Want to go from spinning gear to fly fishing and want to hear some crazy stories? If so, then this episode might be for you! Dave Karczynski is a writer and photographer specializing in sporting culture and narrative. Whether it’s the glacial rivers of the Himalayan outback or the high country lakes of the Polish Carpathians, deep wild country is where Dave feels most at home. A former Zell Fellow at the University of Michigan and recipient of the 2012 Robert Traver Award for outdoor writing, Dave's work has appeared in Outdoor Life, MidCurrent, The Drake, The Fly Fish Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, and many others. Dave is the author of two books, Smallmouth: Modern Tactics, Tips and Techniques as well as From Lure to Fly: Fly Fishing for Spinning and Baitcast Anglers. When not on the water or in the woods, Dave teaches creative writing and photography at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.