227 episodes

We try to capture the fly fishing life. An in-depth conversation with Fly fishers from all walks of life, their stories, inspiration, passion and dream destinations. Where do you go to talk fly fishing? We talk tunes, sports, day jobs, life on and off the water. Get embedded in the fly fishing world. Tying, entomology, gear, techniques, crazy stories and lotsa laughs. Join us for a unique look at the fly fishing life from those that live it.

Fly Fishing 97 Podcast Mark Hopley

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

We try to capture the fly fishing life. An in-depth conversation with Fly fishers from all walks of life, their stories, inspiration, passion and dream destinations. Where do you go to talk fly fishing? We talk tunes, sports, day jobs, life on and off the water. Get embedded in the fly fishing world. Tying, entomology, gear, techniques, crazy stories and lotsa laughs. Join us for a unique look at the fly fishing life from those that live it.

    227 Kathy Ruddick/ Collette Stroud, Members Team Canada Fly Fishing

    227 Kathy Ruddick/ Collette Stroud, Members Team Canada Fly Fishing

    This week we talk to two members of Canada's first Womens National Fly Fishing team. Kathy Ruddick and Collette Stroud join us talk all things fins and comps. The team was selected recently following comps in BC. We talk about Kathy's fly fishing story and what being on this special team means to these ladies. We talk patterns, lessons learned on and off the water and how fly fishing has impacted their journeys.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    226 Lani Waller, A Life Long Steelhead Journey

    226 Lani Waller, A Life Long Steelhead Journey

    This week we re visit our 2020 sit down with Steelhead guru Lani Waller. Lani has pursued Steelhead and trout all over the world. He was inducted into the fly fishing hall of fame in 1997. In this episode Lani told us of his near death experience on the Babine River, his many incredible stories with a fly rod and how important it is that we protect these fish.

    • 59 min
    225 Cameron Coates, Guide Legacy Bighorn, Interior Fly Fishing Co.

    225 Cameron Coates, Guide Legacy Bighorn, Interior Fly Fishing Co.

    This week we had to good fortune to sit down with Cameron Coates. Cam is from Chase BC and has a passion for the outdoors, chasing Bighorn Sheep, Still water Trout, Carp and Cougars. He is a guide with Legacy Bighorn and spent a lifetime chasing trout on the still. He is a proud member of the Secwepemc people and sat down to share his passion for the outdoors with us. Thanks Cam for sharing your journey with us!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    224 Martha Leeming, Competitive Fly Fishing, Colombia, England and Canada

    224 Martha Leeming, Competitive Fly Fishing, Colombia, England and Canada

    This week we were happy to sit down and chat fly fishing with Martha Leeming. Martha is originally from Colombia, she picked up fly fishing in the UK, competed with the English fly fishing team and now finds herself chasing fins in Canada and beyond. She worked several years for Orvis and now spends her time fly fishing both competitively and recreationally. She is extremely passionate about the pastime and brings an infectious energy to the water. Thanks Martha for sharing your story with us!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    223 Fred Klein, The Art and History of Fly tying, Grizzly King Fly

    223 Fred Klein, The Art and History of Fly tying, Grizzly King Fly

    Today we head to Eastern PA for a chat with Fred Klein. Fred ties some beautiful classic patterns and has an affinity for the art and history of fly tying. He is with Partridge Hooks and HMH Vises. We find out about Fred's love for spending time in nature, on the water, hunting, trapping and much more. Thanks Fred for taking us along on your fly fishing journey. www.grizzlyfly.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    222 Malachy Tallack, Author, Illuminated by Water

    222 Malachy Tallack, Author, Illuminated by Water

    Today we sit down with Author Malachy Tallack. His new book titled
    Illuminated by Water is out this Month. Malachy really captures the allure of fly fishing and fly tying in his latest book. He talks about this passion we share, the relationship between water and people and about the allure of fly fishing. This book really spoke to us at the podcast and Malachy has an amazing ability to engage the reader and take you to the beautiful places he continues to write about. He is also a singer/songwriter and has written other books including "Sixty Degrees North" and "The Valley at the Center of the World."

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Shelg72 ,

One of the best

This is one of the top fly fishing pod casts out there. Great content, good guests and very educational. The editing and sound quality is always great. Always excited for the next episode.

cafenflyfish ,

Learning tons!

So much value listening to this show. Thank you!

hayj78 ,

Great podcast

I have just started fly fishing. Well just started being obsessed with it I guess I should say. I found this podcast and it is awesome. I live in bc so it’s full of great info. Probably going to purchase the fly trying video lessons

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