• #205: Hunter Harassment

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Duck season is upon us, as is the National Championship game, as is Emily’s return to the mic. Plus, we deep dive into what ISN’T Hunter Harassment (hint: fishing). Sign up for the All Florida e-mail list – AllFla.org Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s” 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:…

  • #204: 22

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Yes, 22 is the title of a Taylor Swift song, but it’s also the new year! This week, we’ll be recapping our duck season so far, first ducks, first of species, the Commission meetings, All Florida (it’s coming!) and more! Sign up for the All Florida e-mail list – AllFla.org Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s” 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…

  • #195: the Room Where it Happens

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts FWC’s October Commission Meeting was held on October 6th and 7th. Hear Travis’ solo take on Redfish, Goliath Grouper, Scrub Jays, Aquaculture of Largemouth Bass, Spraying, and more in this (hopefully recurring) recap episode! Watch Day 1 Part 1 (Opening Remarks/Goliath Grouper) Here Watch Day 1 Part 2 (Redfish/Sharks/Fisheries Councils) Here  Watch Day 2 (Bass, Shooting Ranges, Scrub Jays, Public Comments) Here Sign up for the All Florida e-mail list – AllFla.org Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and…

  • Bonus Episode: In The Arena

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the…

  • Bonus Episode: February 2021 Commission Meeting

    This week, we’re releasing the audio from the February 2021 FWC Commissioner’s Meeting. What you will hear: A comment from a developer regarding Orange Hammock WMA and the desire for a buffer to be put into the WMA to “protect” homeowners A comment from a stakeholder, Mike Elfenbein, reflecting OUR sentiment regarding developers and hunting A Comment from Commission Chairman Rodney Barreto, regarding his take on the future collision of development and hunting, and how he fears it will progress in this state. Then, we have the entirety of the Restricted Hunting Area Discussion – RHA’s, for those keeping score at home: You’ll hear: FWC Director of Hunting and Game Management George…

  • Conversations #3.10: Lee Grove

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Lee Grove is a Fisheries Biologist. While working with the team on Lake Trafford in Southwest Florida, Lee and his colleagues collectively tossed around the idea of using Mussels to improve water quality in freshwater lakes. This is that story. Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY 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 – no problem is too big or too small! Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world…

  • Conversations #2.27: Kipp Frohlich

    Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts Kipp Frohlich has been the Director of FWC’s Habitat and Species Conservation Division the past 3 years, and has a lifetime of experience working for Florida conservation on some of the most cutting edge of topics: manatees, bears, sea turtles, panthers, and more. This week, we sat down with Kipp to recap and reflect on his career an talk about his stories and experiences, his hope for the agency, and his retirement plans! Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! Need an auctioneer for your next event?  Mark “Dobe” Dobersch is your…

  • 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…

  • Virtual ICAST with FWC: #5 – Artificial Reefs

    Do you know about Florida’s Artificial Reefs program? Around our state, 3600+ reefs dot the coastline, providing habitat to many of our most popular and critical fisheries . . . In today’s episode, we’re joined by FWC’s Keith Mille and Amanda Nalley to discuss this very cool program, how it’s driven by science, the data it provides, the incredible opportunities it provides anglers, and how you can learn more about it! Make sure to visit FWC’s Virtual ICAST Page at myfwc.com/icast Click Here to Listen on Spotify Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on iHeartRadio Click Here to Listen on Pandora Podcast: Play in new…

  • Virtual ICAST with FWC: #4 – Boating Access

    Where did all these boat ramps come from? Who paid for them? And who takes care of them? Today, we’re joined by Laura Beagle, FWC’s Boating Access Coordinator to discuss how this works in our state full of water.  We’ll spend time discussing BoatRampFinder, one of the Agency’s most successful tools, and how Sportfish Restoration Funding works to make sure we are all able to spend more time on the water! Make sure to visit FWC’s Virtual ICAST Page at myfwc.com/icast Click Here to Listen on Spotify Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on iHeartRadio Click Here to Listen on Pandora Podcast: Play in new…