Silver Skalez is only a few months old but the business has exploded due to their passion for the sport and their endless attention to what catches fish. It has been a challenge for Silver Skalez to keep up with all the demand, even in this short amount of time.
Founded by Brandon Pakareck and Mike Lunley (along with the help of their wifes Amanda and Trinka) Silver Skalez offers a maurid of lures and other products that, plainly stateed, catch fish. If you are a Kokanee fisherman you will appreciate their Koko leaf lures that have tremendous action and their new Wild Safari Glow series.
Long time fishermen, Brandon and Mike have spent thousands of hours fishing central California's lakes, rivers and estuaries. In this interview they share with us their experiences and passion for the sport. They also give us some tips on how to fish their most popular lures.
Silver Skalez has an online store at https://silverskaleztackle.com/
You can also reach them at (209) 542-8255
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia Spring Chinook Salmon are the prized Columbia River Salmon. They may be a bit smaller than the Fall Chinook Salmon but what they give up in size is made up in flavor. You will find no better eating salmon anywhere.
Professional Guide Daniel St Laurent shares with us his passion for catching these amazing fish on both the Columbia and Willamette River in Oregon. The season only runs a few weeks but serious fishermen make sure to book their trips early to get a chance to bring a few of these home each spring.
To book your trip with Daniel go to his website at:
or call / text him at. (503) 440-5188
Imagine hooking into a 12' fish weighing over 500 pounds in a freshwater river! The Sturgeon in the Columbia river system grow to enormous size and Bill Gaither, owner of NW Hawg Hunters, makes it his job to put his clients on these amazing fish every day he is on the water.
Bill has been fishing Sturgeon in Oregon for over 30 years and has hooked more Sturgeon than you can imagine. He knows both the Columbia river and the Willamette river like the back of his hand and is very well respected amongst his fellow professional fishing guides.
During this interview we talk with Bill about his long career and some of the the tips and techniques he uses to catch these prehistoric fish.
Bill also fishes for Chinook Salmon during the Spring and Fall runs. During this time many of his clients enjoy a day fishing for both Salmon and Sturgeon.
For more information about Bill Gaither and Sturgeon Fishing Go To:
https://www.ColumbiaFishingnet .... or you can call Bill at 503 519-7972
Oregon has a vast array of rivers that are considered a good Steelhead River, and chances are Curt Currey has fished it .... many times. Curt grew up in a fishing family and says his influence and passion for the sport has come from his father. Curt caught his first limit of Steelhead when he was just 6 years of age, since then Curt has been hooked.
In this interview Curt shares with us his experiences of being an Oregon Fishing Guide. He also shares his different fishing techniques, tackle and equipment.
are just a few of the techniques that are discussed.
Following is Curts contact information:
Phone: 541 914-3899
When it comes to Sports Fishing Experience Professional Fishing Guide Bob Rees has done it all. Guided in Alaska, Guided in Oregon, worked for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, President of NW Steelheaders and the list goes on.
Besides all these endeavors Bob and his brother Doug have been producing "The Guides Forecast" weekly for NW Anglers for the past 20 years. This report is an amazing compilation of fishing reports for Oregon's NW waters along with rivers in SW Washington. If you are either a recreational fisherman or work in the industry you will appreciate the hard work that goes into their report week after week.
Following are ways to reach Bob for more information:
The Guides Forecast Website: TheGuidesForecast.com
Bobs Guiding Website: NorthwestGuides.com
Phone: 503) 812-9036
Jason Lesmeister grew up in Minnesota and moved to Alaska at the age of 21 and never looked back. Now on his 28th year of being a professional fishing and hunting guide Jason shares with us his knowledge and experiences fishing on the ice.
Like many other types of fishing, Ice Fishing has adapted to new technologies that have enhanced the Ice Fishing experience. Jason talks about the newest high tech equipment that helps ice fishermen catch more fish. Waterproof Cameras, fish finders, sonar etc are all being used to help both the professional and weekend fisherman.
Jason ice fishes for Trout, Char, Pike and many other species of fish.
Here are the ways to reach Jason:
Phone: (907) 351-3036
Yes, the Columbia River has a lot of Walleye in its majestic waters .... so many that there is an entire industry being built around fishing for them. Fishermen are coming from all over the world to fish the Columbia for Trophy Walleye and there continues to be speculation that the next World Record Walleye will come from its waters.
Steve Johnson has dedicated a large chuck of his fishing life into fishing for these amazing fish. Steve was first introduced to Columbia Walleye fishing in the early 90's and has been intently fishing for them ever since. Steve waited for 14 years before he started professionally guiding for Walleye and now most of his guiding revolves around them.
In this interview Steve talks about growing up in Oregon and how his passion for fishing evolved. You can tell that Steve has great respect for these fish and practices his own rules when it comes to conserving these fish for generations to come.
You can reach Steve by:
Website - www.SteveTheWalleyeGuy.com
Email - email@example.com
Phone - 503 806-5676
Grizzly Creek Lures will soon be found in Northern California Tackle Shops starting in December 2020. They are custom hand made lures made in Humboldt county California.
Owner Ruben Rios, is a Middle School Teacher for Humboldt County along with a passionate Steelhead and Salmon angler that started making his own lures a number of years ago. One thing led to another and now Ruben is making them to provide to local retailers under the Grizzly Creek Lure name.
In the first launch you will find a number of color combinations and designs. All are tested and proven to catch Steelhead and Salmon in the Northern California Rivers.
You can find Grizzly Creek Lures on Facebook at:
You can reach them by email at
If you think of Trophy Stripers one of the top things that come to mind is Tony Maja lures. Tony Maja lures have caught more Trophy Stripers than any other lure on the market. Founded over 30 years ago my Tony Maja senior, the Bunker Spoon has become synonymous with Trophy Striper fishing world wide.
If you are trolling the coastline of New York or hunting trophy hybrids in Lake Texoma a Tony Maja product is probably in your boat or attached to your line. In our interview Tony Maja junior shares with us the evolution of the Tony Maja line of products.
Tonys lures and tackle can be found in most fishing stores up and down the east coast and also at Bass Pro Shops, Dicks Sporting Goods and other fine Fishing retailers.
You can reach Tony at
email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by going to his website at TonyMajaProducts.com
If you are a Fishing Guide , Charter Captain or Lodge Owner you don't want to miss this interview with Bill Carey of Striper Express. If you are a Southern US Striper Fisherman then you know who this industry icon is. Bill shares with us his successes and challenges over 35 years of running the largest fresh water charter service in Texas.
Striper Express runs 12 fishing charter boats 12 months out of the year hosting thousands of fishermen. Striper Express is known for giving clients much more than they expect on every trip. His operation runs like a well oiled machine because it has to.
Listening to Bills storys and quips is a real treat and education.
You can reach Bill and Striper Express through their website at:
The Tackle Box is owned and operated by Justin Bergen of Woodland Washington. Justin has a huge inventory of the most popular lures and tackle from such manufacturers as:
North River Lures
and many many more ...
Justin has a passion for fishing the Northwest. He enjoys Salmon Fishing, Steelhead Fishing, Sturgeon Fishing and Kokanee. He has a wide selection of the tackle that is working NOW and keeps current on all conditions and what the fish are biting on.
The Tackle Box also offers an online store of all the tackle you need to catch the fish that are biting at the time. The website and online store can be reached at www.TheTackleBox.fishing
You can reach The Tackle Box and Justin at
Dominic Cantania is the owner and founder of North Fork Lures. Dominic's love for spinner fishing drove his passion in creating the perfect spinner for the Northwests prized Salmon and Steelhead.
North Fork Lures have a special balance of design, weight and color that catches fish like no other spinner on the market. Listen to Dominic talk about the nuances of his spinners and fishing techniques.
You can reach and purchase North Fork Lures at:
they are also available at many tackle stores in SW Washington.
2020 has been a very interesting year for the Sports Fishing Industry. When Covid first raised its ugly head there was real concern what effect it would have on the industry. It turns out that many Guides and Charters are having one of their best years ever and the Sports Fishing Equipment business has increased its sales over 2019 by more than 2 billion dollars.
George Schauer, the Pocono Outdoors Guy joins the conversation as we discuss the upcoming year and what we might expect. Georges insight as an industry insider is very enlightening.
Join our conversation about the upcoming 2021 season and what challenges and opportunities are ahead of us in the months ahead.
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Pocono Outdoors Guy
Katie Corgiat calls Minnesota home but has fished throughout the United States both in freshwater and saltwater. Katie has currently caught over 75 species of fish and counting. Katie is sponsored and is also called upon to be a guest or co-host a fishing show.
Katie has a passion to help kids get started fishing and is involved with many different organizations. She really enjoys seeing kids catch their first fish as that many times to a lifelong hobby.
Growing up, Katies family was all involved in fishing and she attributes much of her drive to the sport to her mother. In fact, Katie still fishes with her mother to this day and she even accompanies Katie on some of her out of state trips and shows.
You can learn more about Katie by visiting her Facebook page at:
#womenfishing #kidsfishing #minnisotafishing #fishingwithkatie #katiecorgiat
Joel from Lazy R Streamers is this weeks guest. Joel ties very special Streamers that catch very BIG FISH. Ever caught a 10lb Trout? How About a 6lb Cutthroat? Joel catches fish like these on the Streamers that he custom ties.
We talk about not only Streamers but fishing in general. Joel lives in Fox Creek, Alberta Canada ..... that just sounds fishy doesn't it. From there Joel fishes for Trout, Pike, Artic Grayling and a number of other species of fish.
You can contact Joel at Lazy R Streams by
#FishingStreamers #FlyFishingStreamers #LazyRStreamers #StreamersForFishing
The Redfish fishing in Venice Louisiana s arguably the best in the world. Captain Brent Roy shares with us his vast experience fishing in these waters, consistently putting his clients on hundreds of Redfish each and every week.
Brent not only fishes for eating sized Redfish but also BIG Bull Reds when they are available. These fish can go 60lbs or more and will put up an amazing fight.
Brent also offers fishing for Tuna, Marlin and other offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
You can contact Brent at 225 268-8420
Or by email at email@example.com
Randy Bales has been fishing Northwest Oregon as long as he can remember. Today Randy Bales is one of the premier Fishing Guides in Oregon but also is the owner of Lured Beads. Randy has been one of the pioneers of todays bead fishing, do a tremendous amount of research in how artificial beads can mimic the natural eggs in their various states.
Randys Lured Beads are deadly to say the least. He have hundreds of variations that have given Salmon and Steelhead fishermen nationwide a true advantage when it comes to putting fish in the net.
To see Randys beads go to www.LuredByTheBead.com. There you can purchase Lured Beads or even book a Guided Fishing Trip with Randy or one of his pro staff.
Captain Chris Hoag is a lifelong fisherman and accredited Professional Chef. He can not only help you catch more Salmon but also how to prepare it like then do in the finest restaurants.
Chis owns Big King Salmon Charters out of Edmonds Washington and fishes 200+ days per year. You can reach Chris at
or you can call him at (425) 776-7688
Lonnie Stanley is a fishing industry legend. Multi Bass Master Classic fisherman, ESPN Fishing Show Host, Professional Bass Fisherman and owner of Stanley Jigs.
Lonnies 50+ year career in the fishing industry has been a dream come true with the last 40 years being spent building his tackle company Stanley Jigs. From its humble beginnings in east Texas, Stanley Jigs has become an industry leader in the development of Jigs, Lures and Spinnerbaits. You can find Stanely Jigs in most large fishing and sporting supply retailers nationwide.
You can contact Stanely Jigs by going to their website at StanelyJigs.com.
Caine Brand grew up in Washington State and has had a fishing pole in his hands for as long as he remembers. Heavy Hitter Guide Service is located in Central Washington near Lake Chelan. There, Caine fishes for Sockeye Salmon, Trout, Walleye and Kokanee.
In this interview Caine talks about the lakes and waterways in Central Washington
Caine's life is all about fishing as he works for the Department of Fish and Wildlife in Washington in the hatchery program. Canine has an intimate understanding of the local fish and their habitat.
Fishing with kids, families and veterans is Caines passion. His coined phrase is "Whoever has the most fun wins"
Heavy Hitter Guide Service
Industry leader Yakima Bait has been an icon in the Fishing Industry for decades. We talk with Jarod Higginbotham talks about the History of Yakima Bait and how then have become a national leader in the Tackle and Bait business. Have a Rooster Tail in your Tackle Box? Thank Yakima Bait. Have you ever used a Spin n Glow? Is was developed by Yakima Bait ... and the list goes on.
Who says you can never go back? Reliving the Mike & Ted's Fishing Extravaganza days with Mike and Ted. We reminisce about the good ole days with some very special people like: Froggy, Gambler, Boda, Mad Max, Hardboard, Pirate .... and the list goes on. Diamond Lake Resort in Oregon was the host of the Mike & Teds Fishing Extravaganza for years and we then added trips to Alaska.
In real life Mike Fisher owns an Insurance Agency in Eugene Oregon and is a well thought of business man, family man and community leader.
Enjoy with us our trip down memory lane
Hunting Florida Alligators is the passion of Greg and Bill Jackson. This father and son team has been guiding Alligator hunts in Florida since Alligators were removed from the endangered species list in the mid 1980's. Their hunters can harvest Alligators in many different ways including, rifle, bow and even fishing rod .... yes I said fishing rod.
With thousands of acres of private Alligator habitat to hunt, Depending on the time of year they hunt out of pickups, swamp buggies and everglade airboats. The swamps, canals and potholes on the property are prime Alligator habitat and have produced gators over 12 feet long. Finding Alligators in the 9 to 10 foot range.
Enjoy this interview with Greg Jackson who talks about the experience of Alligator hunting with Airgator Adventures.
Greg & Bill Jackson
Phone: (863) 843-2143
Professional Outfitter Patricio Geijo has been hunting in Argentina all his life. He built his passion into a thriving business of Hunting & Fishing Lodges along with thousands or prime acres to hunt on.
Argentina of course is known for its Dove Hunting but they also have outstanding hunting for:
and many other Big Game Animals that run wild through Free Range valleys and mountains.
Patricios lodges are considered high end lodges with all the amenities of a fine resort. Trained Chefs preparing international dishes, private rooms, private baths, comfortable public areas, fine Argentina wine, Pools and Patios, etc.
Contact Patricio to plan your next hunting and fishing adventure:
US Phone. (214) 720-8953
Pat Abel is a seasoned fishing guide from Tillamook Oregon that fishes for Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon on Oregon rivers. Pat fishes
Pat has both a Drift Boat and Jet Sled and fishes all the different waters in Oregon including the Pacific Ocean
Contact Pat at:
Kenny Good owns Good Inshore Fishing of Tampa Bay Florida. Kenny fishes for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Speckled Trout in the Tampa Bay and Saint Pete area.
Kenny is a full time Captain and has an amazing boat and top of the line equipment. Kenny takes care of all the essentials for all his guests. He loves fishing with families and kids.
To Book A Trip With Kenny Call (727) 423-7897
Bill Monroe is not only a Professional Fishing Guide but an Industry Advocate. Growing up in the industry Bill has the knowledge and love for fishing that makes fishing with him an incredible experience.
Bill fishes the Columbia River, the Willamette River and Tillamook area for:
In this interview Bill talks about the fishing in Oregon, the current conditions and fishing trends in Oregon and how fishing in Oregon is affected by many different natural and man made influences.
You can contact Bill by :
Phone: 503 720 4028
Rick Pecci owner of Dreams Come True Charters fishes the Salmon River of upstate New York with his 18' Fish Rite Drift Boat. Rick fishes the Salmon River in the winter months for Chinook Salmon and Steelhead. Over the years Rick has caught thousands of fish on the Salmon River thanks in part to his Fish Rite Drift Boat. His 18' anniversary Drift Boat is decked out to fish with 3 pedistal seats, heaters, and 9hp motor (when needed).
Rick shares with us his experience of fishing the Salmon River in his Fish Rite Boat.
Dreams Come True Charters
Phone: (315) 790-7412
What is more iconic than to be fly fishing for trout from a custom Wood Drift Boat? In this episode we are talking with the owner of Hayes Custom Wood Boats located in Springfield Oregon the gateway to the McKenzie River. The unofficial home of the Drift Boat is actually Springfield Oregon where back in the 30's & 40's craftsmen were modifying wooden dories to handle better in the turbulent waters of the McKenzie River ... i.e. the name McKenzie River Boat.
These boats became so popular that an entire industry was built following the early design of these boats. Today , not only are Drift Boats made of wood but are also crafted from aluminium and composite materials.
Jayson is a true craftsman and artist when it comes to designing and building wood drift boats. Many guides and Sportsmen use Jayson boats because of their classic look, strength and durability.
If you are interested in finding out more about Wooden Drift Boats and Hayes Custom Wood Boats go to Jaysons Facebook page at:
Pennsylvania is known for its rich history, outstanding universities, friendly cities and of course George Schauer the "Pocono Outdoors Guy".
George is an accomplished outdoorsman, master fisherman, aspiring videographer and just all around great guy. He knows is way around all the major waterways throughout the Poconos and can always seem to catch fish even when others are struggling.
The "Pocono Outdoors Guy" has its own channel on Youtube and can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wigq_O5t4Uc&t=5s
If you want to reach out to George go to his facebook channel at https://www.facebook.com/Pocono.Outdoors.Guy
AK Fish Charters provides excellent King Salmon Fishing and Sockeye Salmon within an an easy drive from Anchorage.
Using commercial white water rafts Aaron Topolinski and his crew float the Gulkana and Klutimna rivers for both King and Sockeye Salmon. Aarons guests regularly catch 30+ lb salmon with a few even in the 50 lb range.
On the broadcast Aaron shares with us how he fishes these waters and the gear and the tackle he uses.
If you are interested in contact Aaron for your next fishing adventure please contact him at
Dylan Gorman of DGG Fishing fishes Oregons southern Willamette Valley and Oregon Central Coastal waters for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout. Dylan takes his clients fishing in both his Clackacraft Drift Boat and Alumaweld Sled.
Some of waters that Dylan fishes is:
and many more ........
you can reach Dylan to book your trip at
Damon Struble is the owner and operator of Nomads Adventures and fishes the central Oregon coast and rivers. Damon fishes out of both Depoe Bay and Newport for Halibut, Lingcod and Rockfish. In addition he will also fish for salmon in the inshore waters.
The rivers Damon fishes includes the Alsea, Siletz, Yaquina, Santiam and Willamette.
In this interview Damon shares his techniques on fishing for Lingcod and how he consistently limits his boat with big lingcod. If you are a saltwater fisherman you will surely not want to miss this.
Damon can be contacted by:
Phone" 541 619-5671
Captain Chris Hoag talks with us about Salmon Fishing out of Seattle Washington in Puget Sound. Captain Chris fishes 12 months of the year for various species of Salmon all year round.
King Salmon - Blackmouth - Chinook
Silver Salmon - Coho Salmon
Pink Salmon - Humpies
Chum Salmon - Dog Salmon
Big King Salmon Charters also provides bottom fishing in Puget Sound. They catch:
and various other Rock fish
Chris fishes no more than 6 people at a time primarly as a private charter. He runs both full day trips and half day trips.
You can contact Captain Chris the following ways:
Phone: (425) 776-7688
Shortbus Flashers was born in the state of Oregon 10 years ago. Owner JT talks about his products, success and philosophy behind his amaning Flashers and Dodgers.
The Shortbus moto is "More Colors, More Options, More Fish" and that has proved to be a winning combination for JT and Shortbus. Shortbus flashers are produced in Oregon and tested by a group of professional fishermen that know how to catch Salmon. With JT's knowledge and skills along with these guides and captains input, Shortbus has evolved into the Go To Flasher on the market.
If you are interested in finding out more about Shortbus Flashers then visit their website at
You can also find them in retailers throughout the Northwest including Fishermans Warehouse, Fish-Field, Cabelas and more.
Jim Martin has been fishing Oregon coastal and inland waters since he was 7 years old, which means he has 50+ years of or accumulated fishing experience, fishing tales, jokes and stories to share. Jim takes his job very seriously and wants to make every trip and fun experience for all.
Jim is well respected on the river by both fishermen and guides as one of the most knowledgeable anglers on the river. He was the first guide in Oregon to be sponsored by Cabela's and is also associated with Simms, Yetti and a number of other sporting goods companies.
Primarily Jim fishes from his Willie Driftboat because it can get into waters that hold fish that power boats can not get into. His boat is equipped with all the latest gear and tackle including heaters for those chilly mornings. Jim also provides all his clients with raingear, the last thing Jim wants to have is someone cold and wet in the boat.
If you would like to contact Jim about booking a trip you can email him at Harmless711@aol.com or call him at (541) 954-9126.
Jim Martins Guide Service
Practicing Physician, Lodge Owner and Alaskan Bush Pilot. Dr Bob Ledda shares his thoughts and experience with the Covid 19 virus and how it will affect the Sports Fishing Industry in 2020 and beyond.
Bob talks about prevention and what you can do to prevent the spread of the Virus .
Dr Bob Ledda
Rob England professional Virginia Fishing Guide has now added Trophy Trout Fishing Trips in the Kings Grants areas of the Jackson River. Rainbow and Brown Trout are caught regularly in the 5-7 pound range. These fish are native to the Jackson and aggressively take both flys and lures.
Rob runs these tripis in his customized white water rafts with casting frames. The rafts are very stable and can get you into the places where these monster fish live.
Enjoy hearing Robs enthusiasm for these amazing fish and waters.
Capt Joe Takacs is a professional Charter boat Captain and Lake Erie Fishing Guide. Joe is located in the Central Basin and fishes for not only Walleye but also Perch and Steelhead.
Located near Cleveland Eyes Ready draws fishermen from all over Ohio. The area has many different hotels, restaurants, bars and lounges and other services. Many fishermen will book multiple day trips on the Eyes Ready and then enjoy the local area when not on the ater.
You can reach the Captain Joe a number of different ways:
When you are looking for a remote Alaskan experience one of the things you don't normally hear is "easily accessible". Yakutat is at the very northern end of what is known as SE Alaska. There are no roads going in and out of Yakutat and the only ways in are by boat and plane. In Alaska the first thing you think about when someone says plane is a float plane. Yakutat is actually served by Alaskan Airlines which drops in a commercial plane twice a day. If you plan it right you can leave San Francisco or LAX in the early morning and be fishing in Yakutat by noon.
Yakutat Charters is the premier Fishing Charter business based in Yakutat. They have 5 fully equipped fishing boats with all the latest gear and electronics. Scott Chadwick is the owner of Yakutat Charter and has been living and working in Yakutat most of his life. He is also one of the best halibut fishermen you will find and knows the waters off Yakutat as well as anyone.
Yakutat is considered Alaska's most productive Halibut fishing destination and you can keep 2 Halibut a day in 2020 verses just 1 in most of the other Alaskan fishing destinations. Fish in excess of 100 pounds are very common and the average size of Halibut caught in Yakutat is 39 pounds, this is about 10 pounds more than the next best destination.
The waters off Yakutat also hold King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Lingcod and various Rockfish, which Scott also fishes for. There is always something to catch in Yakutat.
Contact Scott today to have him help you plan your next Alaskan Adventure ..
Phone: (907) 784-3976
Kodiak Alaska is best known for its Big Game Hunting and in particular Trophy Brown Bear hunting. Bears over 10 feet tall are common with a few getting much bigger than that. These bears weigh as much as 1500 pounds and have no natural predators.
Professional Outfitter and Hunter Rick Hoskins shares with us his knowledge of Kodiak Island and his experiences providing Trophy hunts for not only Kodiak Bears but also Mountain Goat, Roosevelt Elk and Sitka Deer. Rick hunts both the Spring and Fall seasons and provides avid hunters with the adventure of a lifetime.
Rick coordinates all aspects of the hunt from applying tor tags, setting up transportation from Kodiak to the hunting grounds, setting up camp and removing and preserving your Trophy. Depending on what you are hunting for Rick will arrange for water transportation, float planes, bush planes, four wheelers and packers.
To reach Rick you can contact him at:
Phone: (907) 654-7484
Captain Mark has been fishing Lake Erie for over 30 years and the last 10+ he has been guiding this great fishery. Besides Walleye Mark fishes for Smallmouth Bass, Perch and Trophy Lake Trout.
Mark enjoys fishing with both novice and expert fishermen alike and has the knack to find fish when others struggle.
Mark has an amazing boat with all the newest electronics and gear. The perfect fishing machine!
Along with being an inspiring business man Larry Lawton has many accolades to his name including:
- Recognized on the floor of Congress in Washington DC
- Feature Guest on the Mike Huckabee Show on Fox News
- Developer of the most successful program for At Risk Kids and Young Adults
..... but Larry is also recognized for a few other things
- Larry was on the FBI's Most Wanted List
- Larry was known as America's biggest Jewel Thief
In this inspiring interview Larry tells us his story of building a thriving business from adversity. How he went from being America's biggest Jewel thief to becoming a highly recognized business person that is building on his passions of helping young people make the right choices in life.
All business owners face challenges and adversity in building their ventures and Larry has definitely overcome his share. Larry's stories and lessons have given many the fortitude to face their own fears and overcome the tests they face in life.
Facts and myths surrounding the Nutritional value of Wild Caught Fish. Which is better for you? Cold water fish or warm water fish? Should I be concerned about mercury poisoning? Why fresh water fish are not as nutritional as salt water fish.
Accomplished Sports Nutritionist Chris Dole shares with us his thoughts and insights regarding wild caught fish.
Questions? You can reach Chris on his facebook page at
Australia is known for Kangaroos, Friendly People, Great Beer and Fishing! Fishing competitions "comps" are a little different in Australia compared to fishing tournaments in other parts of the world. There are hundreds of fishing comps going on throughout the country each and every year where everyone in the family participates. On any given weekend you can find 3-4 comps going on somewhere and there are thousands of dollars in prizes given out at each one.
Richard App of iFishComps has developed a mobile application that is FREE to use anywhere in the world that lets you connect in to the fun. Track your favorite comps, chat with other fisherman and share photos and videos, etc. If you manage a comp or tournament anywhere in the world you can enter your event into the system for free!
The App Is Available World Wide and Is Fun To Look At No Matter Where You Are
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Professional full time Fishing Guide Casey Kelly has been guiding full time for over a decade. Casey fishes for Salmon, Steelhead and Kokanee in many of the most popular local rivers and locations including the Columbia, Lewis, Cowlitz and Bouy 10.
Casey is known as a consummate student of fishing techniques and most of the time uses his own custom lures and tackle.
Located in Woodland Washington, Casey is just a short drive from the Portland Oregon metro area and just a couple hours from the Seattle area. The waters he fishes are world class when it comes to the number of fish and size of fish that travel through them.
You can reach Casey by going to his website at www.ColumbiaRiverFishingTrip.com or call Casey at 360 910-0812
Professional Guide Cody Ogle of Codys Guided Adventures guides the Mid Columbia River for Salmon, Sturgeon, Walleye and Smallmouth Bass.
Cody has been fishing the Columbia since he was 10 years old and knows the river as well as anyone. In fact he is one of a handful of guides that is now offering Smallmouth Bass trips on the Columbia. There are millions of big Smallmouth Bass in the Columbia River and they are eager to slam your bait most of the year. They range up to 5 pounds or even more and they are excellent eating.
Of course Cody fishes for Salmon during the runs on the Columbia and even fishes the Hanford Reach for the the big fall males that call that water home. Fish in the 30 pound range are common and fish over 40 pounds are not unheard of.
To reach Cody please visit his website at www.CodysGuidedAdventures.com or call him at 541) 705-5184
Brock Crocker is one of the Northwest's premier Steelhead and Salmon Fishing Guides. Brock fishes many of western Oregon;s rivers such as the Alsea, Siletz, Santiam, Siuslaw, Umpqua, and Rogue just to name a few.
Brock also spends a couple months each summer on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska guiding for Silver Salmon and Steelhead.
To contact Brock go to his website at www.CrockersGuideService.com or call him at 541 409 6623
On this podcast, Ted Johnson of the FishOnTed podcast and Dustin Warncke of The Best Of The Outdoors podcast team up and talk shop about hunting and fishing guiding and outfitting and how to better market an outdoor business using advertising and social media. From building a list to Google ads, Ted and Dustin share a treasure chest of valuable information to help guides, outfitters and lodges get an edge in sales and bookings.
Ted and Dustin have teamed up together to provide guides, outfitters, charters and lodges with a new mobile-based marketing system that will revolutionize the way professional sportsmen will fill their calendars. We have utilized the power of the internet and the convenience of mobile devices in a highly effective yet easy to use system.
From single menu app on a cell phone Professional Sportsmen can automatically trigger a series of professionally written emails that will follow up with people:
- Who Have Inquired About Booking A Trip With You
- Who Have Booked A Trip With You And You Want To Remind Them About What To Bring, Cancellation Polices, Etc.
- Who You Have Met At Sportsmen Shows And Want To Encourage Them To Contact You
- Who You Have Met In Your Daily Travels And You Want To Keep In Touch With Them
- People That Have Just Finished A Trip With You And You Want To Encourage Them To Book Another Trip
In addition the OMS Marketing System Will:
- Send Out 10,000 impressions per month to Sportsmen In Your Local Area
- Post Automatically To Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., all at one time
- Builds your mailing list for future contacts including eNewsletters
and much more.
Learn more by calling (503) 380-8012
Lake Sabine in Texas is famous for its Red Fish and Speckled Trout. Captain Randy Foreman is the premier fishing guide on Lake Sabine with almost 40 years of experience as a full time fishing guide on Lake Sabine. Captain Randy knows these waters better than anyone and also offers both inshore and offshore trips in the Gulf. You can contact Captain Randy by going to his website at FishSabine.com or by calling him at (409) 719-6067.
Michael Manis has been a professional fishing guide in Florida for close to 20 years. Michael fishes the flats from a skiff with only 1 to 2 fishermen per trip. Fishing the flats for Snook, Reds and Speckled Trout is a thrill that needs to be on the bucket list of every avid fishermen.
You can find Michael at:
or call Michael at 941-628-7895
Captain Shawn runs over 70% corporate trips and has a stellar reputation with local businesses. Because of this his repeat business is a huge percentage of his 200+ trips per year.
Captain Shawn Pruitt
Joby Cefalu, owner of Mile High Fishing Charters is a native of Lake Tahoe and has been fishing its waters all of his life. Joby remembers catching his first Trophy Trout when he was just 4 years old and since then he has never looked back. In 1997 Joby started his charter fishing business and has now fished 10's of thousands of fishermen from all over the world.
Lake Tahoe is not only known for its scenic beauty and hopping night life but is also known as one of the worlds top producing Trophy Lake Trout fisheries. Many fish over 30 pounds are caught every year in its crystal clear waters. Although Lake Tahoe is considered an Alpine Lake, it never freezes over which means Joby fishes 12 months out of the year.
You can contact Joby at FishTahoe.com or call (530) 541-5312.
Alaskas Salmon Catcher Lodge on the Kenai Peninsula is Alaskas premier destination fishing and adventure resort. With 47 beds, 5 star chef, attentive staff and centrally located lodge, Salmon Catcher Lodge is a lodge you will return to again and again.
We offer some of the best Sport fishing in all of Alaska. Depending on the season our guests catch:
Trophy King Salmon Fishing
Coho / Silver Salmon Fishing
Sockeye Salmon Fishing
Trophy Rainbow Trout up to 20 lbs
Various Saltwater Fish
Clamming and a whole lot more
Being a destination lodge our guests are offered a number of other activities including Horseback Riding, Glacier Viewing, Bear Viewing, Float Plane fly outs, wine tasting and much more.
You can contact Salmon Catcher Lodge by going to their website at SalmonCatcherLodge.com or call the lodge at 907 335-2001
Professional Hunting Guide James Stone joins us to talk about the upcoming 2019 Duck and Goose Hunting Season. James owns Elite Sportsman Guide Service and offers Duck Hunting opportunities throughout Northern California. If you are just looking to go out for a day or two or are wanting to lease a blind for the entire season then you surely don't want to miss this interview.
James and Ted talk about
The Season In General
The Different Species Of Ducks You Find In Northern California
Goose Hunting For Specs & Snow Geese
and much more
If you are interested in contacting James then call 530 923-0440 or go to his website at EliteSportsmen.com
Jayson Hayes Of Hayes Custom Boats and Hayes Guide Service talks with Ted about building custom wood Drift Boats and fishing the McKenzie River in Oregon for Trophy Red Side Trout. Jayson has a real passion for both boat building and the famed McKenzie River Red Side Trout.
There is no better fishing experience than fishing for these Trophy Fish from a real McKenzie River Drift Boat built in the McKenzie Valley.
You can contact Jayson at https://www.facebook.com/hayescustomboats/ or call 541-912-9146
Listen to veteran Mike Bogue talk about fishing the upper Sacramento River for Trophy King Salmon and World Class Rainbow Trout. Mike has been a full time guide on the Redding California area for close to 20 years. His experience has made him one of the top guides on the river today.
You can reach Mike by phone at (530) 246-8457 or on his website at MikeBogue.com
Listen to full time Fishing Guide Daniel St Laurent talk about fishing in Tillamook Oregon. Tillamook is on the northern Oregon coast and hosts some of the best Salmon fishing the Northwest has to offer. Daniel is one of Oregons premier fishing guides and is known for his ability to put his clients on the fish consistently.
You can contact Danial at (503) 440-5188 or through his website at StLaurentGuideService.com
Dave Schamp and Jack Smith of Hatchery & Wild talk with Ted today about the battle to keep our Hatcheries running in the northwest. Outside advocates of shutting our Hatcheries down are threatening our sport, industry and economy. Listen to the current state of affairs in Oregon & Washington and what you can do to help
Darrel Taylor of Catfish Killer Guide Service on Lake Conroe Texas has been fishing for Catfish for over 30 years. Lake Contoe is one of the cleanest lakes you will find that holds Catfish that can be caught all year long. Darrell fishes for eating size Channel Cats and then Trophy Blue Cats.
To reach Darrell call (936) 788-4413 or go to his website at CatFishKiller.com
Anthony Cox of AC Guide Service shares his expertise and experience with us about Salmon Fishing and Kokanee Fishing in Northern California
Anthony can be contacted at 530 474-5241 or through his website at ACGuideService.com
Giant Peacock Bass fishing should be be on the bucketlist of every avid fisherman. Listen to our interview with Allan Zaremba of Los Lagunas fishing camp in Columbia. Giant Peacock Bass are thick in the waters surrounding Las Laguas with many fish above 20 pounds. The next World Record could easily come from these waters. Listen to Allan describe this most amazing adventure.
To inquire about fishing at Las Lagunas please contact Allan directly at (954) 966-2275 or go to the website at GiantPeacockBass.com.
Captain James Stone, professional fishing/hunting guide and industry advocate talks about the upcoming King Salmon season. The Sacramento River and its tributaries are expecting a very large run of returning King Salmon this season. www.EliteSportsmen.com
Hooking a Giant Bluefin Tuna is like hooking a run-a-way 18 wheeler, you rod doubles over, your reel screams and you heart pounds. These monsters can grow to 1000 pounds or more and a sought after by a dedicated group of Sports Fishermen. Listen to Captain DiBacco of the Kelly Ann describe what it is like to hook into one of these majestic fish. www.KellyAnnCharters.com
Captain Greg Gehrig has guided on Lake Ontario for over 20 years and runs the premier Sport Fishing Boat on the entire lake. Greg is known for his ability to find and catch Chinook Salmon. This interview talks about the history of Salmon Fishing on Lake Ontario and the success of K&G Sports Fishing. www.KGSportfishing.com
World class fishing guide Kirk Kirkland shares his experiences of 40+ years fishing for Alligator Gar. Captain Kirk has more fishing world records than any other captain on the water today with over 150 world records.
Professional Fishing Guide "Felix" from Hook, Line and Landem fishing and both Big Brian Kenzy and Little Brian Kyncy Guide Service share their experiences fishing the Kenai. We talk about Salmon and Trout fishing, how to release a fish, fish managment and much more. Felix and Brians also share with us some of their secrets on how to fish the Kenai River
With over 50 years of Sports Fishing and Commercial Fishing Experience Dale Tripp is one of the most experienced Fishing Captains in Massachusetts. Dale has won more Striper Fishing tournaments than you can imagine and he is still counting. This was a very fun and insightful interview with one of the best fishermen you can find anywhere.
Captain Ian Britton shares with us about his adventures of being a successful charter boat Captain on this amazing fishery. Ian was the winner of the Great Ontario Fishing Derby last year and along with getting some amazing recognition but $10k in his clients pocket for catching a 33lb King Salmon. You can contact Ian by calling (416) 220-6410 or his website at www.KingsOnTheRun.com
Travis is a Fishing Guide in Idaho, Washington, Oregon & Alaska. He fishes B Run Steelhead on the Clearwater River, Sturgeon on the Snake, Walleye on the Colubia and Halibut & Salmon in Alaska. You will enjoy hearing Travis share his knowledge and experiences with us.
Dustin & Ted talk about various topics on how to become a premier Guide and Outfitter. Dustin shares a lot of experiences and resources that has made him one of the most sought after Sporting Industry advocates.