Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

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Your number one resource for fly fishing and fly tying information. Expert interviews cover topics like spey lines, spey casting, steelhead, swinging flies, dry flies, nymphing, trout fishing, gear and much more.
043 - Euro Nymphing with Devin Olsen | USA Fly Fishing Team, Provo River, Reading Water
Oct 9 • 78 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/43 I interview Devin Olsen to talk about Euro Nymphing and the USA Fly Fishing team. He provides a bunch of tips to help you get started with euro nymphing. We cover the Provo River, the history of Polish Nymphing,…
042 - Red Fish and the Barely Live Podcast with Paul Puckett | Big Labowsky - Flood Tide Company
Oct 2 • 68 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/42 I interviewed Paul Puckett from the Barely Live Podcast in this episode. We talk about how he has made a business out of fly fishing art. Paul talks about working in a fly shop, guiding and the Flood Tide Company…
041 - Fly Fishing Fitness with Jimmy Kim | Injuries, Longevity, The Governator, Remix My Fitness
Sep 25 • 70 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/41 I mixed up the podcast today with my interview with online fitness coach, Jimmy Kim from Remix My Fitness dot com. We talk about some easy activities to keep you injury free and increase your longevity. Jimmy talks…
040 - Fly Fish Food Interview with Curtis Fry | Provo River, Dry Flies, Whiting Farms, and the Lego Fly
Sep 18 • 66 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/40 I connected with Curtis Fry from Fly Fish Food. We talked about the Provo River, their connection to Hareline and Wapsi and some great tips on tying dry flies. We get into some of the background on the great quality…
039 - Tenkara Basics - Luong Tam Interview | Fly Fishing Techniques, Tips + the Vietnam War
Sep 11 • 72 min
https://wetflyswing.com/39 I am very happy to share this episode with Luong Tam about Tenkara fly fishing. Luong breaks down Tenkara and shares the reasons why many people catch more fish with Tenkara over traditional methods. Trust me, I was a little…
038 - FlyFish Journal Editor Steve Duda on Punk Rock, Surf Fly Fishing, and the Burning Pram
Sep 4 • 66 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/38 Editor of the FlyFish Journal, Steve Duda is on the podcast today to talk about how he became the editor of a unique fly fishing magazine, his passion for banjo and punk rock and why it’s all about the experience for…
037 - Entomology and Fly Fishing with Rick Hafele | Mckenzie, Deschutes Rivers and Spinner Falls
Aug 28 • 65 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/37 Rick Hafele, one of the biggest entomologist in the western US, was on the podcast to all things entomology and fly fishing. Rick provides some great tips on fishing dries, nymphs and wet flies. He breaks down the…
036 - Skip Morris Interview - Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, West Slope Cutthroat Trout and Lochsa River Idaho
Aug 21 • 71 min
Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/36 had Skip Morris on the show to talk about trout fishing, fly tying the Lochsa River and a bunch of tips to improved your game. We talk about the power of the woman in fly fishing and hear about Skip’s background publishing…
035 - Davy Wotton Wet Fly Fishing Interview | White River Arkansas, Classic Flies
Aug 14 • 86 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/35 I had a great interview with Davy Wotton on Wet Fly Fishing and his long history around fly fishing. He guides on the White River in Arkansas where he has been for 20 years. We talk about what the biggest struggle is…
034 - Stillwater Fly Fishing with Phil Rowley | Chironomids, the stillwater app, Brian Chan
Aug 7 • 68 min
Show Notes: https://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…
033 - The Fly Tapes Podcast and Writers on the Fly Interview with Jason Rolfe
Jul 31 • 71 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/33 I had a great chat with Jason Rolfe from the Fly Tapes Podcast and Writers on the Fly. Jason has been doing an amazing job of showcasing some of the great fly fishing writers we have the priviledge of reading today.…
032 – Deschutes River Salmon Fly Hatch with John Smeraglio + Fireside Chat with Dave
Jul 24 • 59 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/john I’ve got a special episode today to celebrate launching into season 2. I interview John Smeraglio from the Deschutes Canyon Fly Shop, share a first time on the air fireside chat with Dave and friends. I also share…
031 - Deschutes River Steelhead with Doug Stewart | Fly Fishing Pioneer, The Max Canyon, Rattlesnake Tales
Jul 17 • 57 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/31 Doug Stewart, one of my biggest mentors and my dad, is on the show today to talk about some of the history of steelhead fly fishing on the Deschutes River. Some topics really hit home with me especially as he talked…
030 - Anchored with April Vokey | Women in Fly Fishing, Sexism, Steelhead, Conservation, Bulkley River
Jul 10 • 84 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/30 April shared her opinion on a bunch of topics around fly fishing including a huge change with her business she has upcoming in the next few months, women in fly fishing, #metoo and some other great topics. Her take…
029 - OPST Pure Skagit Interview with James Millard | Commando Heads, Bugs
Jul 3 • 78 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/james I had an amazing interview with James Millard, the operations manager for OP Skagit Tactics (aka - Pure Skagit). We get into some great stories about steelhead fishing, products and James’ life getting to work with…
028 - Good, Bad and Ugly of Spey Lines - Barney Wong Interview + Pimp My Canoe
Jun 26 • 64 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/28 I had Barney Wong on the show to go in depth on spey lines and the challenge of identifying the actual sinking rates. We discussed an experiment we conducted on the river and how the outcome might surprise you. Barney…
027 - The Line Speed Jedi - Tim Rawlins Interview | Spey Casting, Kamloops, Alaskan Pilot
Jun 19 • 70 min
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/27 I was finally able to sit down and have a conversation with Tim Rawlins from Line Speed Jedi dot com. Tim has been documenting his spey casting journey on his youtube channel and website. Tim not only breaks out some…
026 - Rogue River Half Pounder Steelhead - Dennis Lee Podcast Interview | Eel & Trinity Rivers
Jun 12 • 60 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/26 I talked to Dennis Lee about the Half Pounder steelhead, a unique life history that is only found in large number in the Rogue River, Klamath, Trinity and Eel Rivers. We will talk about why this life history is…
025 - Trout and Feather Interview with Tim Cammisa | Youtube Fly Tying - Lake Erie Steelhead
Jun 5 • 69 min
Tim Cammisa breaks down his history tying flies online and building a fly fishing brand while working full time. He shares some sweet fly tying tips and gives us a glimpse at a special fly fishing conference that he attends each year. Tim talks about Lake…
024 - NW Fly Tyer Expo Interview with Hal Gordon - Fly Tying Tips, Steelhead Fly Fishing
May 29 • 63 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/24 I talked to Hal Gordon, the chair of the NW Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo. He talks about the history of the show and how it has grown into the larges tying event in the western United States. Hal shares some great…
023 - 35 Years of Fishing Video Production - Gene Hering Interview from Fly Fish TV
May 22 • 67 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/23 Gene Hering shares some history in fly fishing from his experience producing fishing videos over the last 35 plus years. He talks about how he got into it all with broadcast news and how that evolved into his personal…
022 - Assistant Principal to Fly Fishing Guide - Duran Torrez Interview | Steelhead, Mindset
May 15 • 61 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/22 I had pleasure of talking with Duran Torrez about his first year guiding and how his mindset and setting expectations is critical for a successful trip. Duran shares a ton of insight about his passion and tips for…
021 - Single Hand Spey Interview with Matt Klara | Fly Fishing, Yellowstone, Skagit Master
May 8 • 66 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/21 Matt Klara breaks down single handed spey casting and how you can and should get started on it. We talk about Big Sky Anglers, fishing for trout with a 7 wt, Sexy Loops and how he grew up on the Madison spending his…
020 - Dec Hogan Interview | Fly Fishing, Passion, Tying Steelhead Flies with Style
May 1 • 78 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/20 I am excited to share the episode interview this week with Dec Hogan. Dec speaks in public for the first time about what went down when he posted on Social Media telling anyone who listened to not buy his new book.…
019 - North Umpqua Interview with Dean Finnerty - Steelhead Fly Fishing and Tips
Apr 24 • 72 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/19 There is no question that this will go down as one of the best podcasts on tactics for catching steelhead on the fly. Dean Finnerty breaks down how to fish the North Umpqua in detail. The North Umpqua, aka - Graduate…
018 - Interview with Wild River Press Founder Tom Pero - Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fly Evolution
Apr 17 • 75 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/18 I have a really cool treat for you today as I share the podcast interview with Tom Pero who is the founder of Wild River Press among other things. Tom has published A Passion for Steelhead, one of the greatest…
017 - Dean River Steelhead with Scott Baker McGarva | BC Lottery - Squamish Fly Fishing
Apr 10 • 70 min
In episode 017 of the fly fishing show I interviewed Scott Baker McGarva, one of the most knowledgable and experienced guides in BC. He talks about his history as a fly shop owner, guide and rep. Scott talks about his vast experience fishing BC rivers…
016 - John Shewey Interview - Steelhead Fly Fishing History | North Umpqua & Santiam Rivers
Apr 3 • 66 min
The history of steelhead fly fishing and fly tying is covered in episode 016 of the fly fishing show. John Shewey breaks down the history of steelhead flies and how things have evolved over the years in steelhead fly fishing. John is the current…
015 - Peter Charles Steelhead Fly Fishing Interview - Grand River, Air Flo, G Loomis
Mar 27 • 65 min
In episode 15 of the Fly Fishing show I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Charles from Hooked4life.com. Peter teaches steelhead fishing on the Grand River, one of the really classic and challenging Great Lakes Tributaries. Peter brings a unique…
014 - Winter Steelhead Products and Flies with Jeff Layton from GrabFlies.com
Mar 20 • 61 min
I talk about Olympic Peninsula steelhead fishing with Jeff Layton from Grabflies.com. Jeff talks about the patterns he does well on and sells in his fly shop along with some new and innovative products for attaching sinking tips. We cover the Klickitat…
013 - Muskegon River Steelhead Fly Fishing Interview with Kevin Feenstra
Mar 13 • 56 min
Kevin Feenstra shows us how to catch Great Lakes steelhead and describes related topics on how he catches fish on the swing. We get into single handed spey lines, fishing in high water and a number of other big topics.
012 – Salmon River Fly Fishing with Rob Snowhite | Steelhead – Great Lakes – Podcasting
Mar 6 • 65 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/12 In episode 012 of the Fly Fishing podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Rob Snowhite from the Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast. Rob covers fly fishing the Salmon River (New York), talks about being one of the only…
011 – Tom Larimer Interview – Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing Tips, G Loomis, Spey Lines
Feb 27 • 72 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/11 In episode 011 of the Fly Fishing show I sat down with Tom Larimer to talk about his career in fly fishing, summer steelhead tips, spey lines and casting and a bunch of other tips that you’ll love. Tom goes deep into…
010 – Skeena River Steelhead with Rob Bryce – Fly Fishing the Morice, Bulkley, Kispiox
Feb 20 • 66 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/10 In episode 010 of the fly fishing show I interviewed Rob Bryce to talk about fly fishing the Skeena system. We covered the Morice River, Bulkley River as well as the Babine River and the Kispiox River. We covered how…
009 – Simon Gawesworth Interview – New Spey Lines, Spey Casting and RIO Products
Feb 13 • 63 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/09 In episode 009 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Gawesworth who is one of the biggest names in fly fishing today. Simon breaks down spey lines in detail including what’s new this year…
008 – Fly Tying Interview with Darren MacEachern from Piscator Flies
Feb 6 • 57 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/darren-maceachern-interview/ In episode 008 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the great opportunity to interview Darren MacEachern from Piscatorflies.com where we discussed steelhead and salmon fly tying along with some…
007 – Spey Casting & Great Lakes Steelhead Fly Fishing with Pete Humphries
Jan 30 • 65 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/07 Great Lakes Expert Pete Humphries does an amazing job breaking down the steps to spey casting and provides a bunch of tips. In episode 007 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of chatting with Pete who covers…
006 – Trey Combs Interview – Steelhead Flies and Fishing, Blue Water Fly Fishing
Jan 23 • 75 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/06 Blue Water fly fishing and the history of steelhead flies and fishing is covered in this amazing show. In episode 006 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the biggest people in the history…
005 – Jim Teeny Interview – 60 Years of Fly Fishing, Sinking Lines, Spotting
Jan 16 • 65 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/jimteeny/ Some of the first sinking fly lines were developed by my guest, Jim Teeny back in the 1970’s. In Episode 005 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of interviewing Jim Teeny who is one of the most…
004 – Fly Fishing Interview with Brian Chou – Steelhead, Spey Casting and Karma
Jan 9 • 68 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/04 Spey casting tips and fly fishing intention is covered in episode 04 of the Fly Fishing Podcast this week. I had the pleasure of talking to Brian Chou who is a spey casting expert, spey line technician and all around…
003 – Jay Nicholas Interview- Salmon, Steelhead Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Tips
Dec 15, 2017 • 68 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/jaynicholas/ Steelhead and Salmon Fly Fishing is covered by Jay Nicholas in Episode 003 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jay is one of the most influential fly fisherman and tyer in the Northwest and around the country. He…
002 – Steelhead Fly Fishing Interview with Jack Mitchell from the Evening Hatch
Dec 13, 2017 • 55 min
Show Notes: http://wetflyswing.com/02 Jack Mitchell covers Olympic Peninsula and Klickitat River steelhead fly fishing in Episode 002 of the Fly Fishing Podcast. Jack is one of the biggest names in Washington fly fishing and runs The Evening Hatch Fly…
001 – The Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast Introduction
Dec 9, 2017 • 5 min
In this first episode of the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast I introduce you to the show format and let you hear a little about my story. I keep in short and sweet in under 10 minutes giving you a taste of what we are going to discuss during the show.