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Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find fish, present the fly, discover new patterns and much more. Find out about new rods, lines, techniques, knots, tying tools and unheard of tips along with great stories about life and the times of some of the most knowledgeable guides, shop owners, and fisherman from around the world. Season 1 covers all things steelhead fishing. Better understand topics like spey casting, nymphing vs. swinging flies, intruders, finding fish, conservation and finding new waters. Come join us for the current season and share the stories and great memories told by amazing people.

Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find fish, present the fly, discover new patterns and much more. Find out about new rods, lines, techniques, knots, tying tools and unheard of tips along with great stories about life and the times of some of the most knowledgeable guides, shop owners, and fisherman from around the world. Season 1 covers all things steelhead fishing. Better understand topics like spey casting, nymphing vs. swinging flies, intruders, finding fish, conservation and finding new waters. Come join us for the current season and share the stories and great memories told by amazing people.

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Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find fish, present the fly, discover new patterns and much more. Find out about new rods, lines, techniques, knots, tying tools and unheard of tips along with great stories about life and the times of some of the most knowledgeable guides, shop owners, and fisherman from around the world. Season 1 covers all things steelhead fishing. Better understand topics like spey casting, nymphing vs. swinging flies, intruders, finding fish, conservation and finding new waters. Come join us for the current season and share the stories and great memories told by amazing people.

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Episodes

Littoral Zone #1 with Phil Rowley - Finding Fish on Stillwaters, Fly Fishing Tips and Tricks

1/26/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/LZ1 Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Do you know what a Littoral Zone is? Did you know it’s the most productive part of the lake? Phil Rowley takes us into stillwater fishing and explains what this new Littoral Zone Podcast is all about. He describes which is the best rod for stillwaters and why. Phil gives us the step x step process to find fish in lakes. Click the button below to listen to the podcast and find out all of the answers to help...

Duration:01:04:58

WFS 404 - Rod Building Supplies with Matt Draft at Proof Fly Fishing - Kits, Equipment and Tools

1/25/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/404 Presented By: Stonefly Nets, Mavrk, Drifthook, Range Meal Bars Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Matt Draft is back on the podcast with an update on what he has been up to and some more rod-building supplies and tips. We find out how Matt built his business that doesn't require any marketing. I also dig into some random questions that give us a feel for the how and why behind building a rod-building supplies business. Rod Building...

Duration:00:49:37

WFS 403 - Trout Spey Fly Fishing with Kynslee Scott - Montana, OPST Groove, Steelhead

1/24/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/403 Presented By: Dalton - Country Financial, Yellowstone Teton, Togens Fly Shop, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Kynslee Scott is here with an update for swinging flies for trout. We find out which trout Spey setup she loves out of Montana and why the Polyleader is the key for big Montana rainbows and browns. She takes us to the Klickitat River and how she's been guiding there since 2015. She gives us a review of her...

Duration:01:21:01

WFS 402 - Maine Fly Fishing with Kevin McKay - Big Brook Trout, Dry Flies, On the Reel

1/19/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/402 Presented By: Range Meal Bars, Chota Outdoor Gear, Stonefly Nets, Drifthook Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Kevin McKay is here to talk about Maine fly fishing and give a tour of some of the best brook trout and smallmouth bass fishing in the country. We find out and discover how to fish the West Branch for big brook trout. We hear about which streamer you should be using if you only had one. We get a ton of resources including fly shops...

Duration:01:31:30

WFS 401 - Our Alaska Fly Fishing Guide with Will Donnelly - FishHound Expeditions, Willie Nelson

1/18/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/401 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Will Donnelly, head guide at FishHound Expeditions, takes us into Alaska with a focus on road-tripping. We break down Alaska by car - where you should be heading, species you can chase, and some tips on flies technique. We also talk about that trip we had last year and what you can expect when you fly out to Alaska with the FishHound crew. Show Notes with Will...

Duration:01:23:11

WFS 400 – The Mid Atlantic, Fly Fishing Festivals and PHWFF with Beau Beasley

1/17/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/400 Presented By: Country Financial, Trxstle, Togens Fly Shop, Stonefly Nets Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Beau Beasley is here to take us into the mid-Atlantic Region. We find out what makes a good fly shop and why some fly shops go out of business. We talk mainly about what they have going at Project Healing Waters and the new book that he's working on which has 40 powerful stories from veterans with traumatic pasts. This episode is...

Duration:01:41:14

WFS 399 - Jeff Liskay on Ohio Steelhead, Swinging Flies, Skagit Lines and the Steelhead School

1/12/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/399 Presented By: Country Financial, Yellowstone Teton, Togens Fly Shop, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Jeff Liskay is back on the podcast to take us back into some tips on swinging flies for Lake Erie steelhead. We find out which spey casting tips Jeff gave me on our trip to Ohio. We also get the low down on the plan for next year's Steelhead School trip that is gonna be changing. We might be hitting multiple...

Duration:01:12:28

WFS 398 - Big Hole Lodge with Wade Fellin - Fly Fishing Montana, Hopper Box, Yellow Sally

1/10/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/398 Presented By: Chota Outdoor Gear, Togens Fly Shop, Drifthook, Country Financial Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Wade Fellin of Big Hole Lodge is here to take us into one of Montana's most well-known trout streams. We find out which hatch is Wade's favorite throughout the year. It coincides with Mother's Day. And we also find out which big celebrities are doing shows nearby as we speak, not too far away from Wade's operation there. We...

Duration:01:13:03

WFS 397 - Bull Trout Fly Fishing with Skeed Borkowski - Rainbow Trout, Northern Lights Lodge, Skeena Basin

1/5/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/397 Presented By: Chota Outdoor Gear, Drifthook, Zoe Angling Group, Trxstle Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Skeed Borkowski is here today to take us into the Northern Lights Lodge and the wilderness of Northern British Columbia. We discover what it takes to catch bull trout on the fly. We talk about the relationship of these big rainbow trout to Skeena steelhead. We also talk about the Stillwater areas which we'll be digging into more as we...

Duration:01:15:39

Traveled #1: Jeff Currier on Eastern Idaho Fly Fishing - Henry's Fork, S. Fk Snake, Teton River

1/3/2023
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/396 Presented By: Yellowstone Teton Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Jeff Currier is back again with an update on his journey to catch 500 species on the fly. Jeff is one of the most well-known travelers in fly fishing and has been traveling around the world with over 440 species caught on the fly. Today Jeff takes us into his life in Eastern Idaho and the great rivers he has fished around this part of the country. Time to experience the road...

Duration:01:18:43

WFS 395 - Costa Del Mar Conservation with Joe Gugino - Kick Plastic, Planet Purpose Solutions

12/29/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/395 Presented By: Zoe Angling Group, Yellowstone Teton, Drifthook, Range Meal Bars Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Joe Gugino of Costa Del Mar takes us into the conservation work they've been focusing on to protect the species we love. We find out where Joe's passion for striped bass comes from, what the American Saltwater Guides Association has going on right now, and how Planet Purpose Solutions is helping Costa fulfill their vision in...

Duration:00:53:25

WFS 394 - Fly Tying 101 with Jim Misiura - $ Saving Tips, PA Fly Fishing, Gartside Gurgler

12/27/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/394 Presented By: Yellowstone Teton, Stonefly Nets, Range Meal Bars, Zoe Angling Group Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Jim Misiura shares the story of how he created one of the largest fly tying channels on YouTube. We discover some fly tying 101 and tips on fishing Pennsylvania streams. We also get money-saving fly tying tips including this one on dumpster diving which is pretty good. We dig into his fly tying and teaching channel and the...

Duration:00:56:22

WFS 393 - Fly Fish Portland with Eric Leininger - Tiger Musky, Steelhead, Cold Water Tips

12/22/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/393 Presented By: Range Meal Bars, Yellowstone Teton, Zoe Angling Group, Drifthook Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Eric Leininger from Fly Fish Portland takes us into his background as a guide in Alaska and around the West. We find out why Eric loves to fish muskies over steelhead and we break down some of the recommended gear to stay warm while fishing in cold waters. Eric also shares some of the best flies he uses that work like magic for...

Duration:02:06:26

WFS 392 - 50 Places to Fly Fish Before You Die with Chris Santella - Last Steelhead, Grateful Dead

12/20/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/392 Presented By: Zoe Angling Group, Drifthook, Range Meal Bars, Country Financial Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Chris Santella, author of the 50 Places to Visit Before You Die series, is here to break down some of the best places to fish. We find out what was like to interview some of the greats in fly fishing and outdoor sports. We also talk about his band, Catch and Release, how they wrote songs, and their influences in music. You're...

Duration:01:15:59

WFS 391 - Aqua Flies, Spey & Steelhead with Stuart Foxall - Kanektok, Kings, Atlantic Salmon

12/15/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/391 Presented By: FishHound Expeditions, Drifthook Fly Fishing, Zoe Angling Group, Country Financial Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Stuart Foxell from AquaFlies is here today to talk about steelhead and kings, fishing in Alaska West and Scotland. He walks us through fishing the 4 main rivers in Scotland and the seasons to target salmon, steelhead, and big browns. We talk about spey flies, how he ties them, and how he loves to use tube flies....

Duration:01:25:38

WFS 390 - Wind River Canyon with Darren Calhoun - Tribal Waters, Patagonia, Indifly

12/13/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/390 Presented By: Country Financial, Drifthook, Zoe Angling Group, Range Meal Bars Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Darren Calhoun of Wind River Canyon is here to share the story of creating the movie Tribal Waters and working with Patagonia and Teton Gravity Research. We find out how the Wind River reservation and some other groups actually sued the federal government and won the case to protect their water rights. We also find out about the...

Duration:01:19:55

Innovative Materials and Fly Tying Tools with Jeff Coffey at Zag.Fish + Fly Fishing Giveaway

12/12/2022
Jeff Coffey also gives us an update on some of the new fly fishing materials they have going at Zag.Fish.

Duration:00:48:32

WFS 389 - Bowhunting for Beginners with Adam Miller - Bowhunter Chronicles Podcast and the Worlds Worst Bowhunter

12/8/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/389 Presented By: Drifthook, Country Financial, Range Meal Bars, Togens Fly Shop Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Adam Miller, host of the Bowhunter Chronicles Podcast, is here to break down the steps in getting started in bowhunting. We find out how you can get going gear-wise right now without having to spend a ton of money. We talk about what makes a good hunter and how to increase your chance of getting a kill. We also talk about his...

Duration:01:15:01

WFS 388 - Florida Fly Fishing with John Grasta - Tarpon Spey, Fair Flies, Bass Pro

12/6/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/388 Presented By: Togens Fly Shop, Country Financial, FishHound Expeditions Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors John Grasta, Bass Pro Ambassador, breaks down Florida Fly Fishing with a focus on skagit and tarpon spey. We find out how you can DIY your way to tarpon with a spey rod without a boat, which other species you can hit on a road trip if you're planning to head down to Florida and why he is loving Bass Pro and his life so much in...

Duration:01:48:44

WFS 387B - Ultralight Backpacking Gear List with Grant Breidenbach - Bear Vault, Lightning Strike, Fly Fishing

12/5/2022
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/387B Sponsors: https://wetflyswing.com/sponsors Grant Breidenbach walks us through the gear and steps to going ultralight on your next backpacking trip. We break down the essentials in preparing your backpack to make your trip fun and safe. We find out how to apply the caloric and volumetric density formula with the help Bearvault canister. Grant also tells us his backpack setup, his favorite gear, and where to get them. What do you really need when...

Duration:00:49:07