Podcast: Selecting Flies for Saltwater, with Capt. Tuck Scott

This week’s podcast is a discussion with Capt. Tuck Scott, head guide at Bay Street Outfitters of Beaufort, South Carolina. Tuck gives us solid tips on choosing flies for saltwater inshore species, concentrating on redfish . . .

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Podcast: Tom and Tim’s Annual Fly-Tying Spectacular, with Tim Flagler

To continue our celebration of flies with the Giant Fly Sale, this week I have a long talk with Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions, maker of the finest tying videos on the Internet. This is always one of the most eagerly awaited podcasts of the year, and . . .

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Classic Podcast: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs, with Peter Stitcher


Peter Stitcher with a gorgeous rainbow.
Photo courtesy Peter Stitcher

This week, I interview aquatic biologist and fly fisher Peter Stitcher, who not only has a great way of organizing fly boxes (a question I have always neglected to answer properly), but he also has . . .

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Podcast: The Fascinating Guadalupe Bass, with Alvin Dedeaux

This week’s podcast is about a relatively rare but also easily accessible fly-rod fish—the Guadaloupe bass. I was lucky enough to get Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides to talk about these interesting members of the bass/sunfish . . .

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Podcast: The Seven Deadly Sins of Streamer Fishing, with Josh Nugent

Josh Nugent with a gorgeous brown.
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Our friend and Orvis-endorsed guide Josh Nugent--of Out Fly Fishing Outfitters in Calgary--was in town last week, and I grabbed him to do a podcast. Josh did one with me a few years ago entitled “The Seven Deadly Sins of . . .

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Podcast: How to be a Great Fly-Fishing Client, with Simon Perkins


Simon Perkins (right) with a client, in 2011.
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There’s lots of discussion about what makes a good guide and why some are better than others for a whole host of reasons. But the guide/angler connection is truly a team effort, and there are things a client can do to get more out of the experience and . . .

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Podcast: Picking and Fishing, with Chris Pandolfi of the Infamous Stringdusters


Chris Pandolfi doing his two favorite things.
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This week we talk fly-fishing with Chris Pandolfi, vocalist and banjo player for The Infamous Stringdusters, a multiple award-winning bluegrass band (including the 2018 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, . . .

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Podcast: The Fiberglass Manifesto, with Cam Mortensen


Cam Mortenson with a glass-caught redfish.
Photo courtesy Cameron Mortenson

This week, I have an interesting chat with Cameron Mortensen, the man behind the wildly popular blog The Fiberglass Manifesto. Learn how he got started, what he does for his day job, and of course his thoughts . . .

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Podcast: The World of Competitive Fly Fishing, with Jesse Haller


Jesse Haller with a beautiful brown trout.
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How do people compete in fly fishing contests? How are they scored? How do the teams work? Where are the competitions held? Most of us don’t have any interest in competing in fly fishing—some of you probably . . .

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