WFS 096 – Streamers with Gunnar Brammer – Smallmouth Bass, Pike Fly Fishing, Predators, Kelly Galloup, St. Louis RiverDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/gb Show Sponsors: https://www.delifreshdesign.com/ and https://www.thegreydrake.com/ Hosted Trips: https://wetflyswing.com/destination Gunnar Brammer shares his best tips on pike fly fishing, tying streamers, his connection with Kelly Galloup and a boat load more of great tips. We hear about the Sculp Daddy, Kill Whitey and other huge flies that are ultra effective and based on the forage base. Find out how to fish the St. Louis River, how to set hooks with streams for smallmouth, trout and pike. Tons of great videos, books and resources to help you get your streamer game going today.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/232 We Dig into fly fishing for smallmouth bass with David Perry from the Southeastern fly fishing podcast. David shares a couple of secret patterns, where to get the special materials for them and how you can find more fish today.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/52 I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Galloup, the man who changed the streamer game back in the day with the book Modern Streamers. We talk about his youtube channel and the large resource for fly tyers, his porn fly names, walking the dog with bass fishing and other techniques on making the fish react. This one was crazy good and a ride I could have kept on. Hope you enjoy.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/150 Morten Valeur, the founder of Ahrex Hooks, is on to shed some light on how and why he started a new hook company and how they have emerged as one of the leaders in the world.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/157 I sat down with Brian Wise from Fly Fishing the Ozarks on youtube. Brian is a huge player in the streamer game producing some amazing fly tying videos on his channel. We talk about fishing giant streamers on the North Fork of the White River. We hear the background of how Brian could dunk the hoop at a height of 5’8” and was on his way to a scholarship when a blown out knee crushed his dreams. But, this is also how his fly fishing career came to be.
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/140 I sat down with Domenick Swentosky to talk about traditional streamers and how he fishes his home waters out of Pennsylvania. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima leader for the butt section of his mono rig. A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. Troutbitten now. Click below and listen to the full conversation.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/93 Bill Spicer host of The New Fly Fisher breaks down musky fishing and some great tips to get you into a chance for a big fish. We talk about the best lakes to target musky, the gear you need to have a chance and how to revive a tired fish. Bill describes the biggest difference between pike and musky, why he uses marker buoys and how a musky can melt a stainless steel hook. Lots of good stuff including where to go for more resources to hook some musky.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/48 Landon Mayer shared his knowledge about fishing streamers for large trout and many other great tips from one of the knowledgable guides and teachers in the fly fishing circuit. He talks about why he likes medium action rods, how he uses a swivel and what to do if a fish chases your fly but doesn't take it. Landon breaks it down like a chess match so you can break it down easily to make your next move.