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S02E60 The Search For Solitude While Fly Fishing With Richard Franklin

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

Release Date: 08/29/2017

242 | Demystifying Two-Fly Rigs show art 242 | Demystifying Two-Fly Rigs

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

You might call them a hopper-dropper, clink and dink, western rig, dry-dropper, or two-fly rig. Rob explains the three types of multi-fly rigs, how and when to utilize this method, materials used, frustrations from tossing more than one fly, and more. He has a few anecdotes from personal and professional experiences. 

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242 | Demystifying Two-Fly Rigs show art 242 | Demystifying Two-Fly Rigs

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

You might call them a hopper-dropper, clink and dink, western rig, dry-dropper, or two-fly rig. Rob explains the three types of multi-fly rigs, how and when to utilize this method, materials used, frustrations from tossing more than one fly, and more. He has a few anecdotes from personal and professional experiences. 

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241 | Kesley Gallagher Is The SteelieChick show art 241 | Kesley Gallagher Is The SteelieChick

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Kesley Gallagher has a passion for chasing fish from Los Angeles to Florida. She holds several International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records. In this episode we discuss fly fishing the West Coast, Third Coast, and East Coast. You'll learn her preferred gear for each location, what to bring on a fishing trip, turkey sandwich mojo, and why she poses with a fly rod over her shoulder (she also likes cilantro). 

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240 | Zane Lamprey  show art 240 | Zane Lamprey

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Zane Lamprey is a world traveler, comedian, entertainer, and occasional fly angler. Rob invited Zane on the podcast to discuss his TV shows, traveling stories, hangover cures, some fly fishing, and a crazy camping story. 

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239 | Glen Blackwood's Great Lakes Fly Fishing Company  show art 239 | Glen Blackwood's Great Lakes Fly Fishing Company

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Rob met Glen Blackwood at the 2019 Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival and quickly learned he is a wealth of information. This episode is dedicated to Glen's love of fishing and hunting in Michigan, fly fishing history, books, antique gear, and much more. This is an episode for all of the trout anglers. 

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238 | Brooks Robinson - Cortland Line Company show art 238 | Brooks Robinson - Cortland Line Company

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The Cortland Line Company aka "Cortland" is a small business with a big name. Cortland has been located in Cortland, NY  since 1915. Brooks Robinson from Cortland's Public Relations joins us this week to discuss all things fly lines, use and abuse of lines by product testers, new products, and a story about MacGyvering a stringer while fishing the SRNY. 

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237 | Fishing Structure  show art 237 | Fishing Structure

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This episode is dedicated to structure. The physical objects in and around water that attract fish. Rob breaks down his favorite types of structure and the dynamics on how to present a fly to fish that should be there. Additionally, Rob discusses the dangers of fishing too close to structure when contemplating if the juice is worth the squeeze. What is the strangest structure you've pulled a fish from? 

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236 | Chef  Tom Colicchio show art 236 | Chef Tom Colicchio

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Rob interviews chef Tom Colicchio. Tom Colicchio is the chef and owner of Crafted Hospitality, judge on Bravo's 'Top Chef', and an avid fly angler. In this episode Tom and Rob discuss Tom's culinary career, oceanic seafood sustainability, places to eat and fish, life as a culinary competition show judge, and off shore fly fishing. We learn Tom's bucket list fishing destination and what you should never put on top of a pizza. Rob did not ask Tom about Okra.  Produced by Jason Reif.  Sponsored by Traeger Grills.  Crafted Hospitality. 

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235 | Bass Fly Tying Materials  show art 235 | Bass Fly Tying Materials

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Rob breaks down what he likes and doesn't like with regards to fly tying materials. Listen as he describes his favorite materials by color and texture, where to purchase them, and the specific flies he ties with each material. 

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234 | Joe Jackson aka Sgt. Bass Fisher  show art 234 | Joe Jackson aka Sgt. Bass Fisher

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Joe Jackson is a United States Army Veteran. Joe discovered fly fishing and fly tying through Project Healing Waters after a near tragic event. Sgt. Bass Fisher has become a master of fly tying utilizing deer hair to carve everything from hummingbirds to a Razorback hog. In this episode Rob and Joe discuss family life, fly tying, fly tying materials and tools to Joe's background in music. 

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Richard Franklin and Rob sat down during a recent Saturday afternoon at the Jersey Shore. Richard reflects on his pursuit of solitude while fly fishing the great western streams of the US. They talk about modern polarization of optics, high end fly rods, fly fishing photography and more.

This is the second interview with Richard Franklin.

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