Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/216 Sponsors: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Sponsors: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Bob Clay is here to share the story of how he became one of the great bamboo fly rod makers on the planet with a focus on the bamboo spey road. We find out how Tom Morgan helped to shape his career.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/191 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox I sat down with Art Lingren to discuss fly fishing British Columbia with a focus on the people that laid the path for many anglers afterward. We talk about Art's connection to Roderick Haig Brown, Sid Glasso, Harry Lemire, and other influential anglers and fly tyers.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/134 We dig into Swinging Flies for Trout with Steven Bird. Steven is the editor of the Soft Hackle Journal and writes for Swing the Fly Magazine. We dig into some tips and the background on catching upper Columbia redband trout. Lot's of fun stuff in this one including some of my normal antics and tangents on smoking, alcohol, drugs and all of that crazy stuff.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/188 Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: http://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Sponsor: Anglers Coffee: http://wetflyswing.com/anglers Todd Scharf shares some huge tips on finding Skeena river steelhead and the gear you need to have a successful trip up north in British Columbia. Todd runs the legendary Skeena Steelhead lodge and provides some insight on a 10 year commitment.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/117 John McMillan is on the podcast to talk about our northwest steelhead runs, the ups and downs of anadromous fish cycles and why he is optimistic about the current state of salmonids. John has a skill for clarifying the issues and breaking down the basics of where we are at currently. There is no question this one will go down as one of the great podcast episodes and one of the first deep dives into some of the conservation topics related to steelhead. The North Umpqua, Olympic Peninsula and Deschutes are all covered in this one.
The Ultimate Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing Gear List – Rods, Reels, Fly Lines, Waterproof Bags, ResourcesDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/wintergear I've been getting some questions about the need for a winter steelhead fly fishing gear list for the upcoming Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Trip. I'll breakdown the basics today so we can assure you have the major items given rain, cold, sun, sleet, hail or any and all of the above. Because it is February in the Pacific Northwest, we prepare for any condition.
The creator of laser dub and a premier OG steelhead ally guide is here to share some stories and his point of view on fly fishing, guiding, and the Great Lakes. We find out about Greg’s role in fly fishing, fly tying, and how he has evolved over the years. We hear about Clyde Murray and the story of catching...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/dryfly We cover trout spey with Captain John McCloskey aka Dry Fly John on Instagram. John goes deep into how he catches trout on the Chattahoochee River and the Naknek River out of Alaska. John is teaching spey in Georgia, a place where it hasn't totally consumed everyone quite yet. Tons of great tips including the best rod, lines, how to cast and how he teaches spey. We talk about the difference between spey, switch and single hand and how to present the fly to different trout species.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/170 Jerry Darkes, one of the biggest names the Great Lakes for steelhead and numerous other species, is here to break down Great Lakes Fly Fishing. Jerry discusses the switch rod with a focus on swinging flies for great lakes steelhead.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/169 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Adrian Cortes to dig into dry line steelhead with a focus on winter steelhead. Adrian is one of the leaders in dry and wet fly fishing without a sinking line.