Mario Guel, head man behind Taco Fly Co is here to shed light on how Taco Fly Co came to be and the similarities between tacos, skate boarding and fly fishing. Mario also walks us through some tips on nymphing for steelhead on the Trinity River.
We hear about he Jaydacator and why it’s the best indicator to let you know when you have a proper float. We dig into the terminal tackle and why you gotta go with a rubber legs. Did I say I love skateboarding? So, enjoy the videos below.
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Show Notes with Mario Guel
06:12 – Mario was on the Barbless Podcast here
09:30 – Herb at the Trinity Fly Shop is a great resource for flies and tips.
13:52 – Sex, Death and Fly fishing by John Gierach
15:10 – John Gierach was on the podcast in episode 47
34:40 – The Jaydacator is a killer indicator and something that you should pick up
59:45 – The Anchor Up and Chill Podcast is Mario’s way to connect to a more diverse crowd.
1:00:00 – Here is the Tall Can san jose skate boarding Video created by mario.
1:03:15 – Eeland Stribling was on Taco podcast in episode #2.
1:04:15 – FFBI guy puts together fly fishing memes.
1:05:30 – The Redington video by Eeland Stribling.
1:09:40 – The Nine Club Podcast is a great show. Here’s the Tony Hawk interview.
and here’s Tony Hawk’s 50 tricks at age 50
1:11:50 – Pro Lock oars is what Mario uses on his Clackacraft.
1:14:40 – Mario loves Troutbitten and I noted the Troutbitten podcast with Domenick Swentosky
1:16:30 – The Green Diablo fly pattern is one of Mario’s secret patterns.
If you want to check out a few more steelhead bonus tips including how and why to stay on the buckets, take a look at some of our old steelhead content here.
You can find Mario at TacoFlyCo.com
Nymphing for Steelhead Tips and Flies
- rubber legs
- red copper john
- jaydacators are huge
- phycho princes in blue and orange
- Use your lower Sacramento trout flies and gear
- Cigar STS is good in 6 and 8 pound for tippett
- The Green Diablo
Resources – Nymphing for Steelhead
Jaydacator out out of balsa wood
Videos Noted in the Show
Powell Peralta was a huge skater back in the day.
Nymphing for Steelhead Conclusion with Mario Guel
Mario Guil is here from Taco Fly Co who breaks down some tips on nymphing for Steelhead. Mario loves tacos, skate boarding and fly fishing and today we find out all of the similarities between the three.
Not your best effort, you have many good podcasts, this unfortunately wasnt one of them