Daniel Ritz Attempts Western Native Trout Challenge
Fly Fisher, Writer, Jounalist
Daniel Ritz is fly fishing across the Western United States in an attempt to accomplish the Master Caster class of the Western Native Trout Challenge. His goal is to land each of the 20 native trout species in their historical ranges of the 12 states in the West. Join us to find out how Daniel is doing with the challenge, learn about what it takes to participate and hear about a few experiences he's had along the way. Maybe you'll get inspired and want to try it yourself!
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Randy Wayne White Tells All (maybe)
Fly Fisher, Writer, Author
Randy Wayne White is a New York Times bestselling author of forty-five novels. Randy was a light tackle fishing guide at Tarpon Bay Marina, Sanibel Island for 13-years, did more than 3,000 charters, and draws heavily on those experiences for his novels about marine biologist Doc Ford and his quirky pals at Dinkin's Bay. His series of novels about fishing guide Hannah Smith has also received critical acclaim. Join us to learn about Randy's writing career, how he started, where he gets ideas, what motivates him and of course they'll be a few humorous stories about his travels in the fishing world.
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Destination Travel - How to Get Your Money's Worth
Jim Klug has guided extensively in Montana, Colorado, New Mexico and Oregon, and has fished waters throughout the world, including the Bahamas, Belize, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica, Alaska, Canada, the US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, India, and more. If you want to learn about the best places to go, where you get the most bang for your buck and how to make do-it-yourself trips successful you'll want to listen the this show.Tying Nymphs
Charlie Craven is a top-selling signature fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. He's also a great teacher so if you want to learn a bunch of great fly tying techniques join us for an in-depth study of tying nymphs.Angling Approaches for Streams
Learn from Jason Borger techniques for getting to those hard to reach fish and tips on making those perfect casts. He will focus specifically on mending, approach and presentation, and ways to fish the fly to both trout and smallmouth bass.Tomorrow's Fly Fishers
Fanny Krieger has been involved with fly fishing instruction for over 25 years. Listen in to find out how she unravels the mystery of fly fishing for children of all ages into a simple, easy to understand and fun adventure.Yellowstone Runners
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!Stillwaters Simplified
Tim Lockhart is a stillwater fly fishing junkie and stillwaters provide some of the best opportunities for big fish. If stillwaters have intimidated you in the past get ready for an awakening. Join us and learn about the critical lessons for catching more trout in lakes, ponds and reservoirs.Instinctive Fly Fishing
Taylor Streit has been guiding fly fishers for over 40 years. After watching thousands of clients catch trout over the years he knows what works and what doesn't work. Join us to learn Taylor's secrets to hooking up and landing more trout.Tenkara Today
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.Project Healing Waters
Steve is the Program Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado for Project Healing Waters. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings. Steve's program has been rated the top program in the country. Listen in to learn all about Project Healing Waters, how it started, how it works, how it helps and how you can help.Fly Tying Techniques You Can't Do Without
Charlie Craven 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.Long Island's Fly Fishing Treasures
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.
Questions asked and answered during the interview:
- What are the prime areas for striped bass?
- Where can you fish the flats on Long Island?
- What is public access like for fishing the shoreline?
- Where do you find the larger striped bass?
- What are the four best flies for striped bass and bluefish?
- Where can you fish for trout and bass at the same time?
- What rivers are the best for trout fishing?
- What are kettle and mill ponds?
Rick Takahashi considers midges the most important year-round foods source for trout and they are in almost every stream and lake around the world. Listen in to learn about tying and fishing midges that will work no matter where live.The Feather Thief
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.
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Floating Alaska! Self-Guided Fishing Expeditions
- How did the heist go down?
- Who was Alfred Russel Wallace and what did he have to do with the heist?
- How did Edwin Rist get involved tying classic salmon flies?
- What was the value of the stolen birds?
- How were the stolen birds and feathers sold?
- Were the buyers of the stolen goods complicit?
- Did Rist have an accomplice?
- Was the heist planned?
- How did the judge rule when Rist when to court?
- Did Rist show any remorse about what he had done?
- Were the stolen birds ever recovered?
Don Crane has floated many western US and Canadian rivers but Alaska's have always been at the top his list. Short on cash? Self-guided fishing expeditions may be the way to go. Listen in to hear Don tell you everything you need to know about putting together a productive, inexpensive and organized trip to Alaska.Cripples and Spinners
Kelly Galloup helps us to understand how cripples and spinners play an important role in the trout’s diet and how to fish them effectively. Learn Kelly's secrets on this show.
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