Show Notes: wetflyswing.com/36
had Skip Morris on the show to talk about trout fishing, fly tying the Lochsa River and a bunch of tips to improved your game. We talk about the power of the woman in fly fishing and hear about Skip’s background publishing 18 books to date.
Skip talks about his biggest influences and some great stories from Alaska, bears and a whale that almost took him down.
Show Notes with Skip Morris
American Sportsman was a big influence for Skip early one.
Here is the Jim Teeny Episode of the podcast.
Skip discusses the Lochsa River in Idaho and how he catches West Slope Cutthroat Trout.
Here’s a pic of West Slope Cutthroat
Tactics for trout, and Seasons for Trout plus The Survival Guide were some of Skip’s book
Skip is working on a book with Chan on lakes.
The first 10 years he had a custom rod business.
Russ Peak was a big influence early on especially because of his experience with fly rods.
Here is the link to the interview with Davy Wotton that I had.
The Light Cahill Cage Fight story
The fly proportion chart
Roderick Haig Brown and A River Never Sleeps is one of the greatest books of all time.
Find out what Predicted Log Racing is here.
Here’s what the blow hole of a whale sounds like.
A link to Skip’s fly tying book
The Morris May Fly Pattern and the Hackled Skips Promise
Fly Tying Lakes on June 24th in Hamilton Mt.
You can connect with Skip at Skipmorrisflytying.com if you have any questions or want to find links to his other books.
Conclusion with Skip Morris
Skip Morris has a wealth of knowledge in fly fishing and especially if you are new to fly tying or fly fishing. Click on the links above in the show notes to find out more about all of Skip’s books and videos.