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Jigs and Bigs

Jigs and Bigs

By Bobby Roast Beef
A podcast from a Western Massachusetts Bass Fishing enthusiast! The goal is to connect with other anglers, share tips, and most impotantly have GREAT conversations about some of our best fishing adventures!
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Get more engagement on the gram, Pontoon Boats can suck it, and George Costa [IG: @swimbait508]
October 19, 2021
How to stop losing lures FOREVER!
October 12, 2021
The Morbid Episode and Luke Routh [IG: @lukerouthfishing]
September 21, 2021
BRB Bday Special on location at Lake Champlain [IG: @basscabin189]
What a freaking AMAZING weekend of fun! Fishing a lake of local legend, great friends, amazing food and all that goes with that combo. I'm a seriously lucky guy to have such an amazing group of people to spend my 44th bday with! This podcast has brought something to my life that I never knew I really needed. This week Shawn and I discuss the details of our get adventure in St. Alban's Bay on Lake Champlain. We also discuss wind in our just the tip segment this week, something that's certainly come up before, but here's a new tactic to consider that could help you pick up some fish with a reaction bite. Plus, I brought my pop up to the cabin for this trip. I've always wanted to fish Champlain with him and this was the weekend. I had to finally have him on the show! My dad is amazing, you're gonna love him! Thanks for all the birthday love from everyone that reached out. It was unbelievable, and meant the world to this ol' beef boy! Basscabin189 on VRBO: www. The Anchorage: www.
September 14, 2021
Ribbon Tailed Renaissance and Sean Carrier [IG: @tackleboxbreakdown]
Apologies for the garbage audio in the first half of the first segment. Ya boy BRB needed to take the audio from the steam as he forgot to record locally! www,
August 31, 2021
Trifecta Weekend, Record Rains, NC's Paul "Ruggedly Handsome" Roberts [ID:@paulheels] and more!!!
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July 20, 2021
Pedal VS Paddle: Is it an Advantage?
This episode is a special roundtable conversation with BRB, STF, "Wild" Bill Rogers of Hookset Hoodlums, Deryk Artioli from Three Belles Outfitters, and Joe Brown from Old Glory Outdoors. We all discuss our personal opinions on the topic and see if we can't break down what advantages in any variable mean when it comes to finding success on the water. 
June 29, 2021
New Format, New Segments, and more!
June 1, 2021
Listener Tourney Underway, Getting to know Eric Graves [IG: @Gravyfishing]
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May 11, 2021
Conquering Cold Fronts, NE Wild Woman Sheryl Magdycz plus Local Beers and Fishing Stories!
April 19, 2021
A veritable smorgasbord of fishing info, CHD All In events, and Cody Van Sant [IG:Lachwoodfishing]
March 23, 2021
No doubt about it, Cody Jennings of JIGMASTERS and so much more!
March 16, 2021
SLAYER and getting to know the Professor himself, Daniel Credeur [IG: @dpcredeur & @topbanannalures]
February 23, 2021
Private Property Karens and Sean Snover [IG: @603bass]
This week’s episode is another great one! Let’s be honest, in mid-February the anticipation for spring is setting in across the country. Fishing content creators often have been relighted to ice fishing, making the best of winter if they’re lucky enough to have open water, or they’ve been maintaining and organizing gear! Same here, but this week we’ve got so much more! There’s a lot in this episode, to be frank. We have some info about the insanity going on with the weather (seriously, we’re concerned about our southern friends). We also got some of the details on a blossoming “bro-mance” brewing with Shawn and a lucky (and equally as geeky) listener! We also talk about how Bobby risked life and limb getting Mrs. Roastbeef a Valentine’s Day gift that is fishing related. We also have a discussion about the upcoming listener nationwide online tournament set for this May! Pay attention to the point/scoring structure because it is very interesting, and keeps a level playing field! It’s gonna be a blast for sure, stay tuned for when we open registration! This episode we also have a special guest, Sean Snover aka @603bass on IG. He’s a New England native that knows a thing or two about a thing or two! We get into some great stories, you’re not going to want to miss this!
February 16, 2021
Engaging with the JIGHEADS and getting to know Rachel Walka [IG: rjw_my marineworld]
Hey everybody, it’s a new day and with it a brand spankin’ new episode of Jigs And Bigs for ya! What’s Jigs and Bigs all about, it is an entertaining spin on fishing content that is all about spurring discussion and learning. We share info but do it in a format that’s similar to a fun morning radio show style. We are of course found on all of the podcast platforms where you’d expect to find us, like Apple Podcasts, Spotify and many more! This week’s episode is a great one! Right off the top, we have started including our JIGHEADS (Patreon members) during the recording of select segments. They’ve got access to see us on a private stream and to comment and engage with us to be part of the show. We loved this additional twist! We share some info about a fundraiser to help out a local police officer that was in a terrible accident. Big shout out to @trailbreaker_747 for passing along the information to us! We then cover the first annual Ice Fishing Derby on Quabog Pond hosted by @oldgloryoutdoors where @shawnthefisherman played the roll of roving reporter getting some info from Anglers out there catching em through the hard water. Clips of this will feature on a special episode TBA. We couldn’t avoid talking about the super bowl and most importantly what we were eating. Let’s face it, for us that’s what really matters! 😂 In our interview segment this week I’m truly overjoyed that we had the chance to talk with Rachel Walka aka @rjw_mymarineworld right here on IG. We talk about how she discovered her passion for the water and for fishing. We talk a bit about how she’s looming forward to her first online tournaments with @slaynation and share some other great stories. You’re going to enjoy this conversation, Rachel was a fantastic guest and I’m looking forward to seeing how she does with some of our fishing challenges coming up! 🤘🏼
February 8, 2021
Breakfast cookery and Patreon update!
Just what is sounds like! I’m making some brekkie and filling you in on a new feature we’re adding to Patreon! Wanna join??? Click here:
February 3, 2021
Major Announcement and Slaunch Doctor
February 2, 2021
Getting to know Joseph Martin (IG: @JosephMar10)
January 26, 2021
Is it SPRING Yet?!?!?
January 19, 2021
Getting all the info about Elite Kayak Fishing!
Hey everybody, it’s a new day and with it a brand spankin’ new episode of Jigs And Bigs for ya! We are of course found on all of the podcast platforms where you’d expect to find us, like Apple Podcasts, Spotify and many more! This week’s episode is a good one! Hot off the heels of a very productive meeting that we’ve had plans for, @bobbyroastbeef and @shawnthefisherman had reason to celebrate. So the duo hit up Bartaco for some duck quesadillas and other pillaging of their culinary offerings. Leaving the eatery both fat and happy the pair headed north to record with the fine folks of Elite Kayak Fishing (Ken Wood, Adam Rourke, and Jason Gardner) to discuss the details of this new KBF regional program series! If you’re a kayak angler in the northeast and want to have some new water and the adventure of a little travel to some amazing waters... this is for you! We also discussed both rod and reel maintenance tips, and some additional info pertaining to keeping your gear ready, and even some money saving tips too! Check it all out, on your preferred podcast platform or visit (link in IG bio). Visit EKF at for info and schedule!
January 12, 2021
Making Breakfast with Bobby Roast Beef.
Just a little recording while I make breakfast this morning.
January 6, 2021
New Year New Me: Fishing Goals for 2021 + Rhia & Justin [IG: @angler_duo]
Hey everybody! Welcome to 2021 and some ACTUAL show notes for ya for the first time.... well, ever I suppose. We have a really fantastic episode here for you. For starters we're having a discussion about some our goals for the upcoming year, and we look at some of the submissions that were sent in by some listeners. It's safe to say that everyone wants an amazing year, and has unique ways to help achieve them. Maybe it's a specific technique or just a skill to help better increase your effectiveness on the water. We share some input to help you figure out the best ways to improve your game. Plus, we also talk to Rhia and Justin AKA angler_duo on IG. They're a Northeast based married couple that loves the water and outdoors. We'll talk about their preferences on conditions, target species, gear, and a whole lot more! Check it out!
January 5, 2021
A Look Back At the Year we Can't Wait To Forget...
December 28, 2020
Under the Tree: MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT Announcement at 1:14:04!!!
December 14, 2020
J&B Angler's Holiday Gift Guide [LINKS IN DESCRIPTION]
Servus Boots: Leatherman: Yak Attack Rotogrip: Booms Line Clipper and Retractor: Phone tether: Cuda Scissors: Sams FX line spooler: Solar Battery Pack: Sideways Nail Clippers: Dude Wipes: Nocqua Battery Kit: Plusinno Collapsable Net: Flambeau Tufftainer: Huk Icon X Hoodie: Booms Hook Remover: Bait Binder:
December 8, 2020
An Interview with Resident Jighead Nelson Da Costa!
Notes and links coming soon!
November 16, 2020
Sunday Night Recording, Answerng YOUR Questions!
October 26, 2020
Talking with FLW Tournament Angler Charlie Saucier
October 19, 2020
Why I Deleted The FISHDONKEY App and Getting to Know Elyse Noelle!!!
October 12, 2020
Getting to know YouTube's Debo!
October 6, 2020
Talking Craft Takle with Jason White of Dark Horse Tackle
September 29, 2020
Getting to know Megan Long AKA IG'S Largemouth_Sass!
September 21, 2020
BRB birthday weekend recap and Insatrgam Follwer Q & A!
September 15, 2020
August Chronic Trips Tournament Recap and YouTube's EliaaF
September 7, 2020
Talking Tungsten with Aaron Anders CEO of WOO! Tungsten
September 1, 2020
Getting into it with Joe from Old Glory Outdoors!
August 24, 2020
An Interview With The Delirious One
August 10, 2020
Talking and Fishing with YouTube's Fishing Grubbz!
July 28, 2020
Tony Howes in the House!
July 21, 2020
Getting to know the Lunker Lads!
July 14, 2020
Chronic Trips Tourney Recap and Adam Laxton!
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July 7, 2020
Bishop's Bassapalooza and Alabama's own Ethan Newsome!
visit for merch and MORE!
June 30, 2020
Yakin' with Jeremey Andrews from NE Bassin'!!
June 23, 2020
Damian McCartney; Owner of Stretching Lines
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June 16, 2020
My First International Guest; Jordan Capponi
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June 9, 2020
Getting to know YouTube's FishingWithBecca!
This show is chock-full of good stuff for you to fill your ears with! Right in the intro, I'm joined by Seth Frappier of Chronic Trips, who has just launched a month long online/virtual fishing tournament! I'm entered in, and you can get in on the action too! Just download the FISHDONKEY app on your phone, then search "Chronic Trips". Great prizes... ahem CASH and much much more! Then, if that weren't enough, I'm glad to say I'm welcoming my first ever YouTube Angler, Becca Yaseen AKA FishingWithBecca! She's a Rhode Island based angler with a lot of experience on the water, and she's made a splash on social media everywhere with her YouTube channel. We share a lot of stories, she's awesome! Best thing to come out of RI since Autocrat Coffee Syrup!
June 1, 2020
Jaron Bell Texas Born Multi-tasker!
Had a listener message me a while back and I'm glad to say we were able to schedule some time for a quick interview. Great conversation with Jaron here, we talk fishing (of course), but also about some of his diverse experiences in his path so far. Give it a listen! Also, J&B has a bran new SPONSOR! Old Glory Outdoors is ready to gear you up right, and I'm here to save you a little dough! Visit and use the code "JIGSANDBIGS" at checkout to save 10% off your order! Local folks can also order online and pick up in store for that instant gratification! Check it out!!
May 25, 2020
Andrea The Smallmouth Slayer
This episode just slaps. You WILL absolutely enjoy it. Andrea is the real deal folks! Little announcement at the end too! 
May 19, 2020
Getting to know Bill Rogers from Hookset Hoodlums
Have you heard of Hookset Hoodlums? If not, you're going to very soon! This episode I get to chat with Bill Rogers, a fellow New England angler from Connecticut about his experiences on the water and about what Hookset Hoodlums is all about and what they're bringing to the world of fishing. I also share my post Covid-19 quarantine fishing experiences, we hear a bit about an awesome soundtrack while catching some biggin's with Shaw the Fisherman well! Enjoy it!  
May 12, 2020
Tackle Addicts Anonymous with Eric Dowd
Great episode on deck for you! I chat with my fishing buddy Eirc Dowd and discuss a few of the topics I've found on FaceBook Fishing Groups that I could live the rest of my life happily, if I never had to read one of these topics again! Where do you weigh in on these? I'm also debuting a brand new Segment called Shawn The Fisherman. My second ever guest on the show has SOOOOO many stories, I needed to give him his own segment! Big thanksto all my guests and to EVERYONE that's been listening, subscribing and reviewing, following social media, and reaching out with feedback! Thank you all so much!
May 5, 2020
Catching Up With Tim Jacques of North East Bass Anglers!
Pretty good episode if I do say so!
April 28, 2020
Shawn the Fisherman
I know. This episode is LOOOOOOOOONG af. It's worthwhile though, I promise!!! Seriously, massive thank you for all the support! Thank you all, I appreciate all of you!!!
April 22, 2020
Say Hello to my Polish Friend!
This show I chat with one of my best friends about fishing and some of the experiences we've had, as well as we  technique and more. Big thanks to everyone that has been listening to the first episode, I'm really blown away with the feedback and the number of listens right out of the gate! Thanks so much for the support!! 
April 15, 2020
A little about me and this show!
Pretty self explanatory right here. This show is just a spot where I'm introducing myself and the show to all of you! Want to share your fishing stories or send me some feedback, just email - THANK YOU for listening!
April 9, 2020