Burritos, Breaks, and Flies

Burritos, Breaks, and Flies

By BearFish Alliance
We will be diving into the common driver that binds fly fishing, food, business and surf culture in the Reno/Tahoe area and around the world.
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Escape from Skunk Island
Strange things happen when out fly fishing, and this is a story of one such event. Normally we have a handful things to worry about on the Truckee River, things like Bears, Bums, or sometimes just falling a ton in the slick as snot rock sections. This one is different and quite unexpected and we are thankful we made it through this one!
28:27
June 18, 2020
Local Short Story - Warren and the Tow Truck Rainbow
Warren Langworthy tells a cool story about Davis Lake and getting a free tow from a Rainbow he caught while floating. 
02:27
May 30, 2020
Episode 11 - The Legend of Bodie Monroe
In this episode we unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Bodie Monroe. Bodie is a local Truckee River legend in his own right who has contributed heavily to the future of the Truckee River. From assuming an almost decade long leadership role with Trout Unlimited as well as to leading youth activities in the City of Reno, Bodie is always giving back and making our area a wonderful place to live, work and play. Not to mention his affinity for snacks in the field made me feel not so alone....no longer do I feel like I am the only one who loves devouring Kipper Snacks when on the river! 
1:02:49
May 14, 2020
Episode 10 - No Excuses with Rick Saez of The Outdoor Biz Podcast
Bishop, Ca Based Rick Saez of the Outdoor Biz Podcast has brought exceptional podcasts to the outdoor industry. On top of that he has been very helpful in helping us grow the BBF podcast, so in this episode we get to know the man that sits in the magic podcast studio deep within the realm of the Eastern Sierras! This is our first podcast during the COVID -19 Crisis, so we actually connected via shortwave radio to practice social distancing (not really, but our alternative means of communication doesn't detract from the awesomeness of this podcast!).
48:14
April 4, 2020
Matt Heron - Elevating the Global Fly Fishing Game
In this episode we sit down with Matt Heron of Matt Heron Fly Fishing. Matt is very well known on both local and international waters and has been a leader in promoting fly fishing as a passion, art, and means of promoting a better way of life for those less fortunate. You will hear everything ranging from his work with Cast Hope, his guiding outfit, and all the way to his infamous WWE takedown of a monster Brown Trout. This is a great podcast you will not want to miss! RECORDED AT THE CEDAR HOUSE SPORT HOTEL IN TRUCKEE, CA
1:12:00
March 12, 2020
You Fish Scotland with Wes & Jen
This is our first international podcast, and we are so excited that Wes and Jen of You Fish Scotland are a part of it. This is going to be a podcast that will bring you to the roots of fly fishing, and you will hear stories steeped in tradition and full of customs and courtesies that are for the most part absent in our Fly Fishing culture in the United States. Not to mention that the gamefish they are hooking into are legendary...Atlantic Salmon, Sea Trout, Wild Brown's, Arctic Graylings and more, So set a fire in the camping ring or fireplace and get ready to sit back and take in this incredible podcast trip to Scotland! RECORDED LIVE AT THE HIVE IN RENO! 
58:24
March 7, 2020
Sam Sedillo of Trout Unlimited - Fly Fishing Jedi of the Sierra's
Meet Sam Sedillo of Trout Unlimited. Sam is TU's secret weapon in ensuring that Trout in California and Nevada have a safe and robust living conditions, and not to mention he is one heck of a Jedi with a fly rod. This is a great episode that will have you ready to jump up and help save your local river, stream, or watershed! Oh, and we dive into Burritos like we never have before....get ready for this one! RECORDED ON LOCATION AT THE FAMOUS LOUIS BASQUE CORNER IN RENO, NEVADA!
55:52
February 21, 2020
30,000 ft Above Reno with Anton Novak
In this episode we meet Anton Novak of Rounds Bakery. Anton is a pillar, icon, and leader in the Reno business scape, and his contribution to the growth of Reno is undeniable. Anton has a very rich and colorful past in Aviation that ultimately led him to Reno, and his formula for success is as he puts it "by not riding on the back of the community, but rather building WITH the community". Learn how he went from flying around the world to establishing the premier bakery and food service provider in Reno in this great episode. 
53:38
February 9, 2020
Taming the Truckee River with The Prodigy, Taylor Brune
In this episode we chat with Taylor Brune. Taylor has been fly fishing the Truckee River for many years, and his own terms. We also discuss the new eastern Truckee River regulations set in place by NDOW. If you have been wondering how to approach the Truckee and be successful, this is great listening experience!  Recorded outside and onsite at the McCarran Ranch Preserve Amphitheater, thank you to the Nature Conservancy of Nevada for the time and space at this wonderful location!
1:28:24
February 2, 2020
Bristol Bay to the Lahontan Sea - Meet Brennan Best
From running a Salmon fishing boat operation in Bristol Bay, AK to Director of Marketing for the Reno Local Food Group, local fly fisherman Brennan Best has tales to tell!
1:13:16
January 11, 2020
Casey Gipson of Infinity Fly Outfitters
We meet with Casey Gipson of the only Orvis endorsed guide outfit in the State of Nevada. Casey talks Trout on the Truckee River, Pyramid Lake, and a new secret burrito location.
59:33
January 9, 2020
The Truckee River Saga with Chris Sega
Chris Sega of The Nature Conservancy talks with us on Truckee River History, restoration, bear sized trout, and his ultimate outdoor burrito....recorded at the historic McCarran Ranch House.
1:10:18
January 4, 2020
Episode 1 - Eric Olsen @ Whitney Peak
Meet Eric Olsen, the GM of Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno, NV. Fly fisherman, hunter, life long outdoorsman, and one heck of a pillar in the Reno business scene.
50:05
December 11, 2019