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.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/nymphing We break down the steps to getting started with nymph fishing if you are brand new today on the blog. We also share the top 17 euro nymphing tips from a few of the great comp fly fisherman in the country.
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.
Brooks Robinson shares the Cortland Line Company story and some big tips on choosing a line for fly fishing today on the podcast. We find out how Cortland has been going strong for over 100 years now in the fly fishing space. We dig into the Delaware River System, how to choose a dry line for the Delaware and how...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/161 I sat down with Matt Barber and Joel Doub with Tom Morgan Rodsmiths. We hear about the Tom Morgan story and how after selling Winston, he started Tom Morgan Rodsmiths after being diagnosed with MS. We also hear about how Matt and Joel gave up their day jobs to purchase Tom Morgan and move to Bozeman Montana. Lot's of good stuff in this one including some great rod building tips from one of the finest craftsman in the business.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/160 I am very pleased to have the great Dave Whitlock on the podcast to share the story of how he made a life in fly fishing and in art. Dave provides some tips on fishing terrestrials and how the Dave’s Hopper became the fly he’s most known for.