Wed, 22 December 2010
Montana fly-fishing guide, Simon Perkins is back home in Vermont for Christmas and joins Tom for a podcast on lessons learned the hard way. It's the mistakes that make us wise, if we learn from them. Learn from Tom and Simon's mistakes so you dont have to make them yourself!
Direct download: Lessons_Learned_the_Hard_Way_with_Simon_Perkins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT
Wed, 15 December 2010
Tom takes the mystery out of packing for your next trip telling you what you need, what you don't and what you REALLY shouldn't forget to bring.
He also shares his top five flies for fresh and saltwater.
Direct download: Traveling_with_Fly_Gear.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT
Thu, 9 December 2010
In this episode, Tom is joined by Peter Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing School to revisit a subject that we have covered in the past, but is still requested: common casting mistakes. We've all made them, in this podcast learn how to identify and fix them.
Direct download: Top_Five_Casting_Mistakes_Revisited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT
Wed, 8 December 2010
Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO, talks with Massachussetts TU volunteer Warren Winders about sea-run brook trout and why a small stream in the midst of a cranberry bog in Massachusetts is key to this population of sea-run brook trout.
Direct download: Trout_Unlimited_Podcast_Sea_Run_brook_trout.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT
Thu, 2 December 2010
Tom covers a lot of material in this podcast. In the "Fly Box" section, he compares and contrasts vests vs chest packs vs waist packs vs sling packs, he covers how best to keep your flies floating (and reveals his secret) and then answers a question about realistic vs impressionistic flies.
The main topic of this podcast, though is what easterners can expect when taking a fishing trip west and what westerners can expect when making a trip east. What are the differences? How can you best prepare?
Direct download: The_Go_East_-_Go_West_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT
Wed, 1 December 2010
Jack Williams Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO, talks with TU’s senior scientist, Jack Williams, about the looming possibility that the Federal Drug Administration will give approval to genetically modify salmon for human consumption. Could trout be the next animal to be genetically modified for food?
Direct download: Trout_Unlimited_Podcast-_Genetically_Modified_Fish.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT