23 episodes

A wide-ranging fishing show covering everything from fishing tips to stories, and conservation news to ethics. Mostly focused on fly fishing but occasionally delving into other types of fishing as well, host Katie Burgert talks to a variety of guests with different skillsets and areas of expertise.

Fish Untamed Katie Burgert

    • Wilderness
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

A wide-ranging fishing show covering everything from fishing tips to stories, and conservation news to ethics. Mostly focused on fly fishing but occasionally delving into other types of fishing as well, host Katie Burgert talks to a variety of guests with different skillsets and areas of expertise.

    Ep 23: The Impacts of Invasive Species, with Robbz Olson

    Ep 23: The Impacts of Invasive Species, with Robbz Olson

    Robbz Olson is one of the hosts of the Aquarium Guys Podcast. As an avid aquarium hobbyist, Robbz has (perhaps unfortunately) become quite familiar with the issue of invasive species around the country, as many of these species can trace their history back to the aquarium world. We discuss several impactful invasive species, how these species are a detriment to wild environments in a variety of ways, and some ways people have tried to combat the issue.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 22: Pack Goats in Backcountry Fly Fishing, with Mike Raether

    Ep 22: Pack Goats in Backcountry Fly Fishing, with Mike Raether

    Mike Raether is a backpacker, fly fisher, hunter, and camper. He is the author of over 50 articles in national and regional magazines such as Bugle, Northwest Fly Fishing, and Montana Outdoors. Last spring, he published a fishing guide titled Flyfisher’s Guide to Northwest Montana’s Mountain Lakes. In this episode, we discuss the use of pack goats as a backcountry fly fishing aid. Mike covers how he uses his goat, the care required, and considerations for bringing a goat deep in the backcountry.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 21: Saving the Paiute Cutthroat, with Bill Somer

    Ep 21: Saving the Paiute Cutthroat, with Bill Somer

    Until his recent retirement, Bill Somer was a Sr. Environmental Scientist with the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife. Much of his career was spent working on the conservation of a native species of cutthroat trout, the Paiute. Once on the brink of extinction, this fish has made an impressive comeback thanks to the hard work of folks like Bill and his colleagues.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 20: Renting Gear for the Outdoors, with Jay Benjamin

    Ep 20: Renting Gear for the Outdoors, with Jay Benjamin

    Jay Benjamin is the co-founder of Big Sky Rentals, a company focused on renting out fishing, hunting, and camping gear. The cost of technical outdoor equipment can be limiting, especially for those new to a sport. Additionally, traveling with gear is often a hassle. We get into what he offers, where he wants to take the business, when to rent vs. buy, and how to maintain your own gear.

    • 1 hr
    Ep 19: DUN Magazine, with Jen Ripple

    Ep 19: DUN Magazine, with Jen Ripple

    Jen Ripple is the Editor-in-Chief of DUN Magazine, a fly fishing magazine written by women and for women. After writing a women’s column for another magazine, Jen realized there wasn’t yet a women-focused publication in the fly fishing world and decided to start one of her own. While DUN is by no means meant to exclude men (and Jen mentions how many of her readers actually are men), it does offer a different perspective of the fly fishing experience.

    • 55 min
    Ep 18: Alaska as a DIY Fishing Destination, with Jake Roy

    Ep 18: Alaska as a DIY Fishing Destination, with Jake Roy

    Jake Roy is a fly fishing guide with Wilderness Place Lodge in Alaska. Although many people will want to book a guided trip if they head north, Alaska is also very doable as a DIY “exotic” destination for those of us from the lower 48. In this episode, Jake walks me through what to expect when planning a trip, including when to go, what you can catch, how to bring fish home, and how to hire a plane to get off the beaten path.

    • 1 hr 11 min

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Wide variety of fishing related topics

Katie’s interviews are always interesting. She talks to a wide variety of people about fishing related topics. From commercial fisherman, to guides, to even aquarium enthusiasts there is always something fresh and interesting to learn.

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