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Fly Fishing 97 Podcast
61 minutes | Feb 4, 2023
235 Russell Davie, Alpine Fly Fishing, National Champion Wrestler
This week we head to Colorado Springs Colorado to chat with Russell Davie. Russell is a Father, Teacher, Champion Wrestler who is living his best life venturing into the Colorado Alpine chasing Golden Trout, Cutthroat, Rainbows and Brookies. We chatted about planning alpine trips, what to pack, patterns, and lessons learned. Chasing beautiful fish in beautiful places, we talked influences, tying, sports, his wrestling career and much more.
76 minutes | Jan 28, 2023
234 Team Canada 2022 Fly Fishing Team
In episode 234 of the show we sit down with four members of Team Canada from this past years World Championships. This team featured Colin Huff, Ian Troup, Keefer Pitfield, Chris Krysciak, Byron Sheppard and Ivo Balinov. We covered a lot of ground on this one, from lessons learned, how the average angler can be more productive, competitive tips and tricks, time management and how to effectively fill your fly box.
61 minutes | Jan 21, 2023
233 Mike Mitchell, BC Outdoors Magazine, TV Host, Mayhem Fly Rods
Today we had to pleasure to chat with Mike Mitchell. Mike is the editor and associate publisher for BC Outdoors Magazine, he is also host of BC Outdoors Sports Fishing TV, runs Mayhem Fly Rods, and has the BC Outdoors Show March 24-26 in Chilliwack BC. We found out where Mike's passion for hunting and fly fishing come from, we talk gear, shows, dream days on the water, football and much more. Thanks Mike for sharing your story with us.
77 minutes | Jan 14, 2023
232 Gary Hanke, Master Fly tyer, Fly Fishing Instructor, Comp Angling
Today we sit down with accomplished angler Gary Hanke. Gary has been fly fishing for well over 50 years. He earned the title of Master Fly Tyer, was former team captain for Canada at the World Fly Fishing Championships in Bosnia in 2015 and is also a former guide and fly fishing instructor. Gary runs Fly Life Canada... an on line retailer of fly fishing and fly tying equipment. We had a great chat about Gary's fly fishing journey and what drives his incredible passion for fishing.
70 minutes | Jan 7, 2023
231 Travis Rowe, Bearded Trout's Flies
Today we sit down with professional fly tyer Travis Rowe. Travis spends a lot of time fly fishing with his good buddy Congo, creating and perfecting his patterns in the interior of BC. We really got a chance to see what motivates Travis both at the bench and on the water. Grateful as always to sit down with such passionate people in the fly fishing space.
74 minutes | Dec 24, 2022
230 Rick Janzen, Fly Fishing Journey and Tyee Pool Guide
This week we head to Black Creek to sit down with Rick Janzen. Rick is an avid outdoorsman, guide, fly fisher and fly tyer who is a joy to chat with. He has been chasing trout, steelhead and salmon for many years on Vancouver Island and beyond. We find out what fly fishing has brought to his world, we learn about the Tyee Club, talk teaching, guiding, sports, tying and much more, thanks Rick for sharing your story with us.
65 minutes | Dec 12, 2022
229 Cris Jackson, Tulsa Oklahoma Lone Bison Fly Tying Tables
Today we head to Tulsa Oklahoma to chat with Cris Jackson owner/builder at Lone Bison Fly Tying Tables. Cris is making some one of a kind fly tying tables. His tables have been featured in Forbes Magazine, Fly Tyer Mag and Flyfisherman Mag. We talk about his tables, his fly fishing story, his career as an educator, baseball scout and much more. Thanks Cris for sharing your story with us.
89 minutes | Dec 3, 2022
228 Jesse Martineau, Video Creator, the Me and Jesse Podcast
This week we sit down with Jesse Martineau, Jesse is a father to five boys, Video Creator, Podcaster and avid flyfisher. He has a sports podcast called the Me and Jesse Podcast with good friend Mark Pavelich. We cover a lot of ground on this one from still water, social media, mental health and living an all- in life. We talk patterns, teams, tunes and much more.
75 minutes | Nov 2, 2022
227 Kathy Ruddick/ Collette Stroud, Members Team Canada Fly Fishing
This week we talk to two members of Canada's first Womens National Fly Fishing team. Kathy Ruddick and Collette Stroud join us talk all things fins and comps. The team was selected recently following comps in BC. We talk about Kathy's fly fishing story and what being on this special team means to these ladies. We talk patterns, lessons learned on and off the water and how fly fishing has impacted their journeys.
60 minutes | Oct 22, 2022
226 Lani Waller, A Life Long Steelhead Journey
This week we re visit our 2020 sit down with Steelhead guru Lani Waller. Lani has pursued Steelhead and trout all over the world. He was inducted into the fly fishing hall of fame in 1997. In this episode Lani told us of his near death experience on the Babine River, his many incredible stories with a fly rod and how important it is that we protect these fish.
61 minutes | Oct 4, 2022
225 Cameron Coates, Guide Legacy Bighorn, Interior Fly Fishing Co.
This week we had to good fortune to sit down with Cameron Coates. Cam is from Chase BC and has a passion for the outdoors, chasing Bighorn Sheep, Still water Trout, Carp and Cougars. He is a guide with Legacy Bighorn and spent a lifetime chasing trout on the still. He is a proud member of the Secwepemc people and sat down to share his passion for the outdoors with us. Thanks Cam for sharing your journey with us!
69 minutes | Sep 20, 2022
224 Martha Leeming, Competitive Fly Fishing, Colombia, England and Canada
This week we were happy to sit down and chat fly fishing with Martha Leeming. Martha is originally from Colombia, she picked up fly fishing in the UK, competed with the English fly fishing team and now finds herself chasing fins in Canada and beyond. She worked several years for Orvis and now spends her time fly fishing both competitively and recreationally. She is extremely passionate about the pastime and brings an infectious energy to the water. Thanks Martha for sharing your story with us!
63 minutes | Sep 3, 2022
223 Fred Klein, The Art and History of Fly tying, Grizzly King Fly
Today we head to Eastern PA for a chat with Fred Klein. Fred ties some beautiful classic patterns and has an affinity for the art and history of fly tying. He is with Partridge Hooks and HMH Vises. We find out about Fred's love for spending time in nature, on the water, hunting, trapping and much more. Thanks Fred for taking us along on your fly fishing journey. www.grizzlyfly.com
70 minutes | Aug 24, 2022
222 Malachy Tallack, Author, Illuminated by Water
Today we sit down with Author Malachy Tallack. His new book titled Illuminated by Water is out this Month. Malachy really captures the allure of fly fishing and fly tying in his latest book. He talks about this passion we share, the relationship between water and people and about the allure of fly fishing. This book really spoke to us at the podcast and Malachy has an amazing ability to engage the reader and take you to the beautiful places he continues to write about. He is also a singer/songwriter and has written other books including "Sixty Degrees North" and "The Valley at the Center of the World."
117 minutes | Aug 18, 2022
221 Derek Bird, Fly Fusion Magazine, Last Summer On The Sage
Today we had the good fortune of sitting down with Derek Bird. Derek is the Founding editor at Fly Fusion Magazine, Co-host of the popular Fly Fusion Series, and Author of the new novel "Last Summer On The Sage." Derek gave us the inside scoop on his fly fishing story, his passion for chasing trout in the Rocky Mountains, his love of writing, teaching, music, sports and much more. Derek has inspired so many to take to the stream, through his writing and story telling. We shared a few laughs and some great stories on this one.
78 minutes | Aug 10, 2022
220 Jim McLennan, Trout Tracks, A Finger Pickin, Fly Fishing Journey
Today on the show we were grateful for a sit down with Jim McLennan. Jim was one of the first guides on the Bow River, has authored 5 books, written for many a magazine, was co-owner of Calgary's first fly shop, worked for Orvis and runs regular fly fishing schools. We talk about his music, photography, writing, his passion for chasing fins all over the globe and what fly fishing has brought to his life. Thanks Jim for sharing your inspirational fly fishing story with our listeners. www. mclennanflyfishing.com
85 minutes | Aug 4, 2022
219 Geoff Vukelich, Damgoods and Gear, Bigotry to Brook Trout, Duluth Mi
This week we head to Duluth Minnesota for a sit down with Geoff Vukelich of Damgoods and Gear. He tells us about his fly fishing story, his journey on and off the water, the IF4 movie Bigotry to Brook Trout and much more. Geoff is a straight shooter and loves his quiet time on the water. He is making some one of a kind beauty nets, paddles and rods in Minnesota. Thanks Geoff for sharing your journey with us! Damgoodsandgear.com
71 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
218 Rick Passek, Patterns, Tying, Stillwater Fly Fishing
This week we sit down for a chat with Rick Passek. Rick is an author, avid tyer, Pro Team with Semperfli, FlyLife Canada, Stonefo and Renomed Scissors. We talk Sumo Wrestling, tying materials, stillwater patterns and retrieve tactics, spending time in the great outdoors and much more. Thanks Rick for sharing some time with us at the vise and on the water.
98 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
217 Ian Forbes, Writer, Artist, Story Teller, Fly Fisher
Grateful to chat with Ian Forbes of Duncan BC. Ian is as unique a character in the fly fishing/ outdoors as you will find. A legend on BC waters and his writing has influenced many a rod. He actually shared the river with Roderick Haig Brown, wrote for BC Outdoors for many years and the Vancouver Province, his first article was published in 1958. Retired from the Ministry of Forests. Ian shares his fly fishing journey with us, we talk motorcycles, water colors, Johnny Cash, Steelhead, trout, Kingfishers, FlyBC and much more.
65 minutes | Jul 13, 2022
216 Matt Stabler, Fly Fisher, Marine Biologist, Commercial Fisherman, Guide
Grateful to sit down and chat this week with Matt Stabler. Retired Marine biologist, Fishing Guide and Commercial Fisherman, this guy knows a lot about fish, their habitat and how to catch them. He has learned from some amazing fly fishers and biologists over his career and has a lot of knowledge to share. We talk Steelhead, Cutthroat, the Crowsnest,Wolf hybrids, Raider Football and much more. Thanks Matt for sharing some time with us on the water.
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