if there are other things you would do for these book reviews.
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/198 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: wetflyswing.com/stonefly Ethan Igleheart shares the background on how he created a wood trout net business at stonefly nets. We find out what the process looks like in producing nets and how the burl makes the nets so unique. We talk about some of the specific nets Ethan makes and some of the custom nets they make. You'll have a perspective on what goes into making a wood landing net at the end of this episode.
WFS 112 – Moldy Chum with Brian Bennett – Steelhead, Patagonia, REI, Reel Pure Radio, Yeti, ArtifishalDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/112 Brian Bennett, the founder of Moldy Chum, one of the biggest and oldest fly fishing websites is on the podcast to describe what the moldy chum is all about and where it's going. The slab of the month, the chumion, and suction dredging are all discussed today. We get into the Dirt Bag Diaries, Reel Pure Radio and other podcasts that inspired Brian to keep on moving. Suck my Fly Blog, The Hopper Talk Blog, Mini Chubby and many other blogs of yesteryear.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/145 John Billing created the largest free non commercial Facebook group for fly fishing in the world. We talk about the great resource it is and how it all came to be in over 10 years now running. With over 44,000 active members this is a great resource if you are new to fishing or just want to connect with anglers around the world.
Russ Miller is here to share the story of how Umpqua Feather Merchants came to be - what the problem was with fly shops and what they did to solve it. Find out who were the first anglers to get signed with Umpqua and what was the business like back when they're getting started. We also hear about the...
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Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/315 Presented By: Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Derek Roedel, founder of Reyr Gear shares the story of creating one of the most unique rods out there. We find out how this telescoping fly rod makes most of your outdoor trip a fishing trip with its versatility. Derek's goal is for you to be able to concentrate on the fishing and not spend too much time on setup and storage. You'll be amazed how quickly you can get on the water, make the first cast, and pack up instantly when you're done. These rods are like lightsabers!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/40 I connected with Curtis Fry from Fly Fish Food. We talked about the Provo River, their connection to Hareline and Wapsi and some great tips on tying dry flies. We get into some of the background on the great quality of fly tying materials we have today including dry fly hackles. The Morris Mouse, the Fripple Fly, Ants and hoppers are all covered in todays episode.
http://wetflyswing.com/203 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: http://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: OPST: http://wetflyswing.com/opst Bobby Bower is here from Rocky Mountain Rafts to share some tips on choosing an inflatable raft for fishing. We find out why a drop-stitch floor can be helpful for fishing if you want to avoid a frame.