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

Simon Perkins (right) with a client, in 2011. Photo via Facebook
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. Photos via Facebook
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 Mortenson

Cam Mortenson with a glass-caught redfish. Photo courtesy Cameron Mortenson
This week, I have an interesting chat with Cameron Mortenson, 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. Photo via facebook
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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Classic Podcast: Advanced Steelhead Tips with Damon Newpher

Damon shows of a fine steelie from a Lake Erie trib. Photo via Facebook
This week’s podcast is on Great Lakes steelhead fishing, in particular the tributaries to Lake Erie. Damon Newpher, longtime Orvis-endorsed guide, offers advanced tips on some of the . . .
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Podcast: Your FAQs Answered, with Jeremy Benn of Orvis Tech Support

This week I interview my old friend Jeremy Benn, longtime Orvis employee and head of our Outfitter Team in Roanoke , Virginia. These are the wonderful people who answer all your tackle questions via e-mail, telephone, and live chat. There are certain . . .
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Podcast: Science-Based Tips for Catch and Release, with Sascha Danylchuk

Sascha Danylchuk takes a scientist's perspective on C&R. Photo courtesy Sascha Danylchuk
My guest this week is Sascha Clark Danylchuk, science advisor for KeepEmWet Fishing. Sascha is an angler and a scientist who has studied the effects of various catch-and-release techniques . . .
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Podcast: Late-Season Smallmouths, with Mike Schultz

Mike Schultz shows off a bruiser bronzeback. Photo courtesy Mike Schultz
Do you stop fishing for smallmouth bass when summer ends? If you do, you could be missing the best bass fishing of the year and the chance at your biggest smallmouth. Mike Schultz–of . . .
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