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Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast

Apr 23, 2019

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I sat down with Joe Humphreys, one of the great fly fishing personalities of the 20th century.  Joe shares is life in fly fishing, wrestling and teaching both young and old.

You'll get a perspective on the history of fly fishing from Joe today and from his movie Live the Stream.  You'll here Joe tell the story of how he caught the largest trout on the fly in the state of PA.  Plus he'll describe night fishing and some great tips if you ever find yourself out in the evening.

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Show Notes with Joe Humphreys

Live the Stream is the new movie based on Joe's life.

George Harvey was one of Joe's early mentors in fly fishing

George Daniel was on the podcast in episode 55 where we talked about Joe's style including the occasion slap around to get you fired up.

Orvis Helios Rod was recommended by Joe as one of his present day goto sticks.

Cortland 9' for a 5 weight and a 10' rod are two of Joe's present day rods.

You can see the movie at

Conclusion with Joe Humphreys

Joe tells a great story about the state record brown trout caught on Fishing Creek in Pennsylvania.  Joe shares some great tips on fishing wet flies, nymphs and dry flies.  A really cool conversation with one of the all time fly fishing mentors of all time.

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