In addition to chatting with Chris Pandolfi, vocalist and banjo player for The Infamous Stringdusters, a multiple award-winning bluegrass band (including the 2018 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, “The Laws of Gravity”), Tom talks about winter tailwaters, hook-setting and a host of other seasonal topics. Listen to the full podcast here.
Wet Fly Swing interviews Peter Stitcher of Ascent Fly Fishing on entomology, the PAUSE method, hatch organization, how to organize your box and when to fish mouse patterns. Peter also talks about how he takes street kids off the street and welcomes them into their home.
April Vokey’s new podcast series features interviews with influential people in the fly fishing industry. In the candid conversations, anglers like Lani Waller, Dave McCoy, and Simon Gawesworth talk about their careers and life on and off the water. The Anchored podcast episodes can be streamed online through Vokey’s website, and are also available on...
Back for its 8th season, producer Zach Matthews leads out the new series of The Itinerant Angler podcasts with an interview with Kirk Deeter, “editor extraordinaire.” Talking fly shops, Guyana, and the future of the sport, this season’s line-up is off to a strong start. Also check out the extensive series archives Matthews has put together, dating...
After talking a bit about panfishing, Tom discusses when to move and when to stay put when fishing everything from trout streamers, nymphs, and dries, to Atlantic salmon, bonefish, and steelhead Direct download: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Tom Rosenbauer talks where fly-tying materials come from, getting wet flies to swing deeper, fishing logs, and fishing small flies underwater. The main portion of the podcast focuses on different kinds of trout and how to fish for them—hatchery vs. wild trout and pressured vs. remote streams. Direct download: Hatchery Vs. Wild Trout
Tom Rosenbauer talks about the legalities of collecting road kill, "sloppy" flies, and tailwater insects, and offers ten tips for fishing caddisflies. "Caddisflies are one of the most abundant aquatic insects in trout streams, and the fishing can range from incredibly easy to downright frustrating. But trout almost always love to eat them so we need to...
Tom Rosenbauer talks about filling your nymph box with the right patterns for most fishing situations, and recommends a classic book: Gary Lafontaine's Caddisflies. (Read an excerpt on MidCurrent.) He also talks about finding and identifying fish redds or breeding beds. Direct download: Stocking a Deadly Nymph Box
Tom Rosenbauer's holiday podcast offers "better gift ideas" for fly fishers: memberships to conservation groups like Trout Unlimited or Bonefish and Tarpon Unlimited, tuition to a fishing school, a trip to a lodge or a guided excursion, a tying kit, and others. Direct download: Last-Minute Holiday Gifts
In his latest podcast Tom Rosenbauer talks about effective ways to either pare down your fly selection or turn your box into virtual library of patterns. But he starts with a few suggestions, for a book about avoiding danger in the backcountry and for a must-have vest item. Direct download: Ten Tips for Filling a Fly Box