• #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…

  • #69: A Requiem for Duck Season

    It’s over! Emily’s long, national nightmare has come to an end!  This week, we discuss what we’re gonna be doing now that there’s only 7 months until duck season! Want to get in shape with the Cast and (FAT) Blast Workout group? Fill out Em’s survey here! Have an opinion on the spraying taking place on our lakes? FWC wants to hear from you. Here’s a collection of all meetings requesting public input. The meetings will be held at the following times and locations (all meetings are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. local time): • Feb. 6 – Kissimmee: County Commission Chambers, fourth-floor Osceola County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Square…

  • #68: the FWC Wishlist

    With the FWC Commissioner’s meeting right around the corner, and with the Commission’s recent announcement about the suspension of spraying, we felt like it was time to take a look at our wishlist for our sports’ governing body. Plus, we draft theme songs from TV shows. To donate to the teacher’s gofundme that Emily mentioned, 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…

  • #64: What We’d Give for Christmas

    ‘Tis the Season to be . . . giving? Most podcasts are mailing it in this time of year . . . but not us!  We’re coming in hot and heavy with what we’d give this Christmas to various things in our lives. Plus, we draft Christmas songs, which is pretty much a train wreck. This is our last episode until 2019 – Thank you all for all your support this past year – Merry Christmas to you all, and Happy New Year!!! 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…

  • #62: Hunting and Ecology with David Mizejewski

    If you don’t know David Mizejewski, he’s a naturalist, spokesperson, and television personality for the National Wildlife Federation.  He’s appeared on the Today Show, Wendy Williams, Conan, Good Morning America, and more, as well as hosted shows on Animal Planet and NatGeo. We invited him to join us to discuss his perspective on hunting . . . An ecologist who doesn’t hunt, we felt like this was a great opportunity to hear from a voice who is both important in conservation and could provide a non-hunter’s point of view on some of our favorite pastimes . . . Follow David here: Website – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Keeps: Nate: …

  • #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…

  • #60: Landon Blankenship

    Have you always wanted to know how waterfowl taxidermy works?  This week, we sat down with one of the best, Landon Blankenship, to talk all about taxidermy.  How thorough the process is, his favorite birds, and mistakes we make when bringing in our ducks. Keep: Nate: The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act passed Emily: Major gains for Travis and Kaley on Emily’s Beachbody program . . . Want to get in shape?  Message @lovedaloca and start today! Follow Landon Blankenship on Instagram 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…

  • #58: Gabriella Hoffman

    We’re changing things up this week – we were able to catch up with District of Conservation host Gabriella Hoffman. We chat about growing up in California, guns, urban recruitment to outdoor opportunities, women in the outdoors, Florida’s election, and more!  It’s a great conversation with an important voice in our industry . . . Follow Gabby – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Follow District of Conservation – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Listen to her show here Plus, we celebrate the “pay your age” duck hunts, the ATL, and new reviews! Follow Cast and Blast Florida . Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter?…

  • #57: Baboons, Ethics, and Blake Fischer

    By now, everyone in the hunting and fishing world has seen the story about Idaho Game Commissioner, Blake Fischer. This is our discussion. Plus – hunts for new duck hunters, discourse over division, and Emily cries. Book a hunt for a new duck hunter by e-mailing or messaging Travis. Travis kept District of Conservation, a new podcast by Friend of the Show Gabriella Hoffman – click here to find Gabby’s podcast! Interested in a discount on a Darkwater Call? Enter code CB20 at checkout at darkwatercalls.com Here’s a pic of the decoy Emily mentioned in our keep segment – made by Justin Seelig of Southern Roots Outfitters, it’s a mottled…

  • #54: Long Division

    We’re back – and better than ever! This week, we discuss the things that divide outdoorsmen, and we talk about ways to bring ourselves together. Duck hunters vs. duck hunters, fishermen vs. fishermen, hunters vs. fishermen – one day, we’ll wake up and realize we should’ve paid more attention to the things that unite us! A new season of Meateater – Darkwater calls save early wood duck season – Emily’s stoked about Season 3 of Serial . . . plus – ice cream! 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…