Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast

Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast started off as a classroom based educational show about fly fishing. Each episode will cover a different aspect of fly fishing from entomology, hydrology, ichthyology, rods, reels, gear, fly tying, cold weather layering, fishing around Washington D.C. and more. The podcast quality gets better as Producer Jason of Freestone Media joins the team. Please visit Rob's website www.robsnowhite.com for more information and to book your guided trip.

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Website
http://www.robsnowhite.com
Description
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. Contact Rob for episode sponsorship, guided trips, or custom flies. www.robsnowhite.com Produced by Jason Reif.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-03-11 22:54
last episode published
2019-03-11 18:36
publication frequency
14.85 days
Contributors
Rob Snowhite author  
Fly Fishing Consultant owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
225
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Categories
Science & Medicine Sports & Recreation Natural Sciences Outdoor

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
11.03.2019

225 | Fish Slime | Everything You Thought You Knew Plus Information You Didn't

Rob set out to answer some questions about the detrimental effects of handling fish out of water. He didn't exactly find the answers he was looking for but found all sorts of other interesting information about fish 'slime'. You won't find information ...
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6.03.2019

224 | Geeking Out On Bugs With Peter Stitcher | Ascent Fly Fishing

Rob met Peter Stitcher at the Virginia Fly Fishing Show in January 2019. Rob and Peter are both bug geeks with backgrounds in biology. They decided to set up a podcast to geek out on bugs, discuss Peter's humanitarian work, his fishing show, bucket lis...
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26.02.2019

223 | Alice Owsley | Fly Fishing West Yellowstone

Rob and Alice sat down at The Fly Fishing Show in Edison to record Alice's story. Alice grew up in the Midwest and was educated on the East Coast before she moved out West. Alice shares her story with ways to avoid mountain lions, how to cater trips to...
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18.02.2019

222 | Wanda Taylor - Marlin On The Fly

Rob sat down with Wanda Taylor at the 2019 Fly Fishing Show in Edison NJ to listen to and share her story. Wanda Taylor has been a professional guide, fly casting instructor, and author for decades. In this episode we learn about fly fishing for marlin...
5.02.2019

221 | Edison Fly Fishing Show 2019

Vignettes. Live from The Fly Fishing Show in Edison, NJ. Rob interviews several attendees at the show from nonprofits to entrepreneurs, fly tiers, students, and travelers. Produced by Jason Reif
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29.01.2019

220 | Tight Line Nymphs 101 With Joe Bragg

West Virginia's Joe Bragg joins Rob on this episode to break down just exactly what is a tight line nymph. When Joe isn't putting out fires he is tying flies or fishing them. They discuss all things pepperoni rolls, how to avoid friction and drag when ...
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17.01.2019

219 | 2019 Virginia Fly Fishing And Wine Festival

Rob interviews friends old and new during the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival. Snow is in the forecast and no one seems to know how much is going to fall. Rob took a few breaks from tying and talking fishing to walk around and ask a few questi...
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10.01.2019

218 | The Mayfly Project

Mentoring Foster Children Through Fly Fishing. Rob interviews Jess Westbrook of The Mayfly Project. This not-for profit organization builds relationships with children in foster care through fly fishing and introduces them to their local water ecosyste...
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30.12.2018

217 | Fly Fishing Montana With John McKinnie | Montana Lifestyle & Fly Fishing

Rob catches up with John McKinnie of McKinnie Fly Fishing Outfitters of Montana. Rob and John fished together a few years ago during the spring Potomac shad run. John learned about fly fishing on an eastern tidal river. Now its his turn to talk about w...
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20.12.2018

christmas island, fly skinz, jonathan kiley, fly fishing, bonefish, trevally, trevaly, trigger fish, fishing, travel, adventure, galavant, rob snowhite, fishing, saltwater fishing, coral, scuba, indian ocean, indo pacific, booby

Episode 216 Jonathan Kiley (Fly Skinz) recently returned from a trip to Christmas Island. Rob got called Jonathan almost as soon as he returned home. In this adrenaline filled episode we learn all about fly fishing for bonefish, trigger fish, and giant...
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9.12.2018

215 | Greg Liu | Salmon River NY Steelhead Guide

Rob met up with Salmon River steelhead guide Greg Liu on his recent trip to New York. Greg has guided clients for steelhead for several decades. In this episode we learn about salmon eggs at different stages, how to fish water at different levels, when...
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27.11.2018

214 | Salmon River New York Steelhead 2018

Rob hosted a group of friends on the Salmon River of New York in November 2018. Listen as they search for lake run fish up and down the river. Rob discusses the methods and techniques used to catch steelhead, camaraderie, fly tying, reading water, and ...
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5.11.2018

213 | John Montana Carp

Rob interviews John Montana Carp. They discuss the development of the Hybrid Carp Fly, how to choose the best fly for your local carp, how to stealthily approach these wary fish, sight casting to sturgeon, and lots more. Produced by Freestone Media Spo...
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22.10.2018

212 | Pumpkin Spice Fishing | Fall Turnover

Episode 212. Rob talks about the changing season after a rainy summer. The sights and smells of autumn, tactics for targeting different species, preparing for fall steelhed, and more. Produced by Freestone Media.
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21.09.2018

211 | Sam Looper Visits Fairfax

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 ...
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31.08.2018

210 | Fly Fishing Cape Cod Part 2

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 ba...
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27.08.2018

209 | Fly Fishing Cape Cod Part 1

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...
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6.08.2018

208 | Fly Fishing Cape Cod 101 With Anthony Lombardo of Bear's Den

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,...
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22.07.2018

Urban Fishing In The Buckeye State Over July 4 Holiday Week

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
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16.07.2018

206 | Fly Fishing Virginia's Marsh To Mountains In A Day With Chris Siess

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 ...
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8.07.2018

205 | Drew Chicone - Fly Tier, Author, & Much More

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 boo...
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24.06.2018

204 | How Fish Hear + Fly Fishing Muddy Water

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.
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11.06.2018

203 | Tony Friedrich | The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

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 ...
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29.05.2018

202 | Alex Binsted - Fishing Washington DC's Fletcher's Cove

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 ...
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21.05.2018

201 | The 2018 Potomac River Shad Run Report

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....
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25.04.2018

Episode 200 | Author Langdon Cook - Pacific Salmon

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 B...
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16.04.2018

199 | Washington, D.C.'s Department of Energy & Environment

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 o...
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5.04.2018

198 | Spring Break Sights & Eats In Philadelphia

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, Za...
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26.03.2018

197 | Fly Fishing The Potomac River For Shad

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 ...
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20.03.2018

196 | How Clients Can Prepare For A Guided Fly Fishing Trip

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 donat...
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12.03.2018

195 | The Fly Fishing Show | Lancaster, PA 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 st...
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26.02.2018

194 | Packing For A Variety Of Trips

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 Freesto...
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19.02.2018

193 | Brook Trout and Quarry and a Culture Of Fly Fishing With Matthew Lourdeau

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 ...
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7.02.2018

192 | The Fly Fishing Show | Edison NJ 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 y...
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29.01.2018

S02E67 Save Our Wild Salmon With Joseph Bogaard

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 associat...
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20.01.2018

S01E109 2018 Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

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 n...
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12.01.2018

S02E66 South West Florida With Debbie Hanson | Fly Fishing Education & Guiding

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 wom...
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8.12.2017

S01E108 | Behind The Scenes Of A Fly Fishing Guide

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 iceb...
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30.11.2017

S01E107 Quest For Steelhead Mojo | Salmon River New York

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...
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20.11.2017

S02E65 Beau Beasley | Upcoming 2018 Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival

Rob and Beau met up in Gainesville, Va to discuss the 2018 Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival. Beau covers what to expect at January's show. He discusses location, time, vendors, instructors, show layout and much more. Be sure to stop by Rob's boot...
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9.11.2017

S02E64 | Chris Wood - Trout Unlimited

Chris Wood is the President/Chief Executive Officer of Trout Unlimited (TU). Rob and Chris discuss all things TU from inception to current issues. They discuss mining, acid rain, dam removal, and where not to park your car when beach camping. If you a...
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31.10.2017

S01E106 | Carp Cast | Everything You Need To Know About Common Carp

Rob covers everything about the common carp (Cyprinus carpio) that he thinks you need to know to be a better carp angler. This is not a podcast on how to fish for carp. Rob researched carp myths, rumors, urban legends, and more to make this the most co...
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24.10.2017

Introduction To Fly Fishing Great Lakes Steelhead

Rob recorded his presentation on fly fishing for Great Lakes steelhead at the October NCCTU meeting. This podcast is an introduction to fly fishing the Great Lakes for steelhead. Recorded in a bar. Produced by FreeStone Media Sponsored by Speedwell Law
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16.10.2017

S01E104 | Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders 2017 Bluegill Tournament

Rob records his techniques, methods, and thoughts on how to win the 2017 Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders Bluegill Tournament. Some live interviews on the water are followed up with the weigh in at a very confusing local bar. Produced By FreeStone Media
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1.10.2017

S02E63 | Fly South | Nashville's Premier Fly Fishing Shop

Jim Mauries sat down with Rob in the 'Theater Room' of Fly South in August. Jim covers all things fly fishing in and around Nashville, TN. they discuss the shop, local flies, trends in fly tying, local waters, fish species, hatches, hot chicken, and so...
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24.09.2017

S01E103 | Nashville's Culture & Cuisine

The Snowhite's spent the end of their summer in Nashville, Tn. They visit lots of local eateries, a hula hoop factory, nature preserves, and some fly shops. Rob samples Hot Chicken, BBQ, and biscuits and talks about his experiences. There was a lot of ...
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17.09.2017

S02E62 Fly Skinz | Innovative Materials for Tactical Tiers with Jonathan Kiley

Rob is a big fan of the products AND flies coming out of the Fly Skinz lab. The best way for Rob to learn more about Jonathan Kiley's creative mind was to invite him on the podcast. For more information, please visit flyskinz.com and follow on social m...
6.09.2017

S02E61 Andrew Reichardt | National Captital Chapter Trout Unlimited

Rob and Andrew Reichardt met up on a recent summer evening to discuss Andrew's role as the President of National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited (NCC-TU). Andrew discusses his goals for NCC-TU, not stocking trout in local waters, and his chapter hos...
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29.08.2017

S02E60 The Search For Solitude While Fly Fishing With Richard Franklin

Richard Franklin and Rob sat down during a recent Saturday afternoon at the Jersey Shore. Richard reflects on his pursuit of solitude while fly fishing the great western streams of the US. They talk about modern polarization of optics, high end fly rod...
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17.08.2017

S01E102 Rob's Fly Tying Office | Tools & Materials Collected Over The Years

Rob discusses his collection of fly tying materials, the patterns created with the materials, where he procures them, how they are 'organized', the quality and consistency he looks for, and much more. The coyote mask is in the garage as Rob's wife won'...
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