• #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 #2.23: Dr. Ruth Francis-Floyd

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Fish sores and lesions have become a hot topic in Florida with the recent push against herbicide usage. To get to the bottom of the issue, we reached out to one of the leading fish veterinarians in the world, Dr. Ruth Francis-Floyd to chat about the myriad of maladies that fish can suffer from, whether there’s a singular characteristic, proper fish handling, and much, much more! 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…

  • #148: Off the Desk

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora Sportsmen for Biden! Sportsmen for Trump! We wrap up the show with our thoughts on those two groups, but not before we discuss sewage spills, grilling options, Weeki Wachee River impacts from kayaks, Women who hunt, duck stamps, new books, Jon Fury, and so much more!!! 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 Fish Creative for your software solutions…

  • Conversations #2.21: Jon Fury

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora Jon Fury is the outgoing Freshwater Fisheries Director for FWC, and this interview is packed with EVERYTHING – from walking on alligators to the Doctrine of Public Trust to exploding fish to social dimensions in wildlife management to airboat wrecks . . . This is a career well done, and you will enjoy every second of this conversation! 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…

  • Conversations #2.20: Leiza Fitzgerald

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora On the Florida fishing scene, you’d be hard pressed to find many names more recognizable than Leiza Fitzgerald’s . . . One of the most accomplished redfish tournament anglers in the state, a native Conch, a hunter, a fisher, a guide, a conservationist, and a trailblazer . . . This week, we walk through Leiza’s story, how passionate she is about protecting our fisheries, and her current project, the CCA Florida STAR Catch and Release Tournament . . . Join CCA Florida here Register for the STAR Tournament here Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY…

  • #147: Teach Me Conservation

    This week, we take a whole episode to discuss this years recruitment initiative – Teach Me Conservation . . . Our teachers are our connection to our youth . . . and conservation does a lousy job of tangibly connecting hunting and outdoor recreation to the public . . . We thought this would be an awesome opportunity to bring our world to those charged with educating our kids! Want to sign up (or sign a teacher up) for Teach Me Conservation?  Click this link! Want to purchase a duck stamp for a teacher (or even part of a duck stamp)? Click this link! Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts…

  • Conversations #2.18: Adam Steele

    The locavore movement is something EVERYONE wants to talk about . . . wild game, sustainably harvested, locally grown – Adam Steele is one of the first names that comes to mind in Florida when going down this road . . . From squirrel cuisine to aging game to rapid fire recipe suggestions, this is the first of MANY conversations we’ll have with Adam around one of our obvious favorites . . . food! 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! Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want…

  • #143: Odds and Ends

    Follow ups on the waders conversation, including what we wear underneath it, thoughts on the new edition of Modern Huntsman magazine, more than you’d ever want to know about headlamps AND fishing line, scouting for alligators, brisket tips, socks, and the strangely bizarre case of the Kentucky Commissioner of Wildlife. Plus, deer season opens in South Florida, Top Gun delays, and reviews of like all the podcasts in the world! Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Check out Two Fish Creative for your software solutions…

  • Conversations #2.15: Dr. Jason Ferrell

    Dr. Jason Ferrell is the director of the Center for Aquatic Invasive Plants at the University of Florida. In short, he’s an expert on the subject of one of the hottest topics in Florida: invasive plant, which in turn are generally handled by spraying. In this conversation, we unpack these plants and their behaviors, herbicides, both the good and bad sides, and we go in depth on aquatic harvesters, including detailed discussion of the recent pilot study done on Lake Toho.  This is a packed episode with a ton of amazing information around a very difficult subject . . . Please listen and share . . . Go to Patreon…

  • #141: What’s New, ICAST?

    Every year, we do a “New Product Showcase” Review from our time at the ICAST Fishing Industry Trade Show . . . With this year’s show being virtual, we decided to take a different tact and wander through the New Product Showcase Winners – while this goes against our governing principle of always looking for the innovation and newcomers, it also saved us hours upon hours of combing the internet doing research! With that said, here’s our take on the New Product Showcase winners, including the Best in Show Kayak with a built in trolling motor . . . Plus, we defend Power-pole’s honor, we talk about hope for the…