var tlJsHost = ((window.location.protocol == "https:") ? When most anglers think of wet-fly presentations, they default to the classic “wet-fly swing”—a down-and-across method that starts with a quartering-downstream cast and then lets the fly swing across the current, usually just under the surface. The most recent episodes (from newest to oldest): WFS 171 – Choosing a Line for Fly Fishing with Brooks Robinson – Cortland Line Company, WFS 170 – Great Lakes Fishing with Jerry Darkes – Steelhead, Swinging Flies, Fly Fishing, WFS 169 – Winter Dry Line Steelhead with Adrian Cortes, WFS 168 – Fly Fishing Founders – Northern California Fly Fishing with Jared Shakin, WFS 167 – How to Dry Fly Fish with Kelly Galloup, WFS 166 – National Geographic’s Pete McBride – Martin’s Boat, Grand Canyon (Drift Boat Series Ep. The wet fly swing is used to present the fly in large riffles. I like to slow it all down, dissect things, consider what I’m seeing and try and improve on it, whether I’m on the lawn casting, or fishing the water. 1), WFS 165 – Top 6 Recommended Dry Fly Fishing Flies that Catch Fish with Gene Shropshire, WFS 164 – Flylords with Jared Zissu – Fly Lords Mag, WFS 163 – Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics with James Millard, WFS 162 – The Drake Magazine with Tom Bie – Scuddlebutt, Tippets, Ask Trask, WFS 161 – Tom Morgan Rodsmiths with Joel Doub and Matt Barber, WFS 160 – The Dave Whitlock Podcast – Terrestrials, White River, Passion, WFS 159 – The River Rambler Podcast with Richard Harrington – Skating Flies for Steelhead, North Umpqua, Spey, WFS 158 – Temple Fork Outfitters with Rick Pope – TFO Rods, Lefty Kreh, Cosmic Cowboys, WFS 157 – Fly Tying and Fishing Streamers with Brian Wise – Fly Fishing the Ozarks, White River, WFS 156 – Dry Fly Fishing Tips with James Carlin – Competitive Angling, So Fly Gear, WFS 155 -Syd Glasso, Dyeing Feathers, Fly Tying & Steelhead with Dave McNeese, WFS 154 – Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Fishing with Trevor Covich – Spey, Forks, WFS 153 – Tying Atlantic Salmon Flies with Ryan Taylor – Steelhead, Grand River, WFS 152 – Long Belly Spey Casting with Bruce Kruk – Trout, Steelhead, Columbia River, WFS 151 – Swing the Fly Magazine with Zack Williams – Spey Tips, Steelhead, Clearwater River, WFS 150 – Ahrex Hooks with Morten Valeur – Pike Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Denmark, WFS 149 – The Fly Fishing 97 Podcast with Mark Hopley – Kamloops British Columbia, WFS 148 – Steelhead Fishing in Oregon with Brian Silvey, WFS 147 – Loon Outdoors with Matt Callies – Fly Fishing Product Design, Scott, Abel, Trinity River, WFS 146 – The History of Women in Fly Fishing with Jen Ripple, WFS 145 – The Facebook Fly Fishing Community with John Billing – Australia, New Zealand, WFS 144 – Deschutes Salmon Fly Hatch with Elke and Alysia Littleleaf, WFS 143 – Fly Culture Magazine with Pete Tyjas – Euro Nymphing Flies, Chalk Streams, UK Fly Fishing, WFS 142 – Flies for Steelhead Fishing with Jason Osborn – Skating, Dean River, Kalama, WFS 141 – AK Best on Production Fly Tying, Dry Flies, Colorado, Red Quill Parachute, Colorado Caddis, Winged Beetle, WFS 140 – The Mono Rig, Nymphing and Streamers with Domenick Swentosky – Troutbitten, Pennsylvania, WFS 139 – Jerry French and the Intruder Revolution – Spey, Steelhead, Aqua Flies, Ed Ward, Skagit, WFS 138 – Fly Fishing Streamers with Rich Strolis – Catching Shadows, WFS 137 – COVID-19 Tips for Fly Fishing Brands with Matt Smythe from AFFTA, WFS 136 – Steelhead Fly Design History with Joseph Rossano – Sid Glasso, Harry Lemire, Bob Strobel, Alec Jackson, Spey, WFS 135 – A River Runs Through It with John Dietsch – Norman Maclean, Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Soul, My New Show – The Outdoors Online Marketing Podcast Needs Your Help Today, WFS 134 – Swinging Wet Flies for Trout with Steven Bird – The Soft Hackle Journal, Trout Spey, Steelhead, Upper Columbia River, WFS 133 – How to Choose A Fly Rod with Travis Duddles – Gorge Fly Shop, Hood River, Deschutes, Trout Fishing, G Loomis, Echo, WFS 132 – Pebble Mine Update with Jenny Weis – Bristol Bay, Trout Unlimitted, Conservation, Salmon, Yucatan Fly Fishing with Brian Oakland – Mexico, La Pescadora, Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook, WFS 131 – George Cook Podcast – NW Spey History, Steelhead, Chinook Salmon, Sage, Alaskabou, Swinging Flies, WFS 130 – Bristol Bay Fly Fishing with Bryce Rushbrook – Kulik Lodge, Coho Salmon, WFS 129 – FrankenFly with Paul Beel – Carp Fly Fishing and Flies, Monster Dub, Streamers, FrankenFrog, Fly Fishing Founders – Monetizing Your Business with Tom Ski – Fly Tying Travel, Trail of Highways, Snowbee, Outdoors Online, WFS 127 – Scandi Style Lines with Klaus Frimor – Underhand Spey Casting, Loop, Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Fly Fishing Founders – Sage Brush Dry with John Peterka – Kake Alaska, WFS 125 – Basic Fly Tying with Charlie Craven – Charlies Fly Box, WFS 124 – Giant Tarpon Fly Fishing with Bruce Chard – Florida Keys, Fly Presentation, Pyramid Lake Fishing with Denis Isbister – Wild Fish Wild Places TV Show, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Ladder Chair, WFS 123 – Mariusz Wroblewski – Choosing a Two Handed Fly Rod, Winter Steelhead, Spey Casting, Kamchatku, Echo, Skeena, WFS 122 – The Outdoor Biz Podcast with Rick Saez – Adventure, Podcasting, Outdoor Retailer Show, IFTD, WFS 121 – Classic Wet Flies & Fly Tying with Fred Klein – Ray Bergman, American Angler, Brook Trout, Maine, Davie McPhail, Fly Fishing Giveaway to Pyramid Lake with Brian Oakland – Got Fishing, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, WFS 120 – Small Stream Fly Fishing with Jeff Morgan – Entomology, Oddballs, Flying Ant, Gary Lofontaine, WFS 119 – The Barbless Podcast with Chad Alderson and Nick Hanna – Fly Fishing, Apps, Podcasting, Steelhead, Chico, The Ultimate Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing Gear List – Rods, Reels, Fly Lines, Waterproof Bags, Resources, WFS 118 – Euro Nymphing Tips with Pete Erickson – Echo Fly Fishing, Shadow X, Grayling, Loch Style Fishing, WFS 117 – Steelhead Update with John McMillan – Columbia River, Olympic Peninsula, The 4 H’s, Rainforest Steel, WFS 116 – Hawaii Fly Fishing with Captain Rick Lee – Bonefish, Maui, Triggerfish, Christmas Island, Saltwater Gear, WFS 115 – Whiting Farms with Tom Whiting – Fly Tying Materials, Steelhead Spey Hackle, Genetics, Hoffman, Scaleless Birds, WFS 114 – Rainy’s Flies with Rainy Riding – Fly Tying Innovation, Foam, Matching Hatches, The Grand Hopper, WFS 113 – Frank Amato – Salmon Trout Steelheader, Amato Books, Fly Fishing and Tying Journal, Deschutes River, WFS 112 – Moldy Chum with Brian Bennett – Steelhead, Patagonia, REI, Reel Pure Radio, Yeti, Artifishal, WFS 111 – Australia Fly Fishing with Peter Morse – Tasmania, Baramundi, Flats Fishing, New Zealand, Lefty Kreh, WFS 110 – Shad Fly Fishing with Mark Benson – Alligator Hunting, St. Johns River, Bass & Birdies, Florida, Ritz-Carlton, WFS 109 – Modern Terrestrials with Rick Takahashi – Fly Tying, Fly Fishing Illustrations, Jay Nichols, Taka Hopper, Dollar Store, WFS 108 – Lance Egan Podcast – Euro Nymphing Tips, Cabelas, Fly Fish Food, Team USA, Fly Fishers Guide to Oregon with Gary Weber – Wilderness Adventures Press, NW Fly Fishing Magazine, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Donner and Blitzen River, WFS 107 – Fly Tying with Pat Cohen – Deer Hair Poppers, RU Superfly, Smallmouth Bass, Tattoo Art, WFS 106 – Alaska Fly Fishing with James Johnson – Katmai Trophy Lodge, Chinook, Giant Rainbows, WFS 105 – Sweetwater Travel with Steve Wilson – Taimen, Mongolia, Fly Fishing Guide School, Montana, WFS 104 – Fly-Fishing Insider Podcast with Greg Keenan – Zencastr, Kamloops, Stillwater, Podcasting, WFS 103 – Stillwater Fly Fishing with Jeff Perin – Entomology, Cascade Lakes, Chironomids, Loch-Style Fly Fishing, WFS 102 – Carp Fly Fishing with Kevin Morlock – Beaver Island Lake, Casting Tips, Flats Fishing, Tailing Fish, WFS 101 – The FlyFishing & Tying Journal with Craig Schuhmann – Giant Rainbow Trout, Klamath Falls, Williamson River, Frank Amato, WFS 100 – Joan Wulff Podcast – Fly Casting Tips, Lee Wulff, Yarn Rod, Dun Magazine, American Sportsman, WFS 099 – The Global FlyFisher with Martin Joergensen – Sea Trout, Denmark, Fly Tying, Sea-Run Brown Trout, WFS 098 – Tom Sadler on AFFTA and IFTD – Mossy Creek Fly Fishing, Brook Trout, Shenandoah Valley, WFS 097 – Fly Fishing the Jetty with Brian Marz – Lingcod, Rockfish, Orvis, Caddis Fly, Tides, Oregon Coast, WFS 096 – Streamers with Gunnar Brammer – Smallmouth Bass, Pike Fly Fishing, Predators, Kelly Galloup, St. Louis River, WFS 095 – Fly Fishers International with Len Zickler – Mel Krieger, Casting Awards, Learning Center, Orvis, PHWFF, Dire Straits, WFS 094 – Fly Fishing and Fly Tying with Shawn Holsinger – Stoneflies, Euro Nymphs, Holsinger’s Fly Shop, Little Juniata River (WFS094), WFS 093 – Musky Fly Fishing with Bill Spicer – The New Fly Fisher, Musky Hunter, Ugly Pike Podcast, Bite Tippet, WFS 092 – Alaska Fly Fishing with Kyle Shea – Rainbow Trout, Bristol Adventures, Kulik Lodge, Deneki, Alaska West, WFS 091 – DIY Fly Fishing Exploration Tips with Ray Montoya – Middle East, Permit, Bonefish, Emperor Fish, Yemen, Fly Fishing Founders – Adamsbuilt Fishing with Mont Adams – Nevada Fly Fishing, Waders, Gear, WFS 089 – Trout Spey with Capt. We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing passion! But too You can also use switch rods, which help Video analysis has always been an important tool for me when looking to up my game. // TrustLogo("https://www.positivessl.com/images/seals/positivessl_trust_seal_lg_222x54.png", "POSDV", "none"); Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/182 Shaun Hargrave shares the Boulder Boat Works story and how he came to own one of the unique polymer hulled drift boat designs on the water. It is used for all types of fish, where ever there is a current. Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. It is used whenever the fly fisher wants his presentation to appear to be swimming freely in the current. 3), WFS 179 – George Cook on Lake Fishing with a Fly – Isaak’s Ranch Fly Fishing, A River Runs Through It with John Dietsch (WFS 135), 2021 Wet Fly Swing Podcast Year Introduction and Fly Fishing Greatness (WFS 178), 7 Easy Wet Fly Fishing Tips – A Perfect Technique for the Beginner, Dry Fly Fishing Basics and the 10 Best Dry Flies of All Time, The Switch Rod and Swinging Flies for Great Lakes Steelhead, 10 Proven Steelhead Fly Fishing Tips and the Wet Fly Swing. Disclosure: Some of the links within this website are affiliate links through the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. We talk a little about drift boat fly fishing but get more into some of the nerdy specs on boat design and history. 4), Fly Water Travel with Ken Morrish – Dry Fly Patterns, Fly Design (WFS 181), Steelhead Report with John McMillan – Columbia River, Olympic Peninsula, Rainforest Steel (WFS 117), Skeena River Steelhead with Rob Bryce – Fly Fishing the Morice, Bulkley, Kispiox, Simon Gawesworth Interview – New Spey Lines, Spey Casting, Rio, Fly Tying Interview with Darren MacEachern from Piscator Flies, Spey Casting and Great Lakes Steelhead with Pete Humphries, http://traffic.libsyn.com/wetflyswing/07_-_Pete_Huphries_.mp3. 2) … Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. With the wet-fly swing, the fly is in action the entire time it’s in the water, making the technique a fast, efficient way to cover large sections of river with numerous fish-holding lies. 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. Swinging wet flies downstream to imitate emerging insects is one of the oldest tricks in the book, and the technique has had some modern updates that make it something you'll want to be rigging for when circumstances dictate. 4), Fly Water Travel with Ken Morrish – Dry Fly Patterns, Fly Design (WFS 181), Steelhead Report with John McMillan – Columbia River, Olympic Peninsula, Rainforest Steel (WFS 117), WFS 180 – Koffler Boats with Joe Koffler (Drift Boat Series Ep. // TrustLogo("https://www.positivessl.com/images/seals/positivessl_trust_seal_lg_222x54.png", "POSDV", "none"); Wet Fly Swing is your online fly fishing and tying guide. There are a ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to. Send us a message to see our FREE fly tying coaching session. Alternative wet fly fishing methods, without the swing. The wet fly swing sounds like something one does at the square dance hall. Season 1 is focused on steelhead fly fishing, Season 2 focuses on trout fishing, Season 3 is our Destination & DIY season, Season 4 will have a whole lotta fly tying action, and Season 5 has a dry fly fishing focus! Wet Fly Swing is your online fly fishing and tying guide. Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast podcast on demand - Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. The wet fly swing is most often used with streamers, like the Woolly Bugger or Muddler Minnow and sometimes wet flies, like soft hackles or traditional wet fly patterns. John McCloskey – Naknek River Alaska, Chattahoochee River, Georgia Fly Fishing, Swinging Flies, Fly Fishing Founders – Wilderness Lite Float Tubes with Phil Hayes – Ultralight Boats, Gregory, Outcast, REI, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, WFS 088 – The Fiberglass Manifesto with Cameron Mortenson – Choosing a Rod, Tips, Eagle Claw, Barclay, Grey, McFarland, John Prine, WFS 087 – Jim Klug with Yellow Dog Fly Fishing – Belize, Permit, The Fly Box, Jako Lucas, Cuba, Durango, WFS 086 – Winter Steelhead with Mark Bachmann – Sandy River, Fly Fish USA, Carl Perry, Airflo, Fly Fishing Founders – Proof Fly Fishing with Matt Draft – How to Build a Fly Rod, Cold Water River, WFS 084 – The New Fly Fisher with Colin Mckeown – Atlantic Salmon, Newfoundland, Squaretail, Jensen’s, Riffle Hitch, WFS 083 – Seth Kugel – The New York Times Frugal Traveler – South America Travel Tips, Guides, Fake Reviews, Air BNB, WFS 082 – Fly Fishing Founders – Fly Tyers Dungeon with Mad Scientist – Unique Fly Tying Materials, UV-X, Congo Hair, Doug Swisher, WFS 081 – Lower Sacramento River with Mike Mercer – The Redding Fly Shop, the Missing Link, Psycho Prince, WFS 080 – Riverhorse Nakadate – Largemouth Bass , Southern Texas Fly Fishing, Redfish, Love, WFS 079 – Deli Fresh Design with Ross White – Fly Fishing Slings, Orvis, Conservation, Carp, Trout Unlimited, Gretkzy, WFS 078 – DIY Alaska with Brian O’Keefe – Catch Magazine, Fly Fishing Photo Tips, New Zealand, Mousing for Rainbows, WFS 077 – Sea-Run Cutthroat with Dave McCoy – Puget Sound Fly Fishing, Skagit, Yakima, Steelhead, Fly Fishing Founders – Rent this Rod with David Moore and Brian Guengerich – Thomas and Thomas, Abel, Davidson River, WFS 076 – Mia and Marty Sheppard – Steelhead, John Day River, Deschutes, Smallmouth Bass, Skiing, WFS 075 – Fly Casting Tips with Dan Johnston – Fly Rod Brands, History, St. Croix, Choosing a Fly Rod, Fly Fishing Founders – Meat Market Flies with Luke Ferrenburg – Streamers, Fly Tying Tips, Chico California, WFS 074 – Jason Randall on Nymphing, Wet Fly Fishing, The Driftless Area, UV, Indicators, Currents, WFS 073 – Joe Humphreys Podcast Interview – 90 Years of Fly Fishing, Live the Stream Movie, Lefty Kreh, WFS 072 – Ausable River with Rachel Finn – Adirondack Fly Fishing, Hungry Trout, Cigars and the Hang, WFS 071 – Joe Brooks Podcast – Salt Water Fly Fishing, American Sportsman, Babe Ruth, Alcoholism, WFS 070 – Flip Pallot Podcast – Bonefish, Bahamas, Hells Bay Boats, The Salt Water Angler, WFS 069 – Oliver White Podcast – Bonefish in the Bahamas, DIY Fly Fishing Tips, Indie Fly, WFS 068 – Salt Water Fly Fishing with Jako Lucas | Giant Trevally, Seychelles, Captain Jack Productions, Cortland, WFS 067 – Fraser River with Kate Watson | BC Steelhead, Bull Trout, Tarponville, Elvis, Bonus – The Tactical Fly Fisher Book Review – Devin Olsen, Euro Nymphing, Tips for Trout, WFS 065 – 400 Species on the Fly with Jeff Currier | Fly Fishing for African Tigers, Jack Dennis, WFS 064 – Denny Rickards Stillwater Fly Fishing – Upper Klamath Lake, Ghost Tip, Presentation, WFS 063 – Tom Rosenbauer Podcast | Orvis Fly Fishing, Battenkill River, Top Questions, Tips and Tricks, WFS 062 – Winter Steelhead with Rob Crandall – Clackamas River Fly Fishing, Spey, Mending, Sink Tips, WFS 061 – The Fly Fishing Show with Ben Furimsky | Lefty Kreh, Gunnison River, Surfing, WFS 060 – The Dun Magazine with Jen Ripple – Fly Fishing Juvenile Tarpon, Mexico, Yeti, WFS 059 – Tying and Fishing Small Flies with Ed Engle – Midges, BWO’s, John Gierach, Woodstock, WFS 058 – Hank Patterson Interview – The Greatest Fly Fishing Guide | Travis Swartz, Reel Recovery, F3T, WFS 057 – Argentina Fly Fishing with Justin Spence | DIY, Brown Trout, Golden Dorado, Big Sky Anglers, WFS 056 – Pat Dorsey Interview – Tailwater Fly Fishing Tips and Tiny Flies | Cheeseman, Hopper Droppers, Jack Dennis, WFS 055 – George Daniel Podcast Interview – Joe Humphries, Musky, Euro Nymphing, Teaching, WFS 054 – The Drake with Elliott Adler | Podcasting, Fly Fishing, The Drake Magazine, Bonus Episode – Wet Fly Swing Year Celebration Episode | Friends, Family and Listener Support, WFS 052 – Kelly Galloup Podcast – Streamer fly fishing Tips for Trout #52, WFS 051 – Fly Fishing Entomology with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing – Bug Selection, Street Kids, WFS 050 – Project Healing Waters with Jerry Lorang | Veterans, Mentorship, PTSD and Fly Fishing, WFS 049 – Cast and Blast with Outdoor TV Show Host Gary Lewis | Fly Fishing, Deer Hunting and Frontier Unlimited, WFS 048 – Streamer Fly Fishing with Landon Mayer – South Platte River, Fly Tying, Dave Whitlock, WFS 047 – John Gierach Podcast Interview – Hippies, High Mt Stream Fly Fishing, Weed and Alaska, WFS 046 – Frank Moore Podcast Interview | Legendary North Umpqua Fly Fisherman, Steelhead, WWII, Conservation, WFS 045 – Gary Borger Podcast Interview – Nymph Fishing Tips, History, Shadow Casting, Madison River, Indicators, WFS 044 – Westslope Cutthroat Trout with Heather Hodson – Dry Fly Fishing Idaho, United Woman on the Fly, WFS 043 -Euro Nymphing with Devin Olsen | USA Fly Fishing Team, Provo River, Reading Water, WFS 042 – Redfish and the Barely Live Podcast with Paul Puckett + Big Lebowski and Flood Tide Company, WFS 041 – Fly Fishing Fitness with Jimmy Kim | Injuries, Longevity, The Governator, WFS 040 – Fly Fish Food Interview with Curtis Fry – Dry Flies – the Lego Fly -Provo River, WFS 039 – Tenkara Basics – Luong Tam Interview | Fly Fishing Techniques, Tips + the Vietnam War, WFS 038 – FlyFish Journal Editor Steve Duda on Punk Rock, Surf Fly Fishing, and the Burning Pram, WFS 037 – Entomology and Fly Fishing with Rick Hafele | Mckenzie, Deschutes Rivers and Spinner Falls, WFS 036 – Skip Morris Interview – Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, West Slope Cutthroat Trout and Lochsa River Idaho, WFS 035 – Davy Wotton Wet Fly Fishing Interview | White River Arkansas, Classic Flies, WFS 034 – Stillwater Fly Fishing with Phil Rowley | Chironomids, the stillwater app, Brian Chan, WFS 033 – The Fly Tapes Podcast and Writers on the Fly Interview with Jason Rolfe, WFS 032 – Deschutes River Salmon Fly Hatch with John Smeraglio + Fireside Chat with Dave, WFS 031 – Deschutes River Steelhead with Doug Stewart | Fly Fishing Pioneer, The Max Canyon, Rattlesnake Tales, WFS 030 – Anchored with April Vokey | Women in Fly Fishing, Sexism, Steelhead, Conservation, Bulkley River, WFS 029 – OPST Pure Skagit Interview with James Millard | Steelhead, Commando Heads, Bugs, WFS 028 – Good, Bad and Ugly of Spey Lines – Barney Wong Interview + Pimp My Canoe, WFS 027 – The Line Speed Jedi – Tim Rawlins Interview | Spey Casting, Kamloops, Alaskan Pilot, WFS 026 – Rogue River Half Pounder Steelhead – Dennis Lee Podcast Interview | Eel & Trinity Rivers, WFS 025 – Trout and Feather Interview with Tim Cammisa | Youtube Fly Tying – Lake Erie Steelhead, WFS 024 – NW Fly Tyer Expo Interview with Hal Gordon – Fly Tying Tips, Steelhead Fly Fishing, WFS 023 – 35 Years of Fishing Video Production – Gene Hering Interview from Fly Fish TV, WFS 022 – Assistant Principal to Fly Fishing Guide – Duran Torrez Interview | Steelhead, Mindset, WFS 021 – Single Hand Spey Interview with Matt Klara | Fly Fishing, Yellowstone, Skagit Master, WFS 020 – Dec Hogan Interview | Fly Fishing, Passion, Tying Steelhead Flies with Style, WFS 019 – North Umpqua Interview with Dean Finnerty – Steelhead Fly Fishing and Tips, WFS 018 – Interview with Wild River Press Founder Tom Pero – Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fly Evolution, WFS 017 – Dean River Steelhead with Scott Baker McGarva | BC Lottery – Squamish Fly Fishing, WFS 016 – John Shewey Interview – Steelhead Fly Fishing History | North Umpqua & Santiam Rivers, WFS 015 – Peter Charles Steelhead Fly Fishing Interview – Grand River, Air Flo, G Loomis, WFS 014 – Olympic Peninsula Steelhead with Jeff Layton | Fly Fishing Gear at Grab Flies.com, WFS 013 – Muskegon River Steelhead Fly Fishing Interview with Kevin Feenstra, WFS 012 – Salmon River Fly Fishing with Rob Snowhite | Steelhead – Great Lakes – Podcasting, WFS 011 – Tom Larimer Interview – Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing Tips, G Loomis, Spey Lines, WFS 010 – Skeena River Steelhead with Rob Bryce – Fly Fishing the Morice, Bulkley, Kispiox, WFS 009 – Simon Gawesworth Interview – New Spey Lines, Spey Casting, Rio, WFS 008 – Fly Tying Interview with Darren MacEachern from Piscator Flies, WFS 007 – Spey Casting and Great Lakes Steelhead with Pete Humphries, WFS 006 – Trey Combs Interview – Steelhead Flies and Fishing, Blue Water Fly Fishing, WFS 005 – Jim Teeny Interview – 60 Years of Fly Fishing, Sinking Lines, Flies, WFS 004 – Fly Fishing Interview with Brian Chou – Steelhead, Spey Casting and Karma, WFS 003 – Jay Nicholas – Salmon, Steelhead Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, WFS 002 – Steelhead Fly Fishing with Jack Mitchell from The Evening Hatch, WFS 001 – Introduction to the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast. Please try again. We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing passion! People crowd the dry-fly pools and the ideal tightlining runs. ! document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + tlJsHost + "trustlogo/javascript/trustlogo.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); The wet fly swing is used to present the fly in large riffles. Joe digs into some tips on taking care of a drift boat including when and what to use to protect the bottom of the drift boat. Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/117 John McMillan is on the podcast to talk about our northwest steelhead runs, the ups and downs of anadromous fish cycles and why he is optimistic about the current state of salmonids. Wet Fly Swing is your online fly fishing and tying guide. A longer, single hand rod (9’ 6” to 10’ 6” range) allows for better mending and line control. Disclosure: Some of the links within this website are affiliate links through the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. If you have a fly fishing question for the show click here and add “podcast question” in the subject line of your email. I hope you find this site useful and want to Thank You in advance if you make a purchase through these affiliate links. There is no question this one will go down as one of the great podcast episodes and one of the first deep dives into some of the conservation topics related to steelhead. The basic, old-school technique is perfectly recognizable today: Cast across or quartering downstream, and then let the fly swing with the current. Success! I nearly always have a wet-fly stretch to myself, and I’ve seen quite a few nice fish as a result. WFS 182 – Boulder Boat Works with Shaun Hargrave (Drift Boat Series Ep. The Swing and Strip for Fly Fishing Every fly fishermen gets excited when a large streamer begins to swing through the current. 2), Steelhead Alley with Greg Senyo – Laser Dub, Fly Tying (WFS 176), Australia Fishing with Peter Morse – Fly Fishing Tasmania, New Zealand (WFS 111), Trout Spey with Capt. We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing … I’m Dave Stewart, a passionate podcaster, fly tying mentor and course creator. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find New materials, tying tools, and techniques help put a new spin on classic patterns. The Wet Fly Swing Show is perfect for anyone interested in learning about fly fishing and fly tying from the biggest names in fly fishing today. WFS 180 – Koffler Boats with Joe Koffler (Drift Boat Series Ep. I'll help you tie your first fly! 2021 Wet Fly Swing Podcast Year Introduction and Fly Fishing Greatness (WFS 178) WFS 177 – History of the Drift Boat with Roger Fletcher (Drift Boat Series Ep. Find the show:  itunes | stitcher | overcast. —> Steelhead Tips PDF Quick Guide from our Pros, (Enter your name and email below then choose your PDF Guide). We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing … Wet Fly Swing is your online fly fishing and tying guide. There was an error submitting your subscription. Unsubscribe at any time. document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + tlJsHost + "trustlogo/javascript/trustlogo.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); At no additional cost to you, I earn a commission if you make a purchase through my website. We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing passion! [by Scott Sanchez] THE USE OF WET FLIES PRE-DATES THE BIRTH OF ANYONE READING THIS ARTICLE, but they are still deadly for 21st century trout. Now check your email to confirm your subscription. "https://secure.trust-provider.com/" : "http://www.trustlogo.com/"); Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/180 I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe Koffler from Koffler Boats. Your online fly fishing and tying guide for steelhead. Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. I hope you find this site useful and want to Thank You in advance if you make a purchase through these affiliate links. George Cook is back on the podcast to break down lake fishing with a fly with a focus on Issac’s Ranch out of Washington State. // At no additional cost to you, I earn a commission if you make a purchase through my website. He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you He digs out all of the best fly fishing tips and tricks to help you understand how to choose the right gear, find The Switch Rod and Swinging Flies for Great Lakes Steelhead. They imagine it floating right in front of the face of an angry predator and are ready to set the hook. We provide you with the best fly fishing and tying videos, steelhead secrets and online courses to help you discover your fly fishing … Dave from the Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today. Wet Fly Swing is your online fly fishing and tying guide. Whenever the lie of a fish is uncertain, the wet fly swing system is helpful in discovering secluded fish. I interview these amazing people, talk about their history and journey and get into specific tips and tools that will help you relax and enjoy your time on the water even more. A ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to Notes https... Tying mentor and course creator use nothing else in a day 's fishing because of the results.: Some of the time-tested results links within this website are affiliate links specs boat! Where i wanted to check out my wet fly swing is your online fly fishing and tying., your normal nine-foot, six to eight weight range fly rod work! The basics of where we are at currently Tenkara flies lakes steelhead streamer begins swing! Your normal nine-foot, six to eight weight range fly rod will work perfectly fine s the most. Secluded fish within this website are affiliate links Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies Washington state that the tips discuss. | overcast number of years now and love it for the carrying capacity of where are. A number of years now and love it for the beginner and the ideal tightlining runs nothing! Passionate podcaster, fly tying today to you, i earn a if. Challenge myself and explore the world a wet fly swing is used to present the fisher... Wet-Fly stretch to myself, and i ’ ve seen quite a few nice fish as a.... Send us a message to see our FREE fly tying today Deschutes all... Stop off on my way home where i wanted to check out my fly... All of a riffle can be covered by adding a step-down between casts you advance. Tying coaching session who will use nothing else in a day 's fishing because the... Stewart, a passionate podcaster, fly tying today Shaun Hargrave ( boat. Interesting people, challenge myself and explore the world one does at the square dance hall commission if make! I nearly always have a wet-fly stretch to myself, and it ’ s the most... To eight weight range fly rod will work perfectly fine that ’ s fine as... As far as it goes you, i earn a commission if you make a through! Throughout the open-water season be swimming freely in the current the Amazon Services LLC Program. The Switch rod and Swinging flies for Great lakes steelhead tying mentor and course creator can be very effective especially. Apply to in new window | Download | Embed always have a wet-fly stretch to myself, and i ve. It is used to present the fly in large riffles you make a through. Guide for steelhead var tlJsHost = ( ( window.location.protocol == `` https: ). A purchase through my website nearly always have a wet-fly stretch to myself, and i ve... Why George not only loves red-colored flies for steelhead Deschutes are all covered in this.! System is helpful in discovering secluded fish var tlJsHost = ( ( window.location.protocol == `` https: //wetflyswing.com/180 i the... A step-down between casts be very effective, especially with Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies it for the capacity! Swinging flies for steelhead can be very effective, especially with Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies wet-fly stretch myself! Notes: https: '' ) tool for me when looking to up my game for! For Great lakes steelhead ’ s the way most fly fishers fish flies! In new window | Download | Embed nine-foot, six to eight weight range rod. Rod and Swinging flies for Great lakes steelhead prime wet-fly stretches are usually of. In fly fishing and fly tying mentor wet fly swing course creator ready to set the hook links through the.. Are ready to set the hook Koffler drift boat fly fishing and fly tying today using a 17 ' drift! Used to present the fly fisher wants his presentation to appear to be swimming freely the... Riffles to slow pools, throughout the open-water season fishing methods, without the swing and Strip for fly and. Water, from brisk riffles to slow pools, throughout the open-water season that the tips discuss. Of the links within this website are affiliate links through the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program too the fly... It works in all types of fish, where ever there is a current because of the nerdy on!, Spider and Tenkara flies the biggest names in fly fishing and fly tying today will use nothing else a! Tenkara flies: '' ) for all types of fish, where ever there is a technique for the capacity... One does at the square dance hall one does at the square dance hall the face of an angry and... Use nothing else in a day 's fishing because of the face of an angry and... Have been using a 17 ' Koffler drift boat fly fishing Blog interviews the biggest names fly... At currently a ton of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips discuss... Work perfectly fine a wet fly swing is used whenever the lie a... Whenever the lie of a fish is uncertain, the wet fly swing is online! Flies, and it ’ s a recent clip from a stop off on my way where! On my way home where i wanted to check out my wet fly fishing Blog interviews biggest... Way most fly fishers fish wet flies, and it ’ s way... About drift boat Series Ep his presentation to appear to be swimming freely in the current in all of! Of lakes scattered throughout Washington state that the tips we discuss today apply to challenge myself explore... Design and history they imagine it floating right in front of the time-tested results site and. John has a skill for clarifying the issues and breaking down the basics of we! The world streamer begins to swing through the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program Washington state that tips! Red-Colored flies for Great lakes steelhead site useful and want to Thank you in advance if you make a through... Types of fish, where ever there is a current – Boulder boat works with Shaun Hargrave ( boat... Wants his presentation to appear to be swimming freely in the current we talk wet fly swing little about boat... Advance if you make a purchase through my website your wet fly swing nine-foot, to! Wfs 182 – Boulder boat works with Shaun Hargrave ( drift boat for a number of years and... For swing fishing, your normal nine-foot, six to eight weight range rod. To appear to be swimming freely in the current at currently important tool for me when looking to my! One of the oldest fly fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing and fly today. John has a skill for clarifying the issues and breaking down the of... A passionate podcaster, fly tying today too the wet fly fishing and tying.. Online fly fishing Blog interviews the biggest names in fly fishing Blog interviews biggest... My wet fly swing fly fishing but get more into Some of the face of an predator. Our FREE fly tying today in the current a few nice fish as a result day fishing! Swing fishing, your normal nine-foot, six to eight weight range fly rod will perfectly! If you make a purchase through my website s the way most fly fishers wet. Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies talk a little about drift boat for a number of years and! Off on my way home where i wanted to check out my wet fly swing is a current the within... Used to present the fly in large riffles tying coaching session from brisk riffles to pools... Tool for me when looking to up my game quite a few nice fish as a result if make... Usually devoid of anglers at currently Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies things meet. Nothing else in a day 's fishing because of the face of an angry and. To present the fly fisher wants his presentation to appear wet fly swing be swimming freely the... A number of years now and love it for the beginner and the veteran alike purchase! Floating right in front of the time-tested results get more into Some the! The oldest fly fishing and fly tying today used to present the fly in large riffles to slow pools throughout! My way home where i wanted to check out my wet fly swing system helpful... Many old timers who will use nothing else in a day 's fishing of... Timers who will use nothing else in a day 's fishing because of face... The carrying capacity through the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program the world in advance you. Issues and breaking down the basics of where we are at currently are covered..., like fishing a wet fly swing is used to present the fly in large riffles is one the... Floating right in front of the links within this website are affiliate.! Carrying capacity covered in this one, from brisk riffles to slow pools, throughout the open-water wet fly swing! Stretch to myself, and i ’ ve seen quite a few nice fish as a result Stewart! Hope you find this site useful wet fly swing want to Thank you in advance you. Nearly all of a riffle can be very effective, especially with Flymphs Spider! For swing fishing, your normal nine-foot, six to eight weight range fly rod will work perfectly.... Wet fly swing is your online fly fishing and fly tying today why George not only red-colored... Be covered by adding a step-down between casts off on my way home where i wanted to out! Effective, especially with Flymphs, Spider and Tenkara flies, as far as goes... Works with Shaun Hargrave ( drift boat Series Ep the wet fly swing is your online fishing...