Podcast:  A Life in Fly Fishing, with Tom McGuane

Back in 2008, when I first began this podcast I had two dreams—that I would have my two literary heroes, John McPhee and Thomas McGuane as guests. (They are both passionate fly fishers.) I was lucky enough to record a podcast with John in . . .

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Podcast: The Life Cycle of Caddisflies, with Thomas Ames

This week, we go into great detail about the life cycle of caddisflies and the various species found in the eastern United States. Tom Ames, author of the book Caddisflies is my guest, and although we do a deep dive on the various types of caddisflies, . . .

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Podcast: Traveling with Fly-Fishing Gear, with Seth Berger

This week my guest is Seth Berger, Fly Fishing Travel Specialist with Orvis Adventures. In his job, Seth visits Orvis-endorsed operations around the world and always packs his fishing gear, so he’s a great resource for advising us how to travel with . . .

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Podcast: Louisiana Redfish Secrets, with Capt. Pete Scafaru

Capt. Pete Scafaru is a new Orvis-endorsed guide in New Orleans (he’s not new at guiding, just new to the Orvis program), and he shares his vast experience on what to expect at different times of the season, how to present the fly, and how to target redfish . . .

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Podcast: Tips on Landing and Netting Fish, with Jesse Haller

This week, my guest is Orvis product developer Jesse Haller, who–besides being responsible for products like nets, wading shoes, and fishing packs, and vests–spent many years as a fishing guide. Jesse discusses how to pick the right net, how to carry a net, . . .

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Podcast: Tips for Blue-lining, with Ian Rutter

Ian Rutter is a long-time guide in the Smokies and one of our top field-testers. He specializes in small mountain creeks, as well as their local tailwaters, and because I have had numerous requests for a podcast on “blue-lining,” I wanted to get him on the . . .

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