Anchored Podcast Ep. 166: Brad Salon and Sarah Corrigan on Instinctive Shooting, Mushroom Identification, Basketry, Foraging

Brad Salon and Sarah Corrigan own the Roots school in Vermont. They teach a variety of skills, including self-reliance, survival, tracking and naturalist studies. In this episode of Anchored we discuss instinctive shooting, mushroom identification, basket

Episode 14: Jeff Maggio - Lunker Dog

Many people know Jeff Maggio as a social media fishing celebrity…

Into The Backing Podcast Ep. 04: Are Hatchery Fish Really That Bad?

This month’s episode has been brewing since the conception of the Anchored podcast in 2014. Over the last six years, we’ve discussed various concerns about the impact of hatchery fish in wild systems. Every time such an episode airs, it stimulates deb

WFS 145 - The Largest Fly Fishing Community on Facebook with John Billing - Australia, New Zealand

John Billing created the largest free non commercial Facebook group for fly fishing in the world.  We talk about the great resource it is and how it all came to be in over 10 years now running.  With over 44,000 active members this is a great resource i

WFS 144 - Deschutes Salmon Fly Hatch with Elke and Alicia Littleleaf

I sat down with Elke and Alicia Littleleaf from Little Leaf Guides.   We covered some tips on fishing the Deschutes salmon fly hatch and what it’s like being the only native american guide couple on the river.

Ep. 165: Elena Joy Thurston and Kristin Kile on the LGBTQ Community

Elena Joy Thurston is an inspirational speaker and founder of the Pride and Joy Foundation. When she reached out to me to see if we might be able to connect for a podcast, I wasn’t sure how her story linked back to the outdoors. So I tuned it to her TED

Episode 13: Capt. Mark Krowka - The Chosen One

The first time I met Mark Krowka was in the 80's in Ft. Lauderdale…

WFS 143 - Fly Culture Magazine with Pete Tyjas - Euro Nymphing Flies, Chalk Streams, UK Fly Fishing

Pete Tyjas, the editor of Fly Culture Magazine, is on the share a perspective on fishing UK chalk streams and dry flies.  We find out how Pete is fishing for Atlantic Salmon now that he has put in some time for steelhead.

Anchored Podcast Ep. 164: John Dietsch Graced By Waters

John Dietsch is perhaps best known in fly fishing circles for supervising all of the fly fishing scenes on the OSCAR winning film A River Runs Through It, where he also conceived and executed the famous final fishing scene doubling for actor Brad Pitt by

WFS 142 - Skating Steelhead Flies with Jason Osborn from the Portland Fly Shop

Jason Osborn is on the podcast to share the story of how he came to own the Portland Fly Shop and some tips on why they have been successful.  Find out about the Kalama and how Jason used to catch fish year around on this river. 

WFS 142 - Skating Steelhead Flies with Jason Osborn from the Portland Fly Shop

Jason Osborn is on the podcast to share the story of how he came to own the Portland Fly Shop and some tips on why they have been successful.  Find out about the Kalama and how Jason used to catch fish year around on this river. 

Anchored Podcast Ep. 163: Hank Shaw on Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

Hank Shaw is a celebrated chef, author and outdoorsman who runs the award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. In this episode of Anchored, Hank and I walk through his timeline, stopping along the way to discuss how we age game-birds, our favourit

Episode 12: Nathaniel Linville - Angling Genius

Wherever you look in life, you’ll find exceptional individuals…

WFS 141 - AK Best on Production Fly Tying, Dry Flies, Colorado, Red Quill Parachute, Colorado Caddis, Winged Beetle

I had the pleasure of interviewing AK Best to talk about tying dry flies and his life in fly fishing.  We also hear some of the other influential parts of his life including how he survived his music night life.

WFS 140 - The Mono Rig, Nymphing and Streamers with Domenick Swentosky - Troutbitten, Pennsylvania

Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima leader for the butt section of his mono rig.  A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry.  Troutbitten

Episode 11: Stu Apte - Down and Dirty

There has never been a more important person to tarpon fishing…

Into The Backing Ep. 3: Is Catch and Release Fishing Selfish?

My guests today include big game specialist and Sportfishing captain Vic Levett, Australian fishing guide Justin Duggan, and steelhead guide and photographer Adrienne Comeau, who also just happens to be a life-long vegetarian. In this episode of Into the

WFS 139 - Jerry French and the Intruder Revolution - Spey, Steelhead, Aqua Flies, Ed Ward, Skagit

We find out how the intruder drove the lines and rods and how Ed Warn Scott Odonnel and others created the huge change for steelhead fly fisherman.

WFS 138 - Fly Fishing and Tying with Rich Strolis - Streamers, Farmington River, Catching Shadows, Kelly Galloup

Rich Strolis shares his story and how he has become known as one of the big streamer guys.  Rich breaks down how he designs flies and what he thinks about when coming up with new patterns.

Episode 10: Capt. Dustin Huff - Building His Own Legacy

Dustin Huff was born a prodigy into the Royal Family of South…

WFS 137 - COVID-19 Tips for Fly Fishing Brands with Matt Smythe

COVID-19 Update for Fly Fishing Brands.  Matt Smythe, the communications coordinator for AFFTA,  sheds some light on what AFFTA is doing for fly fishing brands during the corona virus pandemic.  We find out what AFFTA does and how they balance politics