Podcast: Dead-Drift or Swing for Steelhead?



This week, it’s all about steelhead, or at least mostly about steelhead. Besides the main topic—dead-drifting vs. the swing for steelhead—we talk about such varied subjects as overlining rods, matching a rod to a fish size, dressing dry flies, the. . .

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Classic Podcast: Three and a Half Tips on Fly Fishing for Steelhead



In this classic episode of The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast (from 2010), I offer three tips for fly fishing for steelhead, dealing with location, timing and, presentation. Since it is not as important, I threw in half a tip on tackle. As you’ll hear, this was the early days of this. . .

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Podcast: Twelve Big Tips for Fishing Small Flies



This week we’ll discuss 12 tips for fishing tiny dry flies, a topic of great interest this time of year. In the Fly Box, we range from a good general saltwater outfit to clinch knots to night fishing with two flies to how much line to have out when you are. . .

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Classic Podcast: Getting the Most out of Summertime Fly Fishing

In this week’s fly box, I mention a tip on mending line that I just got from a guide, a recommendation for how to choose a rod for nymphing, and 10 tips for reeling in and playing fish. For the main part of the podcast, I give some recommendations for high summer fishing–for having more fun, getting in more. . .

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Podcast: An Interview with Carp Expert Dan Frasier



This week, we have a great interview with Dan Frasier, fly-fishing editor of Carp Pro magazine, on—guess what? There are some terrific tips in this interview, including a couple I had not heard of and will try on my next carp fishing trip. I am sure you will find some as. . .

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