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  • Ira Gruber's Atlantic Salmon Flies

    Ira W. Gruber is known for the Atlantic salmon fishing techniques and 38 flies he developed over a lifetime of fishing on the Miramichi River in New Brunswick. Join us to hear from his grandson Ira D. Gruber the story of Ira's life as an angler and the stories about a few of his most famous flies.

  • Moving From Rookie to Novice to Pro

    Pudge Kleinkauf, as a professional guide in Alaska, has answered hundreds of questions throughout her career helping rookies move on up the ladder. Join us and get your questions answered that will help you move from rookie to novice to pro.

  • 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.

  • Designing Trout Flies

    Gary Borger literally wrote the book on designing trout flies so he knows his subject well. Gary's background as a biologist provides him with an approach to designing flies that few fly fishers can claim. Join Gary to find out what makes a fly a successful fly that can catch fish.

  • Fly Fishing the Driftless Area of the Midwest

    Steve Born has been fly fishing the pristine waters of the Driftless Area of the Midwest for years and it still lures him back again and again. Find out why this area is so special and learn Steve's secrets for being successful in these waters.

  • Casting And Presentation Strategies For Trout

    Jason was the "Shadow Caster" in the movie A River Runs Through It and knows about presentation skills. Listen to Jason talk about how we perceive trout and how trout perceive us, the predator/prey relationship and how we should present our flies to the trout.

  • Nymphing The New Way

    Jonathan White has fishing all over the world and has found the new methods of European nymphing to be one of the most effect fly fishing methods used. In this show Jonathan will dig deep into the French leader method and will talk about sight nymphing, short and long range indicator nymphing, dry fly presentations and fishing for grayling, carp and steelhead.

  • Wet Fly Magic

    Dave Allbaugh, a professional guide in Pennsylvania, has spent the last 30 years both on the stream and at his vise perfecting his wet fly fishing techniques and flies. His methods are effective throughout the year and he takes great pride in teaching his clients this lost art of fly fishing. Join us and learn Dave’s secrets to wet fly fishing.

    Just a few of the questions asked and answered during the interview:

    • Are wet flies the same as nymphs and soft hackle flies?
    • What are flymphs?
    • What materials do you use for bodies and hackle?
    • What size do you tie your wet flies?
    • What flies do you start out with in April and May in PA?
    • What is your favorite "go to" wet fly when there is no hatch in progress?
    • What variations of flies do you use when searching?
    • What are some of your favorite classic wet fly patterns?
    • What weight type of rod do you use for wet fly fishing?
    • What lines work best for wet fly fishing?
    • What is your leader and tippet setup?
    • How do you rig up a multi-fly setup?
    • How do you present your flies for the best results?
    • Is upstream or downstream presentations more effective?
    • Do you add any action/movement to your flies?

  • Colorado Guide Flies

    Pat Dorsey, a professional guide in Colorado, will give you the inside scoop on what the top Colorado guides have in their fly boxes. These are the flies they use day in a day out to get their clients into fish. You don't want to miss this one.

  • Fly Fishing For Bonefish In The Bahamas

    Brian O'Keefe has traveled to some of the wildest and most remote angling destinations in the world, including Bikini Atoll, Seychelles, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tonga, Cuba and Kashmir. He has also traveled to more accessible locations, such as the Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Chile, New Zealand, Christmas Island and more. He's fished for Bonefish just about everywhere so join us on this podcast and learn how to fish for these incredibly fast flats 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.

  • Classic Salmon Flies

    Kevin Erickson has been tying and exploring the world of classic salmon flies for over 40 years. Tune in to hear a bit of history, tying tips and the stories behind many of the beautiful feathers that are used.

  • Colorado's Lost Lakes and Secret Places

    Mike Kephart gives you the scoop on which Colorado mountain and wilderness lakes and creeks fish well, how to get there, the difficulty of access, and what you can expect to catch. Join us as we explore these lost lakes and secret places.

  • Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine

    Bob Romano is an author and fishing camp owner in the Rangeley Lakes region of Maine. Bob loves to examine why we fish while using the rivers, lakes, and streams of Maine’s Great North Woods as his literary canvas. Join us to learn about the places to fish, how to fish them and a bit of history about this historic fishing region.

  • Tying Streamers: Tips and Techniques

    Charlie Craven is a master fly tier and has figured out the best fly tying techniques for just about any challenge. His latest book Tying Streamers addresses the techniques used to tie both classic and modern streamer patterns. Charlie is always a great source for good tips on tying so join us to find out what he’s discovered about the best way to tie streamers.

    Just a few of the questions asked and answered during the interview:

    • How do you make wooly buggers more durable?
    • What is the best way to tie in a palmered hackle?
    • Are articulated patterns more effective than non-articulated patterns?
    • What are your favorite materials for tying streamers?
    • What are the three most important triggers when tying streamers?
    • Do you prefer streamers that are thick and dense or sparse and thin?
    • How do you keep streamers from fouling?
    • How do you choose a hook for your streamers?
    • What are your considerations for choosing streamers for different water types?




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