I had the pleasure of talking with George Daniel on his teaching philosophy, guiding, Joe Humphries and a number of other great topics including fishing Musky.
We talk about competition fly fishing, journaling, his blogging and his plans for the upcoming years. George tells a great story about the angling professors at Penn State and how it is a position that he would likely be interested in if it became available.
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Show Notes with George Daniel
07:50 – I note the Frank Moore podcast I put together recently and the impact of some or our living legends.
08:50 – Joe Humphries is a mentor for George and many anglers around the country. Here is the new film about Joe.
11:55 – Devin Olsen was on the podcast and covered Euro Nymphing in depth.
13:40 – I interviewed John Gierach in episode 47. We talked about his writing process in depth.
15:35 – John Wooden was a mentor for many around the world including me. He was one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time.
24:10 – George recommends tenkara for anyone interested in getting started.
34:00 – Musky is his passion now especially while the spawn is occurring for trout. Blane Chocklett is noted as a big musky name.
42:30 – Paul Weemer wrote The Bug book and is a great book on breaking down entomology to its basic level.
52:20 – Blane Chocklett, Joe Goodspeed on instagram @teeth_and_trout. Joe ties the mop head and other killer patterns.
1:14:30 – The Orvis Learning Center is noted as a great resource for beginners and advanced anglers alike.
I also wanted to pay tribute to a podcast I did with Gary Borger, one of the people who invented nymphing for trout as we know it today.
You can reach George at Livinonthefly.com.
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Conclusion with George Daniel
It was cool to hear George talk about Joe Humphries, some of his other mentors and the tips and resources he shared in this episode. Please leave a comment below if you have any feedback for this episode.
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