Gene Hering shares some history in fly fishing from his experience producing fishing videos over the last 35 plus years.  He talks about how he got into it all with broadcast news and how that evolved into his personal brand.

He has produced videos for some of the biggest names in fly fishing including over 40 steelhead videos.


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Show Notes with Gene Hering

04:15 – Pacific Outdoors Show was one of Gene’s first program he worked on that was more focused on all of the outdoor issues.

04:35 – Fishing The West was a popular fishing show that Gene filmed back in the day

05:05 – The Fly Fishing TV show began its run on national cable TV

06:02 – Gene produced some of the Frank Amato videos

07:17 – Secrets of Steelhead with  Jim Teeny was one that still sells copies to this day.  Gene produced over 10 shows with Jim Teeny.

09:30 – Kelly Gaulop was another big name fly fisherman that Gene worked with over the years.

17:54 – The Matt Klara podcast episode on trout spey

19:10 – You can see Fly Fish TV past episodes on Youtube

29:00 – My podcast interview with Duran Torrez and Gene’s tips for getting started.


35:28 – Pig Farm Inc is an interesting new group who is teaching people how to tie flies.

40:00 – The Oregon Fishing Club is a resource Gene still uses for fishing access

42:10 – Jim Conway was one of the big outdoor personalities that influenced Gene.  Here’s an old video clip of one of Jim’s shows.

42:33 – Grant McComie is a local video producer who was also an influence.

44:10 – Pat McManus is one of the biggest comedic outdoor writers.

46:10 – The American Sportsman with Curt Gowdy was one of Gene’s biggest influences.

54:00 – Gary Lofontaine was a big influence for Gene in some of his fly fishing background.  Here’s an old clip of Gary tying a caddis fly.


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Conclusion with Gene Hering from Fly Fish TV

I wanted to give Gene a big thank you for coming on the show and sharing his experience in the fly fishing industry.  For me, I appreciate the people who paved the way as I produce some fishing videos as well.

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