156 episodes

Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find fish, present the fly, discover new patterns and much more. Find out about new rods, lines, techniques, knots, tying tools and unheard of tips along with great stories about life and the times of some of the most knowledgeable guides, shop owners, and fisherman from around the world. Season 1 covers all things steelhead fishing. Better understand topics like spey casting, nymphing vs. swinging flies, intruders, finding fish, conservation and finding new waters. Come join us for the current season and share the stories and great memories told by amazing people.

Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast Dave Stewart

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    • 4.6, 156 Ratings

Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find fish, present the fly, discover new patterns and much more. Find out about new rods, lines, techniques, knots, tying tools and unheard of tips along with great stories about life and the times of some of the most knowledgeable guides, shop owners, and fisherman from around the world. Season 1 covers all things steelhead fishing. Better understand topics like spey casting, nymphing vs. swinging flies, intruders, finding fish, conservation and finding new waters. Come join us for the current season and share the stories and great memories told by amazing people.

    WFS 145 - The Largest Fly Fishing Community on Facebook with John Billing - Australia, New Zealand

    WFS 145 - The Largest Fly Fishing Community on Facebook with John Billing - Australia, New Zealand

    Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/145

    John Billing created the largest free non commercial Facebook group for fly fishing in the world.  We talk about the great resource it is and how it all came to be in over 10 years now running.  With over 60,00 active members this is a great resource if you are new to fishing or just want to connect with anglers around the world.

    • 48 min
    WFS 144 - Deschutes Salmon Fly Hatch with Elke and Alysia Littleleaf

    WFS 144 - Deschutes Salmon Fly Hatch with Elke and Alysia Littleleaf

    https://wetflyswing.com/144

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    I sat down with Elke and Alysia Littleleaf from Little Leaf Guides.   We covered some tips on fishing the Deschutes salmon fly hatch and what it’s like being the only native american guide couple on the river.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    WFS 143 - Fly Culture Magazine with Pete Tyjas - Euro Nymphing Flies, Chalk Streams, UK Fly Fishing

    WFS 143 - Fly Culture Magazine with Pete Tyjas - Euro Nymphing Flies, Chalk Streams, UK Fly Fishing

    https://wetflyswing.com/143

    Pete Tyjas, the editor of Fly Culture Magazine, is on the share a perspective on fishing UK chalk streams and dry flies.  We find out how Pete is fishing for Atlantic Salmon now that he has put in some time for steelhead.

    We also hear about how he put together Fly Culture Magazine and why it's growing in the US.  Find out what the #1 four pieces of tackle were as noted in Fly Culture.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    WFS 142 - Skating Steelhead Flies with Jason Osborn from the Portland Fly Shop

    WFS 142 - Skating Steelhead Flies with Jason Osborn from the Portland Fly Shop

    Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/142

    Jason Osborn is on the podcast to share the story of how he came to own the Portland Fly Shop and some tips on why they have been successful.  Find out about the Kalama River and how Jason was able to catch fish year around on this river. 

    • 53 min
    WFS 141 - AK Best on Production Fly Tying, Dry Flies, Colorado, Red Quill Parachute, Colorado Caddis, Winged Beetle

    WFS 141 - AK Best on Production Fly Tying, Dry Flies, Colorado, Red Quill Parachute, Colorado Caddis, Winged Beetle

    Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/141

    I had the pleasure of interviewing AK Best to talk about tying dry flies and his life in fly fishing.  We also hear some of the other influential parts of his life including how he survived his music night life.

    AK talks about absolute attention in music and in fly tying.  Find out what makes a Colorado Green Drake such a killer pattern and why the wing tips are so critical for dry flies.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    WFS 140 - The Mono Rig, Nymphing and Streamers with Domenick Swentosky - Troutbitten, Pennsylvania

    WFS 140 - The Mono Rig, Nymphing and Streamers with Domenick Swentosky - Troutbitten, Pennsylvania

    Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/140

    I sat down with Domenick Swentosky to talk about traditional streamers and how he fishes his home waters out of Pennsylvania.  We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

404 bruce ,

Jason Osborn

Great show, super cool dude, best tying tutorials on YouTube, loads of good info ! Thanks Dave & Jason

Dave,
Just listened to the Deschutes episode with Elke and Alysia. Best one yet !! Those two have such an abundance of local knowledge, fantastic listen, will definitely review this many times when I visit that river.
Thanks Dave and Littleleafs !

skoritt ,

Awesome

Always good topics and great guests!

Longgggggggggggwood ,

Great podcast

Love the podcast. Great content. Dave could work on his interviewing skills but always a good listen.

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