Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/mad The Founder of Fly Tyers Dungeon sat down to tell his story and the story of his company which produces unique fly tying materials in Montana. Find out how to get some unique materials at a great discount in this one. We get into how he produces his material and how you can get custom made materials if you just reach out and ask.
WFS 081 – Lower Sacramento River with Mike Mercer – The Redding Fly Shop, the Missing Link, Psycho PrinceDave -
I chat with Mike Mercer about the Sacramento River, the Redding Fly Shop and other great rivers around Chico California. We hear how the Sacramento went from a toxic superfund dump with very few fish to a big time trout river. Mike shares the step x step plan on catching fish on the lower Sacramento. We talk about the key...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/80 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Riverhorse Nakadate to talk about largemouth bass, redfish and southern Texas Fly Fishing.Riverhorse goes deep to share his story and how he's made a life as a writer, surfer, musician and fly fisherman. Get ready for a little bass yoga, comedy and stories about Willie, Stevie Ray and Love.
WFS 079 – Deli Fresh Design with Ross White – Fly Fishing Slings, Orvis, Conservation, Carp, Trout Unlimited, GretkzyDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/79 In this Fly Fishing Founders Chat I talk to Ross White from Deli Fresh Design who tells the story of how DLD came to be. We get a perspective on how Ross is producing USA made products as a one man show.We talk about the Fly Fishing Rendezvous, Mirage Reels and Rising Nets. Find out how Ross makes a name for himself when there are other companies out there producing similar slings and gear.
WFS 078 – DIY Alaska with Brian O’Keefe – Catch Magazine, Fly Fishing Photo Tips, New Zealand, Mousing for RainbowsDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/78 Brian O'Keefe is on the podcast today to share some stories from a life of fly fishing and traveling. We go into some Alaskan DIY tips, a place he's been to over 50 times. We talk about what it has been like with a life of fly fishing, how he managed to travel around New Zealand at 19 and how to grab a deadliest catch boat to hit some new waters in Alaska.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/77 Dave McCoy from Emerald Water Anglers put together a great summary for Sea-Run Cutthroat fishing and maybe the best resource online for Sea-Run fly fishing in Puget Sound. We talk about the best beach access points, his ADD and what it felt like going all in on building the fly shop. Steelhead in Argentina, the Sound Searcher and a great 8' 8" fly rod by Thomas and Thomas.
Fly Fishing Founders – Rent this Rod with David Moore and Brian Guengerich – Thomas and Thomas, Abel, Davidson RiverDave -
Rent this Rod is on the podcast this week as part of our Fly Fishing Founders Series where we hear the stories behind the companies in fly fishing today. Listen to their struggles and the journey to make a life out of fly fishing. We talk about Thomas & Thomas, Abel, Hatch, the Davidson River and behind the scenes with...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/76 I met Mia and Marty on the Deschutes to chat about their background guiding and running a business in fly fishing. We also go deep into John Day steelhead fishing and include some tips on getting started. They also run through some smallmouth bass fishing tips and trips. They started as skate boarders and snow boarders and then transitioned into fly fishing. Marty talks about the feeling of catching his first steelhead and what you need to get started.
WFS 075 – Fly Casting Tips with Dan Johnston – Fly Rod Brands, History, St. Croix, Choosing a Fly RodDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/75 We get into some great tips as I pick the brain of Dan Johnston, a 30 year casting instructor with St. Croix Rods. Time to nerd out a bit on rods and casting. Dan shares the most important part of the fly cast and why 10-2 isn't the the best analogy to use and some tips to avoid the dreaded tailing loop. We also here about fiberglass rods and where there place is in fly fishing.
Fly Fishing Founders – Meat Market Flies with Luke Ferrenburg – Streamers, Fly Tying Tips, Chico CaliforniaDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/luke We get into streamers and fly tying tips this week with our new bonus series - Fly Fishing Founders Stories. This week I have Luke Ferrenburg on the podcast from Meat Market Flies. We talk about tying streamers, lamprey patterns, steelhead flies and other great tips and tricks for fly tying.