WFS 094 – Fly Fishing and Fly Tying with Shawn Holsinger – Stoneflies, Euro Nymphs, Holsinger’s Fly Shop, Little Juniata River (WFS094)Dave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/94 Shawn Holsinger from Holsinger's fly shop gets into some fly fishing and fly tying tips with a focus on his local stream including the Little Juniata River. We get into Euro Nymphs, stone flies and the Holsinger story. Shawn shares some euro nymphing tips, how to get more efficient and is rule of thumb on proportions. FYI - It's pretty much half of what you think it'll be. Shawn stresses technique in fly tying over just copying the pattern.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/mont Mont Adams tells the Adamsbuilt story and how he has stayed in business for over 30 years selling waders, boots and other quality fly fishing gear. Hear some of the stories and challenges in competing with other companies in the space.
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.
Fly Fishing Founders – Wilderness Lite Float Tubes with Phil Hayes – Ultralight Boats, Gregory, Outcast, REI, Backcountry Hunters and AnglersDave -
Take the Survey: https://wetflyswing.com/fantasy Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/tube Phil Hayes breaks down ultralight backcountry fly fishing. He produces the Wilderness Lite float tube which is a good start to your gear list when heading out on a backcountry trip. We get into most of the gear you need to put together your trip and shed light on what it's all about.
WFS 081 – Lower Sacramento River with Mike Mercer – The Redding Fly Shop, the Missing Link, Psycho PrinceDave -
I chat with Mike Mercer about the Sacramento River, the Redding Fly Shop and other great rivers around Chico California. We hear how the Sacramento went from a toxic superfund dump with very few fish to a big time trout river. Mike shares the step x step plan on catching fish on the lower Sacramento. We talk about the key...
I put together a short video that introduces the Wet Fly Swing Members Society. Have a listen and find out why I am so proud of the Members Society! Click Here to watch the Members Society Video: Click here if you want to learn more about the Wet Fly Swing Members Society where we support you on your journey, we support...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/74 I cover the Driftless area today with Jason Randall. We talk this unique area and hear about how Jason came write numerous articles and books over the years.Jason has some cool stories as we hear about a life in fly fishing. He talks a little about his daytime job as a veterinarian and the difference between Landon Mayer and Joe Humpries.
Al Beatty shows us an easy way to tie a catskills style dry fly using the Wonder Wing. Also known as the Garbage Wing dry fly. This clip was from the Albany Fly Tying Expo. Click here to watch Al Beatty Tie: You can find all of Al's content at BT'sFlyFishing.com. Conclusion with Al Beatty There were a lot of great fly tying...
WFS 073 – Joe Humphreys Podcast Interview – 90 Years of Fly Fishing, Live the Stream Movie, Lefty KrehDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/73 I sat down with Joe Humphries, one of the great fly fishing personalities of the 20th century. Joe shares is life in fly fishing, wrestling and teaching both young and old. You'll get a perspective on the history of fly fishing from Joe today and from his movie Live the Stream. You'll here Joe tell the story of how he caught the largest trout on the fly in the state of PA. Plus he'll describe night fishing and some great tips if you ever find yourself out in the evening.
In todays video Dave Allison shows us how he ties a wally wing style dry mayfly. Dave provides some great tips as we go ahead in this one. Click here to watch the Wally Wing video with Dave Allison: You can find Dave on Instagram @WestTexasBugs. In this video I also noted the podcast episode with Curtis Fry from Fly Fish Food. ...