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.
WFS 099 – The Global FlyFisher with Martin Joergensen – Sea Trout, Denmark, Fly Tying, Sea-Run Brown TroutDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/martin I finally sat down and talked to Martin Joergensen, the man behind the Global Fly Fisher. We talk about Sea Trout in Denmark, how they differ from South American Brown Trout and how to catch fish in this unique fishery. Martin shares with us the impact of being diagnosed with MS. Take home message from Martin is to go fishing now while you can. Don't wait because none of us really know how long we'll be on this crazy journey.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/186 Sponsors: Stonefly Nets: https://wetflyswing.com/stonefly Anglers Coffee: https://anglerscoffee.com/ I sat down with Joe Rotter from Reds Fly Shop to dig into some tips on fishing the mayfly hatch with a focus on the blue-winged olive. Joe has a serious passion for teaching and breaks down his good stuff today. We find out what technical dry fly fishing is all about on the Yakima River. Joe is a wealth of knowledge and shares his best tips on dry fly fishing. We find out what gear you need and what makes a great dry fly fisherman.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/221 Show Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Show Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/opst I had Charles Jardine, quite possibly the biggest fly fisher in the UK and has been called the Lefty Kreh of the UK. We find out the difference between nymphing UK streams vs fishing US streams.
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/214 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Sponsor: OPST: https://wetflyswing.com/opst Amy Hazel is here to break down the Deschutes Angler fly shop and what you need to do now to prepare for your next trout fishing trip. Amy shares some great tips for the salmon fly hatch and general trout in May, June and July.
George Cook is back on the podcast to break down lake fishing with a fly with a focus on Issac’s Ranch out of Washington State. There are a ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to. We find out why George not only loves red-colored flies for steelhead but also for lake fishing. ...
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/40 I connected with Curtis Fry from Fly Fish Food. We talked about the Provo River, their connection to Hareline and Wapsi and some great tips on tying dry flies. We get into some of the background on the great quality of fly tying materials we have today including dry fly hackles. The Morris Mouse, the Fripple Fly, Ants and hoppers are all covered in todays episode.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/217 Sponsor: Sawyer Oars: https://wetflyswing.com/sawyer Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: https://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox I sat down with one of the biggest living influencers in fly fishing. Jack Dennis tells the story of Curt Gowdy, Ted Williams, Arnold Palmer, and many other stories of his famous friends from a life in fly fishing.
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.
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