Steve Schweitzer

Fly Fisher/Fly Tier/Author

Steve Schweitzer has been part of the fly fishing retail and conservation industry for over 25 years, including a key position as the V.P. of Sales & Marketing at Whiting Farms, where he created the popular products "Bird Fur", "Fly Tyer’s Variety Pack" and the "Whiting Hackle Gauge".

Steve Schweitzer was born and raised in Ohio and spent his younger years fishing his parents' farm pond for bass and bluegill with poppers. At age 7, his grandfather taught him the craft of lure-making and he was hooked ever since.

Listen to Steve Schweitzer's Shows...

Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

Steve Schweitzer has spent the last 10 years researching and fly fishing Rocky Mountain National Park. He knows where to fish and how to fish it. If you're going to fly fish the park you'll want to listen to this show.

Fly Fishing Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Area

Steve Schweitzer and Michael Kruise have explored, fished and documented over 100 fishing destinations in Indian Peaks Wilderness Area (IPWA) of Colorado. The IPWA is a beautiful place to fly fish and is easily accessible from the Denver metro area. Join us to learn about the best fly fishing locations, how to fish them and what flies work best.

Poppers, Sliders & Divers

Steve Schweitzer dives deep in tying and fishing some of the most exciting flies to fish for topwater. Listen in to learn his secrets on designing and fishing poppers, sliders and divers.

Now, an avid fly fisherman and noted fly designer, Steve enjoys backpacking, hiking and writing about fly fishing and fly tying. Steve is the author of the award-winning A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park, and co-authored, A Fly Fishing Guide to Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Area with Mike Kruise.

His latest book, Designing Poppers, Sliders and Divers is the most comprehensive manual ever written on topwater fly lure making. Steve is also a frequent contributor to leading fly fishing periodicals including Fly Fisherman, Fly Tyer and Angling Trade Magazine. By day, Steve is VP of Sales for Steiner Optics. He resides in Northern Colorado.


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