Garrett Gincley comes to us by way of Pennsylvania. A seasoned bass angler on the boat and kayak, it is the kayak that Garrett gravitates to on most outings. So much so that Garrett has taken to the kayak bass fishing trail series. In this episode, Garrett shares his epic day in a KBF event in West Virginia. He not only landed a nice bag and a top 5 finish, but also a trip to the KBF championship. But it was where he found one of those fish that made this trip so unique.
Jake Doyon is our first guest from the great state of Massachusetts. To be honest, I didn’t know that much about fishing in the Northeast before talking with Jake. But now I do. The amount of species, and the places and ways they have to catch them is impressive. And so too is Jake. His knowledge of fly fishing is well beyond his years. Plus, his passion for the sport lead him to start a guide service with his friend. They are putting big smiles on anglers’ faces, which is exactly what happens in this epic episode. It’s time for a little striper fly fishing.
So what would you ask Kevin VanDam if you got the chance? Well, if you host a fishing podcast about people’s most epic day of fishing ever, that question is a no-brainer. Are you ready for the most epic day of tournament fishing ever from the greatest bass tournament fishing angler of all time? We’ve got it on part two of our one-year anniversary edition of the Tell Tale Fisherman® Podcast.
Kevin VanDam. His bio says that “in the world of professional bass fishing, Kevin VanDam is at the pinnacle and arguably the best in the world.” Well, you’ll get no argument from me. Four-time Bassmaster Classic Champion. Seven-time Bassmaster Angler of the Year. All-time money winner on the Bassmaster Tournament trail. Oh yeah, and he just won an unparalleled 25th Bassmaster title at Grand Lake. KVD, champion bass fisherman, incredible ambassador for the sport of fishing, and our special guest for the one-year anniversary edition of the Tell Tale Fisherman® Podcast.
Joseph Davies is a man of many places. Grew up in Wisconsin, lived in New Zealand, and most recently Utah. But he has wandered to many other fishing holes with his trusty fly rod. Most recently, the fishing hole was in Costa Rica. While a seasoned vet with a 5 wt., a 12 wt. was an entirely new species to Joseph. But he embraced the “telephone pole” and totally immersed himself in the fishery. The result? One of the most epic tarpon fly fishing battles you could imagine …