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Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

Feb 5, 2019

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Ben Furimsky talks about the Fly Fishing Show, the largest fly fishing trade show in the world.  Ben tells us how you can get the most out of the next show an some of the famous guests that attend.

We get into the Film Festival, the Gunnison River and a bunch of more useful information.  Ben also shares his perspective on surfing, specolli from fast times and tons of other useful fun facts about his life.

Show Notes with Ben Furimsky

The Fly Fishing Show is the largest fly fishing trade show in the world.

George Harvey was a big influence for Ben's father Chuck.  Techniques for Trout was a solid book by George.

George Daniel was on the podcast in episode 55 and noted the influence of the PA school of fly fishing education.

Joe Humphries taught the Penn State Class and was another mentor for Ben and many others.

Furimsky's BDE is a pattern Ben developed and one he is most proud of.  Watch the video here.

We talk about Lefty Kreh and how it will be impossible to ever replace what Lefty brought to the sport.

Flip Pallot told a story about Lefty Krey saving the day during Huricane Andrew.

Gary Borger was on the podcast and broke down nymphing in episode 45.

Ben notes Jason Randall's book - Nymph Masters: Fly-Fishing Secrets from Expert Anglers as one he's been enjoying recently.

1000 True Fans by Kevin Kelly is a great article that shows what you need to succeed in any business.

Kelly Galloup was on the show in episode 52 and discussed ego among other things.

You can reach Ben at

Conclusion with Ben Furimsky

Ben shared his perspective on running the largest fly fishing show in the world and a bunch of other great background on fly fishing.

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