Fly Tying for Everyone with Tim Cammisa | Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

in Fly Fishing Insider Podcast Blog

YouTuber, fly fishing instructor and well-known figure, Tim Cammisa, the mastermind behind Trout and Feather, as he shares his enriching experiences in fly fishing and fly tying. From his adventures in Iceland's pristine waters to the creation of his book "Fly Tying for Everyone," Tim's story is a treasure trove of insights for fishing enthusiasts.

Part 1: The Icelandic Adventure and Literary Contributions

Tim's annual escapades in Iceland bring him face-to-face with nature's grandeur, from volcanic landscapes to the thrill of catching Ice Age brown trout. His book, "Fly Tying for Everyone," reflects his profound passion and knowledge, offering guidance for anglers at all skill levels.


Part 2: Navigating Iceland's Fishing Landscape

The podcast highlights the unique fishing landscape of Iceland, where anglers navigate leased waters and collaborate with local outfitters for access. The highlands of Iceland, with their diverse ecosystems, provide a unique challenge and opportunity for anglers.

Part 3: The Serenity of Icelandic Lakes

Tim shares his experiences in the secluded fishing spots of Iceland, emphasizing the strategic aspects of fishing in these tranquil waters. The discovery of new fish species and the joy of catching brown trout in cold streams are among the highlights of his Icelandic journey.

Part 4: A Story of Passion and Dedication

Chris, another experienced fly fisherman, recounts his challenges in fishing near a cliff in Iceland, reflecting on his childhood introduction to fly fishing and the cultural influence of Western Pennsylvania on his passion.




Part 5: Tim Cammisa's Journey into Fly Fishing and Fly Tying

Tim delves into his early experiences in fly fishing, inspired by his Uncle John. His journey, from first learning fly tying to mastering fly casting and his explorations on the Delaware River, showcases his dedication and contribution to the activity.

Part 6: Balancing Passion and Profession in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying

The podcast explores how one speaker turned their love for fly fishing into a full-time endeavor, transitioning from teaching to guiding and online sharing. The impact of their online content and the role of European nymphs in fly tying are discussed in detail.

Part 7: Mastery in Fly Tying Techniques

The podcast emphasizes the importance of intentionality in fly tying, focusing on nymph construction, material selection, and adapting techniques to different water types. The art of fly tying is presented as a blend of creativity, strategy, and adaptation.




Part 8: The Artistry Behind Fly Tying Patterns and Techniques

Tim Cammisa discusses the nuances of fly tying, from the choice of materials to the crafting of various patterns. He emphasizes creativity and the importance of understanding the behavior of aquatic life in successful fly fishing.

Part 9: Effective Fly Fishing Strategies and Fly Types

The podcast covers efficient strategies in fly fishing, emphasizing the importance of choosing the right fly for specific situations. Techniques for using different flies, such as the ex Cadus, nymphs, and streamers, are explored in detail.

Part 10: The Evolution and Art of Fly Tying

The discussion delves into the evolution of fly tying techniques, highlighting modern approaches like the use of UV resin. The importance of durability, aesthetics, and safety in fly tying is emphasized, showcasing the artistry involved in the craft.


Part 11: Insights into Fly Fishing Techniques and Fly Choice

The conversation provides a deep dive into the principles of choosing the right fly and various fly fishing techniques. Reflections on loss, personal anecdotes, and practical advice enrich the discussion, making it a comprehensive guide for both novice and expert anglers.


Tim Cammisa's journey through the world of fly fishing, as highlighted in the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast, is a testament to the depth and beauty of the activity. His experiences, insights, and passion for fly tying and fishing in diverse environments offer invaluable knowledge and inspiration to the fly fishing community. Join us in exploring these captivating stories and lessons that weave the intricate tapestry of fly fishing.

Want to get deals on gear, fly fishing trips, and tons of information?  Become a member of the Loyalty Club at Fly Fishing Insider Podcast.

Here is another article I think you'll enjoy.

How do Water Temperatures Effect Fly Fishing

Christian Bacasa, Host of the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast

By Christian Bacasa
Host of the Fly Fishing Insider Podcast
Fly Fishing Insider Podcast Official Website
Instagram Fly Fishing Insider Podcast
Instagram Dupeafish

Watch on YouTube