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235 | Bass Fly Tying Materials

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

Release Date: 06/20/2019

273 | Fishing Against Tides & Weather  show art 273 | Fishing Against Tides & Weather

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

Tides are predictable. You can download an app to your phone to get tides anywhere in the world. Predicting when the best time to fish around tides is a bit tricky. Throw in wind, low pressure systems, precipitation and below freezing temperatures and choosing the best time to fish gets more difficult. Listen as Rob describes how to choose the best time of day to fish for fun or with clients and why starting at first light isn't always the best option. 

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272 | Crazy Snakehead Weekend(s) show art 272 | Crazy Snakehead Weekend(s)

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This was supposed to be about a single weekend of crazy snakehead fishing. That all changed when Rob floated the Rappahannock River and encountered more snakehead insanity. This episode is about the magic of the Snowhite damsel, the resiliency of snakehead, being at the right place at the right time, carrying flies that you didn't think you would need, and a new boat.

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271 | THE Streamer Episode With Art Noglak show art 271 | THE Streamer Episode With Art Noglak

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Rob thinks the majority of modern trout streamers are Rube Goldberg machines on the end of your line, Will Art convince him to change his mind and ways. This is THE episode on streamers. Rob has a list of questions from the history of streamers to the materials used to tie them, and how to fish them. You'll learn about the Dip & Wiggle, why you should de-barb your hooks, and why you should use more guinnea fowl feathers when tying. 

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270 | Stephen Sautner show art 270 | Stephen Sautner

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

In this episode we’ll learn about Stephen Sautner's life in the outdoors and how his adventures make it to print. Stephen has traversed the globe with a rod in his luggage. Stephen is a story teller. His observations and experiences are put to paper, you can read his New York Times features from his website. You will hear stories about blue lining New Jersey's native brook trout streams to dodging penguins in search of Falkland Island mullet. 

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269 | Brett McCrae - Wild Fish Doing Wild Things  show art 269 | Brett McCrae - Wild Fish Doing Wild Things

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Brett McCrae is an accomplished angler. He has guided steelhead on Great Lake tributaries and the trout rivers and streams of Wyoming. He chases Mexican tarpon when he isn't casting a fly outside the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. You may have seen Brett in the Fly Fishing Film Tour movie Off The Grid. We will hear stories from Brett's guiding career, travel, and more. He has the definitive answer on how to tie in your intruder hook and the only two patterns you need for western hopper fishing. 

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268 | Langdon Cook | Fly Fishing & Foraging Seattle, Washington show art 268 | Langdon Cook | Fly Fishing & Foraging Seattle, Washington

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Langdon Cook is a Seattle based writer, instructor, and lecturer on wild foods and the outdoors. This is Langdon's second interview with Rob. This episode is all about fly fishing and foraging in urban Seattle. May this serve as an inspiration for you to gather your own food during this strange time. Langdon discusses the types of salmon to catch and which species are available and when. The second half of the discussion is about foraging for plants from ferns to huckleberries. 

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267 | Author Mark Kurlansky's New Salmon Book  show art 267 | Author Mark Kurlansky's New Salmon Book

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This episode features author Mark Kurlansky. Rob is a huge fan of Mark's and this may be the highlight of his quarantine. 

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267 | Author Mark Kurlansky's New Salmon Book  show art 267 | Author Mark Kurlansky's New Salmon Book

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

This episode features author Mark Kurlansky. Rob is a huge fan of Mark's and this may be the highlight of his quarantine. 

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266 | THE Dry Fly Episode With Art Noglak  show art 266 | THE Dry Fly Episode With Art Noglak

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Art Noglak is the manager of Orvis Arlington and the President of Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders . In this episode Rob and Art discuss quarantine life and fishing dry flies. They will cover everything from selectivity of trout to dry fly myths, matching hatches, favorite patterns, working in a fly shop, and some most excellent tangents. This was recorded after a quarantine happy hour and during an extended happy hour. You'll have to wait until the end to find out Art's A list celebrity relative.

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265 | Small Stream Quarantine With Producer Jason  show art 265 | Small Stream Quarantine With Producer Jason

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Rob checks in with Producer Jason to discuss life in quarantine. They talk about local small stream day trip options around Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. These small streams are where Jason can escape for some peace and quiet. The sights, the sounds, the smells of a small mountain stream are all covered. 

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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. 

This episode is brought to you by Traeger Grills

Produced by Jason Reif of Freestone Productions