Bill Oyster, owner and founder of Oyster Bamboo Fly Rods, walks us through the 6-day class of bamboo fly rod making. How do they build these rods to perfection and custom hand engrave the reel seat smaller than the size of a coin? Listen to the episode to find out!
Matt Shilling, Executive Director of Indifly, is here to enlighten us about their mission. Find out how they use fly fishing as a tool to transform the lives of Indigenous People and protect their valued homelands.
Rob Giannino from the Fly Fishing Journeys Podcast is here to talk about his amazing journey in fly fishing and podcasting. Find out what's coming up for the Fly Fishing Journeys podcast and why we should be excited about it!
Today, we're going fly fishing in Costa Rica with Tom Enderlin. We discover a few different species in the jungle including a fruit-eating fish called, machaca - cousin of the piranha but vegan.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/339 Presented By: Angler's Coffee, Bearvault, FishHound Expeditions, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Andrew Grillos is known for a number of his commercially tied flies at Umpqua Feather Merchants including the Hippie Stomper fly. We find out how that pattern came about as well as some of his funny patterns like the Pizza fly which never made it commercially but works awesome.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/338 Presented By: Zoe Angling Group, LakeLady Custom Rods, Bearvault, Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Andrew Todd, founder of Running River's Flyathlon, tells us how they combined trail running, fly fishing, and beer into one big outdoor party. Andrew breaks down the mechanics of the game including how, where, and who can participate. Find out how they raised almost $500,000 for conservation projects through the event and how they built an awesome community in the flyathlon space.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/337 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions, Bearvault, Reyr Gear, Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Today, we focus on surf perch fishing on the Olympic Peninsula beaches with Ed Fuhrken and Kyle McCurdy from Waters West. We break down their Top 5 Tips for Surf Perch fishing. Find out why you should consider surf perch fishing for your easy days on the water.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/336 Presented By: Trxstle, Reyr Gear, Bearvault, LakeLady Custom Rods Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors In today's episode, we talk about fly fishing Idaho with Ed Anderson. He takes us to the McCall area in West Idaho where we touch on the Payette, Boise, and Snake rivers for rainbows, browns, and bass fishing. Find out why McCall was described as "the place of windows" and why you "have to be there to know when the windows open". We won't reveal those secret fishing spots but Ed tells us the best times to fish up there and some more useful tips.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/335 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions, LakeLady Custom Rods, Trxstle, Reyr Gear Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Keith Rose-Innes, Director at Alphonse Fishing Company, takes us fishing in the Seychelles - one of the most sought-after fly fishing and eco-tourism destinations in the world. We discover some tips and tactics for catching giant trevally and permit - gears, flies, and setup.