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.
WFS 056 – Pat Dorsey Interview – Tailwater Fly Fishing Tips and Tiny Flies | Cheeseman, Hopper Droppers, Jack DennisDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/56 I sat down and picked Pat Dorsey's brain on fishing tiny flies on tailwaters. Pat breaks down how he gets his clients into fish on one of the most challenging rivers in the country. He shares his best tips to help you find and catch fish even when dealing with finicky fish. We get into the best indicator setup to use as well as the hopper dropper and the dropper hopper.
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.
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...
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 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.
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.
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.
I show you how to tie a Frenchie Nymph in today's fly tying video. The Frenchie is a versatile nymph that can be tied in multiple colors using UV dub. Click here to watch the Frenchie Nymph Video: Please subscribe to my youtube channel if you found this video helpful. Materials for the Frenchie Nymph Hook: Daiichii #1560 Size #12 Bead: 1/8″ Brass Bead Thread: Orange...
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.