Zach Drazner hails from parts all over, and has done some serious fishing in all of them. Idaho, Wyoming, Texas, you name it and he has probably fished there (or close to it). His prime target? Carp. Zach is a carp fly fishing expert, and has a ton of experience at it for his age. Zach’s knowledge of not only fly fishing but his target species is impressive. If you didn’t know or think much about carp before, that will all change after you hear this episode. Zach delivers some great info on carp fishing, and of course an awesome carp fly fishing day. But we don’t stop there. He also tells us of his first saltwater fly fishing trip, and the epic Key West flats slam that followed.
Joe Rosier is an attorney during the week, and a bait slinger every weekend he gets a chance. You see, Joe gets to fish in the Tampa Bay estuary, where bait abounds. And so do discriminating snook and redfish who love their sardines. Like many who fish those waters, live bait chumming is Joe’s favorite way to catch these fish. But Joe is taking live bait snook fishing to a whole new level. The snook he caught on the day he shares on this episode was on another level too.
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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Hunter Goodrich is an engineering student at Auburn University, and an all-around talented young man. He combined his love for exploring with his mechanical skills and has created a whole fleet of jet jons. That’s right, jon boats with water jet engines to power them. It’s the perfect water craft for exploring the fresh water rivers and salt water flats around Central Florida. Yet, Hunter’s talents go beyond building boats – he is one heck of an angler too. In this episode, Hunter has his hands full with the fight of his lifetime, and a big tarpon that did not go quietly into the night …
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Captain Cam is from High Class Hooker Charters located in Venice, Florida. He is well acquainted with all of the fish that swim through his area. However, he has a particular knack for catching hogs. Hogfish, that is. Not only is it one of his favorite fish to catch, it’s also at the top of the eating list. In this episode, the “Hog Whisperer” shares his most epic wallow with the hogs and the lovely table fare that ensued.
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