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.
trey combs
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/06 Blue Water fly fishing and the history of steelhead flies and fishing is covered in this amazing show.  In episode 006 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the biggest people in the history of steelhead fly fishing, Trey Combs. Trey wrote one of the early books on the history of steelhead fishing and flies and has done a lot of other amazing stuff in his fly fishing career that we cover today. We get into a bunch of big topics including the issues with the Thompson River steelhead decline, talk about his mentors, discuss steelhead fly fishing history, two handed rods plus some of his new fly patterns.
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...
opst
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.
north umpqua river
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/19 There is no question that this will go down as one of the best podcasts on tactics for catching steelhead on the fly.  Dean Finnerty breaks down how to fish the North Umpqua in detail. The North Umpqua, aka - Graduate school of steelhead fly fishing, is one of the most historied steelhead river in the world.  We cover skating dries in the summer to getting down in the winter.  Dean brings it all to the table so enjoy!
scott mcgarva
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/17 In episode 017 of the fly fishing show I interviewed Scott Baker McGarva, one of the most knowledgable and experienced guides in BC.  He talks about the challenges of owning a fly shop, how to be a good guide and a manufacturers Rep. Scott talks about his vast experience fishing BC rivers including the Dean, Thompson, Bulkley and Morice Rivers.  He provides a bunch of great tips on riffle hitching dries how, to prepare for a Dean River trip the right way and much more.
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.
steelhead flies
I stopped by a local fly shop last week to BS a bit and look at some of their steelhead flies. One of the things that really struck me were the prices - $4.50 per fly and more. I’ve never thought that much about prices because I've tied flies for most of my life and grew up around a fly shop. But...
grabflies.com
In episode 14 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeff Layton from Grabflies.com.  Jeff talks about the patterns he does well on and sells in his fly shop along with some new and innovative products for attaching sinking tips. We cover the Olympic Peninsula rivers, the North Umpqua along with all of the flies that...
scott baker mcgarva
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/12 In episode 012 of the Fly Fishing podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Rob Snowhite from the Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast. Rob covers fly fishing the Salmon River (New York), talks about being one of the only guides in DC, his interview with Hank Patterson and how to avoid the crowds, and combat fishing on one of the great steelhead rivers in the Great Lakes system.
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