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Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

Nov 26, 2020

Show Notes:

We get the scoop on Northern California Fly Fishing today with Jared Shakin.  Jared is a guide on the Yuba River and a number of other great Nor Cal rivers.  He breaks out some tips on dry fly fishing the Yuba River.

We also here the story of how Jared moved into guiding after life as an accountant.  Lots of tangents in this one including a Mike Tyson comment and a conversation to whether Nor Cal has become a fly fishing meca.

Show Notes with Jared Shakin

- jared works with Fish First Fly Shop, Fly Fishing Specialties and the main one where Jared works in shop is Kiene's Fly Shop.

- The North Yuba River is the main dry fly river for Jared.  Here's a post that shows some of the Yuba.

- The chubby chernobyl is one of the top 10 flies of all time and a killer for Jared.

- I note Nick Hannah at the Barbless podcast who was on the show here in episode 119.  

- We talk about Jack Trout and the mentorship that Jack provides for Jared.

- Tom Bie was on the podcast here and talked about skiing to guiding.

- Roy Jones jr. on the Joe Rogan show.

- We talk about the Mike Mercer episode and the missing link.

- James Millard from OPST was on the podcast here to talk about micro spey.

You can find Jared at Shakin Rods.

“You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.”
-Wayne Gretzky

Conclusion with Jared Shakin

We dig into Northern California Fly Fishing today with Jared Shakin from Shakin Rods.  We cover it all including dry fly fishing for trout, steelhead on the American and even a little on politics.

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