• #69: A Requiem for Duck Season

    It’s over! Emily’s long, national nightmare has come to an end!  This week, we discuss what we’re gonna be doing now that there’s only 7 months until duck season! Want to get in shape with the Cast and (FAT) Blast Workout group? Fill out Em’s survey here! Have an opinion on the spraying taking place on our lakes? FWC wants to hear from you. Here’s a collection of all meetings requesting public input. The meetings will be held at the following times and locations (all meetings are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. local time): • Feb. 6 – Kissimmee: County Commission Chambers, fourth-floor Osceola County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Square…

  • #68: the FWC Wishlist

    With the FWC Commissioner’s meeting right around the corner, and with the Commission’s recent announcement about the suspension of spraying, we felt like it was time to take a look at our wishlist for our sports’ governing body. Plus, we draft theme songs from TV shows. To donate to the teacher’s gofundme that Emily mentioned, click 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 . . . Connect with the gang on social media: Travis Thompson – @travisthompson – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Nathan Henderson – @nhenderson77 – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Emily Thompson – @lovedaloca – Instagram Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android…

  • #67: What’s News

    This week, we’re talking the latest in headlines from around the outdoors world.  We go around the room and discuss: Researcher discovers cause of red tide Anna Maria residents sound off on duck hunting 100 year old woman shoots deer Woman admits poaching to warden on dating site Washington lawmaker proposes bill for gun control advocates to become informed before proposing legislation Museums have quack off on Twitter World’s cutest dog dies Prehistoric Elk antler caught by fisherman (and his assistant) Keep: Travis – Bullseye Holster Kaley – The Dirty John Podcast Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter? E-mail Travis to…

  • #66: Carlos Beruff and Eleanor

    This week, we discuss what are our Eleanors – you know, those things you keep trying to accomplish, and seem like they should be easy, but always stay just.  Out.  Of reach. Plus we chat about the appointment and subsequent rescinding of Carlos Beruff, including your incredible support of our letter! Keeps: Travis – Landon Blankenship is giving away a duck mount to a youth hunter Nate – The new Rinella cookbook Emily – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon 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 . . . Connect with the gang on social media:…

  • An Open Letter about Carlos Beruff

    Governor Desantis, I am writing to implore you to rescind Governor Scott’s egregious overreach of naming Carlos Beruff as an FWC Commissioner last week. In case Tallahassee is so out of touch with what real Floridians think, let me recap Commissioner Beruff’s resume, as seen by those in the Florida Outdoors community: He is currently facing an ethics commission complaint over how he helped one of his former development partners while serving as chairman of the Southwest Florida Water Management District. He resigned from SWFWMD after this action. He has been accused of illegally moving an eagle’s nest. Manatee County investigated his company, Medallion Homes, for ripping up a county-owned…

  • #64: What We’d Give for Christmas

    ‘Tis the Season to be . . . giving? Most podcasts are mailing it in this time of year . . . but not us!  We’re coming in hot and heavy with what we’d give this Christmas to various things in our lives. Plus, we draft Christmas songs, which is pretty much a train wreck. This is our last episode until 2019 – Thank you all for all your support this past year – Merry Christmas to you all, and Happy New Year!!! 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 . . . Connect with the gang…

  • #63: What I Want for Christmas 2018

    This week we talk about what I want, what I need, what I’ll wear, and what I’ll read . . . So, if you were wondering what to get the outdoorsman or woman in your life this Christmas, here’s what we want! Plus, 100 reviews, Nate’s cold, and we almost draft Christmas songs, until we don’t! 4 Things I want for Christmas Nate- Hunting/Hiking Boots (crispy boots summit GTX) $289 Travis – (Cast and Blast Florida T-shirt/Hat) Emily – IT Cosmetics – CC Cream with SPF 50 Travis – new concealed carry firearm Nate – cast iron skillet (medium 10-12 inches) Travis- everyday carry knife (mini crooked river knife) Nate…

  • #62: Hunting and Ecology with David Mizejewski

    If you don’t know David Mizejewski, he’s a naturalist, spokesperson, and television personality for the National Wildlife Federation.  He’s appeared on the Today Show, Wendy Williams, Conan, Good Morning America, and more, as well as hosted shows on Animal Planet and NatGeo. We invited him to join us to discuss his perspective on hunting . . . An ecologist who doesn’t hunt, we felt like this was a great opportunity to hear from a voice who is both important in conservation and could provide a non-hunter’s point of view on some of our favorite pastimes . . . Follow David here: Website – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Keeps: Nate: …

  • #60: Landon Blankenship

    Have you always wanted to know how waterfowl taxidermy works?  This week, we sat down with one of the best, Landon Blankenship, to talk all about taxidermy.  How thorough the process is, his favorite birds, and mistakes we make when bringing in our ducks. Keep: Nate: The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act passed Emily: Major gains for Travis and Kaley on Emily’s Beachbody program . . . Want to get in shape?  Message @lovedaloca and start today! Follow Landon Blankenship on Instagram 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 . . . Connect with the gang on…

  • #59: Are There Too Many Duck Hunters?

    This week, we tackle something near and dear to our hearts . . . the debate about recruiting new waterfowlers to our sport and, potentially, our spots. But, before we get to that, we draft country music artists, discuss BHA’s latest promotion, pay your age hunts, our missing fishin’, and more! Here’s the link to the Delta Waterfowl Article we referenced during the show! Keep: Emily – The 90’s Country Spotify Playlist – warning: DOES contain Kenny Chesney, and the Myofascial Ball Release video that changed her life Travis – This study on how most Americans aren’t actually that “Woke” Nate – Red Dead Redemption 2!!!! Follow Cast and Blast…