Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

Feb 9, 2021

Show Notes:

Sponsor: Stonefly Nets:

Sponsor: Anglers Coffee:

Todd Scharf shares some huge tips on finding Skeena river steelhead and the gear you need to have a successful trip up north in British Columbia.  Todd runs the legendary Skeena Steelhead lodge and provides some insight on a 10 year commitment.

Todd shares the exact lines and head he uses and why and when you should fish shallow vs deep for steelhead.  We also find out about the connection to Arc'teryx and the early days of the G4 Simms Waders and when to use a single hand spey for steelhead.

Skeena River Steelhead Show Notes with Todd Scharf

- Rob Bryce was on the podcast in episode 20 and covered Skeena Steelhead fishing.

- Northbound is a short movie that was produced on the Skeena.

- I noted the Steelhead Alley episode with Greg Senyo who guides in the midwest.

- Legendary Skeena Steelhead Lodge can be found at Upstream Adventures.

- Scott McGarva was on the podcast and had the Ankle Deep and 20' quote.

- The OPST Riffle is great when you need the inside edge

- George Cook was on the podcast here and has worked with Todd on the hunting and fishing side.

- Golden West Fly Shop from Mike Maxwell

- Todd noted Bob Meiser and the Meiser rods in the early days.

- I noted the OPST Commando Smooth and Todd break down the other products from Pure Skagit.

- We talk about the Groove vs the Smooth

- Simon Gawesworth was on the podcast wh

- The blue balls intruder

You can find Todd at

"Wherever you see that jiggle, that's where I'm fishing."
-Todd Scharf

Skeena River Conclusion with Todd Scharf

Todd Scharf shares the gear and tips on finding and swinging up steelhead on the Skeena River system.  We talk about the difference between fishing the Skeena vs some of the tributaries.

We also dig into single-hand spey and other great lines for Skeena River steelhead fishing.

Show Notes:

Sponsor: Anglers Coffee:

Sponsor: Stonefly Nets: