Tommy Lynch - the fish whisperer, one of the gurus of the streamer game, brings his A-game today.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/346 More on FishHound: https://wetflyswing.com/fishhound Adam Cuthriell from FishHound Expeditions is here to break down his favorite Alaska trip with a focus on the fly fishing gear for Alaska. From the best flies to the best fly rod to the best clothing to get your ready for your trip.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/334 Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Henry Winkler, an actor, author, producer, and angler, is here to chat about fly fishing, Happy Days, and his incredible life. We find out what it felt like to get offered the movie, Grease and why he turned it down, how he got the role in the HBO show Barry, and how he managed to do great things while being challenged with dyslexia.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/333 Presented By: Dette Flies, Angler's Coffee, Stonefly Nets, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Ross Purnell, the Editor of the Fly Fisherman Magazine, shares how he fulfilled his childhood dream by filling in one of the most important roles at the publication. Find out who are the people that inspired him to fly fish and who mentored him to become a fly fishing writer.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/331 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Greg Epstein, owner of Jackson Hole Fly Company, tells the story of how he acquired a 40-year-old fly shop. We find out what they have going at the shop - how they produce around 1000 types of flies, outsource materials, and create basic fly fishing packages that are easy on the pocket but good in quality.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/329 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Trxstle, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Larry Hersman, creator of Taos Rods, tells us about his trout spey rods. We find out the advantages of spey rods that are shorter than usual, how they cast, and are they the future of spey rods? We also dig into San Juan river fly fishing - we discover why this was said to be the best trout stream in the world during the winter, and why Larry describes it as "better than heaven" during the ant hatch.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/325 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Zoe Angling Group, Angler's Coffee, Reyr Gear Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Guy Jeans, owner of the Kern River Fly Shop, host of the Kern River Fly Shop Podcast, and vocalist of the band Stoneflys, is here to take us on a wild ride up and down the Kern River. We talk about the 10 native species in California including the golden trout. We find out what the fishing is like in different parts of the Kern River, the seasons and hatches, gear, techniques, and flies they use.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/324 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Adam Cuthriell, owner of FishHound Expeditions, is here to break down fly fishing in Alaska and talk about the remoteness of Kodiak. We learn the step-by-step guide from booking to preparation to fishing. We find out what are the resident species in Alaska, the best times in a season to go after them, the recommended gear setup, and the flies that work great.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/316 Presented By: Reyr Gear, Jackson Hole Fly Company, LakeLady Custom Rods, Trxstle Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Victor Babbitt takes us into the Tahoe area and then over his new gig on the Missouri. We talk about the Carson Lake, Pyramid Lake, Walker Lake, and Tahoe Lake - how they're all connected to each other and the ocean. Find out how Tahoe fly fishing used to be back in the days and how it is different now with the people and tourism. Victor tells us why he sold the fly shop, Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters, and why he bought a 14 acres of land by the river in Missouri. Victor also tells us about his fly fishing hero, Mel Krieger, and what it was like to sit on the same table with Lefty Kreh.
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/314 Presented By: LakeLady Custom Rods, Dette Flies, Jackson Hole Fly Company, Trxstle Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Today, we're fly fishing Maine. Bob Romano takes us into the lakes and streams of the Rangeley Lakes Region. He tells us why he has been traveling up to this area for over 40 years. We dig into some of his books, his favorite authors, and talk about his new book, River Flowers - how it came to be and what makes it special. Bob mentions some camps that give access to different streams in Maine and breaks down the seasons there. Plus, we hear about the story of White Nose Pete - a trout who lived a hundred years and had never been caught.
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