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Brown Trout and Bridge Beers Fly Fishing Podcast

Brown Trout and Bridge Beers Fly Fishing Podcast

By Brown Trout and Bridge Beers Fly Fishing Podcast

Brown Trout and Bridge Beers, just a few of our favorite things. This Fly Fishing Podcast is located in the Driftless region, we discuss the usual fishing topics, local events, whats going on in the area, and just some fun fly shop BS.
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#29 - There is fly fishing in Nebraska with TroutRoutes

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#34 - Summer break is over, Matt and Grant proof of life
#34 - Summer break is over, Matt and Grant proof of life
Happy fall everyone! We took the summer to be with family, grill hot dogs, and finalize the new podcast studio. We talk a bit about the Rush fish kill down in MN, events happening around the twin cities, and what kind of fishing we haven't been doing over the summer. Be sure to check out the links below to contact your local TU chapter and DNR to voice your opinion on how we can keep our streams healthy for generations to come. https://www.tu.org/ https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/
41:22
September 22, 2022
#33 - Wind in your face, the only drug you'll need at Margo+Lola
#33 - Wind in your face, the only drug you'll need at Margo+Lola
We had the pleasure of visiting the new Margo+Lola fly fishing school on the Rush River near Ellsworth Wisconsin in late March. Co-founder Mark Walinske gave us a proper tour of the grounds and was even nice enough to put us on a few nice fish. We learn about what the fly fishing school has to offer and how Margo+Lola is pushing to make Flyfishing more accessible for all. Looking for your next team work building event? Or maybe a get away with some friends? Be sure to check out the links below and reach out to Mark with any questions! https://www.margolola.com/ https://www.instagram.com/margolola.inc/ https://www.facebook.com/MargoLolaInc/
57:04
April 21, 2022
#32 - A tour guide for the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo
#32 - A tour guide for the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo
Carl Haensel stops by to give us the insider tips on having the best Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo experience as possible. A little history on the event, a little conservation talk, a sneak peak of presenters, events for beginners, bugs, and food trucks! Be sure to check out the links below to get your tickets in advance and help support Minnesota Trout Unlimited. IG https://www.instagram.com/gwflyfishingexpo/ Schedule https://greatwatersflyexpo.com/exposchedule/ Tickets https://buytickets.at/greatwatersflyexpo/625163 Minnesota Trout Unlimited http://mntu.org/
52:37
March 10, 2022
#31 - Water Sabbath Film Premier and Great Waters Expo Schedule
#31 - Water Sabbath Film Premier and Great Waters Expo Schedule
We welcome Jake Keeler back from the Water Sabbath project to discuss the upcoming premier at the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo on Saturday, March 20th at the Hamline University Theater at 6pm (See the link below to purchase tickets). Jake gives us a glimpse of what we can expect on the project and drops some hints on what's next in the pipeline for the Keeler / Thienes duo. If you can't make the premier be sure to keep an eye out on social media as they will be dropping Water Sabbath in chapters starting in March on The Fly Fish Journal website! Water Sabbath https://www.instagram.com/watersabbath/ Jake Keeler https://www.instagram.com/jakekeeler/ Mike Thienes https://www.instagram.com/mikethienes/ Tickets to the film premier https://www.tickettailor.com/events/greatwatersflyexpo/625163#
42:21
February 17, 2022
#30 - Ted and Jim's nymphtastic journey
#30 - Ted and Jim's nymphtastic journey
Ted and Jim sit down to drop some winter fishing knowledge on us over zoom. These two are some of the more die hard winter trout fisherman we've had the pleasure of sharing the stream with. We cover line setups, keeping those toes warm, and how to best keep your hands soft during these cold winter months. Ted fills us in with some TU work on the Kinni and Jim shares some quality rod length data for kayak fishing. Be sure to check them out below and look into volunteering with TU! Also, mark your calendars for the Fly Tyer's Rendezvous THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2022 AT 6 PM – 9 PM @ Lucette Brewing CO in Menominee, WI. https://www.kiaptuwish.org/ https://www.instagram.com/swedish_fish218/ https://www.instagram.com/tkhigman/ https://www.lucettebrewing.com/
01:12:03
January 27, 2022
#29 - There is fly fishing in Nebraska with TroutRoutes
#29 - There is fly fishing in Nebraska with TroutRoutes
We sit down with TroutRoutes founder Zach Pope to discuss new happenings in the app (Spoiler, there is now a web based mapping tool!) and the joys of running a tech company.  We discuss the challenges of public water access, traveling the country searching for trout water and the beer-ometer.  Be sure to check out the links below and pickup a last minute Christmas gift for that angler in your life! https://www.instagram.com/troutroutes/ https://troutinsights.com/
01:05:11
December 23, 2021
#28 - Lessons from the Champion, Jay of MN Fly Tool and Stone Fly Works
#28 - Lessons from the Champion, Jay of MN Fly Tool and Stone Fly Works
Jay takes time to enlighten us on some new products in the tying world and a great resource to reach out to local tiers in the area or the area you are traveling.  Be sure to check out his products and buy some guaranteed fish catching tools to qualify for an angry minnow beer next fall! https://www.instagram.com/mnflytoolco/ https://www.mnflytool.com/shop https://www.instagram.com/stoneflyworks/ https://stoneflyworks.com/
47:35
November 18, 2021
#27 - Jake Keeler and Mike Thienes with Water Sabbath
#27 - Jake Keeler and Mike Thienes with Water Sabbath
Jake and Mike drop in to chat about a new project, Water Sabbath.  The two have teamed up to bring a much needed breath of fresh air to the fly fish film library and look to release in April.  Tune in to check out this idea of "Rest from labor" and how we could all use a bit of a nudge to pursue our passions away from the 9-5.  We'll keep you updated as we move to the release of the film, but until then give them a follow and this a listen! https://www.instagram.com/watersabbath/ https://www.instagram.com/jakekeeler/ https://www.instagram.com/mikethienes/
59:34
October 21, 2021
#26 - Veterans On The Fly SWTU with Mike Johnson
#26 - Veterans On The Fly SWTU with Mike Johnson
We're back from summer break with Mike Johnson of Veterans on the fly. Mike shares his knowledge of everything good in Southern Wisconsin, from bulldogs to hot dogs we are all much smarter for listening. Interested in learning more about Veterans on the fly SWTU? Be sure to check out the links below. https://www.instagram.com/veteransontheflyswtu/ https://www.instagram.com/doggydaddy9/ https://www.facebook.com/swtuveteransonthefly/
01:01:43
September 23, 2021
In Betweener - Chippewa River Custom Rod Co.
In Betweener - Chippewa River Custom Rod Co.
Not every day you get to sit down and hear the magic behind the fly rods we dream about casting. Thomas takes time to talk us through the details he puts behind each rod that spins through his shop and explain the basics for us who know nothing about rod building. Looking for a locally built rod from someone you can talk to? Or even cast before buying? Be sure to check out the links below! https://crcustomrod.com/ https://www.instagram.com/chippewa_river_custom_rod/
43:07
May 22, 2021
In Betweener - Musky Fool
In Betweener - Musky Fool
In Between'er numero dos! Matt announces his beer of the summer, while Dan and Jen hang out to give us the low down on establishing a business during a pandemic. Sounds neat right? These two are proving everyone in the industry wrong by kicking ass with their new online fly shop. Tune in and be sure to check out their website! Disclaimer: 3BT is not sponsored by Musky Fool, but Dan and Jen if you're reading this, we can be bought with beer and hot dogs. https://www.muskyfool.com/ https://www.instagram.com/muskyfool/
53:17
May 11, 2021
In Betweener - Weights & Measures
In Betweener - Weights & Measures
It's in betweener season... Is that a word? Well it is now... We sit down with Erik from https://weightsandmeasures.co/ on good ol' tying materials discussion. Do you hate tying musky flies as much as Grant? Check.this.shit.out! https://weightsandmeasures.co/ https://www.instagram.com/weightsandmeasuresco/
50:30
May 04, 2021
#25 - Fly Fishing Women of MN teach us about hook removals, casting for turkeys, and river banjos
#25 - Fly Fishing Women of MN teach us about hook removals, casting for turkeys, and river banjos
Have you ever wondered what it's like to wake up surrounded by Yellowstone buffalo who are trying to stop you from catching some trout? Hillary and Kelly drop in to share stories of banjos, chainsaws, and hook removals from local celebrities'. We also get around to talking about the Fly Fishing Women of Minnesota organization they are involved in and how you can get involved too! https://www.instagram.com/flyfishingwomenofmn/ https://www.instagram.com/mn_onthe_fly/ https://www.instagram.com/kelly_kallok/
01:27:02
March 09, 2021
#24 - "I got scuds" with Area Man.
#24 - "I got scuds" with Area Man.
Aaron drops the bomb on us "I got scuds" as we get into guide flies. Should we all be worried? Also, discuss how 5x is great dental floss, fishing diapers (Thanks Bent), and cats. Looking for a guide trip or fishing camps coming up? Be sure to follow up with Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop or Fishing For All to check out dates and get on the calendar! https://www.instagram.com/stcroixpeezworth/ https://fishing-for-all.com/ https://bobmitchellsflyshop.com/ photo credit: Justin Carfagnini
49:59
February 09, 2021
#23 - Micah and Chris stop by to talk boys bands, musky heartbreak, and how to embrace the suck
#23 - Micah and Chris stop by to talk boys bands, musky heartbreak, and how to embrace the suck
Who would have known Chris was such a big 98 degrees fan? The cookie dough boys give us a breakdown on their fall musky season. Micah opens up about his heartbreak, we all agree that musky are babies, and Carf tells a decent fish story. IG Profiles https://www.instagram.com/micah_crider/ https://www.instagram.com/polynasianchriswi/ https://www.instagram.com/justincarf/ Chippewa River Custom Rods https://crcustomrod.com/
01:17:07
January 12, 2021
#22 - Let us hear your thunder, bourbon review
#22 - Let us hear your thunder, bourbon review
We decide to do a bourbon tasting, because why not? We realize Grant can't handle the good stuff, Matt share's his secret drink recipes, and some discussion on deer hunting. Be sure to stay tuned to the end for Carf's gift guide!
01:15:51
December 09, 2020
#21 - Oregon Cheese? Knowledge bombs from Arron Gerlovich that will make Fly Fishing purists cry
#21 - Oregon Cheese? Knowledge bombs from Arron Gerlovich that will make Fly Fishing purists cry
What about Oregon Cheese? Aaron stops by and drops some knowledge that will make Fly Fishing purists cry and even shares some rivers to check out for the first time Northshore Adventurer. Be sure to check out MN Steelheader's website below and support! http://www.minnesotasteelheader.com/ http://www.northshoreguideservice.com/ https://www.instagram.com/northshoresteel/
01:04:25
October 06, 2020
#20 - Targeting big fall browns with Toby Halley and dirty Milwaukee water
#20 - Targeting big fall browns with Toby Halley and dirty Milwaukee water
So you're looking to start targeting big trout this fall? Toby sits down with us to talk how to do just that. Of course we get off topic on dirty water, the Sasquatch, and sammich choices. Be sure to give him a follow and check out the links below! Toby Halley https://www.instagram.com/tobsmn/ Broke Neck Fly https://www.instagram.com/p/B-arcyDlpjt/ MN DNR Fish Mapper https://maps2.dnr.state.mn.us/ewr/fom/mapper.html?layers=lakes%20streams%20wshd_lev01py3%20occurrences
01:24:52
September 15, 2020
#19 - Firehole Outdoors spills the beans on new products and gets real nerdy on weight management
#19 - Firehole Outdoors spills the beans on new products and gets real nerdy on weight management
WARNING: Major hook and bead nerding out content. Firehole Musky Hooks? Predator shanks? Back in June we attempted to sit down with Joe from Firehole Outdoors to check in and see how things are going in Bozeman. Grant as usual, was able to botch the technology and we lost the recording. So welcome to version 2, thanks for your patience Joe! We check in on hook production, the new hook-based weight management system, smoking meats, tasty whiskey, and whiskey. Hook-based weight management system https://fireholeoutdoors.com/weight-calculator/ Tear Drops and Bug Bands https://fireholeoutdoors.com/td-bb/ Firehole Stones - Slotted Tungsten https://fireholeoutdoors.com/slotted-stones/ Firehole Outdoors PDF https://fireholeoutdoors.com/wp-content/plugins/pdf-poster-pro/pdfjs/web/viewer.php?file=https://fireholeoutdoors.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Shop-Flyer.pdf&download=true&print=true&side=true&open=false#page=1 https://www.redbreastwhiskey.com/
01:12:47
August 11, 2020
#18 - TroutRoutes founder Zachary Pope fills us in on all the features of his app over a few Hamms
#18 - TroutRoutes founder Zachary Pope fills us in on all the features of his app over a few Hamms
We talk with Zach via zoom about his app TroutRoutes. He walks us through the different features, locations, and future enhancements coming your way! If you don't have the app yet, see the links below to download for Android or Apple. This is a great tool to fine less pressured access points especially during these crazy times. Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.troutinsights.troutroutes&hl=en_US Apple https://apps.apple.com/us/app/troutroutes/id1423989574 Instagram https://www.instagram.com/troutroutes/
53:25
May 12, 2020
#17 - Erik Jensen and Ryan Heesch of Back Country Hunters & Anglers MN
#17 - Erik Jensen and Ryan Heesch of Back Country Hunters & Anglers MN
Join as as we discuss stream access, clean watersheds, and the work Back Country Hunters & Anglers MN are working on this year. Erik and Ryan share their background on all things Minnesota(A little WY, too) while enjoying a few Hamms and some pizza off the grill. https://www.backcountryhunters.org/minnesota_bha https://www.instagram.com/bha_mn/ https://www.instagram.com/jense028/ https://www.instagram.com/holocenedream/ https://maps1.dnr.state.mn.us/compass/mobile/
01:20:09
April 14, 2020
#16 - Spey, Skagit, Scandi, huh? Andy Selvig translates for us.
#16 - Spey, Skagit, Scandi, huh? Andy Selvig translates for us.
Andy Selvig gives us a lesson on all things Spey, skagit, scandi, single, and double hand casting. Interested in a lesson? He can do that too, just DM him on the instagram. Andy also goes into detail on deer hair tying techniques, which thread to use, and how to shop for the perfect deer hair. We dive into some cooking knife nerdery and BBQ in the end, we hope you enjoy! Be sure to reach out to Andy for custom fly orders as well on IG. https://www.instagram.com/djflashyfishnchips/ @djflshyfishnchips https://www.instagram.com/stpaulmeatshop/ @stpaulmeatshop Big thanks to The Last Revel for the use of "Iron & Ore" for the intro song! http://www.thelastrevel.com/
01:24:20
March 10, 2020
#15 - "Appreciate the moments" Ted Hansen and Jake Keeler of the Minnesota Fly Fishing Artists
#15 - "Appreciate the moments" Ted Hansen and Jake Keeler of the Minnesota Fly Fishing Artists
Ted and Jake sit down with us at Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop to discuss all things fishing and art. Between Jake's close connection with demons and Ted's adventures through "The Bob", you're bound to pick something up. Be sure to check out the links below for upcoming shows and how to see their art! Minnesota Fly Fishing Artists - https://www.facebook.com/Minnesota-Fly-Fishing-Artists-963443373822563/ Ted Hansen - https://www.instagram.com/tedhansen_art/ Jake Keeler - https://www.instagram.com/jakekeeler/ Josh DeSmit - https://www.instagram.com/joshdesmitart/ Charlie Forbes - https://www.instagram.com/charlie_forbes_tattoo/ “On The Fly” Group Exhibition Artist Reception - https://lanesboroarts.org/calendar/on-the-fly-group-exhibition-artist-reception/ Thanks to The Last Revel for letting us use "Iron & Ore" http://www.thelastrevel.com
01:26:07
February 04, 2020
#14 - Ryan Acker joins us to discuss music, whitefish guiding, and nymphing techniques.
#14 - Ryan Acker joins us to discuss music, whitefish guiding, and nymphing techniques.
Ryan Acker joins us to discuss his career and passion in music after a day of fishing Rock Creek in Philipsburg, MT. He shares his future plans of becoming a Whitefish guide and writing a film score for the upcoming Erik Peterson documentary "Paradise". Matt also educates us with some Nymphing techniques while opening the door for fishing partner resumes again. https://www.instagram.com/ryan_acker_/ http://www.thelastrevel.com/
01:10:01
January 07, 2020
#13 - Deep thoughts w/ Eddie Rivard, Brook Trout, mousing, and Matt's holiday gift guide.
#13 - Deep thoughts w/ Eddie Rivard, Brook Trout, mousing, and Matt's holiday gift guide.
Eddie Rivard, titan of the fly fishing blog industry, trophy brook trout fisherman, and master musky on the fly guy deep dives into some serious talk surrounding the fly fishing world. Matt also gives lists out his holiday gift guide, and as usual, Carf does nothing. Be sure to stay to the end, things get weird as usual. Eddie Rivard http://eddierivardflyfishing.blogspot.com/ https://www.instagram.com/eddierivard/ Photo Credit: Justin Carfagnini https://www.instagram.com/justincarf/ Intro Music: The Last Revel http://www.thelastrevel.com/
02:01:46
December 11, 2019
Special episode #2 of Muskies and dock beers - 2019 Treelands Fly Fishing Musky Tournament
Special episode #2 of Muskies and dock beers - 2019 Treelands Fly Fishing Musky Tournament
In part deuce we catch up with Stephen Wisner of Eau Claire anglers to get his take on the Treelands Tournament. We cover the mental stability of Musky anglers, Kwik Trip menu options, Henry's Fork trout fishing, and a few shenanigans. https://www.eauclaireanglers.com/ https://www.instagram.com/eauclaireanglers/
55:45
December 02, 2019
#12 - John Piacquadio invites us in to talk about art, fly fishing and unicorn taco stickers
#12 - John Piacquadio invites us in to talk about art, fly fishing and unicorn taco stickers
John Piacquadio invites us over to chat about all things fishing in Philipsburg, MT. He takes us through the timeline to how he got to be a Fly fishing guide, artist, and whisperer at The Ranch at Rock Creek in Pburg. There is also some talk around Sasquatch foot prints, antenna flies and bull trout. John Piacquadio links Website: https://www.johnpiacquadio.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/zenflyart/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/john.piacquadio Big thanks to the Last Revel for the use of Iron and Ore! Be sure to check them out on tour. http://www.thelastrevel.com/tour
01:18:48
November 12, 2019
Special episode #1 of Muskies and dock beers - 2019 Treelands Fly Fishing Musky Tournament
Special episode #1 of Muskies and dock beers - 2019 Treelands Fly Fishing Musky Tournament
Grant sits down with Area Man, Shredward, Bobby Nachos, Cody, and Steve Wisner after the Treelands Fly Fishing Musk Tournament. In part 1 we talk about the catches over the weekend, pull tabs, shot gunning beers, and dad shoes. Part 2 will be coming soon with our chat with Steve Wisner of Eau Claire Anglers.
01:10:58
October 02, 2019
#11 - Fall is coming, we touch MN Steelheader, Northshore Fishing, and tripping west to Montana.
#11 - Fall is coming, we touch MN Steelheader, Northshore Fishing, and tripping west to Montana.
We sit down to discuss fall fishing. Matt gives some great advise on fall fly selections for the driftless and our guest Bob Cozzo sheds some light on an old time North Shore steelhead tactic. Thanks to the Last Revel for the use of Iron & Ore in our into! Be sure to check out http://www.thelastrevel.com/tour to see their latest tour dates. **The other special guest is in witness protection and has had his name and location removed from the recording for safety.
47:34
September 10, 2019
#10 - A stream side chat with Casey Holley of Able Seedhouse + Brewery
#10 - A stream side chat with Casey Holley of Able Seedhouse + Brewery
We grill out and have a stream side chat with Casey Holley from Able Seedhouse + Brewery. He fills us in on some brewery magic, big brown trout eats, and a passion for girdle bugs. Intro Music- Big thanks to the Last Revel for letting us use Iron and Ore!
38:23
August 07, 2019
#9 - "Don't move to bozeman" We chat with Robert Hawkins of Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop
#9 - "Don't move to bozeman" We chat with Robert Hawkins of Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop
Robert Hawkins of Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop in St. Paul, MN sits down with us to discuss all things fly fishing. Granderslam 2019 is kicking off on Friday, why you shouldn't move to Bozeman, catching panfish on fly rods and chasing urban muskies. Photo by Mike Thienes Intro Music- Big thanks to the Last Revel for letting us use Iron and Ore!
01:02:02
June 18, 2019
#8 - We interview Erik Thue of Catch and Capture from Hayward, WI.
#8 - We interview Erik Thue of Catch and Capture from Hayward, WI.
We interview Erik Thue of Catch and Capture from Hayward, WI. Talk about catching all sorts of fish species on the fly. Take a few questions from our audience and fake Matt Ebbers makes an appearance. Also, a fishing partner interview! Photo by Erik Thue
01:22:57
April 12, 2019
#7 - Matt gives his winter fishing secrets and we talk to Joe at Firehole Outdoors
#7 - Matt gives his winter fishing secrets and we talk to Joe at Firehole Outdoors
Matt gives his winter fishing secrets and we talk to Joe at Firehole Outdoors about new products coming out. We discuss future fishing partners for Matt and Carf attempts to read.
01:02:23
February 01, 2019
#6 - Winter has come and it is tying season.  Carf also interviews as Ebb's new fishing "Partner."
#6 - Winter has come and it is tying season. Carf also interviews as Ebb's new fishing "Partner."
We sit down and try to talk about winter tying season, Carf joins and as usual things get a bit weird. Join us as we navigate our way through left turns, rib smoking, fly tying, and "sammiches." Be sure to tune in at the end of the episode for a new song by Carf, its candy for your ears.
50:04
December 28, 2018
#5 - We went West and we are alive to talk about it.
#5 - We went West and we are alive to talk about it.
We chat briefly about our trip to the Madison river in MT. We also cover the bases on tie nights in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area, tying season, winter trout fishing opportunities, and a new product coming to market.
20:14
November 07, 2018
#4 - All the line, all the time with the great Carf
#4 - All the line, all the time with the great Carf
Episode 4 we try out another guest and bring you the one and only Carf. We touch on sharks, whales, brown trout holes, hero casting and drone flying. He was even nice enough to cook us some lunch during our interview. Grab a Hamms, sit down, and enjoy. Last Revel, you know who you are, thanks again!
43:14
September 20, 2018
#3 - Local trouts with Micah Crider
#3 - Local trouts with Micah Crider
Episode 3 of the Brown Trout and Bridge Beers podcast. We have our first guest on the podcast, the one and only Micah Crider. He takes the 3bt crew on a bow casting adventure in the heart of Minnesota's trout fishing habitat... So. Much. Habitat... Listen up, learn something, and enjoy kids, this brown trout soldier knows the game. Thanks again to The Last Revel, for letting us use Iron & Ore for the intro!
43:16
August 18, 2018
#2 - Beer is number 1!
#2 - Beer is number 1!
Episode 2 of the Brown Trout and Bridge Beers podcast. We pay our respects to Carl the badger, chat about why "Beer is number 1!", and listen to a few hooligans fight a water wolf. Listen up because this is the important things in life. Thanks again to The Last Revel, for letting us use Iron & Ore for the intro!
19:07
August 01, 2018
#1 - The beginning of Brown Trout and Bridge Beers
#1 - The beginning of Brown Trout and Bridge Beers
Episode 1 of the Brown Trout and Bridge Beers podcast. We discuss where we are going with this project, enjoy a few Hamms and talk other nonsense. Thanks to The Last Revel, for letting us use Iron & Ore for the intro!
24:24
June 19, 2018