Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/195 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: https://wetflyswing.com/anglers Lori-Ann Murphy shares the story of how she moved from a career in nursing over to guiding full time and then to Belize Fly Fishing. She chose a life of traveling over the status quo. We talk about bonefish, permit and tarpon today and how you can put together a trip this year.
Today, we chat with Chris Loh, the lucky winner of our Stonefly Custom Landing Net Build Out Giveaway. Chris walks us through the process of crafting his dream net with Ethan. We also delve into his journey from starting fly fishing with the guidance of Mel Krieger to his impressive 17-year tenure in jiu-jitsu.
WFS 526 – Middle Fork of Salmon River with Colin Hughes and Nick Torres – Hughes River Expeditions, Lamson Fly Fishing, GiveawayDave -
As we set off on our raft, the pristine waters of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River gurgled beneath us, marking the beginning of an unforgettable adventure. With Colin Hughes of Hughes River Expeditions and Nick Torres of Lamson Fly Fishing, our journey through an ecosystem teeming with West Slope Cutthroat was nothing short of a dream come true. Colin, an old hand at navigating this extraordinary river, paints us a vivid picture of the river's descent of 3000 feet over 100 miles, enriching us with tales of his experiences - from casting lines for bull trout to savoring the purest water drawn right from the riverbed.
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.
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 486 – Renzetti Fly Tying Vise with Lily Renzetti – The Traveler, True Rotary Vise, Benjamin FranklinDave -
Lily Renzetti is here to tell you the entire Renzetti fly tying vise story and how they've been setting the standard for the past 50 years. We learn how it all began with an idea to make fly tying easier. We also look at some of their current ambassadors as well as some of the big names who are...
I've included two Top 10's here. The first is the Top 10 Podcast Episodes from the Wet Fly Swing Podcast. This is my end of the year celebration for all of the listeners of the Wet Fly Swing Podcast. The next Top group is the Top 11 overall Fly Fishing Podcasts as of early 2020. This is based on searching for the keyword "fly fishing" on Apple Podcasts so isn't the 100% fact on the top 10 or 11.
Bob Jacklin, the founder of Jacklyn's Fly Shop, is here today to share stories of his 50+ years of fishing, guiding, and teaching in the West Yellowstone area.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/223 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Ben Sittig aka Huge Fly Fisherman, is here to share the story of how he created one of the most unique and entertaining youtube channels in the fly fishing space. Hank Patterson is the only channel close to Huge but even Hank is much much different.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/156 James Carlin shares some great tips from his competition fly fishing background with a focus on dry fly fishing. James is also the founder of So Fly Gear who is our most recent podcast sponsor. I’ve been wearing So Fly’s Hoodie and been loving it this summer. James has a great story and the youngest guest we’ve had on the podcast. We hear about the youth Competitive fly fishing team with a focus on dry flies and euro nymphing strategies for trout.