Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast: Tom Rosenbauer on Fishing “the Dawn Patrol”

After announcing the “Orvis Endorsed Operations of the Year” and offering a suggestion for small-stream rod size, Tom talks about dawn fishing for trout, tarpon, stripers, bonefish, permit, and steelhead. Excerpt: “You can miss a lot of great fishing by …

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Podcast: Rosenbauer on Vests vs. Packs and “Going West, Going West”

In his latest podcast Tom Rosenbauer compares vests, chest packs, waist packs and sling packs, covers how best to keep your flies floating (and reveals his secret), and answers a question about realistic vs. impressionistic flies. But the main topic …

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Podcast: Rosenbauer on “Five Common Casting Mistakes”

Fly casting “video analyst” Pete Kutzer talks with Tom Rosenbauer about five common casting mistakes, including: not keeping the rod tip moving in a straight line, not watching your backcast, and starting with the rod tip too high. Tom also …

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Podcast: Tom Rosenbauer on Traveling with Fly Gear

After offering a couple of tips on wading in saltwater and flies you “absolutely have to have,” Tom talks about the challenges of traveling with fly fishing gear. “Plan on breaking a rod… and a reel. You really should take …

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Podcast: Learning from Your Mistakes

Montana fly-fishing guide and kids’ fly fishing camp director Simon Perkins talks with Tom Rosenbauer about “lessons learned the hard way.” Perkins: “I think my first ‘lesson learned the hard way’ was when I was five years old and called …

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Podcast: Rosenbauer on “The First 30 Feet”

In his latest podcast, Tom gives a bunch of fly tips then talks about the challenges of getting that first 30 feet of fly line out of the rod tip. “It’s a problem that everybody has. Getting the line out …

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