Dads On The Fly

Episodes

74. The Moms on the Fly: Laura and Sally Simmons. The wives' perspective on attending a fly fishing festival, podcasting, fly fishing, and more. A game of "Name That Fly Fishing Item."

Jan. 30, 2023

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb converse with their wives, Laura and Sally Simmons. There is a lot of laughter and fun in this episode as they discuss: -Recapping their Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival trip -Funny st…

73. Dylan Tomine: Author, Patagonia ambassador, fly-fish bum, and father. The evolution of a fly fisherman. Conservation and how every angler can be involved. The evolution of a fly fishing dad.

Jan. 23, 2023

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb have a conversation with Dylan Tomine. Dylan is a writer, Patagonia ambassador, fly-fishing fanatic, and father. We discuss: -Dylan's beginnings in fly fishing -Dylan's books and writings ab…

72. Taylor Klarman of River Run Angling. Finding solace in East Tennessee. Always learning in fly fishing. The challenges of being a new dad. Finding healing on the water.

Jan. 16, 2023

Joshua and Caleb interview Taylor Klarman of River Run Angling in this episode. Taylor is a fairly new fly fishing guide in east Tennessee and a brand new dad. He has traveled all over the world in the military and has fishe…

71. Zach Pope of TroutRoutes. Creating the #1 Trout Fishing App and tips for dads getting their kids on the water.

Jan. 9, 2023

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb converse with Zachary Pope, the Founder and CEO of TroutRoutes. TroutRoutes is the ultimate guide to trout streams. Designed by avid anglers to include everything you need to discover and ex…

70. Jess Westbrook of The Mayfly Project. Finding healing on the river. The story of The Mayfly Project.

Jan. 2, 2023

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Jess Westbrook of The Mayfly Project. The Mayfly Project is a nonprofit organization that uses fly fishing as a catalyst to mentor children in foster care. Their mission is to supp…

69. Looking Back & Looking Ahead. 2022 in review. What lies ahead for DadsOnTheFly in 2023.

Dec. 19, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss the past year and then look ahead to 2023. They discuss: -past several months of episodes and our takeaways -2022 goals achieved -2022 goals not achieved -2023 goals -2023 plans for …

68. Beau Beasley: Author, Fly Fishing Festival Director, Former Firefighter and Paramedic. Getting hooked on fly fishing. Writing on fly fishing. Helping others through fly fishing. Hosting festivals.

Dec. 12, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb have a conversation with Beau Beasley. Beau is the Festival Director of the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival and the Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival. He previously served 30 years as a…

67. Brian Guengerich and David Moore of Rent This Rod. The importance of fishing buddies. Creating a Fly Fishing rental company. Stories of kids on the water.

Dec. 5, 2022

In today's episode, Joshua and Caleb sit down with the owners of Rent This Rod, Brian Guengerich and David Moore. We discuss: -David and Brian's introductions to fly fishing -How a fishing buddy impacts your experience of le…

66. Matthew Carter of Orvis Greenville. Creating a community of anglers. Chasing authenticity as people and anglers. Getting kids on the water.

Nov. 28, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Matthew Carter from the Orvis Greenville, SC location. We discuss: -Matthew's beginnings in fly fishing -The importance of fishing buddies when learning to fly fish -The Orvis Gree…

65. The 2022 Fly Fishing Wish List

Nov. 21, 2022

Just in time for holiday shopping, Joshua and Caleb take some time to discuss some items that you might want to include in your Christmas lists. However, this list isn't like other fly fishing wish lists. We leave out the es…

64. Tim Cammisa of Trout and Feather. Falling in love with fly tying. Debunking the "fly fishing industry." Teaching others fly fishing and tying. Keeping fly fishing fun.

Nov. 14, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Tim Cammisa of Trout and Feather. Tim Cammisa started trout and Feather with a simple mission: Fly Fishing and Fly Tying for everyone. Tim has created a great video base of tips, t…

63. Shannon Young of the Maggie Valley Fly Shop. Opening a brand new fly shop in WNC. Getting started Euro Nymphing. Getting kids on the water.

Nov. 7, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb talk with Shannon Young, owner of the Maggie Valley Fly Shop located in the heart of Maggie Valley, NC. They discuss: -Shannon's journey from bass fishing to trout on the fly -Opening a new …

62. Hunter Leavine of Captains Collective. Growing up in the outdoors. Getting sick for fly fishing. Saltwater fishing and the culture. The Captains Collective Story. When our identity is crushed.

Oct. 31, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Hunter Leavine, podcast host at Captains Collective, pastor, husband, and father. They discuss: -Hunter's early beginnings in the outdoors and getting obsessed with sight fishing a…

61. Interview with Peter Stitcher of Ascent Fly Fishing. Bug Biology, The Ascent Story, Family and Faith on the water.

Oct. 24, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Peter Stitcher of Ascent Fly Fishing. They discuss: -life cycles of flies -"matching the hatch" -the story of Ascent Fly Fishing -Peter's journey of faith and healing on the water …

8. Dad Challenges - Expectations

Oct. 20, 2022

In this challenge episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss our expectations for our kids. From expectations for fishing, sports, school, or whatever you do with your kids, it's important to create realistic expectations and communi…

60. Finding Soul Rest On The River. Colorado Fly Fishing Recap.

Oct. 17, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb recap some of their recent adventures, including: -The traveling fly box -Adventures behind the vise -Caleb's recent trip to Colorado -the difference between fishing in Colorado vs. WNC -dea…

7. Dad Challenges - Be Present

Oct. 13, 2022

In this challenge episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss being present with your kids. From learning what interests they have, like soccer and playing the piano. It's important to be intentionally present with your kids. Please s…

59. Interview with Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis. The next generation of fly fishing. Teaching kids to fly fish. The future of fly fishing. And much more!

Oct. 10, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb converse with Mr. Tom Rosenbauer. Tom is the chief enthusiast for fly fishing outreach and education at Orvis. Tom has been with Orvis for over 40 years. During this time, he has taught thou…

6. Dad Challenges - Teaching our kids something new

Oct. 6, 2022

In this challenge episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss how they handle teaching their kids something new. From riding a bike to casting a fly rod, it's always a challenge when teaching your kid something new. Please send us a m…

58. Interview with Bill Gammel. The essentials of fly casting. Falling in love with fly fishing through your dad. Fly fishing Texas. Finding Christ in the Outdoors.

Oct. 3, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview Bill Gammel. We discuss: -Falling in love with fly fishing through trips with his dad -Fly fishing in southeast Texas -Finding Christ in the outdoors -Using stories to share the go…

5. Dad Challenges - Frustrations

Sept. 29, 2022

In this challenge episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss how they handle frustrations from our kids because, let's be honest, as much as we love them, sometimes our kids can be sources of frustration. Shoot us a message at thedad…

57. Interview with Ryan Gouldsbarry of Risen Fly Fishing. Starting a fly fishing company. Keeping a family involved in the midst of business. Using your giftedness for God's glory.

Sept. 26, 2022

In this episode, Joshua and Caleb interview the founder of Risen Fly Fishing, Ryan Gouldsbarry. We discuss: -Staring a fly fishing company -making a family business about family -Keeping a family involved -Finding kid's str…

4. Dad Challenges - In The Car With The Kids

Sept. 22, 2022

In this challenge episode, Joshua and Caleb discuss being in the car with the kids. They talk about some of their favorite games to play in the car, making the most of car rides, and more. Shoot us a message to let us know s…

56. Reid's Story. Being a dad amid uncertainty and suffering.

Sept. 19, 2022

In this episode, Joshua interviews Caleb about the story of his firstborn son Reid. Before Reid was even born, doctors knew there would be some abnormalities. Caleb shares his experience of being a dad amid uncertainty and s…