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Join renowned angler April Vokey as she explores fishing, hunting, foraging and homesteading through intimate, face-to-face conversations with some of the outdoor world's most influential people. Her intense curiosity drives her to take a behind-the-scenes, vulnerable and honest approach with her guests that often ends up uncovering never-before-heard stories.

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Join renowned angler April Vokey as she explores fishing, hunting, foraging and homesteading through intimate, face-to-face conversations with some of the outdoor world's most influential people. Her intense curiosity drives her to take a behind-the-scenes, vulnerable and honest approach with her guests that often ends up uncovering never-before-heard stories.

    Ep. 158: Erin Block on Hunting for Food

    Ep. 158: Erin Block on Hunting for Food

    Erin Block works as a librarian and freelance writer. She is the author of countless articles and 2 books including, The View from Coal Creek and By a Thread. But of course, Erin is more than that, she is an angler, hunter, and forager. In this episode, we dive into Erin’s life and she reveals how she got into fly fishing and hunting for food and why she has chosen to step away from fly fishing.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 157: Tying Flies with Brita Fordice

    Ep. 157: Tying Flies with Brita Fordice

    Brita Fordice started tying flies as a kid. Born and raised in Washington state, she grew up fishing for trout, salmon and steelhead. Brita is an accomplished angler and guide in Puget Sound, where her custom patterns are well-known for their appeal to salmon and cutthroat trout.
    In this episode, we geek out on fly-tying and dive into the nitty gritty of material modifications, hook strength, fly tying thread, dying feathers, tip and tricks and more. 

    This episode is brought to you by OluKai!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep. 156: Hoagy Carmichael on Bamboo Fly Rods

    Ep. 156: Hoagy Carmichael on Bamboo Fly Rods

    Hoagy Carmichael is a producer, director, author and bamboo rod builder. Growing up as the son of one of America’s most cherished songwriters, Hoagy is no stranger to the pressures of passing on legacies. In 1968, he met bamboo rod builder Edmund Everett Garrison, where he would eventually chronicle the work of one of fly fishing’s greats.
    You can find this video in the Members section of AnchoredOutdoors.com

    This episode is brought to you by Norvise!

    • 50 min
    Ep. 155: Best Practices for Catch and Release Fishing with Dr. Andy Danylchuk and Sascha Clark Danylchuk

    Ep. 155: Best Practices for Catch and Release Fishing with Dr. Andy Danylchuk and Sascha Clark Danylchuk

    Keep Them Wet Fishing is a science-based movement that encourages anglers to focus on their fish handling practises while catch-and-release angling.
    In this episode of Anchored, I meet up with Dr. Andy Danylchuk and Sascha Clark Danylchuk to discuss the movement they started, and to learn about the data they’ve collected over the last few years. 

    This episode is brought to you by Cross Current Insurance, the fishing and outdoor industry's insurance company!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep. 154: Chris Wittman and Daniel Andrews on Captains for Clean Water

    Ep. 154: Chris Wittman and Daniel Andrews on Captains for Clean Water

    Captains For Clean Water started out as a group of fishing guides who were fed up with Florida’s water management practices. The organisation advocates for the elimination of harmful, large-scale freshwater discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the east and west by restoring the natural flow south into the Everglades and Florida Bay. 

    In this episode of Anchored, I meet with captains Chris Wittman and Daniel Andrews, the founders of CFCW, to try to wrap my head around the issue.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Ep. 153: Kirk Deeter on the Fly Fishing Industry

    Ep. 153: Kirk Deeter on the Fly Fishing Industry

    Kirk Deeter is the vice president of media at Trout Unlimited and the editor of TROUT Magazine. He’s also an editor-at-large for Field & Stream and the editor-in-chief of Angling Trade. The workload isn’t new to Kirk—he’s been working in the fly fishing industry since 2000 and is no stranger to the long hours of journalism.

    In this episode of Anchored, I meet with Kirk to get the inside scoop on his industry magazine, his thoughts on diversity, and whether we’re loving our fisheries to death.

    • 56 min

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