Editor’s Observe: Tom’s off filming episodes of Season 2 of “The Orvis Information to Fly Fishing” TV present, so right here’s an awesome podcast from the archives.
On this week’s podcast, I’ve the pleasure of chatting with John Gierach, most likely the most well-liked fly-fishing author on the earth (primarily based on the truth that all 18 of his books are nonetheless in print!) It’s doubtless that almost all fly fishers have learn John’s work, but it surely’s a pleasure to listen to his voice and a few of his ideas on right now’s fly-fishing world.
In The Fly Field, we’ve got some thought-provoking questions this week: whether or not it is sensible to make use of a loop knot on a dry fly, whether or not a three-turn blood knot is sufficient, learn how to maintain a bass chief from twisting, one other cool trick with a rubber band, learn how to maintain your emergers floating correctly within the floor movie, learn how to catch freshwater drum, and what sorts of fly traces you want for fishing a Canadian lake in midsummer.
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Writer John Gierach with a stunning arctic char.
Photograph courtesy CD Clarke