WFS 051 – Fly Fishing Entomology with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing – Bug Selection, Street KidsDave -
https://wetflyswing.com/51 I sat down with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing to chat about analyzing the bug community to catch more fish. Peter breaks out the PAUSE method which will be a game changer to help you get started. He shares the hatcher organization method, how to organize your box and when he fishes mouse patterns. Peter also takes street kids off the street and serves other underprivileged people in the community.
Tim Camissa breaks down his history tying flies online and building a fly fishing brand while working full time. He shares some sweet fly tying tips and gives us a glimpse at a special fly fishing conference that he attends each year. Tim talks about Lake Erie Steelhead, his home trout waters and the fly tying video that got 150,000 views for him. He shares what it has taken him to become a leader in the online fly fishing space.
I demonstrate how to tie a Guide's Choice Hare's Ear in todays fly tying video. The Guide's Choice is widely considered one of the best all around nymph patterns. No secret why, as it blends just about all of the finest trout materials you can think of. See the materials list below. Click Here to watch the video on the Guide's...
WFS 057 – Argentina Fly Fishing with Justin Spence | DIY, Brown Trout, Golden Dorado, Big Sky AnglersDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/57 I talked to Justin Spence about traveling and fishing Argentina and tips to DIY your way down there. Justin has travelled extensively in Argentina and throughout Patagonia prior to going all in on Big Sky Anglers. We cover Browns, Golden Trout his almost professional soccer career and how he came to find himself owning a fly shop.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/108 Lance Egan is on the podcast today to cover Euro Nymping, fly tying and his experience with Team USA. We talk about the advantages of using jig hooks and slotted beads and why you should avoid lower cost tungsten beads. We get into the top tips for tying euro nymphs, the best hook for euro nymphs, Lance's confidence flies, and why Lance doesn't like the loop to loop connection. This one won't disappoint so let's get into some euro nymphing content.
WFS 044 – Westslope Cutthroat Trout with Heather Hodson – Dry Fly Fishing Idaho, United Woman on the FlyDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/44 Heather Hodson shares her wisdom on West Slope Cutthroat fishing Idaho and Montana and breaks down the United Woman on the Fly Movement. The Northwest Fly Girl breaks down how she has become a leader in the fly fishing world. We also get into her day job as a nurse, the challenges there and all of the amazing trips coming up this year.
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.
WFS 037 – Entomology and Fly Fishing with Rick Hafele | Mckenzie, Deschutes Rivers and Spinner FallsDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/37 Rick Hafele, one of the biggest entomologist in the western US, was on the podcast to all things entomology and fly fishing. Rick provides some great tips on fishing dries, nymphs and wet flies. He breaks down the basics of entomology, how the bugs life changes and how this will make you a more consistent fisherman. He shares the top 3 things you need to think about when you first get to a stream to increase your success.
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/tactical Devin Olsen is back on the podcast for the second time. Our first 2-time guest! Devin shares his most recent book - Tactical Fly Fishing. Leave a comment below if you like this type of bonus episode and if there are other things you would do for these book reviews.