• Jalapeno Popper Soup with Shredded Venison

    It’s Soup Season in Florida . . . There’s not much better than a warm bowl of soup on a Saturday afternoon – the ducks have been cleaned, the dogs are lazing away on the floor, college football is on a never ending loop on the TV, and this Jalapeno Popper Soup is ready and waiting to make your day complete! Crockpot Venison Roast 2-3 lb Venison roast (frozen or thawed) 2 cups of broth Salt & Pepper Season Roast with salt and pepper and cook in crock pot Frozen – 12 hours on low Thawed – 6-8 hours on low Once cooked shred and store – this will make…

  • #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…

  • #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…

  • #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…

  • #70: The Outdoor Oscars

    It’s Award Season, and the “King” of the Awards ceremonies is the Academy Awards, aka the Oscars. In this week’s episode, we unveil our nominees for Best Actor, Supporting Actor, Sound, Screenplay, and Lifetime Achievement, all for the first annual inaugural outdoor Oscars! Planning to attend a meeting on Spraying in our State – here are some dates and times! • Feb. 13 – Sebring: Bert J. Harris Jr. Agri-Civic Center, 4509 George Blvd.; FB Event – https://bit.ly/2WHh0h9 • Feb. 26 – Eustis: Eustis Community Center, 601 Northshore Drive FB Event – https://bit.ly/2Bgii9G Here’s a link to Mega, the podcast! Here’s a link to buy a shirt and support the…

  • #66: Carlos Beruff and Eleanor

    This week, we discuss what are our Eleanors – you know, those things you keep trying to accomplish, and seem like they should be easy, but always stay just.  Out.  Of reach. Plus we chat about the appointment and subsequent rescinding of Carlos Beruff, including your incredible support of our letter! Keeps: Travis – Landon Blankenship is giving away a duck mount to a youth hunter Nate – The new Rinella cookbook Emily – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon 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:…

  • #56: Southernisms

    Remember last week how we sounded all smart and stuff?  Additive harvest and predator swamping and protandric hermaphoditism and whatnot? Y’all. We asked “what are your favorite southern sayings” and boy, did y’all come through in a MAJOR way. Constipated turkeys, fence sitting turtles, sock wearing roosters, and perhaps the world’s most awkward anatomy lesson are just the beginning! Warning – may not be safe for little ears.  But we tried. Other warning – forgive us. 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…

  • #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…

  • #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…

  • #48: The Stay Woke Playlist

    It’s 4 am. You’ve got a full, NRA approved Yeti Rambler of coffee, the boat’s gassed up, and you’re headed to the boat ramp. What’s on the radio? We asked as many folks as we could for their “on the way to the boat ramp” songs, and this is what we’ve ended up with.  The first ever playlist designed to actually keep you “woke” in the truest sense of the word . . . You can use Spotify to listen to our entire list by clicking here . . . Follow Cast and Blast Florida . . . Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter?…