• #30: Excuses

    Show Notes: Have you ever spent 12 hours on the water, only to arrive home empty-handed? (shakes head in agreement) “Neither have we” But, just in case that DOES happen to you one day, we’ve got you locked and loaded with our best excuses for a bad day afield . . . No fish, too many fish, bad weather, bananas, lucky hats, and more!!! Keep and Release: Nate’s Keep item – Grilled shrimp, with this butter on it . . . Trav’s Keep item – What would Teddy Roosevelt Do?  The new website from Back Country Hunter’s and Anglers that examines public land policy through the lens of one of…

  • #29: Overrated, Underrated, and Properly Rated

    Show Notes: Are Power-poles overrated?  What about Mud motors? Mojo Decoys? Shimano reels? Plus – Tacos? Keep and Release: Nate & Kaley’s Keep item – the Little Gasparilla Island Facebook Group Trav’s Keep item – Barkeeper’s Friend   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…

  • #28 Things Turkey Hunters Like

    Show Notes: Turkey Calls.  All the Turkey Calls.  Slate calls.  Box calls.  Mouth calls.  Wingbone Calls. All.  The.  Calls. Plus, TSS, Overcalling, Thermocells, Choke Tubes, and MORE Things Turkey Hunters Love!!!! Keep and Release: Nate’s Keep item – The Bug-A-Salt Trav’s Keep item – Will taking an interest in Photography   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…

  • #27: Listener Questions

    Show Notes: This week, we empty the mailbag and tackle YOUR questions about anything and everything, from “How to get your kids more involved in the outdoors” to “who wins a fight: a taco or a grilled cheese” . . . Keep and Release: Nate’s Keep item – SladeNW Youtube Channel Trav’s Keep items – BackCountry Hunters and Anglers   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 –…

  • #26: The Boat Songs Draft

    Show Notes: First things first: Our Boat Songs Spotify Playlist is Here!  In this episode, we’re joined by Kaley and Matt Henderson as we draft our top 5 boat songs of all time. Mentions include: Jimmy Buffet, Chris Stapleton, The Eagles, Luke Combs, Josh Thompson, and more! Fights include Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney…were you surprised? 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 –…

  • #25 Unwritten Rules of the Outdoors

    Show Notes: This week we discuss very IMPORTANT unwritten rules of the outdoors, such as….well, if we wrote them here they wouldn’t be unwritten anymore. You’ll have to give it a listen. Keep and Release: Nate’s Keep item – http://www.simmonssportinggoods.com/real-avid-winghunter/ Trav’s Keep items – https://www.kolpin.com/dryarmor   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 –…

  • #24: Must Read Books for Outdoorsman

    Show Notes: This week we discuss must-read books for outdoor lovers. We split the authors up into Classic Authors, Florida Authors, and Newcomers. Authors we cover include: Classic Authors: Peter Hathaway Capstick (1940-1996) Gene Hill (1928-1997) Robert Ruark (1915-1965) Earnest Hemmingway (1899-1961) Jack London (maybe) (1876-1916) Tom Kelly (the 10th Legion) Charles F Waterman Nash Buckingham (1880-1971) Newcomers: Steve Rinella (1974- Present) Florida: Frank Sargent Patrick Smith (1927-2014) Mel Berman Totch Brown (1920 – 1996) We also discuss: If you were a baseball player, what would your walkup song be? Are you single and still blue from Valentine’s Day? These outdoor pickup lines are sure to win you someone’s affection.…

  • #23: Bucket List Destinations for Hunting and Fishing

    Show Notes: Less about the menu, more about the venue. This week, Travis, Nathan, and Emily talk about where they’d like to fish or hunt and why. Mentions include Alaska, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Port. St. Joe, Fl.,  the Bahamas, and more… We have duck hunting and Little Gasparilla Island tee’s for sale now! Meat Eater episode about Muskox Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Ebags Professional Slim Laptop Bag 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…

  • #22: The Death Match

    Show Notes: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE! Join us this week as we pick who lives and who dies in these death matches: Bluebills or Ringnecks Sheepshead or Flounder Bay Boat vs Flats Boat Dairy Queen or Baskin Robbins Leady Waders vs Leaky Boat Breakfast after the hunt vs Beer after fishing …and more! We have duck hunting and Little Gasparilla Island tee’s for sale now! 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 –…

  • #21: The Off-Season

    Show Notes: Duck Season is over….now what? Travis, Nathan, and Emily share their to-do lists, the next hunting season they’re excited about, and remember that whole fishing thing? We should do that, too… Do You Even Mottled, Bro? T-SHIRTS!  Here are the $850 Waders that Sitka debuted at the SHOT show. Here’s the Decoy Storage Video from Gator Trax. Here’s the Slow Cooker Chicken with Wine Sauce recipe Emily mentions: Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced ½ cup carrots, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (approx. 2 medium carrots) 3 cups thinly sliced red onion (approx. 1½ large) 4 cloves garlic, sliced ¼ cup brandy (optional) 3…