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Scott Willison, owner and founder of the Confluence Fly Shop, takes us into the Skagit River to target bull trout, cutthroat, and coho.
Sarah Leichnetz and Grant Breidenbach from Bear Vault are here to share their best tips on staying safe while in the backcountry.
Steve Moore from Camp n Car is here to show us how to turn your vehicle into a camping machine.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/339 Presented By: Angler's Coffee, Bearvault, FishHound Expeditions, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Andrew Grillos is known for a number of his commercially tied flies at Umpqua Feather Merchants including the Hippie Stomper fly. We find out how that pattern came about as well as some of his funny patterns like the Pizza fly which never made it commercially but works awesome.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/331 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Greg Epstein, owner of Jackson Hole Fly Company, tells the story of how he acquired a 40-year-old fly shop. We find out what they have going at the shop - how they produce around 1000 types of flies, outsource materials, and create basic fly fishing packages that are easy on the pocket but good in quality.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/329 Presented By: Jackson Hole Fly Company, Trxstle, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Larry Hersman, creator of Taos Rods, tells us about his trout spey rods. We find out the advantages of spey rods that are shorter than usual, how they cast, and are they the future of spey rods? We also dig into San Juan river fly fishing - we discover why this was said to be the best trout stream in the world during the winter, and why Larry describes it as "better than heaven" during the ant hatch.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/299 Presented By: Jackson Hold Fly Company, Stonefly Nets, Trxstle, Angler's Coffee Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Ray Troll, a guy who has some of the most unique fish artwork, is here today to share the story of how he got started with his career as an artist and how he became so fascinated with fish. We hear about the inspiration behind some of his famous pieces including, "Spawn Till You Die" and "Fish Worship, Is It Wrong?". We dig into some of his books - how they came to be, and even get a hint about his upcoming book, Fish Head.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/294 Presented By: Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Tom Ski is back to talk about what he has going lately with the magazines - travel business, fly fishing, hosted trips, SEO and social stuff. Find out Tom's role in Tail and Strung Magazine - how he makes their content more relevant and interesting. We learn some SEO and social tips that get more traffic to your website and engage more people.
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Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/288 Presented By: Trxstle, Dette Flies, Togens Fly Shop, Fly Fishing Film Tour Sponsors: http://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Nick Pionessa, a professional fly tier from New York takes us on a journey today of becoming a full-time production fly tier, tying over 100 dry flies for trout a day. We hear about the story of how he got started fly tying and eventually made a living out of it. Nick walks us through some of the most effective and requested dry fly patterns.