The Delaware River Story
Fly Fisher, Guide, Author, Conservationist
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.
- What species are native to the Delaware River?
- What part of the river is the best for trout fishing?
- When is the best time to fish for shad?
- When did the Delaware become a true trout river?
- Is it best to fish the river from a boat or wading?
- Where do you find the brown trout most often?
- What insect hatches can you expect on the river?
- What is a "Delaware River Fox"?
- What is being done to preserve the river as a world-class trout fishery?
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Nautilus Reels – Striving for Excellence
Fly Fisher, Reel Designer
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.
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- Effective Nymphing Techniques for Streams and Rivers
Eric Pettine starting fly fishing long before strike indicators entered the scene and developed his nymphing techniques based upon close attention to the habits of trout. Eric shares his secrets and details his shallow, medium depth and deep water techniques including leader, tippet, weight and fly selection.Southern Appalachia Trout Fishing
The Great Smoky Mountains, Catalouchee Creek, Hazel Creek, Abrams Creek and down to the tailwaters of the Nantahalla River Ian Rutter has fished it all. Listen to Ian share his secrets and life long love for this beautiful fly fising haven.Advanced Fly Tying Techniques
Charlie Craven is back to answer your advanced questions on fly tying. Charlie is one of the best fly tiers and fly tying instructors you'll run into. No matter how much you know or how long you've tied you'll be sure to learn a few more tips and techniques during this show.Wild Wipers on the Fly
Matt Snider says fly fishing for wipers is like hooking up with a strong saltwater fish only you're in freshwater. Learn Matt's techniques for finding and hooking up with this exciting fish.Are You Making Mistakes Fly Fishing?
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.Tangling with Tarpon
Those that have fished for the Tarpon say it's addicting. So if you dare join Tad Burke a professional guide in the Florida Keys and learn his secrets about hooking up with a Tarpon and staying hooked.Fly Fishing the Upper Columbia River
Steven calls the Upper Columbia River his home waters where rainbow trout are known to reach 25 pounds. He’s been guiding there for many years and has found that many of the trout love to eat soft-hackle & hairwing wetflies, swung and dangled. Join us to learn about this incredible fishery and Steven’s unique approaches to fishing it.Atlantic Salmon Magic
Topher Browne worked as a professional guide and has fished for Atlantic salmon in Canada, Iceland, Scotland, Norway and Russia. Listen in to hear his secrets on hooking up with and landing these incredible fish.Sight Fishing for Trout Revisited
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.Famous Fly Fishers
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.Trout Tips
Landon Mayer, a veteran instructor and professional guide, will help you analyze your past mistakes and learn how to adapt to a wide range of fishing conditions. He uses unorthodox solutions for common fly fishing problems but they are all designed to help you catch more fish. Join us and Landon will help you sharpen your skills.Tarpon On The Worm
Bruce Chard, a professional guide the Florida Keys, takes us for a ride through the palolo worm hatch. This once a year event will get anyone's adrenaline pounding. Join us to find out where, when and how to fish this incredible event.Ruby River Grayling
Donna McDonald a professional guide and native of Montana has been actively involved with the reintroduction of grayling into the Ruby River. Join us and learn about this great fishery and fish.Fly Fishing the Colorado River
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.Tactical Nymphing - Euro Style - Part II
Devin Olsen, a medal winning member of Fly Fishing Team USA, shares the modern day nymphing techniques he and Lance Eagan use to catch fish in the European style. When competing on an international basis you have to be good and have to know how to adapt. We had so many questions on Devin's first show that we going at it again. Join us to continue this great topic.
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