line for fly fishing
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/328 Presented By: Reyr Gear, FishHound Expeditions, Angler's Coffee, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors "What advantage does the clear give you?" That's the question to start this episode with on choosing a line for fly fishing. Jarvis from Monic Fly Lines is here today to break down fly lines so you have a better feel for the types of lines out there and their uses. We find out how the different materials affect the performance of a line, the advantages of a clear line, and the ideal line for specific species and water.
fishing alaska
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/327 Presented By: Bearvault, Zoe Angling Group, Angler's Coffee, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Justin Essian, the owner of Papa Bear Adventures, brings us to Alaska and helps us lay out a plan for a full DIY wilderness float trip. Fishing Alaska.. we can't get enough of it! We talk about the features of rivers like Goodnews, Arolik, and Kisaralik - find out which species you can target there, the best times to fish them, and which species is prohibited to kill and cook. Justin describes what a trip would look like for a group of 3 to 6 - how you can save money for raft rental, and how much it cost per person to get all-set for the trip.
fly tyers
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/326 Presented By: Bearvault, LakeLady Custom Rods, Angler's Coffee, Dette Flies Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Scott Biron is here to take us into some history of fly tying and fly tyers that have paved the way for fly patterns today. We discover the stories behind these classic flies that have stood the test of time, why they're considered classic, and what makes them so effective. Scott shares some tips on how to tie these classic flies and the materials he uses. We get Scott's Top 10 Favorite Fly Patterns and find out why.
kern river
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/325 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Zoe Angling Group, Angler's Coffee, Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Guy Jeans, owner of the Kern River Fly Shop, host of the Kern River Fly Shop Podcast, and vocalist of the band Stoneflys, is here to take us on a wild ride up and down the Kern River. We talk about the 10 native species in California including the golden trout. We find out what the fishing is like in different parts of the Kern River, the seasons and hatches, gear, techniques, and flies they use.
fly fishing alaska
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/324 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Adam Cuthriell, owner of FishHound Expeditions, is here to break down fly fishing in Alaska and talk about the remoteness of Kodiak. We learn the step-by-step guide from booking to preparation to fishing. We find out what are the resident species in Alaska, the best times in a season to go after them, the recommended gear setup, and the flies that work great.
movies about fly fishing
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/323 Presented By: Bear Vault, Reyr Gear, Dette Flies, Angler's Coffee Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Robert Thompson is here to take us on a wild ride, producing great movies about fly fishing. We discover how he found himself producing a number of full-length fishing movies focused on conservation, warm water, cold water - all forms of different species. We even dig into a few audio tips in this one and a talk about some of the gear he uses. We find out why he's faded a bit on the scene and some of the movie production stuff he's doing.
rocky mt national park
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/322 Presented By: Bearvault Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Kirk Bien takes us into a season in Rocky Mt National Park. We find out how they deal with bears, moose, and other critters. We talk about what the fishing is like up there, what flies are the most effective, and what type of fish you can actually catch and cook. Kirk tells us what we need to bring for the camp, the policies we should be aware of, and how the Bearvault helps in a lot of ways during camping. We also talk about what they have going with their fly shops - Llama-packed trips, guiding classes, and rafting.
fly fishing iceland
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/321 Presented By: Reyr Gear, Dette Flies, Bear Vault, Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors In this episode, we're fly fishing Iceland. Sindri Hlíðar Jónsson, co-owner and head guide at Fish Partner, walks us through what it's like to fish over there. We hear about which species are the most targeted and what you need to prepare for. Find out why there are no public waters and fisheries in Iceland - how all are privately owned and by whom. We also hear about the new lodge they're working on that has five different fisheries within a 20 mins drive.
women's fly fishing
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/320 Presented By: Trxstle, Bearvault, Angler's Coffee, Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Madison Lauterbach, founder and editor of Ms. Mayhem, is here today to talk about their movement to empower women, oppressed individuals, marginalized people, etc. - those who are struggling to fit in any industry. In a project called Casting Forward, they produced 5 short films covering topics and issues such as women's fly fishing, gear, conservation, safety, and inclusion, featuring women individuals who are making an impact to different industries inside and out. Their mission is to unite people in diversity and eliminate all forms of discrimination. 
fly fishing wisconsin
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/319 Presented By: Angler's Coffee, Jackson Hole Fly Company, Reyr Gear, LakeLady Custom Rods Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Bill Sherer, owner of the We Tie It fly shop, takes us to the Musky capital of the world and the 2nd state in the US with the most lakes. Today, we're fly fishing Wisconsin. There's a whole different game in catching these fish that are monstrous in size and Bill shares some tactics to get more opportunities in landing them. They are called "Fish of 10 Thousand Casts" for a reason and we find out why. We talk about the recommended gear for muskies, which flies are the most effective, and the best times to go after them.
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