Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/152 Bruce Kruk is on the podcast to share some tips for spey casting with a focus on long belly spey lines and long 14, 15 and 16 foot rods. We bring it to the bank of the Clearwater River and the Upper Columbia with a focus on steelhead fishing.
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.
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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.
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/45 Nymph Fishing Tips & History, Shadow Casting, the Madison River in Montana, Indicators and Euro Nymphing. I had the great pleasure to chat with Gary Borger about his contribution to fly fishing in many respects over a career of writing and video. Gary talks about how he produced the first fly fishing instructional video, how he was part of the first FFF Casting Certification, and goes into detail on his tactics for nymph fishing and using indicators.
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.
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!
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.
WFS 125 – Basic Fly Tying with Charlie Craven – Charlies Fly Box, Fly Tying Class, Tiny Flies, BrassieDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/125 Charlie Craven from Charlie's Fly Box breaks down a perspective of tying flies for a living. He describes what it takes to make an original pattern and what it means to become a signature fly tyer. We also here about his fly tying class and the book he wrote that many consider the ultimate guide for beginner fly tyers. Find out which is the number 1 selling pattern in the box an what he always has handy heading out on the river.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/190 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Mike Lawson from Henrys Fork Anglers is on the podcast to break down the Green Drake hatch and fishing mayflies on the Henrys Fork. Mike sheds some light on different bugs and some entomology to help you on the water.
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