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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.
 
We try to capture the fly fishing life. An in-depth conversation with Fly fishers from all walks of life, their stories, inspiration, passion and dream destinations. Where do you go to talk fly fishing? We talk tunes, sports, day jobs, life on and off the water. Get embedded in the fly fishing world. Tying, entomology, gear, techniques, crazy stories and lotsa laughs. Join us for a unique look at the fly fishing life from those that live it.
 
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Val Kropiwnicki's artwork has been featured in the Fly Fish Journal, Gray's Sporting Journal and The Drake. He makes one of a kind flies which he ties on hand crafted chassis. He is an art teacher by day, passionate fly fisher, who creates fly reels, sculpture, furniture and flatwork which is truly inspiring. We talk about his passion for creating …
 
This week back to Idaho for a sit down with Tanner Lewis in American Falls. Tanner is a professional guide with Orvis endorsed The Lodge at Palisades Creek. We talk about the fly fishing opportunities on the South Fork of the Snake, his passion for chasing browns, hitting the gym and the many influences he has learned from. Thanks Tanner for sharin…
 
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…
 
This week we sit down with Joseph Evans of Idafly.com, Joseph joins is from his dorm room in Missoula Montana to talk about his journey in fly fishing. We find out what it brings to his life and his big plans to pursue a career chasing and filming all things fins. He works summers at Henry's Fork Anglers while studying media at the University of Mo…
 
Retired small lakes biologist, fly fishing guide Steve Maricle joins us for a chat about stillwater fly fishing, Thompson River Steelhead and fly fishing the Thompson/Nicola region. We talk about the work he did as a biologist in the Thompson region, what he is up to today, dream trips, tunes, rainbow stocking strains and much more. Thanks Steve fo…
 
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…
 
This week we take you to the east coast of Canada and join Mason Burke of #probablyskunked. Mason has a YouTube channel that follows his fishing many fishing escapades. Fly fishing for Atlantic Salmon and trout, bass fishing, muskie fishing and even ice fishing... he takes to the water with an unbridled enthusiasm and has a unique way of telling it…
 
This week we take you on a road trip. Celebrating the outdoors, sporting diversity, upland game birds and fly fishing. Following last weeks packing for the trip with Josh Crumpton, we check in with the guys in Boise Idaho to find out where this road trip has taken them. Josh is joined by good friends Davin Topel of Real Spirits Distilling and artis…
 
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…
 
This week we take you on a road trip. Celebrating and searching for diversity in fly fishing and hunting. Josh Crumpton owner of Spoke Hollow Outfitters joins us to talk about his sporting diversity road trip which is taking him and his good buddy Davin Topel (fly fishing guide and whiskey distiller) on an epic trip... chasin fins and upland game b…
 
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…
 
This week we sit down with Robert Gillingham out of Boise Idaho. Robert along with his business partner run Karmik Outdoors. Their business caters to the outdoor enthusiast, they provide a platform that connects people with a lost and found and connect service. We learn all about their business and discover where Robert's passion for fly fishing st…
 
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…
 
This week we are joined by Rob Snowhite from Washington, DC. Rob guides the DC area and hosts a long running podcast. The Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast is a staple in my house, Rob has a laid back but educational approach to fly fishing which is entertaining and refreshing. He guides the urban waters of DC chasing shad, carp, snakehead, trout and …
 
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…
 
This week on episode 119 we chat with Jerrald Barsten of Spokane WA. He is an avid fly fisher who runs Selkirk design, he has designed numerous products for the outdoor space including a food hanging system for your time in the bush, the MOJO a lightweight inflatable dog bed and blanket and most recently the "On The Fly" fly rod holder which goes l…
 
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…
 
This week on the program we have a sit down with Steve Popen, from Rochester NY. Fly fishing pro guide, educator, youth pastor, Steve guides the waters of Central NY, Western NY and the Finger Lakes. Trout It Out runs guided adventures chasing big fish all over New York State. Thanks Steve for sharing your story and finding quiet time on the water.…
 
"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…
 
This week we visit with Troy Dettman, guide with Grande Ronde Angler.Troy is a Pacific Northwest based guide who has a vast array of fly fishing opportunities which include the Methow, the Yakima, coastal sea run cutthroat, and Grande Ronde steelhead. He has over 30 years experience in the industry and brings a lot of knowledge to the water. We tal…
 
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 week we have an informative chat with Pete Stitcher of Ascent Fly Fishing. Ascent is a biologist owned and operated fly shop committed to getting you the right flies for the waters you fish. Self proclaimed "fly geek" Pete has grown his company into a vibrant global fly fishing company. We dig deep into the roots of Ascent fly Fishing, talk al…
 
This week we sit down with a couple of fishy guys out of Denver Colorado. We chat with Travis Coe and Taylor Cavey of Fly Cast River Forecast. We talk about all things Colorado fly fishing, seven day river forecasts, up to date and detailed fishing info on some of the best drainage systems in North America. As usual we cover dream days, sports, tun…
 
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…
 
This week we take you to the beach to chat with Captain Quinn. We caught up with him while he was fly fishing at the beach with his young sons. Quinn is and avid fly fisher, videographer, steelheader, comedian, blogger, father, who promotes the outdoors to save the outdoors. He has a YouTube channel that features Poncho the fishing chicken, Steelhe…
 
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 …
 
This week we sit down with Dan Moyers of Catcha. Dan and his business/fly fishing partner Todd Settle have started an on line source where fly anglers can purchase Stream Playbooks on favorite waters written by fly fishing gurus. Get in depth knowledge on your favorite fly fishing spot. Detailed info from industry leaders on where to fish, what to …
 
This week we sit down with Susan Smith of Chinook Wind Outfitters. Susan runs an online fly fishing shop and is based in Chetwynd BC. We talk about the areas grayling, rainbow trout and bull trout fishery and her passion for creating original tying materials and delivering unique materials and products to make your time on the water more enjoyable.…
 
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…
 
This week on the podcast we have a sit down with Tellis Katsogiannos of Torslanda Sweden. He is a certified casting instructor, world champion spey caster, guide and owner of TSD Fly tackle. Tellis is a wealth of information, former power lifter now putting all his strength into the fly fishing industry. Thanks Tellis for sharing your story with us…
 
This week we chat with Jimmie Roop about all things fly tying, fly fishing and chasing small mouth bass in and around Christiansburg VA.We discover where Jimmie's passion for fly fishing comes from, what it brings to his life and in particular what fly tying can bring into your world. Thanks Jimmie for sharing your story with us!…
 
This week on the show we sit down with Dave Stewart of the Wet Fly Swing Podcast. Dave joins us from his home in Portland Oregon. He tells us all about his fly fishing life, his podcasts, life lessons on the water and in the studio. He has a new podcast called The Outdoors Online Marketing Podcast. Ever wondered about starting a podcast? This episo…
 
Captain Allen Cain joins Rob to discuss all things fly fishing coastal North Carolina around Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. This episode has it all. The gear you need, the seasons to fish, the types of flies used, and to always expect a bigger fish out there. The show ends with information on where Rob should fish and eat while on vacation. Pr…
 
This week we are grateful to have a chat with Lani Waller. Lani has chased steelhead all over the world, he is a well renowned author, with books, A Steelheaders Way, River of Dreams, DVD's Lani Wallers Steelhead Legacy. Lani was inducted into the fly fishing hall of fame in 1997, Founding director of the Babine River Foundation and the north coast…
 
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