Landon Mayer shared his knowledge about fishing streamers for large trout and many other great tips from one of the knowledgable guides and teachers in the fly fishing circuit.
He talks about why he likes medium action rods, how he uses a swivel and what to do if a fish chases your fly but doesn’t take it. Landon breaks it down like a chess match so you can break it down easily to make your next move.
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Show Notes with Landon Mayer
09:05 – Mayer’s Mini Leech is only an inch long but gives some great movement and helps to get those finicky fish.
14:45 – The Sonar Clear tip from Scientific Angler is one of his goto streamer lines for trout in shallow water. This is an intermediate sinking line that sinks at 1-2 inches per second.
18:10 – Dave Whitlock influenced Landon – Landon tells a story about some of Dave’s streamers from the 1980’s.
22:30 – Site Fishing for Trout was written in 2009 by Landon.
26:45 – The B3 + by Winston is the goto medium flex trout rod for streamers.
29:20 – Mastering the Short Game video by Headwaters Media Group.
37:50 – Kelly Galloup has been a big name in streamers for quite a while now.
51:40 – How to catch the biggest trout of your life and 3 other books are currently published.
52:40 – The Hunt for Giant Trout and Mastering the Short Game are due out in 2019.
56:30 – Jay Nichols is one of Landon’s biggest mentors. Jay is a part of 50% of the fly fishing books you see on the market.
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Conclusion with Landon Mayer
I really enjoyed that episode as Landon Mayer shared some of his best tips on fishing streamers. There are some great tips, resources and connections to some of the big names in the streamer game.
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