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Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/190 Sponsor: Turtlebox Audio: http://wetflyswing.com/turtlebox Mike Lawson from Henrys Fork Anglers is on the podcast to break down the Green Drake hatch and fishing mayflies on the Henrys Fork. Mike sheds some light on different bugs and some entomology to help you on the water.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/wintergear I've been getting some questions about the need for a winter steelhead fly fishing gear list for the upcoming Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Trip. I'll breakdown the basics today so we can assure you have the major items given rain, cold, sun, sleet, hail or any and all of the above. Because it is February in the Pacific Northwest, we prepare for any condition.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/phil-rowley-stillwater-fly-fishing/ I had the pleasure of interviewing Phil Rowley to discuss stillwater trout fishing. We covered sinking lines, rod length for lakes, how to match the hatch, fly tying and chironomid behavior on top of much more. To be totally honest I've been a little out of the loop on lakes as of late and Phil sheds light on a number of techniques that I have never used before. You don't want to miss this episode if you are interested in fly fishing lakes!
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/nymphing We break down the steps to getting started with nymph fishing if you are brand new today on the blog. We also share the top 17 euro nymphing tips from a few of the great comp fly fisherman in the country.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/148 Brian Silvey talks about his life as a fly fishing guide with a focus on Steelhead Fishing in Oregon. Find out what colors are best during the early and late season and how to get your fly down during the day. We dig back into some of the history of spey and how Brian transitioned into it.
Hosted Fly Fishing Trips to the Olympic Peninsula I do one hosted trip to the Olympic Peninsula each winter with Jack Mitchell and the Evening...
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/rick Rick Takahashi is on the podcast to cover fly tying and fishing terrestrials. Rick tells why he loves terrestrials and which terrestrials you should focus on as your A list. Rick describes his biggest influences and the books he loves including Caddisflies by Gary LaFontaine. Tons of great resources and tips in this one by one of our great teachers in fly tying. Find out the best materials to find from the Dollar Store along with some other items and dollar store nuggets.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/103 I sat down with Jeff Perin from The Fly Fishers Place Fly Shop out of Sisters Oregon. We dig in stillwater tips and tricks and hear about the direction that Jeff took his life after a deep connection with his grandparents got him started. We focus on lakes of the NW and how he catches fish in the shallow and deep water. We get into the top 3 and why entomology is so important. Chironomids, calibetis, leaches and followed by terrestrials. We talk about a typical day on East Lake and break it out step x step like we love to do.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/94 Shawn Holsinger from Holsinger's fly shop gets into some fly fishing and fly tying tips with a focus on his local stream including the Little Juniata River. We get into Euro Nymphs, stone flies and the Holsinger story. Shawn shares some euro nymphing tips, how to get more efficient and is rule of thumb on proportions. FYI - It's pretty much half of what you think it'll be. Shawn stresses technique in fly tying over just copying the pattern.
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/ray Ray Montoya tells us how he has spent the last 20 years in the Middle East fishing for Permit, Emperor Fish and other species in a remote part of the world. He shares some of his best tips to put together a remote trip on your own time. Find out why this should be on your bucket list if you are into the salt water.