• #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…

  • #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…

  • #72: Saving Marriages and Hydrilla

    This week, we’re recapping the many, many, many FWC meetings over the past month. Plus, we basically save a listener’s marriage, discuss Botswana’s elephant situation, and review the basics of fire safety with Emily! 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 in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

  • #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…

  • #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 –…

  • Keep & Release

    Every podcast recording session starts out the same way: Emily, exasperated, looks at Nate and I and asks, “Do you guys have a ‘Keep’ and ‘Release’ for this week?” If you’ve never heard the show, a) consider yourself lucky and don’t click this link, and b) Keep and Release is the segment where we give a little shout-out to whatever the one thing is that we want to talk about this week in a positive light (Keep), and the one thing that irritated us or aggravated us in the previous week (Release).  A release could be leaky waders or faulty spinning reels or lousy internet service or duck ID posts…

  • #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 –…

  • #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 –…