Will Donnelly, head guide at FishHound Expeditions, takes us into Alaska with a focus on road-tripping. We break down Alaska by car - where you should be heading, species you can chase, and some tips on flies technique. We also talk about that trip we had last year and what you can expect when you fly out to Alaska...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/55 I had the pleasure of talking with George Daniel on his teaching philosophy, guiding, Joe Humphries and a number of other great topics including fishing Musky. We talk about competition fly fishing, journaling, his blogging and his plans for the upcoming years. George tells a great story about the angling professors at Penn State and how it is a position that he would be interested in.
Larry Larsen from Snake River Fly is here to break out some good stuff. We got a little inside look into a really cool tailwater fisheries.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/243 Sponsor: https://wetflyswing.com/koffler Brian Chan is on the show today to share his story and some huge tips on fly fishing trout lakes. We find out how he ended up with a tech. Job that got his foot in the door. We also find out how Kamloops has changed since my dad started fishing the area in the 1960’s.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/43 I interview Devin Olsen to talk about Euro Nymphing and the USA Fly Fishing team. He provides a bunch of tips to help you get started with euro nymphing. We cover the Provo River, the history of Polish Nymphing, Indicator leaders, Fly Fish Food and Dynamic Nymphing. Lots of content in this one so enjoy!
WFS 121 – Classic Wet Flies & Fly Tying with Fred Klein – Ray Bergman, American Angler, Brook Trout, Maine, Davie McPhailDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/121 Fred Klein breaks down some great tips on tying classic wet flies and sheds some light on the history of wet flies. He is the Grizzly king on Instagram and is breaking out beautiful pics for everyone to see all around the world. Fred talks about the history of classic flies and some of the great books you can check out. We also touch on brook trout and some Fred's top pics for flies and his 6 must have books.
WFS 118 – Euro Nymphing Tips with Pete Erickson – Echo Fly Fishing, Shadow X, Grayling, Loch Style FishingDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/118 I sat down with Pete Erickson to talk about euro nymphing and his experience developing one of the popular euro nymphing rods on the market, the Echo Shadow X. We find out which is the best length and weight, how to cast a euro nymphing rod and some bonus tips to help you while you are on the river. We also touch on Loch Style stillwater fishing and why it's something you should check out this year if you haven't heard about it yet. We touch on a little bit on grayling as associated with Pete's Team USA work.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/64 Denny Rickards, the stillwater guru, came on the podcast to cover lakes and the history of stillwater fishing. Denny breaks down in simple form, where to find fish and how to present the fly properly to fish. Denny talks about the 2 most critical things to understand when fishing lakes. He also talks about why a floating line is not great, and why he has the secret line that works 90% of the time. Get ready to take some notes because it's hard to stay up with Denny on this one!
Derek Darst is here to introduce us to the St. Joe River and some of his specialty fly patterns. We explore this lizard fly and some of his other unique flies as we look at his top flies for Idaho. We also learn where to look for Westslope cutthroat trout in his part of the world. Fly Fishing the St....
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie a basic scud pattern using a plastic bag for the back of the fly. Scuds are a pattern that every fly fisherman should have in their box and can range from size 14 up through as tiny as you want to go. Click Here to see the video on...