Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/217 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox I sat down with one of the biggest living influencers in fly fishing. Jack Dennis tells the story of Curt Gowdy, Ted Williams, Arnold Palmer, and many other stories of his famous friends from a life in fly fishing.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/214 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/opst Amy Hazel is here to break down the Deschutes Angler fly shop and what you need to do now to prepare for your next trout fishing trip. Amy shares some great tips for the salmon fly hatch and general trout in May, June and July.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/134 We dig into Swinging Flies for Trout with Steven Bird. Steven is the editor of the Soft Hackle Journal and writes for Swing the Fly Magazine. We dig into some tips and the background on catching upper Columbia redband trout. Lot's of fun stuff in this one including some of my normal antics and tangents on smoking, alcohol, drugs and all of that crazy stuff.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/190 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Mike Lawson from Henrys Fork Anglers is on the podcast to break down the Green Drake hatch and fishing mayflies on the Henrys Fork. Mike sheds some light on different bugs and some entomology to help you on the water.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/186 Sponsors: Stonefly Nets: http://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Anglers Coffee: https://anglerscoffee.com/ I sat down with Joe Rotter from Reds Fly Shop to dig into some tips on fishing the mayfly hatch with a focus on the blue-winged olive. Joe has a serious passion for teaching and breaks down his good stuff today. We find out what technical dry fly fishing is all about on the Yakima River. Joe is a wealth of knowledge and shares his best tips on dry fly fishing. We find out what gear you need and what makes a great dry fly fisherman.
George Cook is back on the podcast to break down lake fishing with a fly with a focus on Issac’s Ranch out of Washington State. There are a ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to. We find out why George not only loves red-colored flies for steelhead but also for lake fishing. ...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/dryfly We cover trout spey with Captain John McCloskey aka Dry Fly John on Instagram. John goes deep into how he catches trout on the Chattahoochee River and the Naknek River out of Alaska. John is teaching spey in Georgia, a place where it hasn't totally consumed everyone quite yet. Tons of great tips including the best rod, lines, how to cast and how he teaches spey. We talk about the difference between spey, switch and single hand and how to present the fly to different trout species.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/phil-rowley-stillwater-fly-fishing/ I had the pleasure of interviewing Phil Rowley to discuss stillwater trout fishing. We covered sinking lines, rod length for lakes, how to match the hatch, fly tying and chironomid behavior on top of much more. To be totally honest I've been a little out of the loop on lakes as of late and Phil sheds light on a number of techniques that I have never used before. You don't want to miss this episode if you are interested in fly fishing lakes!
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/174 Davy Wotton is here to break out a step x step guide to getting started fly fishing wet flies. We break down each step today in a systematic fashion so you know exactly how to fish wet flies like a pro.
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/45 Nymph Fishing Tips & History, Shadow Casting, the Madison River in Montana, Indicators and Euro Nymphing. I had the great pleasure to chat with Gary Borger about his contribution to fly fishing in many respects over a career of writing and video. Gary talks about how he produced the first fly fishing instructional video, how he was part of the first FFF Casting Certification, and goes into detail on his tactics for nymph fishing and using indicators.