Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/20 Dec speaks in public for the first time about what went down when he posted on Social Media telling anyone who listened to not buy his new book. Dec also shares a few great tips and a perspective from one of our big names and real good guys in the steelhead game.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/07 Great Lakes Expert Pete Humphries does an amazing job breaking down the steps to spey casting and provides a bunch of tips. In episode 007 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of chatting with Pete who covers spey casting, steelhead fly fishing and Great Lakes tributaries. He covers Great Lakes steelhead fly fishing with a focus on Western Michigan and talks about many of the people who helps him become an expert. If you are new to spey casting or struggling with your cast this is the perfect episode for you.
“Hey (in a super quiet voice)...... I think I just had a TIP.” I make sure to not move a step and put the same exact cast back on the fish. It swings slowly across the river and then……. another TAP. “shhhhhit! I just had a tap”, as I quietly mention to my buddy fishing 100 meters downstream. Again -...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/02 Jack Mitchell covers Olympic Peninsula and Klickitat River steelhead fly fishing in Episode 002 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jack is one of the biggest names in Washington fly fishing and runs The Evening Hatch Fly Shop. He gets into a bunch of great tips on fishing for winter steelhead including some of the patterns that have worked well for him, spey casting tips and setting up a balanced outfit. Jack has almost 30 years of guiding experience so you don't want to miss any of the nuggets he shares in this episode.
In episode 011 of the Fly Fishing show I sat down with Tom Larimer to talk about his career in fly fishing, summer steelhead tips, spey lines and casting and a bunch of other tips that you'll love. Tom goes deep into how he catches summer steelhead during the daytime, something that many thought unlikely in the past. Tom also...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/jaynicholas/ Steelhead and Salmon Fly Fishing is covered by Jay Nicholas in Episode 003 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jay is one of the most influential fly fisherman and tyer in the Northwest and around the country. He talked about steelhead fly fishing, fly tying and a bunch of other amazing fly fishing topics. Jay clarifies the caveman connection and fly tying and talks about another recent book he has out which brings him to about 14 books?
The open clinch knot has probably helped me hook more fish than any other knot. Super simple to tie and strong, the open clinch knot does two big things - It gives your fly more action and keeps your fly from getting tangled up. Click on the video below to see how the knot is easily tied. The big trick...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/04 Spey casting tips and fly fishing intention is covered in episode 04 of the Fly Fishing Podcast this week. I had the pleasure of talking to Brian Chou who is a spey casting expert, spey line technician and all around cool guy. Brian has influenced some of the largest fly rod and fly line companies in the industry and nerds out on why he loves it all. He provides a bunch of great tips, gets us thinking about fishing with intention and talks about the Soul River Runs Deep.
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.
I give up. I spent a large amount of time trying to put together the perfect blog post to answer one of my readers questions but at the end of the day I realized that it's pretty f'n simple. It doesn't take a huge article to tell you how to steelhead. Sure there is the water speed, depth and cover keys,...