We believe in capturing the worlds fishing stories and preserving the legacies of those who tell them. This show is not about tips, tricks or techniques. All fish stories deserve to be told, and all people who fish have a legacy to leave behind.
Jim Mollison has been fishing for nearly 80 years. He's learned a thing or two during that time, and has some great memories on the water. We sat down with Jim to share some of those memories and learn about what makes him so passionate about the sport we all love.
Clay Groves is an educator and licensed fishing guide from the triangular state of New Hampshire. Clay loves to talk to people about his true passion for fish, fishing, and eating fish...a past-time that has led him to becoming the Chief Executive Nerd on the Fish Nerds podcast. As the podcast, and his audience grows, so does Clay's library of great audio shows feature fish experts from all around the area.
Charlie Moore is a South Dakotan with a fishing life story that has a lot going on. He grew up in the professional fishing world. All of his angling dreams were coming to fruition, but he lost his grip on true happiness. Fishing was turing into a job. In order to get his mojo back he made the move from pro angler to pastor.
Paul Fosheim has been a member of the South Dakota Deaf Anglers for many years. He and his fellow deaf anglers get together at least once each year to fish together. This year, they were on the banks of Lake Oahe in central South Dakota.
The South Dakota Deaf Anglers was created in 1982. This organization gives members of the deaf community an opportunity to learn more about fishing, and to meet others who share a similar passion. While there were cash prizes on the line for anyone with lady luck and skill on their side that day, that is not the reason they get together. This episode talks a little bit about their fishing experiences and what it means to fish while deaf.
Gary Howey and Larry Myhre have collectively worked in the outdoor communications industry for more than 80 years. Their connection to the resources, production/writing, and educating the public have led to a great friendship and a lot of outdoor adventures. They are both members of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, and have miles of wisdom and outdoor stories to share.
On November 16, 2002, Georgine Chytka and her son went fishing like they did on most evenings. It was a cold evening down in the tailrace of Fort Randall Dam, but they persisted. Georgine's second bite of the evening would produce a fish that many thought they would never see...a new state record walleye.
Jason Durham started Go Fish Guide Service when he was 15 years old. He has learned a lot from the great people he's fished with over the years, and has a lot of great fishing stories. We could have chatted for hours up at the Iron Horse Bar & Grille in Nevis, MN. His fishing stories captivate, entertain, and sometimes even have a moral or lesson for you to put in your back pocket. I really enjoyed our conversation, and he was a great sport with some of the questions I had for him.
Igor Chinyakov is responsible for sport fishing in Russia and for oversight of the annual World Ice Fishing Championships. Igor and I chatted about sport fishing in Russia and why their country has experienced so much success over the years.
Kate Golden is a fish obsessed gal living in Australia. She penned an article for the Sierra Club magazine about her journey into fishing and all that has come along with it. Our conversation went a bit further, and we got to learn more about this passionate outdoor enthusiasts with a taste for fish and all that comes along with catching them.