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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- Fly Fishing Tailwaters
Pat Dorsey shares his tips and tactics for fishing tailwaters. Don't miss this show he'll cover nymphing, dry-fly and streamer fishing for those difficult, hard to catch lunkers.Tactical Nymphing - Euro Style
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. Join us to find out how it's done.Tailwaters of the Uncompahgre River
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.
Questions asked and answered during the interview:
- What's the best time of year to catch the trophy browns and rainbows?
- How do you find the trophy fish?
- What type of water do they inhabit?
- Do they attack streamers?
- What do they eat?
- What are the top three fly patterns that attract the big fish?
- Does Euro nymphing work for these fish?
- How accurate does your presentation have to be to get good takes?
Check out this video: Matt McCannel Sight Fishing Paco's Trophy TroutNymph, Brush and Night Fishing for Trout
Joe Humphreys has taught fly fishing for over forty years and still loves to share his insights. Nymphing is one of his favorite approaches; he shares a lifetime's worth of experience on this as well as fishing brush and night fishing on this show.Behemoths of the Great Lakes
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.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 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.Simple Flies
Morgan Lyle uses simple flies to catch trout in the mountains, stripers at the beach and any other fish he can reach with a cast. Sometimes the best fly is a simple one. Whether you're a beginner looking to get started with tying or an expert looking to get back to basics Morgan will explain all the techniques, tools and materials you need to tie simple flies in this podcast.New York City Fly Fishing - Only a Cab Ride Away
New York City area is one of the most densely populated areas in the country. However, if one were to take a map, a pencil compass and make a 90 mile circle around New York City there are hundreds of high quality fly fishing streams within this area. Join us as we take a tour of some great fisheries in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania all within a short drive of the 'Big Apple'.Golden Dorado in Bolivia
Jeff Currier has been on another great adventure - this time in Bolivia for Golden Dorado. Dorado have voracious teeth and put up an incredible fight. Listen in to find out how Jeff did and whether he landed his trophy fish.The Evolution of Nymphing
Aaaron Jasper goes where the fish are and most of the time it’s under the surface. He’s spent the last few years studying, researching and testing old and new nymphing methods. On this show we explore many of those methods including the latest in European nymphing techniques.Tailwaters
Aaron Jasper is known for finding and hooking up with big fish and what better place to do this than tailwaters. Most of the world's tailwaters can be fished any time of the year so listen in as Aaron shares his tips and tactics for fishing these super productive waters.Fly Tying and Fishing with John Barr
John Barr designed the Copper John, the Barr Emerger and many other successful fly patterns. Learn from John how to tie and fish these incredibly successful patterns. If you don't use them now you will by the end of the show.Musky Magic
Erik Thue, a professional guide in Wisconsin, has been targeting musky with a fly for many years. His intimate knowledge of this elusive predator will help you get one on the hook. Join us to hear his secrets.California's Best Fly Fishing
Chip O'Brien, a professional guide in California for 18 years, provides us with a overview of California's wild-trout waters from Northern California to the Eastern Sierra.
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