spey flies and dee flies
I had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours with Jason Miller at the Albany Fly Tying Expo this year.  I filmed him tying a Dee Fly and talking all about Spey Flies and Dee Flies in this hour and 1/2 fly tying video. Jason is one of those cool guys you need to know.  He's an up and...
fly tapes podcast
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.
simon gawesworth
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/09 In episode 009 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Gawesworth who is one of the biggest names in fly fishing today.  Simon breaks down spey lines in detail including what's new this year and what he sees in the future of spey. He talks about choosing lines for windy conditions, a good sinking line for summer fish, some of the new products in line for RIO including triple density lines.  This one goes quick so click the button below to have a listen.
undertaker steelhead fly
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie an Undertaker steelhead fly pattern which was originated by Wayne Duncan for Atlantic Salmon. It has since become a very attractive fly for steelhead fishing.  Take a look at this link if you want to see Wayne recite poetry while tying one of his flies (sorry for the poor...
john shewey
Show Notes:  wetflyswing.com/16 The history of steelhead fly fishing and fly tying is covered in episode 016 of the fly fishing show.  John Shewey breaks down the history of steelhead flies and how things have evolved over the years in steelhead fly fishing. John is the current editor-in-chief of the NW Fly Fishing group of magazines and has written some of the best and most beautiful steelhead books you've ever seen.  We talk about swinging flies on the North Umpqua and North Santiam and how it all came to be.
max canyon
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...
fly rod history
Do you know your fly rod history in the last 100 years?  Yeah, I didn't either.  But I listened to a great podcast recently and wanted to share that with you. In this episode of Anchored with April Vokey you can here the history from Gary Loomis' perspective There are a bunch of great stories on fly rods and how graphite...
tom pero
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/18 Tom Pero, the founder of Wild River Press is on the show today.  Tom has published A Passion for Steelhead, one of the greatest steelhead books of all time, as well as many other big time outdoor books.  Tom provides some really amazing stories that I know you'll love in this one.  He goes into the evolution of steelhead flies and how there is a big misnomer about steelhead flies and the relationship to Atlantic salmon flies.
best winter steelhead fly colors
I wanted to share a quick article I found on the best winter steelhead fly colors from Jay at the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog. To be honest, this is a little self serving because I could have just shared this on social and it'd disappear in the long run. But, because I'm sharing it here, it will live and breath for...
barney wong
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/28 I had Barney Wong on the show to go in depth on spey lines and the challenge of identifying the actual sinking rates. We discussed an experiment we conducted on the river and how the outcome might surprise you. Barney tells his story of how he dropped everything to move out to the northwest to chase steelhead and a job in a local fly shop.
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