Fly Fishing And The Transformative Power Of Nature
Fly Fisher, Guide, Host, Producer
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.
Questions asked and answered during the interview:
- How did you get started in fly fishing movie production?
- Who was your mentor?
- What tasks did you have as Department Head of Fly Fishing for A River Runs Through It?
- Who did the shadowcasting in the film?
- Where did the idea come from for the final fishing scene?
- How did you get the fish to rise for the fly?
- Why were you chosen as Brad Pit's stunt double?
- How did working on this film change your life and what fly fishing means to you?
- How does the river speak to you?
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Fly Fishing Florida’s Largemouth Bass
Fly Fisher, Guide, Writer
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 these bass and how to hook up with what may be your trophy bass of a lifetime.
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- Moving Water: A Fly Fisher's Guide to Current
Jason Randall has done a thorough study of the effect of current on trout, their prey species and presentation. Learn how to deal with vertical layers of current that create drag and the adjustments required to improve nymph fishing success.Fly Fishing for Mahseer in India
Jeff Currier explores India's rivers for the exotic Mahseer. It's a huge fish that is seldom caught on the fly but Jeff was determined to do so and did. Learn from Jeff the process he uses to figure what makes a fish tick.Fly Fishing for Largemouth Bass
Hooking up with largemouth bass is exciting and definitely splashy. Ken Hanley will tell you exactly how to get them on a fly using special techniques and hot fly patterns.Fly Fishing Tips for Trout, Bass and Panfish
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!New York City Fly Fishing - Only a Cab Ride Away
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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.Pennsylvania Trio: LeTort, Yellow Breeches & Big Spring Creeks
Tom Baltz has been living and fishing the limestone valleys of south-central Pennsylvania for the past 40 years. The LeTort, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks are just a few minutes from his home giving him the opportunity to understand and fish them to perfection. He's fished alongside some of the most notable fly fishers of our time including Vince Marinaro and Charlie Fox. Listen in to hear Tom give you a tour of these three great creeks and tips on how to fish them.Carp Flies - How To Tie And Fish Them
Jay Zimmerman, a professional guide and fly tying instructor, has been chasing carp since he was a kid. Carp are a finicky bunch and need special attention. Jay shares with us his best flies for carp - how to tie and fish them.Babine - World-Renowned Steelhead and Trout River
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.Pere Marquette River - Browns, Steelhead & Salmon
Josh Mead, an Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide, has fished the famous rivers of Michigan since he was five years old. Learn about fly fishing the Pere Marquette River where huge Browns, Steelhead and Salmon make their home.Single-Handed Spey Casting
Simon Gawesworth shares his techniques on using casts adapted from two-handed spey casting to one handed casts that enable you to fish the most challenging spots that most anglers pass by.Building Bamboo Fly Rods
Ray Gould has been building bamboo fly rods since 1958. Join us to hear this master rod builder talk about the machines and tools necessary, selecting cane, creating precise tapers, step-by-step construction, finishing steps, and many more tips on building bamboo rods.Fly Fishing the Inland Oceans
Jerry Darkes takes us on a tour of the Great Lakes including both warmwater and cold water fisheries. Learn about the best places to go for steelhead, northern pike, lake trout, smallmouth bass, trout and salmon.Steelhead of the Dean River
April Vokey, a professional guide and fly fishing instructor, has been pursuing the elusive steelhead most of her life. The Dean River in British Columbia is world renowned for having some of the strongest fish in the world. Listen in to hear how April fishes this great river for one of the most challenging fish the steelhead.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.
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