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This blog is about my life as a fly fisherman, guide, and fly fishing instructor in and around Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.

Monday, July 15, 2019

236 | Chef Tom Colicchio

Rob interviews chef Tom Colicchio. Tom Colicchio is the chef and owner of Crafted Hospitality, judge on Bravo's Top Chef, and an avid angler. In this episode Tom and Rob discuss Tom's culinary career, oceanic seafood sustainability, places to eat and fish, life as a culinary competition show judge, and off shore fly fishing. We learn Tom's bucket list fishing destination and what you should never put on top of a pizza. Rob did not ask Tom about Okra. 

Produced by Jason Reif

Sponsored by Traeger Grills

Crafted Hospitality

New Podcats Episode!

Thursday, June 20, 2019

235 | Bass Fly Tying Materials

Rob breaks down what he likes and doesn't like with regards to fly tying materials. Listen as he describes his favorite materials by color and texture, where to purchase them, and the specific flies he ties with each material. 

This episode is brought to you by Traeger Grills

Produced by Jason Reif of Freestone Productions

New Podcats Episode!

Friday, June 7, 2019

234 | Joe Jackson aka Sgt. Bass Fisher

Joe Jackson is a United States Army Veteran. Joe discovered fly fishing and fly tying through Project Healing Waters after a near tragic event. Sgt. Bass Fisher has become a master of fly tying utilizing deer hair to carve everything from hummingbirds to a Razorback hog. In this episode Rob and Joe discuss family life, fly tying, fly tying materials and tools to Joe's background in music. 

Project Healing Waters 

Produced by Jason Reif 

New Podcats Episode!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

233 | Kiki Galvin | Guide & Volunteer

Kiki Galvin has been named as one of six women who are revolutionizing the world of fly fishing by Blue Ridge Outdoors. Kiki is a fly fishing guide, volunteer, mentor, and friend to many anglers. Her free time is spent volunteering for numerous fly fishing organizations. She has been a board member of Project Healing Waters and is the Vice President of the Northern Virginia Chapter of Trout Unlimited. 

Rob invited Kiki over to tell her story. 

Produced by Jason Reif of Freestone Productions


New Podcats Episode!

Monday, May 13, 2019

FFC_Dan Davala

Dan Davala dropped in to the FFC Headquarters for a little Pappy Van Winkle tasting and podcasting by the fire pit. Dan Davala is an Orvis Fly Fishing Travel Specialist. He is the former the Fishing Manager at Orvis Arlington, Virginia and is the founder of the Tidal Potomac Fly Roddders. Dan and his family now reside in Vermont. In this episode we'll learn about Dan's life of fly fishing from the small streams here in Fairfax to exotic and non-exotic locations near and far. 

Produced By Freestone Productions 

New Podcats Episode!

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