• Bonus Conversation: Nyla Pipes

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Nyla Pipes is everywhere!  Whether it’s talking about water quality, septic to sewer infrastructure, agriculture, or how water works, Nyla has become one of the leading voices for real conversations about South Florida’s water. In this Bonus Episode, Nyla joins us to talk about the excess water we’re seeing in the system – from drought like conditions in May to saturation in November, this is a great conversation to remind us all of how complex and complicated our water solutions can be! If you want to learn more about One Florida Foundation, click here! Go to Patreon…

  • #155: Public Trust

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Public Trust Doctrine. We’ve talked about it before with other guests, but this ideal is so important we felt it was worth touching on again.  Probably one of the most important aspects of the North American Conservation Model, Public Trust Doctrine is the tenet that seeps into all the other tenets, and holds the model together. We’re not experts, but this was such a big deal we wanted to make sure to keep it at the forefront of our platform. Plus, we talk deer hunting, duck scouting, new t-shirts drop, Charcuterie Chalets, My Cousin Vinny, hanging chads…

  • Conversations #2.29: Mark Hoyer

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts This week, we’re joined by Mark Hoyer of the University of Florida . . . and we do a DEEP dive into lake ecology, or “limnology” . . . But not before we talk about primitive archery, and we wrap up with a conversation about Lakewatch, one of the largest Citizen’s Science projects in the world. Link to Lake Istokpoga Plan Link to Lakewatch Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your guy! Check him out here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett…

  • Conversations #2.28: the Water Subcabinet

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Recently, President Trump signed this executive order creating the Water Subcabinet. In this week’s episode, we got the chance to catch up with a few members of the Subcabinet and discuss why this is such a simple but also elegant solution for streamlining our government, why it matters to them, and how their week spent in South Florida went . . . Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter? E-mail Travis to book today . . .…

  • #153: Restricted Hunting Areas

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Restricted Hunting Areas. These are a hot topic in Florida these days. In today’s episode, we take a trot down our questions and thoughts around the RHA process.  This isn’t to claim us as experts, or to decry FWC’s draft rule, insomuch as to welcome discussion on this issue. We hope this is helpful to the hundreds of listeners who have reached out about it, and we hope it leads to better discussions with the agency as well as better outcomes for all stakeholders. Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need…

  • Conversations #2.27: Kipp Frohlich

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Kipp Frohlich has been the Director of FWC’s Habitat and Species Conservation Division the past 3 years, and has a lifetime of experience working for Florida conservation on some of the most cutting edge of topics: manatees, bears, sea turtles, panthers, and more. This week, we sat down with Kipp to recap and reflect on his career an talk about his stories and experiences, his hope for the agency, and his retirement plans! Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your…

  • #152: Duck Stamp Rules

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts This week, we dive deep into the rules around the Federal Migratory Bird Stamp, the Duck Stamp! In a wild and tumultuous ride, we try to land on our take on the concept of hunting imagery being a requirement in the stamp contest; the debate gets a little bit contentious, but we end on a good spot! Plus, we get John Harris to weigh in (John is a noted Florida waterfowl artist) The New York Times on the Duck Stamp Rules NBC News on the Duck Stamp Rule Go to Patreon and become a friend of the…

  • Conversations #2.26: Amy Siewe, Python Hunter

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Last week was Anne Gorden Vega, this week Amy Siewe, another python contractor with a very cool story! Amy moved to Florida to chase pythons, and she’s created some very unique ways to utilize the whole snake for high end handbags and bracelets . . . Find Amy: Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/pythonhunter_amy/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/amy.siewe Website:  https://www.pythonhuntress.com YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAO5dypbFpI6YrdPOd5zCkw?view_as=subscriber Lake Erie Video:  https://youtu.be/3PGLKTSqoMQ Bswanky:  https://bswanky.com Python Bracelet:  Authentic Python Skin Bracelet Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your guy! Check him out…

  • #151: Flying Solo

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Pythons, Mottled Duck Genetics, Dental emergencies, paying for conservation, outrage over flounder regulations, huge news around harvesting projects on Lake Okeechobee, where are the new shirts, and more as Travis spins his own solo tale this week while Nate chases bears and Emily recovers from a week of shenanigans! Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your guy! Check him out here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s” Check out Two…

  • Conversations #2.25: Anne Gorden Vega, Python Hunting

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Anne Gorden Vega’s story is one you’ve heard a million times – you know, the classic art teacher turned python hunter? Yeah.  We didn’t think so.  This week, we sit down with one of the most prolific snake wranglers in Florida and chat about the snakes she chases, why she does it, and her hopes for what comes out of it! Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your guy! Check him out here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get…