The Buzzer Fishing Fly is increasingly popular with trout fisherman, particularly with the widespread adoption of bite indicators. Buzzers hatch every dayâ€¦ with a few exceptions, so this approach to fly fishing should be an option for anyone who wants to catch fish. Fly Fishing with a Bite Indicator is growing in popularity due to the effectiveness of the Buzzer Fishing Fly.
The summer months offer a welcome seasonal challenge to the trout angler. Throughout June, July and August it can be difficult to catch Rainbow Trout due to the warmer water temperatures and the reduced oxygen levels. Sustained heat over a number of weeks will usually result in the fish comfortable swimming in deep, colder water forcing those fly fishing for Rainbow Trout to adopt a sinking line. On large waters the depth at which trout can be found is often surprising. A longer leader, slow retrieve and the discipline to regularly change flies in a bid to find the fishing fly to attract attention.
When facing the prospect of a day in the cold fly fishing for trout during the winter months it is reassuring to have a strategy in place to make the day worthwhile. When tying a fly to the leader the coldness of your hands can make you reluctant to repeat the exercise. The key to enjoyment is to choose flies that are likely to be successful. The following flies are recommended for winter fly fishing:
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Fly fishers enjoy a fresh approach to learning about fly fishing. Listen to interviews with industry experts - broadcast LIVE over the Internet, recorded and made available as podcasts for an international audience.
Dry Fly Strategies
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 01:00:41 +0000
Paul Weamer, a professional guide and fly tier, understands fishing with a dry fly as the essence of fly fishing. Of course, fish feed primarily under the water but when they rise there's nothing more exciting. Paul has fished highly technical waters like Penns Creek in Pennsylvania, the Upper Delaware River in New York, and spring creeks in Paradise Valley Montana. Listen in as Paul breaks down the best methods, rigs, and fly patterns to catch more fish with dry flies.
Smallmouth Bass Top To Bottom
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 01:00:31 +0000
Jake Villwock is a professional guide working in Pennsylvania. He hooks up his clients everyday with big smallmouth bass. Listen in and learn about the flies he uses, how he ties them and how he uses them to catch trophy smallies.
On The Bow
Thu, 05 Aug 2021 01:00:07 +0000
Bill Horn has chased bonefish, tarpon and permit for over 40 years in the Florida Keys, Bahamas, Hawaii and Mexico. He's been "On the Bow" too many times to count. Join us to hear Bill share his experiences, the good, bad and ugly of chasing these trophy fish in the salt. You might just pick up a tip or two you can use next time you are on the bow.
Fly Tying For Everyone
Thu, 01 Jul 2021 01:00:29 +0000
Tim Cammisa has been teaching fly fishers how to tie flies for many years both in person and on YouTube. If you want to get started with fly tying Tim's one of the best teachers you could have. Join us and learn about the essential equipment and materials you need to get started and what flies you should tie first. We'll also talk about the techniques you should learn first so that you can take those techniques and use them for many other flies that you'd like to tie and have in your fly box. Last but not least we explore how you can catch fish using the first flies you tie. Beginners are welcome!
DUN - The Making of a Magazine
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 01:00:26 +0000
Jen Ripple is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the international flyfishing lifestyle magazine, DUN Magazine. In addition to her work at DUN, she writes the Fly Fishing Women’s Buyer’s Guide for Outside Magazine and the Women’s Best Of column for Gray’s Sporting Journal, among others. Join us to learn why and how Dun was built, where it stands today and where it will be tomorrow.
Stillwater Trout Fishing
Thu, 20 May 2021 01:00:43 +0000
Phil Rowley is a master at fishing stillwaters for trout. Stillwaters are one of the most challenging opportunities for today's fly fisher. They offer a long active season with numerous hatches and presentation challenges. Fish grow big and fat and many fishers find this appeal hard to resist. But the transfer from rivers and streams is often difficult, especially if a prolonged trial-and-error approach is adopted. Listen in to hear Phil’s approach to Stillwater fly fishing and learn a few secrets along the way.
The Driftless Area of Wisconsin
Thu, 06 May 2021 01:00:06 +0000
Geri Meyer has been guiding the Driftless Area since 2006. She was fascinated by the 13,000 miles of Driftless trout creeks many of which flow through over 5 million acres of public land in Wisconsin. The last ice age left the Driftless Area with fractured limestone and sandstone. Water percolates through this rock into the ground and is filtered, cooled, and given an excellent PH level. The water then comes out as springs and seeps and gives us the incredible and abundant trout fishing there. Listen in to discover the secrets of this one of kind fishery.
Fly Fishing Central Wyoming
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:10 +0000
Blake Jackson, a professional guide from Casper, Wyoming, specializes in guiding his clients to Wyoming’s great fisheries, like the Miracle Mile, Grey Reef, Fremont Canyon, and local lakes. Whether it's trophy trout or spooky carp Blake knows where to go and how to get hooked up. Join us to learn about these incredible fisheries and how to fish them.
What Fly for What Bug?
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 01:00:34 +0000
Peter Stitcher is an aquatic biologist who knows what flies work best to imitate the stage of insects in their lifecycle. Are you ever confused about what file to use when? Join us to learn about the lifecycles of the most common insects we encounter on rivers and lakes and how to pick the perfect fly for the job.
Photography - How to Capture What You See
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 01:00:42 +0000
Carol Ann's photographs and paintings have not only appeared in most of her husband Skip's 21 fly-fishing and -tying books, but also on the covers and interior pages of such magazines and books as Grey's Sporting Journal, Fly Fisherman, Yale Angler's Journal, American Angler, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, and America's Favorite Flies. Join us and learn how to take better photographs of the beautiful places you fish, your fishing buddies, fish and of course yourself.
Using Fly Fishing to Help Stop Poverty & Human Trafficking
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 02:00:10 +0000
Bucky is the Founder and Executive Director of Fly Fishing Collaborative. The collaborative has been mobilizing the fly fishing community since 2013 to create sustainable solutions to stop poverty & human trafficking around the world. This non-profit helps communities build environmentally safe and sustainable aquaponics farms for orphanages and schools preventing kids from entering human trafficking. Join us to learn how these farms are built and how you might help the cause.
500 Trout Streams
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 02:00:06 +0000
What happens when a man who’s fly fished for over fifty years, who’s graduated with a university degree in English, who’s published 19 print-and-paper books on fly-fishing topics with three publishers, decides to spend three years writing his first book of essays about his beloved sport? Can you imagine? Join us to learn how Skip came to write his latest book 500 Trout Streams and hear a few of his favorite stories.
Fly Fishing Southern Belize
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 02:00:36 +0000
Charles Leslie started guiding in Belize when he was 19 years old. He learned to fly fish from Lefty Kreh and over the past 50 years he's become a master of casting and fly presentation to permit, tarpon, bonefish and snook. Join us to learn Charlie's approach to fishing which is based on the tides, weather, migratory patterns and other conditions that ensure you have the best opportunity to land the fish of a lifetime.
Skeena River - Steelhead Dreams
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:00:41 +0000
Gill Mckean has been guiding on the world-famous Skeena River for more than 25 years. He’s guided a client to massive steelhead estimated at 34 pounds and has personally landed many in the 30-pound range. Join us to learn from Gill about this incredible fishery and of course how to land that steelhead of a lifetime.
Strategies & Techniques for Stillwaters
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 02:00:18 +0000
Denny Rickards has been studying trout behavior in stillwaters for over 40 years. He's always learning new things about the aquatic life forms that trout eat and then develops strategies and techniques he can use to mimic their activity. Join us on this podcast to hear about Denny's latest new findings which will help you to catch more fish in stillwaters.
Olympic National Forest Steelhead
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 01:42:31 +0000
Lael, a professional guide in Washington, lives and breathes steelhead fishing in the Olympic National Forest. A steelhead catch is something that will change you as a person during and for sure after the fight, whether you win or lose the first battle. Join us to learn Lael’s secrets to success for steelhead!
Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:00:30 +0000
Kip Vieth, a professional guide in Minnesota and winner of the 2017 Orvis Guide of the Year, loves fly fishing for Muskies. Muskies are finicky, to say the least. Known as the fish of ten thousand casts you can bet you'll have to work for yours. Kip will help us all learn more about Muskies including where they live, what they eat, what triggers them to bite, how to rig your terminal tackle for success, presentation strategies, and of course how to close the deal. Join us to learn Kip's secrets to success!
The Feather Thief
Thu, 19 Nov 2020 00:12:32 +0000
Kirk Johnson is the author of the true-crime adventure “The Feather Thief”. Intrigued by the theft of hundreds of rare bird specimens from the Tring museum in England, Kirk journeys into the underground world of fanatical fly tiers and plume peddlers looking for the truth behind why the theft took place and what happened to all the birds that were stolen. Join us and hear the story that has drawn so many readers to this great book.
Mammoth Lakes Fly Fishing
Wed, 04 Nov 2020 23:00:44 +0000
Chris Leonard has been guiding and teaching fly fishing in the Mammoth Lakes, California area since 2005. Mammoth Lakes is well known for its ski area but it also hosts some great fisheries. Hot Creek, the Owens River, the San Joaquin River, Rock Creek, Rush Creek and Crowley Lake are some of Chris's favorites. Listen in and learn about these eastern Sierra fisheries and how to best fish these waters.
Rivers of Northern California
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 21:42:01 +0000
Anthony Carruesco, a professional guide in northern California, guides on the Lower and Upper Sacramento, the Klamath, Pit and McCloud rivers. These beautiful waters produce rainbows, browns and pacific steelhead. Whether you float or wade, want to fish nymphs, dries or streamers, you'll be right at home. Listen in and learn all about these rivers and how to hook up with what some people consider California's gold.
Fly Fishing The Island of Hokkaido, Japan
Thu, 08 Oct 2020 01:00:23 +0000
Rick Wallace is a well-traveled Australian fly fisher who lived and fished the island of Hokkaido, Japan extensively for four years. Unknown to many fly fishers taimen, rainbow trout, char and salmon are all prime targets on the island of Hokkaido. Taimen can get as large as one meter! Listen in to learn more about this fishery and find out where, when and how to fish this northernmost island in Japan.
New Mexico's Trout Waters
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:25:45 +0000
Spencer Seim has been guiding in New Mexico since 1995 and calls the Cimarron River, Rio Grande, Costilla Creek, and Ute Creek his home waters. Listen in to hear where and when to come to this picture perfect area and find out how to best fish these mountain waters.
Tying Streamers: Tips and Techniques
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 01:00:28 +0000
Charlie Craven is a master fly tier and has figured out the best fly tying techniques for just about any challenge. His latest book Tying Streamers addresses the techniques used to tie both classic and modern streamer patterns. Charlie is always a great source for good tips on tying so join us to find out what he’s discovered about the best way to tie streamers.
Adaptive Fly Fishing: Strategies for Diverse Water Types
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:20:06 +0000
Lance Egan has had a passion for fly fishing for close to three decades. After representing Fly Fishing Team USA in 13 world championships this guy has experienced just about every fishing situation one might encounter. Listen in to hear how Lance breaks down a river into distinct water types including pools, riffles, runs, pocket water, glides, bank-side lies, and eddies and learn his methods for hooking up effectively in each water type.
Fisheries Conservation Now And In The Future
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:56:09 +0000
Dr. Peter Moyle was recognized by Fly Fisherman Magazine as the 2020 Conservationist of the Year for his lifetime of conservation work in California and in watersheds across the West. Peter's forward-thinking and get it done attitude has saved and restored fisheries across California including McCloud River, Putah Creek, the San Joaquin River and the Klamath River. Listen in to find out how Peter identifies and works through the issues associated with saving and restoring these fine fisheries.
Nautilus Reels – Striving for Excellence
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:42:50 +0000
Kristen Mustad, the owner of Nautilus Reels, has brought his company to the forefront of the fly fishing industry. His innovations drive the market and stand out above the crowd. Listen in to hear how he built his company, designs and tests his reels and consistently strives for excellence.
The Delaware River Story
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:18:22 +0000
Lee Hartman, a professional guide and conservationist, will take us on a journey through the natural and unnatural history of the Delaware River. Many consider the Delaware the best wild trout fishery east of the Mississippi but it hasn’t been easy to keep it that way. Learn why it’s so important to protect this coldwater fishery and look forward to Lee sharing a few tips along the way about how to be successful fishing this great river.
Fly Fishing the Finger Lakes Region of New York
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 23:47:55 +0000
Mike Hogue, a professional fly tier and fly shop owner, has fished the Finger Lakes region of New York for over 25 years. The lakes, unique unto themselves in beauty, offer salmon, rainbow trout and lake trout all available on the fly. Listen in as Mike takes us on a tour of this unusual fishing destination and shares his secrets to success in fishing in this area.
Fly Fishing Florida’s Largemouth Bass
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:29:52 +0000
Debbie Hanson, a professional guide in southwest Florida, specialized in getting her clients hooked up with Florida’s strain of largemouth bass. These bass are different than the strains in the north and many consider them the monsters of largemouth bass. Listen in to learn about this bass and how to hook up with what may be your trophy bass of a lifetime.
Fly Fishing And The Transformative Power Of Nature
Thu, 21 May 2020 00:31:52 +0000
John Dietsch, a stuntman for Brad Pitt and fly fishing coordinator for the film A River Runs Through It, talks about our connection to the outdoors through the prism of fly fishing and investigates its transformative and healing powers. Join us and explore your connection.
Flies That Catch Fish
Thu, 07 May 2020 00:22:19 +0000
Enrico Puglisi’s flies and fly tying materials continue to have a groundbreaking impact on the future of saltwater and freshwater fly fishing. His unique hand-tied flies are recognized around the world. Listen in and learn how Enrico designs his flies and how he creates the one of a kind materials he uses to match specific baitfish and to catch fish.
Long Island's Fly Fishing Treasures
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 00:27:56 +0000
Paul McCain guides out of his shop, River Bay Outfitters on Long Island. He fishes many types of water both fresh and salt and for many species of fish. Long Island has so much to offer it's difficult to know where to begin. Paul will guide us to some well known and not so well known places on Long Island and open your eyes to all that's possible. Join us and explore Long Island fly fishing.
Tailwaters of the Uncompahgre River
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:42:04 +0000
Matt McCannel, a professional guide, introduces us to the tailwaters of the Uncompahgre River (Paco). On the western slope of the Colorado Rockies, this tailwater yields incredible trophy browns and rainbow. Browns exceeding the 20-pound mark lurk in the shadows of boulders and stumps. Join us as Matt guides us down the river and shares his secrets to catching these monster fish.
Sheepshead On The Fly In Southwest Florida
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:56:56 +0000
Captain Codty Pierce, a professional guide, grew up on the southwest coast of Florida and knows the waters there better than most. His target in the winter when the waters cool are sheepshead also known as convict fish because of their vivid stripes. Sheepshead have developed a reputation that rivals permit, they are hard to catch on a fly but are super exciting because you are sight fishing to tailing fish on shallow oyster beds and can see the take. Join us to learn Codty's techniques for hooking up with these challenging fish.
The Upper Columbia River's Unmatched Tailwater
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:52:53 +0000
Kelly Laatsch, a professional guide of more than 25 years, calls the Upper Columbia his home water. This tailwater produces average rainbows at 16 inches, with 20-inch fish common. Big rainbows, up to 28 inches, are caught and released every year. Join us and learn about this great tailwater and how to best fish it.
Fly Fishing the Colorado River
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:53:36 +0000
Zeke Hersh is a well-respected and seasoned guide on the Colorado River. He wades and floats the river almost every day and knows how to fish it. Join us as Zeke takes us on a journey down the Colorado from Pumphouse to Rifle and learn how to best fish this famous river.
Do Your Fly Rod, Flies and Techniques Travel Well?
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:38:09 +0000
Whether to a faraway famous location or a new stream in a nearby watershed, traveling is a common theme in fly fishing. During this podcast, Tim Cammisa of “Trout and Feather” shares some methods that have helped him be successful from his home state of Pennsylvania to recent destinations including Iceland, Wyoming, and more.
Fly Fishing The Texas Hill Country
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:26:11 +0000
The Texas Hill Country offers the fly angler more opportunities than can be exhausted in a lifetime! Chris Johnson grew up fly fishing the heart of Texas, and to this day it is still one of his favorite places on the planet. From Guadalupe Bass to Rio Grande Cichlids, the Texas Hill Country has it all! On this podcast, Chris will take you on a quick tour of some of Texas’ most breathtaking rivers. Chris will cover public access points, specific techniques for each river, fly selection, fish species, and will also talk about some of the other species that call the Texas Hill Country home.
Mighty Mouse To The Rescue!
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:38:13 +0000
Richard Pilatzke has been working diligently on dialing in his mouse game. Trout love them bass love them so what does it take to get the fish to attack. Is it in the fly pattern, the presentation or a combination of both? Listen in to this podcast to hear what Richard has learned so you can catch more fish on a mouse.
Fly Fishing Tips for Trout, Bass and Panfish
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:41:36 +0000
Over the many years that Skip Morris has fished and written about fly fishing, he's uncovered many nuggets of information that have helped him and others to catch more fish. Whether it's trout, bass or panfish Skip has something to share that will improve your odds. Listen to this podcast and up your game!
Sight Fishing for Trout Revisited
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 01:47:27 +0000
Seeing trout is a learned skill and Landon Mayer has perfected it. Ed Engle thinks Landon maybe part osprey but I’m sure he’s got some heron in him too, either way, he can see fish and can teach you how to as well. Listen to this podcast and learn how to see more fish on your next trip.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:56:19 +0000
Tenkara was introduced to the United States in 2009 and has become a rapidly growing method of fly fishing for many fly fishers. How has it evolved and what role does it play in today's fly fishing world? Listen to this podcast to hear Morgan Lyle catch us up on what's happened and share his secrets on how to catch more fish using tenkara methods.
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 01:25:13 +0000
Misty Dhillon had been guiding and traveling in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar since 1994 in search of Golden Mahseer. These fish are a highly evolved, bio-indicator fish species that swim in rivers across the rugged Himalayan foothills. Listen in and learn about this incredible fish and what it takes to bring one to the net.
Madison River: Upper, Lower and in the Park
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 00:22:49 +0000
Nymph Fishing: New Angles, Tactics, and Techniques
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 23:13:45 +0000
George Daniel has guided clients and fished competitively throughout the world. His desire to learn as much as possible about his craft and adapt his techniques have given him a superb understanding of what it takes to get a nymph to a fish. There are many 'right' ways to deliver your nymphs whether it be contact nymphing or suspension nymphing. Listen to this podcast and learn George's latest strategies and techniques so you can up your game.
Babine - World-Renowned Steelhead and Trout River
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:15:33 +0000
The Babine River in Britsh Columbia has long been known as one of the finest steelhead and trout rivers in the world. Pierce Clegg owned and operated the Babine Norlakes Trout Lodge for 30 years. His knowledge of the river is unmatched. Listen to this podcast to find out how the river used to be, how it is now and how it might be in the future. Is it still one of those fisheries you should have on your bucket list? Tune in and find out.
Backpack Fly Fishing
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 22:51:24 +0000
Dan Steere has moved towards a simpler easier to manage method of fly fishing. Let's face it you can't take all your gear on a backpacking trip and still have room for your food and tent. If you want to catch a wide variety of fish with simple, minimalist equipment that can fit into a daypack or backpack you'll want to listen to Dan's ideas and methods. Join us to see how you can get back to a simpler approach to fly fishing and enjoy it.
Brook Trout: Conservation & Fishing
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:49:40 +0000
Bob Mallard is an authority on brook trout and contributes to many of the conservation efforts that are in place today. Brook trout are native to the Eastern United States and were an important gamefish for early anglers. Listen to this podcast to hear about the history, conservation efforts, fly fishing techniques and where to find brook trout today.
The Henry's Fork: A Half Century of Fly Fishing
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 00:38:03 +0000
Doug Gibson, a professional guide in Idaho, has been guiding for over 40 years on the Henry's Fork. After over 4,000 trips under his belt, he knows this river better than most. The fish in the Henry's Fork are some of the toughest trout on the planet to catch but Doug knows the strategies and tactics to get them hooked up. Join us on this podcast and hear Doug’s expert advice on fly fishing the Henry's Fork.
Fighting and Landing Trout
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:33:48 +0000
Kurt Finlayson a former member of the Fly Fishing USA Team and former coach of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team knows how to get fish to the net. To win competitions this is essential. Listen to this podcast and learn his techniques for fighting and landing trout that you can use to bring your hookups to the net.
The Brown Trout-Atlantic Salmon Nexus
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:55:45 +0000
Veteran author, guide, adventurist and chef; Matthew Supinski shares with us the brown trout/Atlantic salmon lineage and the two species remarkable adaptability and resilience. He highlights fly fishing tactics, fly patterns, artistic appreciation, and culinary/foraging opportunities. Join us on this podcast to learn about two of the world’s most intriguing, beautiful and noble fish.
Women Who Fish
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 21:29:27 +0000
Steve Kantner's book Fifty Women Who Fish is a collection of interviews with women who love to fish. Women are the fastest growing demographic in fly fishing and understanding their interest and joy of fishing is important to the industry. Join us on this podcast and learn why many of these women have made fly fishing an important part of their personal and professional life.
Tenkara for Big Fish
Wed, 08 May 2019 23:51:56 +0000
Karin Miller has redefined tenkara fly fishing fusing traditonal tenkara methods with American know-how and ingenuity. She's chased and landed large, powerful species, all over the globe including tarpon, bonefish, permit, shark, barracuda, carp, sockeyes, silvers and chum salmon as well as plenty of trout all on her tenkara rods. Join us on this podcast to find out how you can use tenkara rods and methods for just about any species.
Lesser Known Fly Fishing Venues in South Park
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:35:51 +0000
Michele White, a professional guide in Lake George, Colorado, has extensively explored, fished and documented the tributaries of the South Platte River in South Park. South Park is home to Lake George, the Tarryall River, Lost Creek, Tomahawk, Badger Basin and the headwaters of the South Platte River. Listen in to this podcast if you're looking for fishing locations that are less pressured than the South Platte River but still in easy reach of the Denver metro area.
South Platte River - The Ultimate Challenge
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:32:52 +0000
Pat Dorsey has been guiding fly fishers for more than 25 years and calls the South Platte River in Colorado his home waters. The South Platte River can be one of the most challenging world-class trout fisheries in America. Pat knows this water better than most any other guide. Listen to this podcast to hear his strategies and tactics for successfully fly fishing this outstanding water.
Saltwater Fly Pattern Development
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:34:46 +0000
Drew Chicone has developed and improved many saltwater fly patterns during his professional fly tying career. Learn how Drew approaches his fly design from both a creative and functional aspect. Join us on this podcast and learn about his techniques, materials and testing.
Competitive Fly Fishing
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:53:14 +0000
Devin Olsen qualified for his 10th consecutive berth on Fly Fishing Team USA in 2018 and has traveled the world competing and winning. Join us on this podcast to learn how to get started in competitive fly fishing and what you need to do to be the best and compete with the best.
The Hunt For Giant Trout
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:09:46 +0000
Landon Mayer has fished and researched many of the best places to catch giant trout. Fishing locations from Alaska to Maine Landon has created the ultimate bucket list of places to fish. Join us and discover what makes these fisheries so special and learn the secrets to catching monster trout.
The Art Of Fly Tying
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:35:59 +0000
Rick Takahashi is well known in the fly fishing world as a top fly tyer combining his background in color and design theory as well as on the water testing to create flies that look great and fish great. Join us to learn how Rick approaches his art form and learn his tips of the trade.
Trout, Salmon and Char
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 23:36:10 +0000
Tom Boyd has traveled the world studying trout, salmon and char. He's tagged them, done DNA analysis, studied their habitat and range as well as individual characteristics. In his recent book Trout Salmon and Char he presents new findings, behavior patterns and proven tactics to catch more fish. Join us and pick Tom's brain about this new data he's collected so you can better understand these fish and catch more of them.
Are You Making Mistakes Fly Fishing?
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:46:05 +0000
Sara Low, a professional guide in New York, has seen just about every mistake her clients could possibly make. She'll help you with fly-fishing techniques and help you to break bad habits. Common issues include correctly approaching fish, improving fly selection, proper presentation, consistent and accurate casting, efficient hooking and landing of fish. Join us and learn how to correct those bad habits you might not even know about.
Steelhead Quest for Awareness
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:07:37 +0000
Terry Meyers has guided for steelhead most her professional life and has been involved in conservation efforts to preserve the species. To bring awareness to the plight of the steelhead she went on a quest to catch a steelhead in every month of the year and write about it as she fished. Join us to hear about her quest and become educated in the future of steelhead.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:40:42 +0000
Chester Allen has fished the migration run of the rainbow and brown trout from Montana’s Hebgen Lake into Yellowstone National Park’s Madison River during the fall for many years. Join us and learn about where to fish, what flies to use, and how to find the best water for very large trout!
Mongolia - A One Of A Kind Adventure
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:21:06 +0000
Tom Boyd shares a trip of a lifetime to Mongolia. He traveled over the steppes where there were no roads - navigating with GPS and stopping to talk to nomads for directions. He fished the Shishged/Tengis River Protected area where no Americans had ever been before. Listen in to find out about the different types of fish and fishing he did including his largest trophy a 40” taimen.
Fly Fishing, Writing and Stories
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 22:36:30 +0000
John Gierach has been writing about fly fishing for most of his life. He is the author of twenty-one books including Trout Bum, Sex, Death and Flyfishing, Standing in a River Waving a Stick and A Fly Rod of Your Own. Join us for a chat with John about his writing, inspiration and of course fly fishing.
Top Saltwater Flies
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:40:14 +0000
Drew Chicone is one of the top saltwater fly tiers today. His innovative patterns and variations on old favorites catch fish and that's what it's all about. In his recent three volume set of fly tying books, Top Saltwater Flies, Drew provides his top patterns for bonefish, permit and tarpon. Join us to learn how Drew comes up with his designs and his specific techniques in tying flies that catch fish in the salt.
Loch-Style Fly Fishing
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:36:49 +0000
Devin Olsen takes us on a nice slow ride across a lake to teach us about loch-style fly fishing. This technique has been used by fly fishers in the United Kingdom for decades but there's no reason not to use it anywhere else in the world. Join us to learn how to hook up with some nice trout using this super effective stillwater method.
Salmonflies & Golden Stones
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:21:50 +0000
Skip Morris, author of seventeen books on fly fishing, will guide us through the biology and how to fish the salmonfly and golden stonefly. Where, when and how will be covered in depth so the next time you have the opportunity you'll be well prepared to catch more fish.
Nymphing to Catch More Fish
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 02:13:26 +0000
Michael Gorman, a professional and savvy guide, has vast knowledge on one of the most effective methods of catching fish – nymphing. His well-tested techniques are effective on both trout and steelhead. Join us to pick Michael’s brain on all things nymphing.
St. Brandon's Atoll
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:30:19 +0000
Jeff Currier’s pursuit of the yellow permit, 10 pound plus bonefish and the Picasso triggerfish puts him on the other side of the world on St. Brandon’s Atoll in the Indian Ocean. Who else would endure a 26-hour boat ride after 40 hours of flight travel to add a few more fish to his bucket list. Join us to learn about another “Monsoon” Currier adventure.
Tying & Fishing Deer Hair Flies
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:08:26 +0000
Tim Jacobs uses many different materials to tie his flies but deer hair is his favorite. Whether it's trout or warmwater species deer hair flies can produce. Join us to learn about Tim's secrets to tying and fishing deer hair flies.
Tying & Fishing Small Flies
Wed, 16 May 2018 13:43:02 +0000
Ed Engle specializes in tying and fishing small flies. Imitating small insects takes extra care and presenting those tiny flies, detecting the strikes and how to best play a trout on a small fly are all part of fishing small flies. Join us to learn Ed's secrets to accomplishing this.
Single-Handed Fly Casting - A Modular Approach
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:19:11 +0000
Jason Borger knows fly casting he was almost born with a fly rod in his hand. Through slow motion video he's broken down the elements of making the perfect cast and uses it teach others. Join us and find out about Jason's modular approach to learning fly casting.
Fly Fishing Christmas Island
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 04:21:21 +0000
Steve McLaughlin has taken more than 450 anglers to Christmas Island over the past six seasons and has fished more than 66 days on the atoll for bonefish, giant trevally, bluefin and golden trevally as well as landed many milkfish on the fly. Listen in to find out what fly fishing on Christmas Island is all about.
Poppers, Sliders & Divers
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 04:21:23 +0000
Steve Schweitzer dives deep in tying and fishing some of the most exciting flies to fish for topwater. Listen in to learn his secrets on designing and fishing poppers, sliders and divers.
Fly Fishing Iceland
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 05:21:20 +0000
Gunnar Petersen's company has over thirty years of experience hosting and guiding fly fishers in Iceland. Trout, Salmon and Arctic Char can be caught there in some of the most scenic places in the world. Fly fishing in Iceland is different than most countries so listen in and find out all you need to know about fishing this unique fishery.
Addicted To The Rise
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:21:20 +0000
Nate Brumley has never sunk a nymph or fished a streamer. He has over 50 years’ experience fishing a dry fly exclusively. If you want to learn about fishing dry flies and tying them join us and help pick his brain. I'm sure there are many secrets to be uncovered.
Famous Fly Fishers
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 05:03:44 +0000
Norm Zeigler interviewed twenty-one famous people who fly fish and has published his interviews in his latest book Famous Fly Fishers. These people are famous for what they have done in their careers and not for their contributions to fly fishing. Politicians, businessmen, bankers, musicians, astronauts, scientists and artists are just a few of the professions these fly fishers represent. Listen in while Norm tells us their stories of why they fish and what this great sport means to them. Whose stories will he tell? You'll have to join us to find out.
Kamchatka's Wild Rainbows
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 05:03:44 +0000
Will Blair started working as a guide in Kamchatka in 1997 and was immediately captivated by the area. Kamchatka is still one of the most remote wild rainbow fisheries in the world and fishing it is an experience not found anywhere else. Join us to learn about fishing Kamchatka from one of the most respected experts in the industry.
Kayak Fly Fishing
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:03:44 +0000
Ben Duchesney will share the secrets to fly fishing from kayaks from choosing the right boat and gear to paddle strokes, casting and line management. Whether you paddle warmwater, coldwater or saltwater you're bound to learn some strategies and tactics you can use on your next outing.
Fly Fishing the Boundary Waters
Wed, 18 Feb 2009 22:22:41 +0000
Wed, 04 Apr 2007 21:22:39 +0000
Barry Reynolds has recently returned from an exciting fly fishing adventure for peacock bass on the Rio Negro River in Brazil. Peacock bass are also found in the rivers and canals of Florida, Hawaii, Central America and other South American countries. Join Barry on this podcast to learn about fly fishing for these beautiful fish.
Redfish On The Fly
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 21:22:40 +0000
John Kumiski has fished for redfish for over 20 years and has guided them for the past 10 years. John has researched redfish in great detail and shares his secrets on catching the big ones.
Fly Fishing The Tailwaters Of The North Platte
Wed, 07 Mar 2007 22:22:40 +0000
The bays, estuaries, and beaches that rim the California coast offer some of the best fly fishing opportunities to be found anywhere in the world but not without their own unique set of challenges and demands. Join Ken Hanley on this podcast to learn the secrets of fly fishing this extraordinary coast.
Fly Fishing California's Inshore
Wed, 21 Feb 2007 22:22:39 +0000
The bays, estuaries, and beaches that rim the California coast offer some of the best fly fishing opportunities to be found anywhere in the world but not without their own unique set of challenges and demands. Join Ken Hanley on this podcast to learn the secrets of fly fishing this extraordinary coast.
Fly Fishing Colorado's South Platte River
Wed, 07 Feb 2007 22:22:39 +0000
Pat Dorsey has guided on the South Platte for more than eleven years. He spends at least 200 days per year on the stream so he knows the water intimately. Join us on this podcast to learn everything you need to know about fly fishing one of the most challenging trout streams in the United States.
An Aussie Expedition
Wed, 17 Jan 2007 22:22:40 +0000
Ted Lund, editor of Fly Fishing in Saltwaters magazine, has recently returned from an extraordinary expedition to Australia and the Coral Sea and will be sharing his experiences on planning the trip and fishing for the dogtooth tuna, bluefin trevally, the coral trout and many more exotic fish.
Behemoths of the Great Lakes
Wed, 03 Jan 2007 22:22:39 +0000
Joe is well known for catching big, big brown trout. He's guided many fly fishers over the years to the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie tributaries to catch these awesome fish. What many don't know is that during the fall spawning run of brown's you can also fly fish for king salmon and steelhead. Join Joe on this podcast and find out his secrets about fly fishing for these coveted trophies.
Snook On The Hook
Wed, 20 Dec 2006 22:22:39 +0000
Chico Fernandez has fly fished for over 40 years and has broken several world records, most notably, the largest redfish taken with a fly rod, at 42 pounds, 5 ounces (I.G.F.A. record on 12 pound test tippet). He was also one of the first to land a white marlin on a fly rod. His real passion; however, is snook. Listen to this podcast to find out Chico's secrets on fly fishing for these incredible game fish.
Fly Fishing For King Salmon In Alaska
Wed, 06 Dec 2006 22:22:39 +0000
Pete has fished all over the world and has 4 IGFA world records on the fly as proof of his expertise. Join us on this podcast and learn about fly fishing for the king of north the Alaskan king salmon.
Fly Fishing For Trophy Trout In New Zealand
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:22:40 +0000
Mike McClelland has been fly fishing and hosting trips to New Zealand for over 16 years. Listen to Mike share the challenges and successes of landing nine-pound browns in 20 foot wide streams.
Fly Fishing For Trophy Trout On Stillwaters
Wed, 01 Nov 2006 22:22:39 +0000
Denny has been fishing, guiding and studying trout behavior for the past 30 years. He's an expert on fish lakes and has developed a selection of suggestive flies that put the trophy trout on the take. Join us on this podcast to hear about Denny's latest new techniques on fishing lakes.
Carp On The Fly
Wed, 18 Oct 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Fly fishing for carp is one of the hottest fishing challenges around; they're big, smart and are found almost everywhere. Join Brad Befus on this podcast as he exposes the secrets of fly fishing for carp and learn the strategies and techniques of catching these challenging fish.
Siberian Taimen The Legend Of Russia's Rivers
Wed, 04 Oct 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Rene Limeres has spent hundreds of hours guiding and fishing for the legendary taimen in Russia. Learn from Rene about this unusual fish and what it takes to hook and land fish that can get up to 200 pounds.
Casting And Presentation Strategies For Trout
Wed, 20 Sep 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Jason was the "Shadow Caster" in the movie A River Runs Through It and knows about presentation skills. Listen to Jason talk about how we perceive trout and how trout perceive us, the predator/prey relationship and how we should present our flies to the trout.
Fly Fishing For Mako Sharks
Wed, 06 Sep 2006 21:22:40 +0000
Want to pit yourself against a mako shark? Conway Bowman tells us about his special techniques to attract, catch, and release mako sharks on the fly. This exciting new approach allows you to sight cast to Makos, see the take, and enjoy one of the most acrobatic and powerful fights of your life.
European Fly Fishing Techniques
Wed, 16 Aug 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Jeff Currier has learned a lot by participating in the World Fly Fishing Championships including the Polish and Spanish nymphing techniques and English lake techniques. Listen to this podcast as Jeff shares all that he's learned from European fly fishers.
Fly Fishing For Bluefish On The Eastern Seaboard
Wed, 02 Aug 2006 21:22:40 +0000
John McMurray specializes in guiding and fishing Jamaica Bay's 10,000 acres of salt marsh flats just minutes away from New York City. Listen to this podcast to learn the secrets of fishing for bluefish in Jamaica Bay and other Eastern seaboard locations.
Federation of Fly Fishers - An In-Depth Look
Wed, 19 Jul 2006 12:50:20 +0000
Peter Van Gytenbeek and Ron Cordes have been on the board of directors for the Federation of Fly Fishers since 2003. Their passion and enthusiasm for the FFF is hard to match. Van and Ron answer questions about the FFF, their role in the fly fishing world and their goals and ambitions as an organization. Whether you're a member or not listen to this podcast to find out what this fine organization is doing for you.
Fishing Baja's Sea Of Cortez
Wed, 05 Jul 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Jay Murakoshi has spent over 40 years developing his expertise in fishing for dorado, roosterfish, jacks and tuna in Baja's Sea of Cortez. Listen to this podcast learn his secrets about hooking up with these exciting fish.
Salmonfly Hatch On The Madison
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Bob Jacklin knows about the salmon fly hatch on the Madison, he's been fishing it for 37 years. Don't miss this chance to find out how and when to fish this exciting hatch. Join us on Bob's informative podcast.
Women In Fly Fishing
Wed, 07 Jun 2006 21:22:39 +0000
This show features a panel of three top women fly fishers from Alaska, Idaho and as far down as the Florida Keys. Cecilia 'Pudge' Kleinkauf, Lori-Ann Murphy and Diana Rudolph are our guests. All three know their fly fishing and know the business of fly fishing—they are all working professionals in the industry. Join us on this podcast to learn more about fly fishing and how women are raising the bar—Diana won the Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament, a male-dominated event and she holds two I.G.F.A. fly division records.
Fishing Streamers For Trophy Trout
Wed, 17 May 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Kelly Galloup knows how to catch trophy trout, especially with streamers, but not in the way you might think. You'll have to listen to our podcast to find out his techniques and strategies. Kelly has written two books and has been published in nearly every major fly fishing periodical in the country. Kelly was also one of the hosts of Fly Fish TV on the Outdoor Life network.
Fly Fishing For Bonefish In The Bahamas
Wed, 03 May 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Brian O'Keefe has traveled to some of the wildest and most remote angling destinations in the world, including Bikini Atoll, Seychelles, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tonga, Cuba and Kashmir. He has also traveled to more accessible locations, such as the Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Chile, New Zealand, Christmas Island and more. He's fished for Bonefish just about everywhere so join us on this podcast and learn how to fish for these incredibly fast flats fish.
Fishing The Caddisfly For Trout
Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Bill Edrington has been fly fishing for over 40 years. He knows about the caddis fly as his home waters is the Arkansas River in Colorado known for one of the most intense spring caddis hatches in the United States. Listen in to this podcast to find out Bill's secrets on fishing this fly.
Pike On The Fly
Wed, 05 Apr 2006 21:22:39 +0000
Barry Reynolds knowledge of pike and musky is amazing. Listen in to this podcast as Barry covers your questions on fly fishing for pike and musky covering habitat, gear, flies and tactics - get ready for some explosive answers.
Fly Fishing Spring Creeks
Wed, 15 Mar 2006 22:22:39 +0000
Mike Lawson was born and raised in southeastern Idaho and has fished the Henry's Fork, a classic spring creek, his whole life. Mike worked on his book, "Spring Creeks", for over 12 years producing a comprehensive work about fishing spring creeks and tailwaters. You'll enjoy hearing Mike share his knowledge about fishing spring creeks and tailwaters on this podcast.
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