#082 Jared Cyr: Evolving Fisheries, Little Advantages, and Doing It the Right Way

In this podcast, we sit down with 4th generation Key West guide, Jared Cyr and discuss his upbringing, approach to fishing, and tactics he uses to increase his likelihood of success. We also discuss the challenges of a rapidly changing fishery and what it means to “Do things the right way.”

#081 Ian Slater: Challenging Permit, Coaching Anglers, and Dealing with Competition

In this episode, we sit down with Captain Ian Slater of the Florida Keys. In this podcast, we discuss how Ian transitioned into guiding after pursuing a career in professional sports, tips on chasing Permit, how he coaches clients, and his approach to fishing tournaments.

#080 Scott Brown: Special Forces, Flats Fishing, and Family

In this episode, we sit down with Scott Brown of Push it Good Inshore and discuss his time in the service as a Green Beret, the importance of family life balance, and how he is currently working through Brave Waters Guide Service and Valiant Traditions to help get former military members engaged and active in the outdoors.

#079 Jesse Males: Moving Slow, Chasing Opportunities, and Fishing Costa Rica

In this podcast, we sit down with Jesse Males and discuss his fishing operation in Costa Rica and his career as a professional fly tier and content creator. In this podcast, we dive into not only some helpful tactics for fishing but also Jesse’s overall outlook on life, and how he went from being a Dominos Pizza Guy to a well traveled and versed angler. Jesse shares about our need to be able to slow down in life, the choice of contentment, and the importance of mental toughness.

Behind the Bahamas: Guides Round Table

In today’s episode, we get a chance to be a fly on the wall with the Guide Team at Soul Fly Lodge. In this podcast, we sit down with the crew and discuss their philosophies around fishing, team work, and conservation. To learn more about this series, and this podcast, head to captainscollective.com.

Behind the Bahamas: The Schaefers

In this episode, we sit down with Kyle and Kitri Schaefer and discuss what all goes into starting and running a fishing lodge. In this podcast, we talk about the … Continue reading Behind the Bahamas: The Schaefers

Behind the Bahamas: Travis Sands

Behind the Bahamas: Travis Sands. In this episode, we sit down with Travis Sands of Soul Fly Lodge and discuss his story growing up in the islands, and how he approaches the water today. Travis also shares how he survived Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm that hit the Bahamas back in 2019.

#078 Trey Mikell: Close Up Redfish, Arrowhead Hunting, and Florida’s Nature Coast

In this episode, we sit down with Trey Mikell, a 9th generation Floridian whose family roots go deep in the small town of Gulf Hammock Florida, nestled within Florida’s Nature Coast.

In this podcast, Trey gives us a rundown of his story of a small town kid who fell in love with site fishing after watching an episode of outdoor television. Trey also shares with us tips on feeding redfish up close, navigating tight quarter fishing, and his passion of hunting arrowheads.

#077 Blane Chocklett: Musky, Innovation, and Looking through Key Holes

surrounding Virginia, the importance of organization, and all things Musky fishing. Blane also shares about his relationship with Larry Dahlberg and Lefty Kreh, as well as his philosophy on fly tying/design.

#075 Joe Cermele: Loving Your Fishery, Telling Stories, and the Case for Snakeheads and Other Underrated Fish

In this podcast, we sit down with Joe Cermele of MeatEater and discuss his love of fishing and how he first connected with the outdoors as a kid in New Jersey. In this episode, we also dive into the importance of loving your home waters, the case for underrated fish (like snakeheads), and how Joe has grown from his time in outdoor media.

#074 Willie Espinosa: Miami Waters

In this podcast, we sit down with Willie Espinosa of Triple Crown Sport Fishing and discuss his upbringing in Miami. In this episode, Willie discusses the diversity of South Florida’s fishery, his relationship with his father, must eat foods, and how having a skiff as a teenager helped shape his life.

Guiding Flow Series: Tampa Bay Round Table

Guiding Flow Series: Tampa Bay Round Table. In this podcast, we sit down with Maya Burke of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and Captain Dustin Pack to to discuss some of the victories and challenges surrounding Tampa Bay. In this episode we discuss the variations and importance of seagrass, water flow, and the science behind red tide. We also talk about the history and current landscape of Tampa’s fishery.

#071 Brian Esposito: Modern Gladesmen

outs of Florida’s Everglades, and how his days of surfing as a teen eventually led to him building his own custom skiffs. Brian is a modern day gladesmen who has dedicated his life to learning as much as he can about these amazing waters. From scouting for fish to planning camping trips, Brian gives some great insight during this conversation.

#070 Court Douthit: Get A Round Tuit

In this podcast, we sit down with Court Douthit of the Saltwater Specialist located in Tampa Bay. In this episode, Court shares the correlations between hiking and flats fishing, how he worked through a tough season of life while spending 11 months camping in the Florida Everglades, and his philosophy on enjoying life and sharing it with others.

Guiding Flow Series: Depolarizing Conservation and Building Up Advocates

Guiding Flow Series: Depolarizing Conservation and Building Up Advocates. In this podcasts, Hunter sits down in Louisiana with Lucas Bissett of AFFTA, Kyle Schaefer of Soul Fly Lodge, and Benny Blanco of Guiding Flow TV in order to discuss how we can continue to fight for the waters we love and build up more advocates.

#063 Jonathan Moss: Teaching, Television, and Taking Leaps of Faith

In this episode, we sit down with Jonathan Moss of the Captains Log and discuss how he went from being an elementary school PE teacher to a full time guide and television show host. We also discuss tips for working with kids on the water, how leaps of faith can work out, and lessons he has learned from filming and travel.

#061 Royce Dahnke: Shallow Flats, Blue Water, and Hunting Crossovers

#061 Royce Dahnke: Shallow Flats, Blue Water, and Hunting Crossovers. In this podcast, we sit down with Royce Dahnke of Cast’n Blast Charters which runs both inshore and offshore charters in Destin Florida. In this episode, Royce shares with me stories of his childhood, growing up and learning from his father who guided for nearly 50 years, and how Royce found his own love for fishing while sneaking into the school library to read books about fishing and the water. We also discussed his latest venture in offshore fishing. the similarities he has picked up on between deep sea and flats fishing, and the carryover he has experienced from also being an avid hunter.