• Conversations 2.10: Jerod Newman

    Dogs Spend any time around any group of waterfowlers and the conversation will eventually turn to dogs – good ones, bad ones, crazy ones. This week, we’re joined by Jerod Newman of Doyle’s Farm Kennels, the premier retriever trainer in Florida.  He gives us a broad overview of the world he exists in, from bumper colors to e-collars, force fetch, hunt tests, and how answering an ad in the Orlando Sentinel changed his life. 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…

  • #132: Moms, Pellet Grills, and the Savings Clause

    We wanted to do a podcast about moms in the outdoors, but that turned out to be harder to accomplish than we thought.  So we do our best, ask for some help, and keep moving! This week, songs about moms, some thoughts on our moms, famous outdoors moms, a strange segue into the world of pellet grills, vacuum cleaners, apple watches, a rescheduled wedding, and Travis rants about a failure of leadership in the conservation world . . . Plus, new reviews, feedback on the dog draft, and #whileIcastandblast . . . Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to…

  • #131: the Dog Draft

    We’ve been trying to pull this together for a long time, but today it’s finally here – the Dog Draft . . . We take turns picking our favorite upland and waterfowl dogs, and we are joined by Scott Heath, a longtime listener and member of the NAVHDA Palmetto Chapter! But don’t worry, Emily’s still here for “What’s New” where we discuss duck stamps and ballet workouts, and Keep and Release, where we discuss the Sandlot, That Thing You Do, audio engineers, bad reviews, and gun safes! Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Check out…

  • #117: Y’all Should Do a Show

    This week, we address our most frequently requested shows, often sent to us by listeners under the guise of “y’all should do a show about . . . ” Duck Boats, Fishing Boats, Interviews, and more are headed your way.  Plus, we dive into some Florida Politics, quote Ron Swanson, and settle the Wawa vs. Racetrac debate.  Also – Riley Green Indigos are making a Comeback! How bad are cats?  Bad! Governor Desantis and the Everglades Oil Drilling The Nikki Fried – Brian Mast – Captains For Clean Water – Sugar Lobbyist situation Become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote!…

  • #115: 2020, the Year in Review

    New Year, same train wreck of a podcast. This year, like so many years before it, we boldly let you know what’s going to happen in the outdoors world in 2020 BEFORE it’s even happened.  Try getting that from Meateater! Plus, we spend a good bit of time recapping Cindy Stites recent recaps of Deer Camp (read the posts here and here and hear us talk about it at 31:10), Ian Nance’s new Outdoor Power Rankings (read it here; we talk about it at 36:25), Backcountry Hunters and Anglers events in both Florida AND Georgia, and whether or not it will ever.  Stop.  #^$&*!%. Raining. Become a friend of the…

  • Conversations #1: Eric Orlando

    Our first foray into deep dives around Florida Outdoors, we did a call with Eric Orlando of 6 Drakes Photography. I call Eric “the most interesting man in Florida” – because he really is – dog training, photography, duck hunting, smoke phase turkeys, wingbone calls, catching snakes – we cover the gamut of topics in an hour! Find Eric on Social Media  – Instagram – Facebook Click here to get to the GoFundMe for Chris Shultz Check out our new “Conservation Isn’t Convenient” T-shirt . . . 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 . . .…

  • #100: The Live Show

    Click here to get to the GoFundMe for Chris Shultz On August 24th, well over a hundred of our closest friends converged on Grove Roots Brewing Co. in Winter Haven, Florida for a night of fellowship, food, Conservation conversations, and . . . Emily talking about rappers. Seriously, this is the recording of one of the best nights many of us have ever had, and we hope y’all enjoy “reliving” it with us! Stay Woke! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote!   Check out our new “Conservation Isn’t Convenient” T-shirt . . . Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt…

  • #99: the Insignificant Wish Theory

    Click here to get to the GoFundMe for Chris Shultz What if you found a genie in a bottle that granted you any wish, with the one caveat that those wishes had to be . . . insignificant? No “million dollars” or “a hundred wishes” – but we chat sunglasses, bird dogs, gulp shrimp, duck hunting, and more. Plus, toll roads, Guana development, Shakespeare lines, our favorite Office characters, Engel Coolers, Meateater’s “Das Boat,” and so much more! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Check out our new “Conservation Isn’t Convenient” T-shirt . . . Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class…

  • #94: Saved Items

    This week we’re cleaning out our “saved items” folder, chatting about Florida’s population growth, alligators chasing scallopers, and the Ice Planet Hoth. Plus, Nate rants about the folks COMPLAINING about the new deer regulations, Travis talks about Ron Bergeron in the Everglades, and Emily finds the child she never had. We also discuss Mr. Rogers, Georgia Outdoor Network, and . . . Episode 100, the Live Show!!!!! Get your live show tickets here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Check out our new “Conservation Isn’t Convenient” T-shirt . . . Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter?…

  • #89: Deer Fangs, Zombie Mullet, and Python Hunters

    The links: Zombie Mullet in the St. Johns River Aquifers under the sea Deer with makeup and fangs Python Hunters can use shotguns now the Hired Guns of Instagram Meateater buys FirstLite Gov. Desantis Signs Largest Environmental Budget in Florida History Travis’ Release – Fishing Brands Squabble – who owns rights to the upside down Florida Logo Nate’s Keep – Crispi Summit GTX Travis’ Keep Read – Chad Rischar’s 21st Century Conservationists approach Travis’ Keep Watch – The new Yeti Commercial with 1000 Miles from Nowhere Travis’ Keep Buy – Fundraiser for books – Drake’s Hunting Adventures Get your live show tickets here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get…