42 episodes

A podcast for avid anglers, everyday fly fishers, and the fly-fish curious who want to enjoy the art of fly fishing, catch more fish, or simply have fun. Roll Cast podcast is a common sense look at fly fishing from within the sport and beyond into the zen of fly fishing. Listen to pod co-hosts Don Anderson and Timothy Gikas remove the mystery of fly fishing as they translate into simple terms, numerous fishing concepts presented by fly-angling professionals and accomplished fly fishers. Listeners will undoubtedly learn valuable angling techniques as pod hosts answer listeners' questions with common sense communication. Whether subscribers are just starting to fly fish or want to improve and be technically better fly fishers, every angler will be entertained and take away unique "How to's" on catching more fish and becoming a better fly fisher. The Roll Cast show hosts also explore new and unexpected places to apply fly fishing lessons to everyday life.  Roll Cast's goal is to inspire listeners to become better fly fishers and conservationists. 

Roll Cast: Podcast On The Fly Don Anderson & Timothy Gikas

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

A podcast for avid anglers, everyday fly fishers, and the fly-fish curious who want to enjoy the art of fly fishing, catch more fish, or simply have fun. Roll Cast podcast is a common sense look at fly fishing from within the sport and beyond into the zen of fly fishing. Listen to pod co-hosts Don Anderson and Timothy Gikas remove the mystery of fly fishing as they translate into simple terms, numerous fishing concepts presented by fly-angling professionals and accomplished fly fishers. Listeners will undoubtedly learn valuable angling techniques as pod hosts answer listeners' questions with common sense communication. Whether subscribers are just starting to fly fish or want to improve and be technically better fly fishers, every angler will be entertained and take away unique "How to's" on catching more fish and becoming a better fly fisher. The Roll Cast show hosts also explore new and unexpected places to apply fly fishing lessons to everyday life.  Roll Cast's goal is to inspire listeners to become better fly fishers and conservationists. 

    "Big" net guy or a "Big Net" guy, which are you? Mystery Guest "X" has thoughts on that.

    "Big" net guy or a "Big Net" guy, which are you? Mystery Guest "X" has thoughts on that.

    The questions of today's podcast are "Why did you take up fly fishing?" and "Are you a big net guy?" Hosts Don Anderson and Timothy Gikas go head-to-head with MYSTERY GUEST X, a fishing buddy and self-ascribed fly fishing philosopher, who dares to share his views on the right reason to take up fly fishing. If you agree or agree to disagree, listeners are sure to find this podcast lively and humorous, if not deeply thought-provoking.Listeners, if you can guess who...

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Demystifying leaders. Why do we need them? Anderson and Gikas talk Furled Leaders with Jim Hines.

    Demystifying leaders. Why do we need them? Anderson and Gikas talk Furled Leaders with Jim Hines.

    Leaders are confusing for the new fly fisherman. What is a tippet? Fly fishing leaders, to go furled or go mono? Furled: twisted, coiled, curled, or folded? Hosts Don Anderson and Timothy Gikas interview Jim Hines as they try to demystify fly-line leaders. Why do we need them? Why do we use them? But first, this episode focuses on Hill Country fly fishing news. Listeners will enjoy the lively talk with dozens of fishing leader techn...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    When you need a break from trout fishing...cut a podcast from Creekside.

    When you need a break from trout fishing...cut a podcast from Creekside.

    The Season 3 opener finds pod hosts Anderson and Gikas trout fishing on a sunny January day in a Texas Hill Country creek. When they wade back to their waypoint about noontime, they decide to break out the podcast equipment and record right on the creekside.Episode 1: Fly fishing, learning the basics is basic. As a sport, fly fishing seems simple, but you cannot buy your way into becoming great. That takes skill development and practice. This episode highlights fly fi...

    • 51 min
    The Three Most Helpful Fly Fishing Skills

    The Three Most Helpful Fly Fishing Skills

    What three fly fishing skills should you focus on to be a better fly fisherman? Fly fishing. It's complicated, it's hard, it isn't very easy, but most of all, it's incredibly fulfilling if you can do it right. This episode begins with a focus on fly fishing skills that give fishermen the most bang for their buck. Listeners will enjoy the lively talk laced with dozens of fishing techniques and hints that only come from experience. Be sure to take notes.Season 2 ...

    • 58 min
    Finding and hooking fish, Ernie Kalwa Canadian Fishing Team Captain reveals pro secrets.

    Finding and hooking fish, Ernie Kalwa Canadian Fishing Team Captain reveals pro secrets.

    This episode's guest is Ernie Kalwa, Canadian National Fishing Team captain. Enjoy a candid interview loaded with pro tips for different styles for rigging your rod to find, hook, and land fish. Learn why Ernie's acronym, LIM, is a mantra to fish by. There is also an in-depth discussion about euro-nymphing (aka Czech-nymphing or tight-lining) and why this method catches more fish. Hosts Anderson and Gikas pick Kawal's brain for "secrets," trying to make Euro-nymphing less my...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Is Euro-Nymphing just a fad?

    Is Euro-Nymphing just a fad?

    More and more, discussions about euro-nymphing (aka Czech-nymphing or tight-lining) are popping up amongst fly fishers. And equipment manufacturers are responding to the buzz with new gear explicitly designed for "nymphing." So, what is the big deal about the euro-nymphing style of fly fishing anyway? Learning to euro-nymph is a path of discovery. Hosts Anderson and Gikas try to demystify this personal journey and make trying to Euro-nymph more approachable. Thi...

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Lightning Johnny ,

Night fishing with Charlie Boutin

What a great episode! Very entertaining and informative! I learned a lot! Excellent podcast, you guys are great. I will be sharing with friends and family.

TimeWolf ,

I learn something new every episode.

It’s the stuff they do not teach you in the books. I really like how the hosts can be so laidback and still manage to present so many useful fishing tips. I’m always learning something new.

Grest show ,

Great Podcast

Excellent job, enjoy every episode!

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