This week I’m talking with Brian Johnson, president of California Trout Unlimited and the Klamath River Renewal Corporation. We talk about growing up around the mighty cliffs of Iowa, dam removal and power companies, working togethor with tribal nations, the formation of Klamath River Renewal Corportain, beer talk, lowering your effectiveness but not your fun, […]
This week I’m speaking with John Larison, author of “Holding Lies” and most recently “Whiskey When We’re Dry.” We chat about his start as a mud puddle angler, questioning Euro-nymphing, New York waters, tequila, Ted Leeson, writing, trying to be like water, and the questioniable choice to method act in the TSA line. You can […]
This week we have a very special episode for you to celebrate the life of Frank Moore. I’m joined by Becky McRae, Karl Konecny, Dean Finnerty, Dale Greenley, and Jeffery Dose. We talk about meeting Frank, be it on the river, at a faire, or in the scouts, botany with Jeanne, wading upstream, “pick-pocketing,” and […]
We’re talking with Daniel Ritz on this week’s show. We talk about his series, “Point of Engagement,” on Swing the fly, Boise’s surfing scene, the Now or Never Campaign, rods, great steelhead writing, blogging vs. vlogging, and horses.
I’m joined by a dynamic duo this week, Al Perryman and Gary Anderson. We talk about 50 years of friendship, their entrance to spey, Alaska, football rod wrapping, jet boats, the start of trout spey, more boats of course, beverages, cars, fly tying, and chinook. As this was the first in person recording in quite […]
This week I’m talking to my friend David Flaherty. We talk about his path to being a late fishing bloomer and multiple fly fishing rabbit holes, the importance of repetition, the dark act of casturbation, reeling like a gentleman, volunteering and the Mayfly Project, and cat-lateral damage.
Today we’ll be visiting with my friend Marty Howard. We go over how he grew up fishing, fly tying, Ward’s Wooly Worm, fly vanity, graphite and bamboo rods, trout fishing, long lines, being in the moment, the next generation of steel headers, and so much more.
This week I got a chance to speak Tabbitha Bruce, Shã Orton, and Megan Samuelson, of Oregon Women on the Fly. We had a fantastic time chatting about how they all started, the fun and frustrations in learning, hrmpfing nymphing, SOWotF getting through COVID, fly tying, the visual medium of podcasting, the makings of a […]
On this episode I get to talk to an amazing guest, Richard Harringt…..wait no, Tim Rawlins, yep Tim is the guest not me. We chat about how he got started fishing, teaching yourself, lessons with the greats, a host that claims he doesn’t want to talk about himself, video production, Alaska, the many dreads of […]
On today’s episode I’m chatting with Mark Hieronymus. We talk about his early start to fishing with his dad, the never ending quest for knowledge, the steelhead spawning study he is apart of, trying to create a culture of stewardship, trying spey on a whim, the wild world of Alaskan flies, and how he became […]
This week I’m speaking with Chris Wilson. We get straight to the stories with his first trip on the Deschutes, east coast rivers, Atlantic salmon, hickory shad, learning from the greats, salmon in Spain, Sasquatch, carp, and scotch and bourbon.
This week I’m joined by Geoff and Kat Mueller. We go over how they got started fishing, working on The Drake, camper life, how they met, that first steelhead experience, tiny towns, the problem solving of fishing, giant crickets, and the dangers of message boards.