Podcast: The Resilience of Steelhead, with Dr. Guy Fleischer


Interview begins at 35:30.

This week, my best is Dr. Guy Fleischer , science advisor for the Wild Steelhead Coalition.  We discuss the proposed closure of steelhead fishing on the Olympic Peninsula, how ocean changes affect steelhead survival, and the steelhead life cycle, with an emphasis on how resilient steelhead populations are if we give them half a chance. (We’ll also be publishing a podcast in the next two weeks with Chris Wood, CEO of Trout Unlimited, on the potential removal of four dams on the lower Snake River, which would have a huge impact on steelhead survival.)

In the Fly Box segment, we have some great questions and tips from listeners, including:

  • What flies do you like for the Green Drake hatch?
  • What should I do in the winter months to get ready for next season?
  • Can I land big fish on a Euro nymphing rod without worrying about the rod breaking?
  • When is it time to tie a whole new leader onto your line?
  • How can I catch smallmouth bass in cold water?
  • How do I wade a body of water without spooking fish?
  • Advice from a listener on how to find spawning white bass
  • Tips from a listener on a good way to create a fishing journal using free web resources
  • How do I fish an emerger just a couple inches below the surface?
  • Would it be geeky if I took a bunch of Frisbees or other targets to a fly shop to evaluate a new rod at varying distances?
  • Has anyone been able to distill nine fly boxes into one to eliminate the bulk and clutter?



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