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05/20/2020
1:23:48
Fly Fishing And The Transformative Power Of Nature
John Dietsch

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?

05/06/2020
1:34:12
Flies That Catch Fish ★ ★ ★ ★
Enrico Puglisi

Enrico Puglisi’s flies and fly tying materials continue to have a groundbreaking impact on the future of saltwater and freshwater fly fishing. His unique hand-tied flies are recognized around the world. Listen in and learn how Enrico designs his flies and how he creates the one of a kind materials he uses to match specific baitfish and to catch fish.

Questions asked and answered during the interview:

  • What inspired you to start creating specialized fly tying materials?
  • What was the first material you created?
  • How many different fibers do you have?
  • What are your different fibers best used for?
  • What's your best tip for making working with fibers easier?
  • Why are Trigger Fibers so deadly?
  • What material shouldn't you add to saltwater flies?
  • What three types of threads do you use when tying your flies?
  • Why did you create the line of brushes and what are they best used for?
  • What is the biggest mistake most tiers make when tying saltwater patterns?

04/22/2020
1:32:50
Long Island's Fly Fishing Treasures ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Paul McCain

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?

 


04/08/2020
1:31:59
Tailwaters of the Uncompahgre River ★ ★ ★ ★
Matt McCannel

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 Trout


03/25/2020
1:36:05
Sheepshead On The Fly In Southwest Florida ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Codty Pierce

Captain Codty Pierce, a professional fly fishing guide, grew up on the southwest coast of Florida and knows the waters there better than most. His target in the winter when the waters cool are sheepshead also known as convict fish because of their vivid stripes. Sheepshead have developed a reputation that rivals permit, they are hard to catch on a fly but are super exciting because you are sight fishing to tailing fish on shallow oyster beds and can see the take. Join us to learn Codty's techniques for hooking up with these challenging fish.

Questions asked and answered during the interview:

  • What is the average size of a sheepshead?
  • Where do you find sheepshead?
  • What type of water do they inhabit?
  • What's the best time of year to catch the larger sheepshead?
  • What do they eat?
  • What fly patterns work best?
  • How should you present your flies to get good takes?

03/11/2020
1:28:34
The Upper Columbia River's Unmatched Tailwater ★ ★ ★ ★
Kelly Laatsch

Kelly Laatsch, a professional guide of more than 25 years, calls the Upper Columbia his home water. This tailwater produces average rainbows at 16 inches, with 20-inch fish common. Big rainbows, up to 28 inches, are caught and released every year. Join us and learn about this great tailwater and how to best fish it.


02/19/2020
1:23:38
Fly Fishing the Colorado River
Zeke Hersh

Zeke Hersh is a well-respected and seasoned guide on the Colorado River. He wades and floats the river almost every day and knows how to fish it. Join us as Zeke takes us on a journey down the Colorado from Pumphouse to Rifle and learn how to best fish this famous river.


02/05/2020
1:31:58
Do Your Fly Rod, Flies and Techniques Travel Well? ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Tim Cammisa

Whether to a faraway famous location or a new stream in a nearby watershed, traveling is a common theme in fly fishing. During this podcast, Tim Cammisa of “Trout and Feather” shares some methods that have helped him be successful from his home state of Pennsylvania to recent destinations including Iceland, Wyoming, and more.


01/22/2020
1:32:12
Fly Fishing The Texas Hill Country ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Chris Johnson

The Texas Hill Country offers the fly angler more opportunities than can be exhausted in a lifetime! Chris Johnson grew up fly fishing the heart of Texas, and to this day it is still one of his favorite places on the planet. From Guadalupe Bass to Rio Grande Cichlids, the Texas Hill Country has it all! On this podcast, Chris will take you on a quick tour of some of Texas’ most breathtaking rivers. Chris will cover public access points, specific techniques for each river, fly selection, fish species, and will also talk about some of the other species that call the Texas Hill Country home.


01/08/2020
Mighty Mouse To The Rescue! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Richard Pilatzke

Richard Pilatzke has been working diligently on dialing in his mouse game. Trout love them bass love them so what does it take to get the fish to attack. Is it in the fly pattern, the presentation or a combination of both? Listen in to this podcast to hear what Richard has learned so you can catch more fish on a mouse.

Richard Pilatzke's Mouse


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