• Conversations #2.13: Chad Crawford

    Chad Crawford is the creator of How to Do Florida, one of the most beloved local show ever produced about the Sunshine State . . . From Springs to Wrecks to Swamps, coastline to coastline, he’s brought us the very best Florida has to offer. This week, we’re able to sit down and discuss Chad’s backstory, his hunting pursuits, his other shows, including the Outsiders Club and Flip My Florida Yard, his hopes for Conservation and celebrating our state even more . . . Plus, in an unprecedented move, he turns the interview around on Travis. Find How to Do Florida Here Flip My Florida Yard – check it out…

  • #139: Flip Flops

    Have you ever made up your mind on something, only to rethink your take sometime later? That sounds remarkably unfamiliar in this day and age, but we decided to take a run at some things we’ve reconsidered in our outdoor approaches – from baits to boats, duck hunting to dove hunting, hear us flip flop our way through our adventures. Plus, Keep and Release is back, Nate talks weather, Em talks surge arrestors, and Travis talks baseball.  Also, new band names. 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…

  • #138: Stuff my Dad Says

    Nate’s on another vacation/honeymoon, leaving Em and Travis alone to tend to the shop. So we took a run at some of our favorite dad’s in pop culture, plus a review of our listeners’ dads’ favorite sayings! Plus a release of Travis displaying very un-dad-like behavior in an Ikea! 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 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…

  • Conversations 2.12: Marcia Brownlee, Artemis Sportswoman

    Women in the outdoors is a topic that is all over the landscape. This week, we were privileged to chat with the Program Manager for Artemis, a National Wildlife Federation Organization aimed at growing a community of women in hunting and fishing.  Marcia Brownlee takes us through her journey, both hunting and fishing, and explains Artemis as the program expands beyond it’s western roots! Find more about Artemis here! 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 to experience a world class…

  • Conversations 2.11: Dr. Richard Chandler

    Recently, FWC revealed the final product of the South Florida Deer Study, a multi year paper that provided a in depth examination of how deer in both Big Cypress and Panther NWR behave and are affected by hunters, predators, and hydrology. This study is remarkably timely, given the backdrop of the Western Everglades Restoration Project coupled with hunters observations of the Big Cypress deer herd. The study can be found on FWC’s website or you can find it on Dr. Chandler’s site here, where you can also follow Dr. Chandler’s other works. Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next…

  • #136: the One about Conservation

    What happens when you take an article entitled “The Message of Conservation Failed” and mix it with the North American Conservation Model, Space X, the National Wildlife Refuge System, and Fisheries Management, while at the same time giving the funny host the week off and letting the other one take a break to (airquotes) “get married” . . . This. 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 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…

  • 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…

  • #135: Nate’s Bachelor Party

    What do you do when your best friend has to miss his bachelor party AND postpone his wedding, but still gets married this week? You throw a virtual bachelor party and record it as your podcast episode. If you’re here for hunting, fishing, conservation, Florida – boy, did you pick the wrong week . . . But, we’re more than just those things – we’re a family, and when it’s a landmark event in someone’s life, sometimes you just roll with the good times. That’s what this is.  Hope you enjoy it. Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to…

  • #134: Historical Hunters

    We all know the big names in hunting these days: Rinella.  Remi Warren.  Michael Waddell and Dr. Duck and Jeff Coates and Ron Boehme. But what about the guys that were THE GUYS before these guys? What about the historical hunters that built the foundation we stand on today? Join us as we’re joined by Bill Cooksey of Vanishing Paradise/National Wildlife Federation and Todd Waldron of Modern Carnivore’s Outdoor Feast . . . Together, we take a pass at names like Collier, Thomas, O’Connor, Kimble, Grinnel, Akeley, Patterson, Hill, Patterson, Corbett, Rawlings, and many more as we draft Historical Hunters. This is one you don’t want to miss! Go to…

  • Conversations 2.9: Danielle Kirkland, FWC Invasive Plant Management

    Chances are, if you’re listening to an outdoors podcast, you’ve heard some mention of the topic of Spraying.  We toss around binary concepts – stop spraying, ban chemicals, poison . . . In this week’s conversation, we take a measured approach with an expert on the subject, FWC’s Danielle Kirkland, a leader in the state’s Invasive Plant Management Team. We go into detail on why spraying occurs, why natives matter, why managing invasives needs to continue, how herbicides are approved for usage, the creation of muck, lake levels, and pay to spray – plus why Danielle does what she does . . . You do not want to miss this…