• #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…

  • On Teachers and Legacy . . .

    Mrs. McCarty had this contest. It was 4th grade, and it was me or Carey Corbett, and the idea was to see how many of Florida’s counties we could name.  We tied.  Then we had to name the county seats.  Carey won.  But I gave her a heck of a fight.  We read a Land Remembered and studied the Seminole Wars and Flagler and Plant. It was that year that I realized that I loved Florida, that I understood her, that she came easy to me. Mrs. Long accompanied us to the PEER center, a local wildlife rehab facility. The first pine snake I’d ever seen, a scavenger hunt through…

  • #81: Where’d Everybody Go?

    Quick hits this week while Nate takes a week to go fishing, Emily takes a week off, and Travis does his level best (read: worst) to keep the show alive! 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 . . . 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 | RSS

  • #80: The Magazines

    Florida Sportsman.  Field and Stream.  Garden and Gun.  Modern Huntsman. We’ve taken on the herculean task of ranking our top 9 outdoor magazines – hear our list, and let us know what we missed! Here’s the piece Travis discussed in his release, regarding the unmanaged growth our state is facing . . . Here’s the article about the 10 year old squaring off with the shark! Here’s the link to Brene Brown’s website . . . 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 . . .…

  • #79: Happy Hour on Drafts

    This week, we tackle two drafts for the price of one! First up, what is your favorite sandwich? Then we tackle our favorite apps for hunting and fishing . . . Tides, Weather, Accessibility, Licensing, and . . . Music? 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 . . . 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 | RSS

  • #77: So You Wanna Come to Florida

    This week, we spend a few minutes discussing some ways to sneak in an outdoors break on your Florida trip this summer, be it a vacation to the theme park or beach, or a quick morning session during that tech conference in Orlando! Plus, we chat about the Keith Olbermann/Turkey fiasco in our “Release” . . . We draft our favorite Sports Movies of all time in honor of Opening Day . . . Tina from accounting calls in to the show . . . and we chat Rinella’s new Stars in the Sky documentary . . . Check out our new “Conservation Isn’t Convenient” T-shirt . . . Come…

  • #76: Superlatives

    Remember high school?  Cutest couple, most likely to succeed, getting your head shoved in a locker? 2 outta 3 ain’t bad. This week, we take a shot at our favorite outdoor superlatives, including beef jerky, Power-poles, and Joyce’s Dock! Links: Sand County Almanac – by Aldo Leopold Nate’s Bino purse/harness Come hear Travis at Salt Pines in Tampa on April 9th (free – register 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…

  • #75: March Madness

    We don’t actually discuss basketball this week – instead, we chat about Duck’s Unlimited’s new CEO, Adam Putnam; what white butterflies have in common with tarpon; hats; and, turkeys. Plus, Em worries about hemispheres, Nate and Travis crush on Rinella, and we save a marriage before it even starts. Here’s the link to the article Travis discusses in Keep and Release. Wanna join our Cast and Fat Blast Challenge? 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…

  • #74: The New Green Deal

    That’s what’s called a “Bait and Switch” – there is NO political discussion of the New Green Deal – Guaranteed! Join us as we return to our roots and draft all of our favorite Green Things in the Outdoors! Plus – Emily misunderstands the rules (again), we chat about the Ron Bergeron appointment in South Florida, and new content in the outdoors world . . . Here’s a link to Nate’s Keep, the Hunting Public Youtube channel . . . Here’s a link to the GoWild App and the Restless Native podcast Here’s a link to buy a shirt and support the show! Wanna join our Cast and Fat Blast…

  • #73: Marie Kondo Your Boat

    How do we go about getting our boats ready for chasing tarpon?  This week, we’ll take you through the process, through the lens of Emily and Marie Kondo. Also – Emily has Geography issues, Nate almost dies, and Travis dominates a draft! Here’s a link to buy a shirt and support the show! Wanna join our Cast and Fat Blast Challenge? 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…