[Interview starts at 42:20]
This week’s podcast is fun to listen to, even if you don’t need any tips on how to get a friend into fly fishing. Charlie Berens is a talented writer and comedian with a Midwestern flair (check out his You Tube videos), and Adam Greul is a musician with the band Horseshoes and Hand Grenades and also has a number of solo albums. Adam recently introduced Charlie to fly fishing and their experiences are both valuable and funny.
As a bonus, we’ve included a song they did together at the end of the podcast.
In The Fly Box, we have some great questions and tips from listeners, including:
- Sometimes I see trout from a bridge, but other times I don’t. Is this unusual and why?
- What is the difference between a $100 fly rod and a $1,000 fly rod?
- A suggestion on how to arrange your flies and droppers to lessen tangles.
- A suggestion on how to instill better etiquette on our waters.
- I keep losing fish once they are hooked. Do I need a better hook-setting strategy?
- A great suggestion from a listener on how to tie a weedless bass fly, and some techniques for fishing it.
- If you find nothing is working for you on a trout stream, what do you do?
- What is the best way to fish plunge pools on small streams?
- What is the difference between a slow rejection to a fly and a splashy one, and what can I do when a trout rejects my fly?