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

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

Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/142 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 River and how Jason was able to catch fish year around on this river.  Show Notes with Jason Osborn Northwest Fly Fishing Outfitters was Jason’s previous employer before opening up the Portland Fly Shop. Jason talks about Jim Teeny on the Kalama back in the day.  Teeny was the Derek Jeeter of Fly Fishing. The Klamath skater, the bomber and the waller waker are all good flies. We talk about the riffle hitch when using wet flies for waking flies. I @ mentioned Jason on a salmon fly skater.  a chubby Chernobyl might be the best skater for trout. Steven bird was on the podcast here to talk about trout spey Jerry French’s Camo squid Frank Moore was on the podcast here and noted the skunk as one of his patterns. Steelhead U Caddis Fly is a great resource Travis was on the podcast here.  You can find Jason at the Portland Fly Shop here   Resources Noted in the Show We talk about fall caddis and why they work later in the season.  You can listen to Tom Larimer talk about summer steelhead here. Steelhead University Videos Noted in the Show Here’s a video on skating flies for steelhead on the Dean how to tie a chubby chernobyl   Conclusion with Jason Osborn Jason Osborn describes the experience of opening and running a new fly shop.  Find out why he quit guiding and why the new fly shop has been successful.  We hear about the Kalama and other SW Washington rivers and how they have changed over the years We also dig into the Dean River and how you might use waking flies for steelhead on this great river.  We also break out some skating tips for rainbow trout as well.  https://wetflyswing.com/142

Duration: 53 min

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