Episodes

Pooped Fish Eggs Hatch - Rescue Carp and Worst Lures Ever

July 29, 2020

Do ducks poop out viable fish eggs? Would you rescue a carp? What are the worst fishing lures of all time? We tackle these fishy questions on this weeks #FNpodcast

LuLu Miller Why Fish Don't Exist David Starr Jordan

July 22, 2020

LuLu Miller Author of and founder of the joins us to discuss her new book!  David Starr Jordan was a taxonomist, a man possessed with bringing order to the natural world. In time, he would be credited with discovering near…

Fin Rot Bourbon and Bergie's Trading Post EP254

July 9, 2020

Today on the Pod, our FN Essayist Tim Bete is here with another essay that will be ignored by the Pulitzer community. Fish Nerds rarely get the respect they need! Send us free stuff! We are influencers!    The Crappie Hippie…

Woman Angler and Adventure Podcast & How to Choke on a Fish Bone EP253

June 19, 2020

Angie Scott - Host of the Woman Angler & Adventurer Podcast We talk about Rapid Rise of female participation in fishing, pontoon boat fishing, and John King gives us his version of the the famous fish quiz.     Core Beliefs…

Rapala Knives FN Happy Hour and Is Tuno Food?

June 8, 2020

We filleted a deer with a vintage Rapala Knife, Tim Bete is here with an essay about socially distancing while fishing. We bring the news and you get to listen in on FN Happy Hour! Enjoy

John Gierach Dumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers and Wally Pleasant EP250

May 31, 2020

This week we are joined by to hear about his new book Dumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers. Then the Crappie Hippie pays tribute to

Color and Fish Vision with Nicole Stone Outdoors EP249

May 12, 2020

Listener Tim Bete gives us a little taste of his essay writing chops and then the Crappie Hippie brings us a great interview with Nicole Stone Outdoors, who discusses color and fish vision and lots of other fun stuff

Virus Fishing and Survival of the Fatest EP 248

May 1, 2020

FN Founder Dave Kellam Joins us to bring us the news and then Rich Collins from Thirst Productions and our FN Fly Correspondent meets up with the Crappie Hippie to bring us Covid related fishing experiences from Kansas and N…

Taking a Fish for a Walk and Ana on Ice Part 3 EP 247

April 25, 2020

This week we have a little fun with some Virus-News, a Man from Spain takes his fish for a walk in order to have an excuse to get out. Then we are joined by the Crappie Hippie and Ana on Ice or Part 3 of this great interview…

Skimmate Giant Squid Sperm and the Pond Lady EP246

April 10, 2020

This week we are joined by the Amazing James and Cephalopod expert and Juggler Rich Ross. HE is also the host of the Skimmate Podcast. We get very inappropriate talking about squid reproduction! We also trying out a new corr…

Fur Bearing Trout and the Varmints! EP245

April 1, 2020

This week we do a crossover episode with the Varmints! AND we learn about Fur Bearing Trout  Thanks to for sponsoring this episiode  Happy April 1!

Update from Australia with Luke Chamings of Chamo's Lures EP 244

March 27, 2020

Luke Chamings from Chamo's Lures is back and gives us all kinds of updates from the fishing world in Australia! You can see his timber carved lures on the Chamo's Lures Facebook page Big thanks to Olukai for sponsoring this…

St. Patrick's Day Lucky Fish and How "THE" Virus Messes with Fishing Seasons EP 243

March 22, 2020

We announce the winner of our Lucky Fish Contest, the Crappie Hippie gives us a book review and we learn how the Corona Virus is interfering with fishing regulations!  Links

Virus kills fish markets Iron Fly Competition and New York Times Responses ep 242

March 13, 2020

Today on the show-  Iron Fly Competition  Responses to the New York Times  News  Why do we torture ourselves fishing where it’s hard Contest updates  John King Gives Interview advice News Links   Promos: Olukai...

Smackdown Outdoors, New York Times and Hook and Hunt TV EP241

March 6, 2020

Doug Glimmerveen from the sits in the cohost seat and we find out why he is so angry. We get some great news from the New York Times. Listener Elijah Bradley Brings us an interview with Hook and Hunt TV and of course we al…

Lake Trout Spawn, Shark Smell and Ana on Ice EP 240

Feb. 28, 2020

The Crappie Hippie Brings us part II of Ana on Ice News about shark smells and robot fish tanks. Then we get into it with some Toque Sex! Links Ana on Ice Olukai NEWS LINKS

Ana on Ice $15k Crappie and Fishy Disasters EP239

Feb. 21, 2020

We are lucky to be chatting with , Mike Steffan who won $15k for a crappie! and we announce the winner of our Fishy Thanks to and

Valentine's Special Death is Hilarious and Ignorance Was Bliss EP238

Feb. 14, 2020

Today is our most uncomfortable and possibly offensive show ever. If you have kids around or are a kid, skip this episode. It’s our Valentines Special! NEWS - We chat with - Fish Love Thanks to Olukai for sponsoring this epi…

Staples Connect Why Sharks Matter and THE Podcast Consultant EP 237

Feb. 6, 2020

We recorded live in the brand new Staples Connect Podcast Studio in Somerville MA. Our guests tonight are Mathew Passy and Stephen Meader Special thanks to for sponsoring this episode, please support them because they sup…

New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo and Flapping Swimmers EP 236

Jan. 31, 2020

This week we travel to the New England Outdoor Expo Then we dive deep into the math of fish schools! Links from NE OutDoorExpo / A team of researchers has identified the best arrangements for fish swimming in…

Tin Mountain Conservation Center Life Under the Ice EP 235

Jan. 24, 2020

This week we were invited to give a lecture called "Life Under the Ice" at . We bring you some fishy news and update you on our Fishing Disaster Contest. Big fat thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsor…

Somalia Pirate Fishes and Do Unto Fish Downstream as You Would Have Fish Upstream Do Unto You EP 234

Jan. 17, 2020

Today on the show Doc Martin is here with Dr. Gido they are going to discuss a paper called “Pockets of resistance: Response of arid-land fish communities to climate, hydrology, and wildfire” Gido_etal_2019 (2) "Do Unto thos…

Ice Shack Disaster and Fishy New Year's Resolution EP 233

Jan. 9, 2020

This week Clay had a terrible Ice Shack Disaster! So we grabbed DUKE from the Redwood Podcast to pull the story from the depths of Clay's Brain. We then jump in to your Fishy New Year Resolutions! The Winner will get a FN Pr…

Outside/In Sam Evans Brown and the Trouble with Trout Stocking

Dec. 18, 2019

Sam Evans Brown, NHPR Environmental Reporter joins us because he wants Fish Nerds Feedback. Take a listen to his Outside/In Podcast about the problems with trout stocking then send us your thoughts 607-378-FISH and we will g…