165 episodes

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.

An Anchored Outdoors production.

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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.

An Anchored Outdoors production.

    Ep. 165: Elena Joy Thurston and Kristen Kile on the LGBTQ Community

    Ep. 165: Elena Joy Thurston and Kristen Kile on the LGBTQ Community

    Elena Joy Thurston is an inspirational speaker and founder of the Pride and Joy Foundation. When she reached out to me to see if we might be able to connect for a podcast, I wasn’t sure how her story linked back to the outdoors. So I tuned in to her TED talk, only to be taken aback when I learned that fly fishing changed her life. In this episode I sit down with Elena and her partner Kristen to discuss the story of how they met, diversity in fly fishing, feeling trapped in the corporate world and more.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. 164: John Dietsch Graced By Waters

    Ep. 164: John Dietsch Graced By Waters

    John Dietsch is perhaps best known in fishing circles for supervising all of the fly fishing scenes on the OSCAR winning film A River Runs Through It, where he also conceived and executed the famous final fishing scene doubling for actor Brad Pitt by swimming a rapid while playing a fish. In this episode we discuss John’s new book "Graced by Waters" and the healing properties of immersing ourselves in the outdoors, as well as John’s personal journey through loss, scenes in A River Runs Through It and mo

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 163: Hank Shaw on Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

    Ep. 163: Hank Shaw on Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

    Hank Shaw is a celebrated chef, author and outdoorsman who runs the award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. In this episode of Anchored, Hank and I walk through his timeline, stopping along the way to discuss how we age game-birds, our favourite edible weeds, dandelion wine and more.

    This episode of Anchored is brought to you by Great Fishing Adventures of Australia. 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep. 162: Jay Johnson On A Passion For The Outdoors

    Ep. 162: Jay Johnson On A Passion For The Outdoors

    Jay Johnson is probably best known for his appearances on The Trout Bum Diaries, GeoBass and, most recently, on the Fish or Die series on Animal Planet. Jay has a complex story, which he shares during this heart-warming episode.  

    This episode is brought to you by Cross Current Insurance Company.

    • 58 min
    Ep. 161: Talking Taxidermy with Jenna McRae

    Ep. 161: Talking Taxidermy with Jenna McRae

    Jenna McRae is somewhat new to taxidermy, but she is full of passion and talent. Although she has only been practicing for a year and a half, she has a natural ability for the craft and her artistic talent shows in her work. In this episode of Anchored I find the answers to all of my questions, including how to choose a taxidermist, if there any animals Jenna won’t work with, and how to field dress a deer if you want to mount it?

    • 51 min
    Ep. 160: Kimi Werner on Motherhood, Freediving, and Spearfishing

    Ep. 160: Kimi Werner on Motherhood, Freediving, and Spearfishing

    Have you ever wondered if freediving and spearfishing are as peaceful as they seem? My guest today describes them as transcendent. Born and raised in Hawaii, Kimi Werner is a chef, an award-winning artist, motivational speaker, a U.S. National Spearfishing Champion, and most recently, a new mother. Join us for a conversation about life as a new mother, freediving, spearfishing, and hunting. Listen in to hear why Kimi Werner is one of the most inspiring people I have ever met.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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Episode 164 - John Dietsch Graced By Waters

Undoubtedly, this is probably the most profound podcast you have made to date. I have listened for many years, and I have thoroughly enjoyed your work. They are always good, with lots of insight, but I do have to say that this one moved me the most. I applaud you!

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Episode 160 Kimi Werner

My first opportunity to listen to ANCHORED and I throughly enjoyed every minute of it. Looking forward to listening to the next Podcast.

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