Today, we're going fly fishing in Costa Rica with Tom Enderlin. We discover a few different species in the jungle including a fruit-eating fish called, machaca - cousin of the piranha but vegan.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/316 Presented By: Reyr Gear, Jackson Hole Fly Company, LakeLady Custom Rods, Trxstle Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Victor Babbitt takes us into the Tahoe area and then over his new gig on the Missouri. We talk about the Carson Lake, Pyramid Lake, Walker Lake, and Tahoe Lake - how they're all connected to each other and the ocean. Find out how Tahoe fly fishing used to be back in the days and how it is different now with the people and tourism. Victor tells us why he sold the fly shop, Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters, and why he bought a 14 acres of land by the river in Missouri. Victor also tells us about his fly fishing hero, Mel Krieger, and what it was like to sit on the same table with Lefty Kreh.
Nick Torres, from Waterworks-Lamson takes us on a journey today to one of the most spectacular locations on the globe - Northern Argentina for Golden Dorado, Piranha, Capybara, Caiman, and more! Nick describes the itinerary for the trip and what it's like staying at the two lodges there - Pira and Suinda. Find out which flies he uses that...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/294 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Tom Ski is back to talk about what he has going lately with the magazines - travel business, fly fishing, hosted trips, SEO and social stuff. Find out Tom's role in Tail and Strung Magazine - how he makes their content more relevant and interesting. We learn some SEO and social tips that get more traffic to your website and engage more people.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/292 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Dette Flies, Stonefly Nets, Anglers Coffee Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Chuck Furimsky, founder of The Fly Fishing Show shares the story of how he got started organizing the shows and became the largest fly fishing show in the world. He shares some stories of his experiences with a few of the biggest names in fly fishing and the problems he encountered while preparing the shows and what they did to solve them.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/289 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Trxstle, Dette Flies, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Joe Ballarini, the headman at Tail Magazine and Strung Magazine shares the story of why he created one of the only print magazines in salt and how it all came to be. He describes what it's like working as a full time ER doctor, being the Editor in Chief of two magazines, and a dad at the same time. Joe also mentions some saltwater fly fishing trips that we can take part in this year along with the Tail crew and the things you need to prepare for.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/287 Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Steve Haigh, host of the Destination Angler Podcast is here to share the why behind his fly fishing podcast. He shares his most downloaded episodes on the destination topics and the podcasts that he listens to. Find out how Steve got into podcasting and what he enjoys most about it.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/283 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Fly Fishing Film Tours, Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Will Blair, the guy who's been leading Kamchatka wilderness trips for 25 years, breaks down the step by step on how to do a trip to Kamchatka. We find out why this place is so much different than Alaska, with lots of untouched waters you can explore today.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/278 Presented by: Trxstle, Dette Flies, Anglers Coffee, Stonefly Nets Podcast Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors/ Kelly Neu is here to share her story of guiding on the Colorado River and her fascination with River dories. Kelly describes how to put together your own river trip and what the first few days of a Grand Canyon trip look like - plus Kelly has a 2 minutes YouTube video that covers building a full drift boat.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/274 Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Brian Fischer, the headman at Sonora Fly Co., breaks down a season in the Sierra Nevadas - we dig into some of their world-class lakes and the most recent changes in the California fishing regulations. We discover the biggest draws at this time of year if you want to camp, spend a day or two, or get some good river time - plus the amazing people from all over the world hiking 2200 miles of elevations from Mexico to Canada for months, beating the weather in the mountains.