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/090 Mont Adams tells the Adamsbuilt story and how he has stayed in business for over 30 years selling waders, boots and other quality fly fishing gear. Hear some of the stories and challenges in competing with other companies in the space.
WFS 101 – The Flyfishing and Tying Journal with Craig Schuhmann – Giant Rainbow Trout, Klamath Falls, Williamson River, Frank AmatoDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/craig Craig Schuhmann breaks down the Williamson River and the Klamath Falls area including how he became a guide in one of the best rainbow trout stillwater fisheries in the west. We also here about how Craig became the editor of the FlyFishing and Tying Journal, hear about Frank Amato and his publishing company including Salmon Trout Steelheader magazine. Find out which is the top of the 40 Top American Trout Flies. This was another fun one!
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/313 Presented By: LakeLady Custom Rods, Dette Flies, Jackson Hole Fly Company, Bearvault Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Taylor Streit, the founder of Taos Fly Shop, shares the story of how he started the fly fishing business in the 80s during the Woodstock days and went through a difficult time in his life battling alcoholism. We talk about what it's like fly fishing in New Mexico and the Rio Grande River. We dig into his books on fly fishing New Mexico, how they came to be, and the new book he's working on. Find out Taylor's go-to flies including his original pattern called, the Shitfly, and some tips about fishing the Eddies.
In todays video Dave Allison shows us how he ties a wally wing style dry mayfly. Dave provides some great tips as we go ahead in this one. Click here to watch the Wally Wing video with Dave Allison: You can find Dave on Instagram @WestTexasBugs. In this video I also noted the podcast episode with Curtis Fry from Fly Fish Food. ...
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 am very happy to share this episode with Luong Tam about Tenkara fly fishing. Luong breaks down Tenkara and shares the reasons why many people catch more fish with Tenkara over traditional methods. Trust me, I was a little skeptical at first as well. Have a listen and you will also get an amazing perspective from Luong about growing...
In todays fly tying tutorial I show you how to tie a super small size 20 serrendipity. The serrendipity is a classic pattern that I first saw back in my college days. We fished it effectively back then for large browns under an indicator. Click here to watch the fly tying tutorial for the serendipity: Fly Material List for the Serrendipity Thread: Size...
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/160 I am very pleased to have the great Dave Whitlock on the podcast to share the story of how he made a life in fly fishing and in art. Dave provides some tips on fishing terrestrials and how the Dave’s Hopper became the fly he’s most known for.
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