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Here you'll find all our podcasts. Just click on the title of the podcast and you'll be taken to a page where you'll find the controls to play the recordings and the link to download the MP3 file to you computer or MP3 player.
(For example: trout, bonefish, saltwater, stream, Bahamas, etc.)

10/20/2021
1:18:37
Daniel Ritz Attempts Western Native Trout Challenge
Daniel Ritz

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!


10/06/2021
1:16:29
Angling the World
Roy Tanami

Roy Tanami is a leading international outdoor photographer who has traveled the world in search of fish to catch on the fly and beautiful photographs to capture the experiences. He's been to Kamchatka, Brazil, New Zealand, Mongolia and many more wild places. As a traveling fly angler, he's experienced the good, the challenging and the wonderful things you encounter while traveling and fishing. Join us to hear about Roy's travels, experiences and how he's able to capture the world and fly fishing in his stunning photographs.


09/22/2021
Fly Patterns For Pennsylvania Waters
Eric Naguski

Eric Naguski, a professional guide in Pennsylvania, has over 20 years of experience in fishing the state’s waters. Eric will be showcasing some of his favorite flies, tips on tying them and how to rig and fish them. Join us so you can learn how to fish the waters of Pennsylvania more productively.


09/08/2021
1:24:34
Dry Fly Strategies ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Paul Weamer

Paul Weamer, a professional guide and fly tier, understands fishing with a dry fly as the essence of fly fishing. Of course, fish feed primarily under the water but when they rise there's nothing more exciting. Paul has fished highly technical waters like Penns Creek in Pennsylvania, the Upper Delaware River in New York, and spring creeks in Paradise Valley Montana. Listen in as Paul breaks down the best methods, rigs, and fly patterns to catch more fish with dry flies.

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

  • How do the seasons affect dry fly fishing?
  • What weight and length rod do you use?
  • Do you prefer monofilament or fluorocarbon for terminal tackle?
  • Does the glare from tippet to surface tension cause refusals?
  • What products do you use to keep your flies afloat?
  • What fly styles work best for the mayfly life-cycle stages?
  • What fly styles work best for the caddis fly life-cycle stages?
  • What are your favorite stonefly dry fly patterns?
  • What fly styles work best for fast water and slow water?
  • What is more important hook size or the pattern's color?
  • What are the different rise forms and how do you fish them?
  • How do you fish to non-steady risers?
  • How do you fish springs creeks with finicky fish?
  • What are the differences between dry fly strategies in the west versus those in the east?

08/18/2021
1:21:02
Smallmouth Bass Top To Bottom ★ ★ ★ ★
Jake Villwock

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:

  • 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?

08/04/2021
1:21:03
On The Bow ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Bill Horn

Bill Horn has chased bonefish, tarpon and permit for over 40 years in the Florida Keys, Bahamas, Hawaii and Mexico. He's been "On the Bow" too many times to count. Join us to hear Bill share his experiences, the good, bad and ugly of chasing these trophy fish in the salt. You might just pick up a tip or two you can use next time you are on the bow.

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

  • Are the bonefish coming back in Florida?
  • Do you have more success fishing for bonefish from a boat?
  • Where do you find the larger bonefish?
  • Are bonefish bigger in the Bahamas?
  • What flies work best for bonefish?
  • Are bonefish, permit and tarpon easier or harder to catch now than in the past?
  • How do you present your flies to permit?
  • What's the best way to set the hook on a permit?
  • Is Florida still a "go-to" location for tarpon?
  • Where can you find the larger migrating tarpon?
  • Is the juvenile tarpon fishery still great?
  • What flies are working best for tarpon through the seasons?
  • Looking to the future how do you see the health of the flats fisheries and their fish?

06/30/2021
1:32:22
Fly Tying For Everyone
Tim Cammisa

Tim Cammisa has been teaching fly fishers how to tie flies for many years both in person and on YouTube. If you want to get started with fly tying Tim's one of the best teachers you could have. Join us and learn about the essential equipment and materials you need to get started and what flies you should tie first. We'll also talk about the techniques you should learn first so that you can take those techniques and use them for many other flies that you'd like to tie and have in your fly box. Last but not least we explore how you can catch fish using the first flies you tie. Beginners are welcome!


06/16/2021
Fly Fishing for Leadership
Christian Bacasa

We know good leadership when we see it. Just as we know a good fly angler we meet on the river. It's not their age or equipment, or the flies stuck on their wader patch. It's the way they behave towards the river, the fish, the environment, their dog, and their fellow anglers. Can we learn fundamental leadership principles through fly fishing? Listen in and learn from Christian Bacasa how leadership and fly fishing can work together to help you in your pursuits.


06/02/2021
1:07:36
DUN - The Making of a Magazine ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Jen Ripple

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.


05/19/2021
1:22:39
Stillwater Trout Fishing ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Phil Rowley

Phil Rowley is a master at fishing stillwaters for trout. Stillwaters are one of the most challenging opportunities for today's fly fisher. They offer a long active season with numerous hatches and presentation challenges. Fish grow big and fat and many fishers find this appeal hard to resist. But the transfer from rivers and streams is often difficult, especially if a prolonged trial-and-error approach is adopted. Listen in to hear Phil’s approach to Stillwater fly fishing and learn a few secrets along the way.


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