In this video I show you how to tie a Stewart, my goto summer steelhead fly pattern. This fly was developed by Marty Sherman, an old friend of the family. I hope to get Marty on the podcast soon. Click here to watch the Skunk Video Tutorial: The Stewart Material List Thread: 8/0 Uni Thread Black (click here to purchase) Hook: Daiichi #2441 size #6 (click...
WFS 049 – Cast and Blast with Outdoor TV Show Host Gary Lewis | Fly Fishing, Deer Hunting and Frontier UnlimitedDave -
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/49 I had a chance to pick the brain of the Gary Lewis, TV Show host of Frontier Unlimited and author of a bunch of books and articles on fly fishing and hunting. We talk about the MacNab challenge, Hunt Tv, the Pursuit Channel and how he found himself on the cover of Salmon, Trout Steelheader and how that felt. Lot's of good stuff as we mix it up again this week.
WFS 046 – Frank Moore Podcast Interview | Legendary North Umpqua Fly Fisherman, Steelhead, WWII, ConservationDave -
Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRJJ77N Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/46 I am pleased to share my podcast interview with Frank Moore, one of the best episodes of the podcast year. Frank shares his amazing 95 years as a fly fisherman, WWII veteran, and conservationist. Frank takes us back to some amazing old stories of some of the famous people he has fished with over the years. He also shares some truly timeless steelhead tips. In fact, one of them already helped me land a steelhead!
I show you how to tie a skunk, one of the most classic steehead flies that was created in the 1930's. There has since been many variations of the skunk including the Green-Butt Skunk tied by Callaghan of North Umpqua River fame. Click here to watch the Skunk Video Tutorial: The Skunk Material List Thread: 8/0 Daiichi Black (click here to purchase) Hook: Daiichi #2441...
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie the Green Rat. This pattern was tied originally by Warren Duncan for Atlantic Salmon but is a good steelhead pattern as well. Click here to watch the Green Rat video: Green Rat Material List Thread: Size 70 Ultra Thread red (click here to purchase) Hook: Dai-Riki #899 Size #6 (click here to purchase) Tail: Peacock...
In this video tutorial I show you how to tie the Max Canyon (aka Macks Canyon). This summer steelhead pattern was invented by my dad back in the 1970's. Scroll below to find the links to purchase all of the materials for this fly pattern. Click here to watch the Max Canyon Video: Max Canyon Material List Thread: Size 70 Ultra Thread red (click...
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 031 – Deschutes River Steelhead with Doug Stewart | Fly Fishing Pioneer, The Max Canyon, Rattlesnake TalesDave -
Doug Stewart, one of my biggest mentors and my dad, is on the show today to talk about some of the history of steelhead fly fishing on the Deschutes River. Some topics really hit home with me especially as he talked about my grandpa and the comparisons between the two. We talk about some of his big influences and how...
WFS 030 – Anchored with April Vokey | Women in Fly Fishing, Sexism, Steelhead, Conservation, Bulkley RiverDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/30 April Vokey shared her take on a bunch of topics around fly fishing including women in fly fishing, #metoo and shares a big change in her life and business that's upcoming this year. April is also the host of the Anchored Podcast, has guided for years and has made a successful business out of fly fishing. I love hearing her stories in this one and some big things upcoming in her world.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/james I had an amazing interview with James Millard, the operations manager for OP Skagit Tactics (aka - Pure Skagit). We get into some great stories about steelhead fishing, products and James' life getting to work with one of the big names in steelhead. We talk about the commando head, some new products upcomming, greased line presentation and how jet boat wakes running up the river can help with steelhead fishing.