Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/213 Nick Torres is on the podcast to share the story of how Waterworks Lamson Fly Reels came to make one of the best and lightest machined reels in the world. We also find out about the big Belize trip that he recently put together.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/195 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: https://wetflyswing.com/anglers Lori-Ann Murphy shares the story of how she moved from a career in nursing over to guiding full time and then to Belize Fly Fishing. She chose a life of traveling over the status quo. We talk about bonefish, permit and tarpon today and how you can put together a trip this year.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/289 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Trxstle, Dette Flies, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Joe Ballarini, the headman at Tail Magazine and Strung Magazine shares the story of why he created one of the only print magazines in salt and how it all came to be. He describes what it's like working as a full time ER doctor, being the Editor in Chief of two magazines, and a dad at the same time. Joe also mentions some saltwater fly fishing trips that we can take part in this year along with the Tail crew and the things you need to prepare for.
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.
Monte Burke, author of Lords of the Fly, shares his journey of becoming a renowned writer and author. Discover stories about the dedicated tarpon fishing enthusiasts of the Homosassa club and the current challenges faced by Florida's waters. Explore the stories of fly fishing legends like Tom Evans and Andy Mill, who pushed the sport's boundaries.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/293 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Fly Fishing Film Tour, Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Marshall Cutchin, the founder of MidCurrent, is here to tell the story of how he pioneered fly fishing news and blogs. With more than 15,000 pages of content on their website, we find out how they kept up with the fly fishing trend and maintained their relevance to this day. Marshall describes what the Key West was like in the 1980s when the waters were pretty much untouched and the lifestyle was still very affordable. We hear about how he decided at an early stage of his adulthood to be a full-time guide, a career that lasted almost 12 years.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/219 Sponsors: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsors: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox I sat down with Al Quattrocchi to dig into California striped bass fly fishing and the story of how Al Q made his way across the country. We hear about Lefty Kreh, Enrico Puglisi, and other big mentors for Al over the years.
WFS 116 – Hawaii Fly Fishing with Captain Rick Lee – Bonefish, Maui, Triggerfish, Christmas Island, Saltwater GearDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/116 I had a great chat with Rick Lee to talk about Hawaii Fly Fishing with a focus on bonefish and Maui. Rick breaks down some great tips if you are heading to Hawaii with a focus on Maui today. We talk about casting tips for the wind, how to strip retrieve and how you can put together a DIY trip of your own. We also cover the best flies and why dumbell eyes are key, where bonefish live 80% of the time and how you can maximize the time while you are out there. We dig into the best places to find bones including specific areas where flats are available.
Today, we dive into another captivating conversation, this time with Craig Richardson, Head Guide at Fly Cast Away on St. Brandons Atoll, and fly fishing Guide at Como Maalifushi, Maldives, and WorldCast Anglers. We kick off by learning about Craig's early entry into competitive fishing at just 13 years old when he joined the youth team in South Africa. As our conversation delves into the intricacies of euro nymphing, Craig sheds light on the drawbacks of excessive focus on tight lining.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/flip The Salt Water Angler and Walker Cay Chronicles were two of the most popular shows in the history of fishing. Flip Pallot talks about these shows and his life in fly fishing. We talk about the Hells Bay Boat that he created which was a first of it's kind. Flip shares an experience where he survived huricane andrew staying in his house as the storm ripped it away.
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