You just never know who you are going to meet at the boat ramp. If you are in Nevada bass fishing, you just might happen upon Silver Rogers. If that name does not ring a bell, maybe Black Silver or Black Ice do? You see, Silver is a retired rap artist who has toured all over with such artists as Ice T, Foo fighters, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Even then, his heart was never far from the water. He was always looking for the next best fishing hole on his days off while on tour. But now, when he is not paying bills as a promoter, Silver is mining for bass. In this episode, Silver hits the smallmouth bass mother lode!
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In this special bonus episode, FLW Tour Pro Cody Kelley shares two epic big bass stories with us. The first is of his personal best largemouth bass. The second is of his personal best Arkansas River largemouth bass. For more information, visit http://www.telltalefisherman.com/042b-big-bass-bonus-cody-kelley/
Our guest this week is FLW Tour Pro Cody Kelley from Conway, Arkansas. An Arkansas native, Cody grew up looking for the next best way to catch more Arkansas bucketmouths. Sometimes that meant studying fishing books from family friends or watching fishing shows. The rest of the time it meant having Mom, Dad, or Grandpa take him out for some Arkansas bass fishing. Even when he went to college, he was still studying bass on the college fishing team. Come graduation day, Cody decided to give the pro circuit a go for one year before getting a “real” job. That was several years ago, and Cody is now an FLW Tour Pro making his home state proud. In this episode, Cody shares one of his early tournament experiences. It was one of those “lightbulb” moments that turned into a “lights out” tournament finish. Plus, we talk about the awesome ways he gives back through the Special Olympics and other great youth events.
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Mark Dunnam is a police officer in the Tampa, Florida area. When he is not protecting and serving, he is casting and catching in the awesome Tampa Bay fishery. While snook, redfish, and trout are the quarry, it’s the company Mark keeps that is equally as important to him. As it turns out, Mark is one lucky guy. His wife loves fishing as much as he does, and they love to share that passion together. In this episode, Mark recounts the day when he first took his wife fishing, and got her fire for fishing burning red hot. Happy wife, happy life, and redfish beware!
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Dustin Murray is a National Guard recruiter who hails from the oldest city in the U.S., St. Augustine. With a rich history, numerous attractions, and beautiful beaches, it is a popular destination for many folks. However, to the avid angler it’s the fishing that’s the big draw. Dustin is all about that, and enjoys both inshore and nearshore saltwater fishing in the St. Augustine waters. Yet, when the fishing is that good in a place, it’s rare that you find the boat ramp empty. A little Category 5 hurricane can change all that. Time for some hurricane fishing!
For more information and to see pictures, visit the show notes page at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/040-hurricane-fishing-dustin-murray/