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  • 2 Guys & a River Podcast

    S4:Ep20 Organizing Your Fly Box Chaos

    Fly box chaos is real. You start out nice and organized, with pretty little rows, and then the Law of Entropy kicks in. Next thing you know, your fly box looks like a tossed salad. In this episode, we interview Peter Stitcher, with Ascent Fly Fishing. Peter has come up with a simple but biologically organized method for making sense of your fly box. Peter is a legit biologist, and his solution is briliant. By the way, Peter has given our listeners a discount on his “Creating Order in Your Fly Box” film to help you implement his approach. Scroll down to get your promo code.

  • Trout Porn Podcast

    Ep61: Fly Fishing Rendezvous with Peter Stitcher

    Sat down with Peter Sticher of Ascent Fly Fishing/River Oracle and we talked about a TON of things. We broke down fishing during the spawn, what to look for, and how to not get in trouble. We talked about some upcoming hatches this spring and summer. The YouTube channel was discussed as well as the videos it contains. Then we got into the meat and potatoes of the evening, the Fly Fishing Rendezvous. Tons and tons of speakers, tons of classes, so many reasons to get there and enjoy it. Buy your FFR tickets in advance and use the code TROUTPORN for a $7 ticket. Visit my awesome sponsors at the links below. 5280angler.com Westernvisionslanyards.com Ascentflyfishing.com Flyfishingrendezvous.com

  • Trout Porn Podcast

    Ep50: Round two with Peter Stitcher

    Sat down for another episode with Peter Stitcher from Ascent Fly Fishing, one of the new sponsors of the Trout Porn Podcast. We talked about some new flies coming your way, how to shop small if you can’t shop local, and the benefits of organizing your fly box per the hatch. Don’t forget to visit our sponsors for all your needs. 5280angler.com Ascentflyfishing.com Westernvisionslanyards.com

  • Gritty Angler Podcast

    Ep56: Match The Hatch With Ascent FlyFishing

    Right Bugs, More Tugs! Peter Stitcher, aquatics biologist, helps us understand bugs and trout feeding behavior during hatches. He explains the PAUSE method, which can help all anglers identify hatches and the food source that trout are keying in on.

  • Denver Outfitters Podcast

    Ep11: Peter Stitcher - Fly Fishing Rendezvous & Punk Rock Bugs

    This episode of the podcast, Jill and Cort dork out on bugs with an expert.

  • Bugs, Bugs Bugs, with Peter Stitcher

    Bugs, Bugs Bugs, with Peter Stitcher

    This week I interview aquatic biologist and fly fisher Peter Stitcher, who not only has a great way of organizing fly boxes (a question I have always neglected to answer properly), he also has some great guidance on how to figure out what is in the river and how to pick a fly from your box that will do the best job of imitating that insect—without any detailed knowledge of entomology. If you learn his acronyms PAUSE and MATCH I am convinced you will have all the knowledge you need to be more successful. Listen to the podcast to learn what these acronyms mean. In The Fly Box, we have all sorts of great questions this week: · The difference between braided and furled leaders · How to Euro nymph rivers with spooky trout · Fishing a midge larva behind a streamer · The difference between “freshwater” and “saltwater” rods · How to transition from saltwater to freshwater fly fishing · Can I use my steelhead reel in salt water? · How to travel with a large net · Tricks for avoiding bulk when tying tiny flies · When to put a fighting trout on the reel · Tips for making very short roll casts · Using cat fur for dubbing · Decreasing hooking mortality on small brookies · How to avoid large cracks in fly lines

  • The Drake Cast

    Ep16: Denver's Dirty Secret / A Yellowstone River...

    This week we travel back to the United States. In the first part of the episode, we visit a fishy hideout in the suburbs of Denver. It's there that we meet Peter Stitcher, the owner of Ascent Fly Fishing. He shows us his secret stash and reveals a few fishy tips that should help us all catch a few more trouts. We then take Peter's ideas and head into the mountains to try them out. (This story was originally produced in November 2016 for a project that later grew into The DrakeCast). You can find out more information about Peter's operation and Ascent Fly Fishing at www.ascentflyfishing.com The second half of the episode is a look back at last year's massive die-off of whitefish on Montana's Yellowstone River. Bozeman Daily Chronicle reporter Michael Wright originally broke this story in August of 2016. He shares with us the development of the crisis, how it affected the local community, and how the experience has shaped Montana today. To read a written version of this story, visit The Drake's website: http://www.drakemag.com/featured-content/daily-drake/1856-yellowstone-river-montana-fish-kill-revisited.html For more information on this episode, visit The Drake's website:

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