• #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…

  • #102 – Dos and Don’ts of Duck Season

    This week, we offer our insights to the do’s and don’ts of Florida waterfowling . . . Plus, we rank our favorite seasons (of the year, not the Office), Nate offers a weather report, a recap of early teal and wood duck, and Travis gives his thoughts on the new FWC Aquatic Plant Management Technical Advisory Group. Become an official “Friend of the Show” by supporting us on Patreon! Keeps: Emily – Bob and Brad’s Physical Therapy Youtube Channel Nate – Hunt41 Youtube Channel 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…

  • #71: Questions That Need Answers

    Why do mullet jump? Who wins a fight between a snook and a bass? We’re coming at you with our questions that need to be answered, plus answers for those questions . . . AND we discuss the illegitimate love child of Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney, attendance at the FWC spray meetings, great feuds in history, Elk meat, the Beatles, and fake eyelashes . . . Here’s the link to the trailer for Yesterday, the Beatles movie Travis talked about . . . Here’s the link to the Rothy’s shoes Em talked about . . . Here’s a link to buy a shirt and support the show! Follow Cast…

  • #61: Duck Season 2018, Phase 1 Recap

    Phase 1 came and went in a flash . . . Relive every glorious moment (almost) with Nate and Travis as we recount (Florida, bro) our favorite things from the first week of the most wonderful time of the year! Plus – rush to get in to be our 100th review and win a shirt with our new logo!!! Keeps: Travis: Havalon Knife Nate: Ridge Monkey Buckets Emily: Gator Waders Cam and Camille Go Duck Hunting Video (NSFW) 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…

  • #53: Jumping Sharks

    We live in amazing times – Youtube, Cable, Satellite – so many choices for outdoor programming. But what if we could re-invent the genre? This week, we put ourselves in the director’s chair(s) and pitch our best ideas for new outdoor entertainment. Here’s the link to Travis’ column on the loss of our beloved French Brittany, Coleman. Here’s the link to the Peterson’s Hunting article Nate discussed about Hunters and Non-Hunters co-existing . . . 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…

  • #52: The Voices in Our Heads

    When you’re spending time in the Great Outdoors, what voices are in your head? From our parents to our kids to Steve Rinella and Randy Newberg and Rocky Leflore, technology coupled with memories has given us a fantastic perspective on why we do, what we do . . . This is our discussion about that! Bonus: Here’s a link to Emily’s Wasabi Oreos . . . Keeps: Emily – Hipcamp – need a campsite?  This site is like airbnb, only for campers! Nate – Binge Mode Podcast – Do you love Harry Potter?  Like, really, really love Harry Potter?  Then check out the Binge Mode Podcast from the Ringer! Travis…

  • #45: Random Thoughts

    Nate’s second week as a fly-fisherman and we can’t tell if he’s gotten more pretentious or not.  Plus, tons of new reviews, we talk about FWC, tons of follow-ups to ICAST, and, what’s your favorite restaurant sweet tea? The Links: RidgeMonkey: We don’t WANT this light . . . We NEEEEEED this light . . . And this one too . . . And we still need this bucket Beyond Coastal: It’s good to finally see some competition in the sunscreen market Drake fishing: Click this link only if you’re bored with browsing Huk and Salt Life’s sites Compass 360/Hardcore waders:  Check out everything in the Compass 360 line here,…

  • #31: Sub-Urban Dictionary, Volume 3

    Show Notes: What if someone said “Billy caught a TOAD yesterday” . . . would you know what they meant? Or what it means to be “Dishragged” or “Smoked like a Cheap Cigar” . . . This week, we cover all of those and many more in our 3rd edition of the Sub-Urban Dictionary . . . Want to catch up?  Here’s a link to Volume 1 of the Sub-Urban Dictionary and here’s the link to Volume 2! Keep and Release: Travis’ Keep: The It Pays to Fish Podcast, with Angie Scott . . . You know we were skeptical, but we loved what we’ve heard so far from this…