Throughout the past year, with a steelheader’s thorough cast-and-step methodology, I have searched under every rock and crevice for a way to save money and keep the publication sustainable. While it is with sadness that I say we must move on from a quarterly magazine – which I know so many of you look forward to receiving four times a year – I am full of excitement for the next stage in the continuing adaptation of Swing the Fly.
This week I’m joined by John Hazel, of Deschutes Angler, and Jeff Hickman, of Fish the Swing. We get right into it about the massive temperature changes on the Deschutes since the installation of the mixing tower, the ecological effects that has had, the importance of the deschutes for the rest of the Columbia, the […]
What do you do when you flub your cast? Fix it with a mend, strip in and re-cast, or do nothing?
Bruce Kruk shares his secrets to Spey Casting success in this coming Swing the Fly video series produced by Tightline Films.
I got to talk to filmmaker Shane Anderson this week. We talked about his early start to fishing, professional skiing, the film industry, Burkheimers, the difficulties of telling your story, dam removal, mental clarity in fishing, and what I need to know before jumping into river snorkeling.
How long should the distance be between the end of the sinking tip or sinking leader and the fly?
Leading by example, Costa has put its mission into action by protecting waterways, reducing ocean pollution and helping restore coastal communities.
This week I’m joined by Kirsten Kinsman for our first in person recording in over a year. We discussed her first time fishing, discovering steelhead and her first solo one, learning to row, trout fishing, the condensed time of COVID, and being outfished by children. As this is our first episode back in-person, we of […]
Spotted sedge (Hydropsyche), with at least 25 sub-species in the West, as well as Midwestern and Eastern counterparts (all very similar), could be considered one of the most important, if not the most important, insect to practitioners of trout spey and swinging wetflies.
This episode I’m speaking with Tim Arsenault of Bridge Fly Fishing. We talked about choosing fishing over school, fly shops, being ruined by spey casting, designing Bridge lines, line tips(pun intended), and a divine muse.
If you have a ‘player’ fish what are your first steps to your approach to get it to come back?
Of all the famed water available in Yellowstone, the Firehole is just about as pleasant as fly fishing gets.
https://www.spreaker.com/user/11272357/episode-046 This week I got the chance to talk to Matthew DeLorme. We talk fishing with family, learning languages, photographing for Trek, woodcuts and printmaking, entomology, cutthroat, and peanut butter offerings to our overlords. … Become a member of Swing the Fly To read this article and receive other special member-only benefits, including the Anthology […]