• #95: Little Debbie, Universal Studios, and Jesus

    Little Debbie.  Cinnamon Rolls.  Sour Patch Kids.  And, of course . . . hot dogs! This week we go back to our roots and discuss our favorite hunting snacks, plus we chat about the Universal Studios expansion (38:52 mark), the United Waterfowlers of Florida Summit (3:04 mark), and new exit music from Trail Diver! Get your live show tickets here! 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 duck hunt or fishing charter? E-mail Travis to book today . . . Connect with the gang on social media:…

  • #93: Quotable Quotes

    Find us another podcast that seamlessly weaves Joe Biden, Ron Swanson, Aldo Leopold, and Fred Bear into a podcast that simultaneously discusses bikini babes fishing, deftly recaps the recent Florida Wildlife Commission Meetings, and still has room to discuss the new Top Gun trailer! Here’s the Joe Biden auto-tune Emily discussed Here’s the link to April Vokey interviewing Darcizzle Here’s the Top Gun trailer Here’s the Ed Killer piece we were NOT fans of . . . Get your live show tickets here! 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…

  • #89: Deer Fangs, Zombie Mullet, and Python Hunters

    The links: Zombie Mullet in the St. Johns River Aquifers under the sea Deer with makeup and fangs Python Hunters can use shotguns now the Hired Guns of Instagram Meateater buys FirstLite Gov. Desantis Signs Largest Environmental Budget in Florida History Travis’ Release – Fishing Brands Squabble – who owns rights to the upside down Florida Logo Nate’s Keep – Crispi Summit GTX Travis’ Keep Read – Chad Rischar’s 21st Century Conservationists approach Travis’ Keep Watch – The new Yeti Commercial with 1000 Miles from Nowhere Travis’ Keep Buy – Fundraiser for books – Drake’s Hunting Adventures Get your live show tickets here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get…

  • Heroes . . .

    Before Instagram and Youtube, Duck Dynasty and Meateater and Charlie Moore, before Facebook and viral videos and podcasts, there were heroes. Not the kind in Marvel, or Justice League, or whatever the franchise du jour is . . . Real, honest to God heroes. These were men that packed a metal lunchbox and drove ’83 Oldsmobiles and worked their 40 at the office or the yard or the site, then came home and kissed their pretty wife and, exhausted, helped with homework, or played catch, or watched the game.  Sunday’s were for Sunday School and church, and maybe, if you were real lucky and the paycheck had been kind, a…

  • #86: The Fishing Songs Draft

    Remember when we drafted boat songs?  Or on the way to boat ramp songs? This is like that, only worse . . . much, much worse! 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 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: RSS

  • On Teachers and Legacy . . .

    Mrs. McCarty had this contest. It was 4th grade, and it was me or Carey Corbett, and the idea was to see how many of Florida’s counties we could name.  We tied.  Then we had to name the county seats.  Carey won.  But I gave her a heck of a fight.  We read a Land Remembered and studied the Seminole Wars and Flagler and Plant. It was that year that I realized that I loved Florida, that I understood her, that she came easy to me. Mrs. Long accompanied us to the PEER center, a local wildlife rehab facility. The first pine snake I’d ever seen, a scavenger hunt through…

  • #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:…

  • #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…

  • #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…

  • #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…