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Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

This is a fly fishing education and lifestyle podcast hosted by Rob Snowhite, a renowned urban fly fishing guide based in Northern Virginia. Rob's background in biology, education, and fishing will keep you entertained for hours. Mostly family friendly. Contact Rob for episode sponsorship, guided trips, or custom flies. www.robsnowhite.com Produced by Jason Reif.
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Sep 21, 2018

Sam Looper is talented fly tier using multiple techniques to create world class flies for big fish. He was in town recently and dropped in for dinner and to tie some flies. We recorded live during his tying session. In this episode you will learn some of Sam's tying tips for poppers, his favorite brand of tying scissors, and how to use an airbrush system with Copic pens.

Produced by Jason Reif

Sam says this podcast is brought to you by Dry Fly Distilling.

Aug 31, 2018

The second in a two-part series on fly fishing Cape Cod. Rob begins to understand how the physical geography of the Cape dictates water temperatures, winds, currents, and where the fish feed. A visit to the Goose Humomck, amazing potato salad, and a bass pond in Upstate New York.

Aug 27, 2018

Rob's family visited Cape Cod, Massachusetts this summer for his mother in law's 7oth birthday. This is part one of a two part travelogue documenting Rob's first time fishing the Cape and in doing he discovers there is a major learning curve to finding fish. We start at Bear's Den fly shop.

Aug 6, 2018

Rob wanted to learn more about fly fishing up on Cape Cod where his family is vacationing this summer. Rob interviews Anthony Lombardo of Bear's Den Fly Fishing Co. In this episode we learn about the Cape's location, what to bring, seasonality of bait, local patterns and so much more. Be sure to follow Anthony on Instagram.

Produced by Freestone Media.

Bears Den

Jul 22, 2018

The Snowhite's annual visit to Columbus, Ohio for the Independence Day week festivities. A road trip full of new fishing spots, bulgogi tacos, rain, craft beer discoveries, and a major lack of bourbon choices and new pants.

Produced by Freestone Media

Jul 16, 2018

Rob interviews Capt. Chris Siess about his passion for all things fly fishing, tying, and traveling. In a single day Chris can take clients out for redfish, smallmouth bass, and brook char. Chris chooses his super power to make him a better angler and shares his recipe for a post fishing sandwich!

Knot The Reel World

Produced by Freestone Media

Jul 8, 2018

Episode 205. Rob interviews Florida's Drew Chicone. We learn how to organize a fly tying room, what happens when you collide your SUP with a snook, fly tying hacks, protection from the sun and all about E6000. Please visit his site and purchase his books!

Salty Fly Tying

Sponsored by Filison

Produced By Freestone Media

 

Jun 24, 2018

Episode 204. The DC Metro area has had a LOT of rain this year. Fishing has not been easy with constant floods. In this episode Rob breaks down the science behind how fish hear and how to adjust your fishing techniques to pursue fish in muddy water.

Jun 11, 2018

Episode 203. Rob interviews Tony Friedrich. You may know Tony as the founder of Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest. Tony discusses the health of the east coast fishery with regards to The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. We learn about the history of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, how to pull off the perfect heist, and the problems with harvesting menhaden.

Produced by Freestone Media.

May 29, 2018

This episode features Alex Binsted of Fletcher's Cove. Alex was born and raised within walking distance of the Potomac River in Washington, DC. Much of his youth was spent fishing at Fletcher’s Boathouse. When he’s not fishing he works as a manager at Fletcher’s Boathouse. This is an episode for all types of anglers. Rob and Alex also discuss current environmental issues with the cove and Friends of Fletcher’s Cove.

Binsted Lures

Produced by Freestone Media

Brought to you by Filson

 

May 21, 2018

Rob discusses the lackluster 2018 shad run on the Potomac River. The peak of the run didn't materialize as is should have due to several environmental factors. There were a few days of amazing fishing but not the type of fishing experienced most years.

Produced by Freestone Media.

Apr 25, 2018

Episode 200! Rob interviews Langdon Cook, writer, instructor, angler, and lecturer on wild foods and the outdoors. Rob invited Langdon on the podcast after reading Upstream- Searching for wild salmon, from river to table.

Produced by Freestone Media

Brought to you by Dry Fly Distilling

Apr 16, 2018

Rob interviews members of The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) about Washington D.C.'s waters and the fish that swim through them with a focus on shad. DOEE is the leading authority on energy and environmental issues affecting the District of Columbia. Using a combination of regulations, outreach, education, and incentives, their agency administers programs and services to fulfill it's mission. DOEE works collaboratively with other government agencies, residents, businesses, and institutions to promote environmentally responsible behavior that will lead to a more sustainable urban environment.

Produced by Freestone Media

Apr 5, 2018

The Snowhite's spent a few days in Philadelphia over spring break. Rob’s wife had a list of bucket list restaurants to try. The best sandwich Rob ate might surprise you. This is not a fishing podcast. Favorite places to eat were Goldie, El Compadre, Zahav, and P&S Ravioli. Listen as Rob talks about his vacation and the observations he made while in Philly. Pictures on blog.

Produced by Freestone Media

Mar 26, 2018

Rob gave a presentation at the Orvis store in Tysons, Virginia on March 15, 2018. This is the audio from the presentation. Everything you need to know to fly fish for shad on the Potomac River in Washington, DC. Book now for guided trips.

Sponsored By Speedwell Law

Produced By Freestone Media

Donate to Project Healing Waters 2-Fly Tournament 

Mar 20, 2018

Rob starts off with an interview about a fly fishing property for sale in Alberta, Canada. The second part of the podcast are some suggestions for clients on how to prep for a guided trip. All talking points are from real events. 

Please consider donating to the Project Healing Waters 2-Fly Tournament

Produced by Freestone Media

 

Mar 12, 2018

In this episode Rob interviews exhibitors and fly tiers. Please look them up on social media. This is the last of the show season for Rob as the shad run is about to start. Shad were a hot topic at this year's show. Many thanks to the listeners that stopped by.

Produced by Freestone Media

Please consider donating to the Project Healing Waters 2 Fly Tournament

Feb 26, 2018

Rob has his own system for packing gear. Listen as he describes how he packs differently for road trips with and with out the family, plane trips, and a variety of excursions. The propane heater is not kept on over night in the car.

Produced by Freestone Media

Feb 19, 2018

Fly fishing is more than just catching fish. In this episode Rob and Matthew Lourdeau discuss all things brook trout and what inspires Matthew to write his blog Casting Across. Rob's Skype is acting funny so audio is not as solid as expected.

Produced by FreeStone Media

Feb 7, 2018

The Fly Fishing Show moved from Somerset to Edison this year. This is the largest fly fishing show in the world. Rob had some free time to walk around while tying and demonstrating his flies. Rob introduced his newest pattern, the Bass Siren. Be glad you can't smell the rotten shark eating contest.

Produced by Freestone Media

Sponsored by Speedwell Law

Jan 29, 2018

Rob interviews Joseph Bogaard of Save Our Wild Salmon (SOS). They discuss damn removal, salmonid and orca conservation, and much more.

SOS is a coalition of northwest and national conservation organizations, recreational and commercial fishing associations, clean energy and orca advocates, businesses and citizens committed to protecting and restoring abundant, self-sustaining fishable populations of salmon and steelhead to the Columbia-Snake River Basin for the benefit of people and ecosystems.

Produced by Jason Reif of Freestone Media

Jan 20, 2018

Live from the 2018 Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival. Rob interviews vendors and talks about his experience at the show. Saturday was very busy with lots of listeners stopping by the booth. Many thanks to Andrew and Zach for helping out. Rob's next appearance will be a the Fly Fishing Show in Edison, NJ. He'll be tying near the food court!

Produced by Freestone Media

Jan 12, 2018

Debbie Hanson aka SheFishes2 is a fly fishing guide, educator, and blogger in Southwest Florida. Rob has a lifelong interest in fishing southern Florida and Debbie is the perfect podcast guest to talk about Southwest Florida's biodiversity, getting women and children into fly fishing, and the cure for fire ant bites. Be sure to follow Debbie on social media.

shefishes2.com  

Produced by Jason Reif of Freestone Media

Dec 8, 2017

Part 1. Rob interviews Wian van Blommestein of Ayoba-Yo about his locally made Biltong.

Part 2. Rob explains what goes on behind the scenes as a fly fishing guide - prepping gear, monitoring weather, and lots more. Client's only see the tip of the iceberg. This is a must-listen episode for those burgeoning fly fishing guides.

Produced by Freestone Media

Brought to you by Ayoba-Yo

Nov 30, 2017

Rob returns to SRNY for fall steelhead fishing. The past two Novembers have not been productive. Heavy rains the week before raised the water levels by thousands of cubic feet per second. Will the water levels effect the fishing? The biggest salmon run in years is over. Will steelhead be in the river eating eggs? Be sure to check out Rob's blog for pictures of the trip.

Produced by Freestone Media

Brought to you by Speedwell Law

 

 

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