WFS 159 – The River Rambler Podcast with Richard Harrington – Skating Flies for Steelhead, North Umpqua, SpeyDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/159 Richard Harrington, from the River Rambler Podcast, is on the today to share the fly fishing story of Oregon to New York and back again for steelhead. Richard also shares some great tips on steelhead fishing the North Umpqua. We talk about skating flies and the best way to hitch a fly behind the head so it skates up nicely for you. We get into a little bit of everything including who is the mastermind behind Richard's podcast and which spey rods he loves.
WFS 100 – Joan Wulff Podcast – Fly Casting Tips, Lee Wulff, Yarn Rod, Dun Magazine, American SportsmanDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/joan Fantasy Fly Fishing Trips: https://wetflyswing.com/destination For Episode 100!!! - I'm happy to share a chat I had with one of the greatest people in fly fishing. Joan Wulff shares her great story and how she came to make a life in fly fishing. We talk about how to double haul correctly, her first job with Garcia in the early days, how she toured the fly fishing show sequence, and her connection to Lee Wulff.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/158 Rick Pope, the founder of Temple Fork Outfitters, is on the podcast to share the history of TFO rods and the impacts to the fly fishing industry. We hear how Lefty Kreh was instrumental in elevating the company and how it all came to be. Rick shares the background on how he started and scaled one of the big fly rods companies in the world. This is the perfect episode if you want to hear the past, present and future plans from one of the best and most respected guys in the fly fishing business.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/157 I sat down with Brian Wise from Fly Fishing the Ozarks on youtube. Brian is a huge player in the streamer game producing some amazing fly tying videos on his channel. We talk about fishing giant streamers on the North Fork of the White River. We hear the background of how Brian could dunk the hoop at a height of 5’8” and was on his way to a scholarship when a blown out knee crushed his dreams. But, this is also how his fly fishing career came to be.
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.
Dave McNeese tells his stories of a life in fly fishing, fly tying and dyeing feathers. Dave is working on the book on Syd Glasso’s life and has been an expert material dying all star for 5 decades. Dave has done a little bit of everything in fly fishing including building custom rods, custom reels, flies and a fly...
Trevor Covich shares his story of how came to be a full time Olympic Peninsula Steelhead fly fishing guide splitting his time between the Olympic Peninsula and Alaska. We dig into the story of how the Olympic Peninsula changed into a big swing game and how you can find big fish and quiet waters even as pressure increases. We find...
Ryan Taylor shares his story on tying and fishing steelhead and Atlantic salmon flies and how he mixes it up for steelhead with a focus on the Grand River. We dig into some tips on finding and hooking steelhead and how to tie a fly in hand. We talk about who is the greatest spey caster in the world, how...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/152 Bruce Kruk is on the podcast to share some tips for spey casting with a focus on long belly spey lines and long 14, 15 and 16 foot rods. We bring it to the bank of the Clearwater River and the Upper Columbia with a focus on steelhead fishing.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/151 Zack Williams, who is the editor of Swing the Fly Magazine, is on the podcast to share the story of how he went from Great Lakes Steelheader to Spey Casting and Steelhead champion. Zack and I chat about why the number of swung fly fisherman is so low but growing.
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