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This is a fly fishing education and lifestyle podcast hosted by Rob Snowhite, a renowned urban fly fishing guide based in Northern Virginia. Rob's background in biology, education, and fishing will keep you entertained for hours. Mostly family friendly. Contact Rob for episode sponsorship, guided trips, or custom flies. www.robsnowhite.com Produced by Jason Reif.
 
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This episode contains everything you need to know about muskie except how to catch them. Rob starts us off with news of a fundraiser for fly tier Justin Aldrich and fills us in on his own recent health scare. This episode covers muskie names, classification description, behavior, geographic distribution, feeding, reproduction, and miscellaneous inf…
 
Phil Monahan is the man behind the Orvis Curtain. I'm not talking about the Insulated Curtains (he isn't hiding behind a curtain during the interview. He also didn't invent this curtain) but the metaphorical curtain of Orvis's online fly fishing content. Phil finally gets his own episode to tell his story after several interviews at The Fly Fishing…
 
This episode is full of stories of fishing, giving back, and teaching others to fly fish. Lindsay Agness is the Vice President for Diversity Initiative for New York State Trout Unlimited and a part-time fly-fishing guide. Additionally, Lindsay and her husband Dave run a fly fishing school for wounded veterans. Additionally, Lindsay volunteers and t…
 
Justin Miller has traveled the globe guiding and learning the The Fly Shop’s international destinations. He has guided the Kamchatka Peninsula every season since 2008, fishing the world with a spey rod, for every sea run fish he can find. Justin joins Rob to tell stories about fishing in Russia, salmon, steelhead, vodka, 'meat' and potatoes and wha…
 
Ken Gangler owns and operates Gangler's North Seal River Lodge in northern Manitoba. In this episode we learn about this fly in fishery and ecotourism operation below Canada’s Arctic Circle and the Canadian Grand Slam. Opportunities for northern pike, walleye, lake trout, and grayling are all around. Learn about the fishery, the differences in tech…
 
Chris Campo catches BIG fish in and around Washington D.C. and we are going to learn how he does it. Chris Campo is a Virginia Commonwealth University graduate with a major in environmental studies with a minor in biology. He is a District angling ambassador, and a Fish and Wildlife Biologist for the Fisheries and Wildlife Division in Department of…
 
The first episode of 2021 takes us to Colorado. We catch up with Justin Schiavone at the base of Pikes Peak. Justin an accomplished angler that has simplified his fly fishing equipment after several years in Colorado. You will hear about the select few fly patterns chosen and the rods used to throw them. Justin talks about his new passion for old a…
 
Dominic Witherow was irked by the gauche portrayal of fly fishing in the season opener of The Crown. He wrote a letter to the paper stating his opinions as an angler and royalist with regards to the inaccuracies of fly fishing in such a detail oriented program. The story went viral. Rob tracked Dominic down and arranged for a brief discussion on En…
 
Rob recounts his day in search of trout in Pennsylvania. He recently re-read Howell Rainen's Fly Fishing Through A Midlife Crisis and was inspired to spend more time in search trout. The day starts off on the historic Falling Springs, shore lunch on the Letort, and ends on the Yellow Breeches. These are streams Rob and his fishing buddy Tom fished …
 
Rob calls up Iceland's Kristján Páll Rafnsson in this episode. First we catch up with Luke and Dan somewhere along the gulf coast. Kristján started off camping and fishing as a kid and is now the chief executive officer at Fishpartner. He explains why this bucket list destination boasts twenty pound trout and canyon dwelling salmon. In a land of wi…
 
Thankfully the year 2020 is almost over. Things got off to a wobbly start with a global pandemic and a late start to the shad run are ending not much differently. The season started late but was surprisingly busy and is now winding down. Rob curated a list of the things he relies on when fishing for fun or guiding and teaching. Oprah isn't the only…
 
College student Joseph Evans lives to fly fish. He wants to live a life of traveling, fishing, and filming. Joseph attends the University of Montana and works for Henry's Fork Angler during the summer. This episode is full of stories of fishing western rivers and stillwaters from someone that has the fishing stories of an old timer despite his youn…
 
Redfish, red drum, channel bass, or bull red. These are some of the names given to this fish depending on where you live. You will learn everything you need to know about redfish except how to catch them. Rob covers everything about these fish from new vocabulary terms, taxonomic classification, physical description, geographic distribution, feedin…
 
Rob was a recent guest on Mark Hopley's Fly Fishing 97 Podcast. Now it is Mark's turn in the hot seat. He describes how his earlier life in radio influenced him to start his own podcast. We learn how the geography of British Columbia influences his fishing and what is needed to fish the surrounding still waters. This episode is brought to you by So…
 
The latest interview with Art Noglak is all about nymphs. Art considers the fly the least important part of nymph fishing for trout. First we catch up with Luke and Dan on their #FishAllFifty road trip and then the big interview. Art discusses his favorite patterns to fish, what goes into tying nymphs, and how and where to fish them. Lots of inform…
 
Matt Smythe is a fascinating individual. A veteran, father, poet, hunter, angler, and ski bum. Writer's choose their words carefully whether spoken penned with ink on paper. Rob chose Matt to tell us in his own words why Alaska is such an important place. Listen as Matt describes the woods, bears, and vast landscapes from his his second trip to the…
 
Rob continues his series of life histories of game fish. This iteration is all about grayling Thymallus thymallus and arctic grayling Thymallus arcticus. You will learn about grayling taxonomy, history, physical description, geographic distribution, diet, reproduction, economic importance, and how we are continuing to destroy their environment. Thi…
 
Luke Konson and Daniel Balserak were unable to attend their first year of college due to the Covid pandemic. They are taking a gap year to catch the state fish of every state in the country in lieu of lectures and football games. Luke and Dan decided to spend the next year living out of a mini van while on an epic road trip. Rob catches up with the…
 
Terrestrials are land based organisms that inadvertently end up in the water and are eaten by trout. This episode is dedicated to fishing terrestrial patterns to fool trout. Art Noglak continues his conversations with Rob on the podcast this week to discuss all things terrestrials. Listen as this trout bum describes one of the most effective method…
 
"Svend Diesel" is the nom de bobine of Erik Svendsen. For the past few years Svend Diesel has been tying flies and sharing his work on social media. His creativity, dedication, passion, and humor are on display for thousands of Instagram followers on a regular basis. Rob and Erik discuss fly fishing, fly tying, Traegering, social media, and more in…
 
Ryan Gouldsbarry owns the only independent fly shop selling its own brand of equipment. Risen Fly is based in Beaver Falls, Pa and offers a wide selection of budget friendly gear. You can purchase a rod outfit through a deposit program. Rob wanted to hear more about Ryan's story and how he started his company. We'll hear about Ryan's college nickna…
 
This episode is for the novice anglers picking up fly rods for the first time. Fly fishing has become an outlet for those seeking solace along a quiet stretch of water during the pandemic. Rob breaks down everything he thinks you should know about a fly rod, how to use it, and the terminology involved. Once you get the basics down of rod anatomy is…
 
Art Noglak joins Rob to discuss all things bass flies and how to fish them. Art grew up in Cleveland where he learned to chase sallies in the bays of Lake Erie. He now resides in Northern Virginia and chases largies along the Potomac. He manages the Orvis Company store up the street from his house. We'll learn all things Art's thoughts on bass fly …
 
Wrightsville Beach is a barrier island off the coast of North Carolina. The island is four miles long with Masonboro inlet on the south end and Mason Inlet on the northern end. The island is severn feet above sea level at its highest and there is sand everywhere. Rob walked the entire island with an eight weight rod looking for the best fishing loc…
 
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