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The BEST fishing day of someone's life—to inspire YOURS.™

004: First Time Kicker with Nicky Azzara

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Guest Profile

Nicky Azzara is a bass and bow-fisherman extraordinaire. As one of the three founding members of the Flying Plecos Bowfishing team, Nicky has every tilapia in Central Florida on high alert for flying arrows. Moreover, at just 16 years of age, Nicky has already landed more big bass than most folks will catch in a lifetime. In fact, this story is about Nicky’s first entry into a bass fishing tournament. True to form, another “toad” decides to crash the party …

Guest Links

Fishing With:

Kissimmee Bass Series (

Fishing experience

Nicky grew up fishing the local ponds in his neighborhood in the metro Orlando area. He now branches out into many Central Florida lakes and rivers for both bass and bow fishing. Nicky also enjoys flats fishing in the local saltwater lagoons (Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon).

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This episode takes place on the world-famous Kissimmee Chain of Lakes (

Catch of the Day

Largemouth Bass

This episode is about bass fishing, tournament style.

Gear Used

Owner American Flashy Swimmer Hook with CPS (

About TTF Podcast

The Tell Tale Fisherman™ podcast is the place for all avid anglers (not just guides and tournament professionals) to share their fishing story of a lifetime and become fishing legends. Fresh water or salt water, middle of the ocean or middle of a stream, on this fishing podcast we are on a quest to catch the most EPIC fishing adventures from around the world—to inspire yours!

If you are an avid angler, we would LOVE to have you as a guest on the show. So, if you love to fish, and find yourself often sharing your fishing pictures or talking fishing with other anglers, then you are EXACTLY the type of guest (and listener!) this show is all about. On this fishing podcast we want to hear from ALL avid anglers – not just pros and guides (although we love them too!). Join us on this quest to catch the greatest fishing stories in the world.

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