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.
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie a classic wet fly, the Picket Pin. Click on the link below to watch the video on tying the picket pin. I also provide a link below to the material list and a great article on the history of this great fly. I received a message from Colin who...
In todays fly tying video I show you how to tie the Hackled Skip Nymph, a great callibaetis nymph and also a great nymph for steelhead fishing. I intereviewed Skip Morris in episode 36 of the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast. This episode drops in August of 2018 so stay tuned if it's before that date. Click here to watch...
In todays episode I show you how to tie a disco midge. A super basic pattern but also super effective and works great year around. Only a few materials to use for this fly so let's get started! Click here to watch the Disco Midge Video: Disco Midge Material List Thread: Size 70 Ultra Thread red Hook: Mustad C49S size #14 Body: Size 70 Ultra Thread...
WFS 089 – Trout Spey with Capt. John McCloskey – Naknek River Alaska, Chattahoochee River, Georgia Fly Fishing, Swinging FliesDave -
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/john I've got a special episode today to celebrate launching into season 2. I interview John Smeraglio from the Deschutes Canyon Fly Shop, share a first time on the air fireside chat with Dave and friends. I also share a short audio clip of a intense experience after a raft dumped in one of the larger rapids on the river and my process in helping them get to shore safely. This is the first time that we've had this type of show so enjoy.
WFS 063 – Tom Rosenbauer Podcast | Orvis Fly Fishing, Battenkill River, Top Questions, Tips and TricksDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/63 I sat down and had a great chat with Tom Rosenbauer, one of the most influential people in fly fishing and the man behind the largest fly fishing podcast in the world. We talk about the story behind Orvis, some tips, tricks and common questions. Tom gets into the easiest way to get started if you are brand new. This is the perfect show if you are just getting started or want to hear the story behind Orvis and Tom Rosenbauer.
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...
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!
In today's fly tying video I show you how to tie an elk hair caddis, one of the most classic and most effective dry flies of all time. I use cream color dubbing but you can use any color that matches the hatch you'll be fishing. The elk hair floats high and dry and so should you (or whatever that...