• Conversations #2.23: Dr. Ruth Francis-Floyd

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Fish sores and lesions have become a hot topic in Florida with the recent push against herbicide usage. To get to the bottom of the issue, we reached out to one of the leading fish veterinarians in the world, Dr. Ruth Francis-Floyd to chat about the myriad of maladies that fish can suffer from, whether there’s a singular characteristic, proper fish handling, and much, much more! 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! E-mail Fletcher…

  • #149: Stacy’s First Moorhen

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts In the same vein as “Kaley’s First Duck Hunt (episode 18) and “Will’s Gator (episode 145), we reached out to a longtime listener and friend who finally notched her first harvest, and her story is fantastic!!! Plus, hypocrisy in conservation circles, Nate learns to deer hunt, a million new reviews, and a preview of what’s coming soon! 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! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the…

  • Conversations #2.22: Frank Gidus, CCA Florida

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora CCA Florida is the leading fisheries conservation group in Florida . . . In this conversation, we talk to their expert on habitat and ecology, Frank Gidus.  From oyster restoration, to seagrass planting, to crap trap removal, find out what CCA is doing to make our waters and fisheries better for everyone in the state! 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! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s”…

  • An Incomplete Guide to Youth Shotguns

    Can I tell you how many youth shotgun guides I see on the regular? A lot. It’s like outdoors industry search engine optimization 101 – “write an article about youth shotguns” . . . Most of them are good.  Recently, the good folks at Project Upland released this one, and I think it’s the be all, end all for youth shotgun articles – it’s written by a former gun shop employee, it takes into account almost all the things you want to take into account, and it has the most comprehensive chart I’ve ever seen of youth shotguns.  I used to have a chart, but now I’m embarrassed to show…

  • #148: Off the Desk

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora Sportsmen for Biden! Sportsmen for Trump! We wrap up the show with our thoughts on those two groups, but not before we discuss sewage spills, grilling options, Weeki Wachee River impacts from kayaks, Women who hunt, duck stamps, new books, Jon Fury, and so much more!!! 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! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s” Check out Two Fish Creative for your software solutions…

  • Conversations #2.21: Jon Fury

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora Jon Fury is the outgoing Freshwater Fisheries Director for FWC, and this interview is packed with EVERYTHING – from walking on alligators to the Doctrine of Public Trust to exploding fish to social dimensions in wildlife management to airboat wrecks . . . This is a career well done, and you will enjoy every second of this conversation! 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! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and…

  • Conversations #2.20: Leiza Fitzgerald

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora On the Florida fishing scene, you’d be hard pressed to find many names more recognizable than Leiza Fitzgerald’s . . . One of the most accomplished redfish tournament anglers in the state, a native Conch, a hunter, a fisher, a guide, a conservationist, and a trailblazer . . . This week, we walk through Leiza’s story, how passionate she is about protecting our fisheries, and her current project, the CCA Florida STAR Catch and Release Tournament . . . Join CCA Florida here Register for the STAR Tournament here Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY…

  • #119: Florida 101

    Advanced Theories in Conservation. Florida is Ground Zero in Conservation talks these days. Writer after writer pontificates on fixes, talking points from another non-profit or politician. We’re in a lot of rooms around the state on a lot of issues.  This week, we’re giving you our take on Florida Conservation Issues for the next year in the Sunshine State, as well as a short take on the MBTA rollbacks proposed. E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! 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…

  • #111: the Thanksgiving Draft

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – we give a brief recap of our duck season so far, then, in a pre-recorded session, we draft our favorite things about Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to all of you! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! 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

  • #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…