The one and only Rick Kustich is ready to blow our minds today with all things modern spey fishing and some exciting updates, including his latest book. We're diving deep into the spey game, uncovering the early players, and getting all the juicy details on how Rick works his magic with flies on the Lake Erie tributaries. Rick and his...
Steve Moore from Camp n Car is here to show us how to turn your vehicle into a camping machine.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/33 I had a great chat with Jason Rolfe from the Fly Tapes Podcast and Writers on the Fly. Jason has been doing an amazing job of showcasing some of the great fly fishing writers we have the priviledge of reading today. Jason talks about what it takes to be a great writer and why he's obsessed with writers and writing. I'm really excited to introduce you to Jason if you have seen what he has going.
WFS 521 – Fly Fishing Largemouth Bass with Pat Ehlers – Jack Dennis, Scientific Anglers, Fly CastingDave -
In today's episode, owner of Fly Fishers Shop and Scientific Angler Ambassador Pat Ehlers takes us to fly fishing largemouth bass. Pat's journey into the realm of fly fishing is a tale that began with childhood wonder and evolved into a lifelong passion. With a boatload of expertise and a trusty VEXUS, he takes us on a bass-fishing adventure that's...
Today we're kicking off with Part 1 of an exciting two-part series focusing on stillwater fly lines. We're going to get an understanding of why you need multiple lines to be consistently successful on lakes, and we'll be taking a close look at different types of floating lines to help you make informed choices and get the most bang...
If you've ever wondered what it takes to become an expert in fly fishing, you're in for a treat. Brace yourselves as we're joined by Tyler Dunsmore, a well-seasoned guide and casting instructor. Tyler has clocked in countless hours on the water, from guiding trips for Atlantic salmon in the Miramichi River to exploring the interior of BC for trout and Atlantic salmon. His experiences, adventures, and triumphs in the industry are a testament to his love for the sport. Tyler also takes us back to the time he decided to put down roots by the Grand River with his wife and start a family.
Margaret Stern from Susitna River Coalition walks us through their mission to protect and support the 312-mile-long, free-flowing, Susitna River.
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.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/18 I talked to Hal Gordon, the chair of the NW Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo. He talks about the history of the show and how it has grown into the larges tying event in the western United States. Hal shares some great fly tying tips, talks about the history of Atlantic Salmon flies and sheds light and where to find and get good deals on fly tying materials.
WFS 573 – The Subtle Art of Fly Casting Mastery with Tim Rajeff – Echo Fly Rod, Rod Technology, Double HaulDave -
Growing up by the Golden Gate Park, Tim never imagined that the casting ponds there would become a cornerstone of his journey in fly fishing. Yet, as Tim starts to reminisce, it's clear that those early days of bait fishing were just the beginning of his adventure into the craft of fly fishing, filled with the finesse of a straight-line rod tip path and the power of a double haul. It's like reeling in memories, from his first triumph over his brother in a casting competition to his progression from fishing lodge work to founding Echo Fly Rod Company.