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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Hunting Musky With A Fly
Rick Kustich caught his first musky around 1990 and has been lured by these apex predators every since. Join us to learn Rick's secrets to getting these fish of 10,000 casts hooked up on a fly. We'll cover equipment, flies and special techniques you won't want to miss.Peacock Bass
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.Drifting for Smallmouth Bass in Wisconsin Tributaries
AJ Dudek will share his secrets about one of the best smallmouth bass fisheries in the country. With seven and eight weight rods we have the privilege of fishing top water in the summer and baitfish patterns in the spring and fall of the year for one of the best fighting fish there is.Fly Fishing Sudan
Jeff Currier, a world traveling fly fisher, went to Sudan to fly fish. Where did he go? What did he fish for? What was his adventure like? Listen in and find out as we go on another Currier adventure.Smallmouth Bass Top To Bottom
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.
Just a few of the questions asked and answered during the interview:
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- Do smallmouth prefer living in pods or are they a solitary fish?
- Do smallmouth hold in similar lies as trout?
- What is a good weight rod, line, leader and tippet for smallmouth?
- Why do you use swivels in your terminal tackle setup?
- If you could only have one surface fly and one streamer for smallies what would they be?
- What are the trigger colors for smallmouth flies?
- Do you use weed guards on your flies?
- What topwater flies do you use besides poppers?
- What color combinations work best for streamers?
- What crayfish patterns do you like?
- What color is a must have on your crayfish patterns?/li>
- How do you fish crayfish patterns on the bottom?
- When an how do you fish crayfish patterns mid-column?
- Do bigger flies attract larger fish?
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.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.Fly Fishing For Mako Sharks
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.Floating Alaska! Self-Guided Fishing Expeditions
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.Terrestrials
Rick Takahashi considers terrestrials one of the world's most effective patterns. It's a broad category of food from land-dwelling insects to mice and they are in almost every stream and lake around the world. Listen in to learn about tying and fishing terrestrials that will work no matter where you fish.The Hunt For Giant Trout
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.Stalking Roosterfish on Baja's East Cape
The Roosterfish is one of the most sought after trophies of the Mexican coast. It's beauty and elusivness make it a challenge you won't want to miss out on. Join Mike Rieser and find out what it takes to stalk and connect with one of this incredible fish.Fly Fishing Christmas Island
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.Reading Water Challenges in Mount Hood Country
Gary Lewis has fished in seven countries and across the US and the one challenge that he has always faces is how to read the water especially new water or water that has been affected by weather or other external factors. Listen in as we explore three fisheries in the Mount Hood Country of Oregon and how each presents a different challenge when reading the water.Fly Fishing for Sea-Run Cutthroat Trout
Chester Allen has been fly fishing for sea-run cutthroat trout for over 15 years. Listen in to hear his secrets and strategies for chasing these beautiful and aggressive feeding cutts, including in-depth information on how to figure the tides, find the best beaches, and how to rig for success.
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