This week I’m interviewing Devin Olsen, who you may know from his competitive fly fishing success, but we’re not going to talk about that here. Instead, Devin shows us what to look for when approaching a stream for the first time and how to strategize for a day’s fishing. His new book Tactical fly fishing is available, and we’re getting a taste of what you’ll learn from it.

In this week’s Fly Box we’re talking about:

  1. Switching kids from a spinning rod to a switch rod.
  2. How to deal with a friend’s muddy and bloody feathers on a duck hunt.
  3. How to display fly rods in your home.
  4. If my jig hooks bend when stuck in a hook, should I just bend them back and reuse?
  5. If a 5 weight rod is considered an all round graphite rod, does this also apply to fiberglass rods?
  6. What is the difference between chicken necks and chicken capes?
  7. A great suggestion for carrying a landing net on the plane
  8. Are catastrophic floods ruining trout fishing and insect life?
  9. What length and line size do you recommend for both smallmouth bass and steelheads?
  10. Can I catch catfish with a fly rod?
  11. How should I organize my Bonefish fly boxes?
  12. Which Depth Charge line grain weight is best for surf fishing?

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Devin Olsen with a stunning bull trout.
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