save bristol bay
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/132 Jenny Weis provides us an update on the Pebble Mine project and what you can do this week to help protect almost 60 million salmon in one of the most important habitats in the region. We find out why this small project could become a much larger project if it's allowed to move forward.  This is a big year and the call to action for you is to reach out to your local and federal representatives and let them know you oppose this project.
la pescadora
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/ascension Brian Oakland shares the experience that is fly fishing the Yucatan and La Pescadora in Mexico.  Brian is the founder of Got Fishing and takes you to the water today on the podcast.  This area of Ascension Bay is known for the opportunity to catch the big 4 - tarpon, permit, bonefish and snook. We talk about all of the juicy details and adventures that come with putting together an amazing trip like this one to one of the amazing locations on the planet.  This lodge is a special place and is obvious when you hear Brian describe the family atmosphere a trip of a lifetime.
george cook
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/131 George Cook shares the story and history behind how spey came to be in the northwest.  We hear how fishing for kings and the connection to Alaska was a big part of the Alaskabou and the intruder style flies coming to be. George shares some stories about northern California chinook fishing and around the Pacific Rim.  We get into the Deschutes, Oregon Coast and many of the other places and people that have helped defined his career in fly fishing and in hunting.
kulik lodge
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/130 We get some background on Kulik Lodge and Fly Fishing for coho salmon with Bryce Rushbrook.  Bryce tells us what you can do to prepare for a big Alaska trip with a focus on Bristol Bay. We find out how Bryce became a Sweetwater success story and now has a strong guiding background.  Kyle provides some tips for your first trip to Alaska and how to make the most of your journey.
paul beel
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/129 I sat down with Paul Beel from Frankenfly to hear how he built an amazing fly tying resource online and what's next for the other mad scientist.  Flymphs, Rainy's, Dan Frazier and the carp stalker are all on tap today.