PODCAST: Critical Nymphing Concepts #1 — The Three Questions — S10, Ep1

by | Jan 14, 2024 | 5 comments

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This Season Ten skills series is about the critical concepts of nymphing. In seven episodes this season, we’re covering the what and the why of nymphing. The techniques we work on are physical skills necessary to get great drifts and fool fish. But these nymphing concepts are about putting a reason behind everything we do.

Why do we make the changes? How do we adapt to meet the preferences of trout for the moment? This is the other side of the coin. And once you put all of this together, you have a full picture of what it takes to regularly catch trout on a nymph.

Importantly, these concepts apply to all nymphing styles, tight line, indicator or otherwise.

My friend Austin Dando joins me this season to walk through these concepts.

Season Ten Topics:

Ep 1. The Three Questions

Ep 2. More Influence or Less?

Ep 3. Suspension Advantages

Ep 4. Three Ways to Dead Drift — Three Zones to Cover

Ep 5. Weight — the Fundamental Factor

Ep 6. Managing Line on the Water and Floating the Sighter

Ep 7. Other Than a Dead Drift

Resources

READ: Troutbitten | Three Nymphing Questions to Solve Any Problem
PODCAST: Troutbitten | #1, Nine Essential Skill for Tight Line and Euro Nymphing | Angle and Approach
READ: Troutbitten | The Water Column, and the All-Important Strike Zone
READ: Troutbitten | When Drifting Low Isn’t Low Enough

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Domenick Swentosky

Central Pennsylvania

Hi. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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5 Comments

  1. The why, in my opinion, is even more important than the doing. It’s what fuels the doing! I love the three questions and can’t wait to try them out in NM this weekend on a new river!

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  2. An auspicious beginning to this podcast series. I look forward to future installments.

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  3. Great insight to begin the series
    Can’t wait to listen to the rest of nymphing series
    I will be extremely interested in your experience in Patagonia since our group is doing the same trip in December

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