Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/76 I met Mia and Marty on the Deschutes to chat about their background guiding and running a business in fly fishing. We also go deep into John Day steelhead fishing and include some tips on getting started. They also run through some smallmouth bass fishing tips and trips. They started as skate boarders and snow boarders and then transitioned into fly fishing. Marty talks about the feeling of catching his first steelhead and what you need to get started.
I put together a short video that introduces the Wet Fly Swing Members Society. Have a listen and find out why I am so proud of the Members Society! Click Here to watch the Members Society Video: Click here if you want to learn more about the Wet Fly Swing Members Society where we support you on your journey, we support...
Fly Fishing Founders – Meat Market Flies with Luke Ferrenburg – Streamers, Fly Tying Tips, Chico CaliforniaDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/luke We get into streamers and fly tying tips this week with our new bonus series - Fly Fishing Founders Stories. This week I have Luke Ferrenburg on the podcast from Meat Market Flies. We talk about tying streamers, lamprey patterns, steelhead flies and other great tips and tricks for fly tying.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/kate I sat down with Kate Watson to discuss here guiding business on the Fraser and Bulkley Rivers. We get into Tarponville and dig into her steelhead patterns and style of fly tying. We pretty much cover it all along with a chat about Jerry French, relationships, Elvis and the Lady Caroline. This is a cool story about growing up in a lodge and keeping the flow going.
WFS 062 – Winter Steelhead with Rob Crandall – Clackamas River Fly Fishing, Spey, Mending, Sink TipsDave -
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/62 I talk winter steelhead with Rob Crandall from Water Time Outfitters. Rob fishes Northwest Oregon and providing some great tips today including how to land steelhead, his 5 step process to catch steelhead, how to fish low and clear vs high water. Rob shares 3 main tips on catching more steelhead, how to manage your swing, understanding the hover and how to mend correctly. This one is seriously packed for winter steelhead. Click below to listen to the show.
In todays video I show you how to tie the Suskwa Poacher. This was noted by Jack Mitchell in episode 2 of the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast (link below). This is a great winter steelhead fly in the egg sucking variety. I noted the link to the trailer hook video so here it is: How to Tie a...
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: https://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: https://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...