This week, I have a more-or-less “black diamond” podcast with Josh Nugent of Out Fly Fishing Outfitters in Calgary, Alberta. With the peak of hatches upon us, now is the time to tune up your sight-fishing game, and Josh provides us with some meaty tips (as well as his Seven Deadly Sins).
In the Fly Box, I have a couple listener follow-ups on questions from other listeners. One is about freshwater drum from James at the Orvis store in Royal Oak, outside of Detroit. The other is from a gentleman in Canada who relates his experience with using loop knots on dry flies (hint—don’t). Plus, I answer some questions about obtaining feathers for tying soft hackles, best boxes for large bass flies, how to rig for tightline nymphing, leaders for smallmouths, and whether a graphite rod can fatigue after a day catching more than 10 carp from 10 to 20 pounds in weight. (No one is feeling sorry for that guy.)
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