Episodes

June 12, 2017

Eating Smooth Dog Fish Are Cormorants a Conservation Win or Fishy Pest

Welcome to the Fish Nerds Today on the show, Killing Fish and Time with Hugo We are trying something new. There has been some demand for fishing reports, so we are asking listeners to call 607-378-FISH and leave a voicemail for us. Simply leave us a...

June 05, 2017

Sustainable "Sensible" Seafood at the Virginia Aquarium #158

We spent the week at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. We talk sustainable seafood with scientists, fish mongers, regular people and have tons of fun.

May 29, 2017

Virginia Aquarium Marine Science Center - Lunch and Learn -Special Edition 157

The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center brought the Fish Nerds in for their Sensible Seafood Festival. In this special edition you will hear Clay Groves present live the Story of the Quest to Catch and Eat Every Kind of Freshwater Fish in New...

May 22, 2017

News Down Under Seal Impacts on Fish Stocks Fly Fishng Advice Episode 156

Luke Chamings from Chamo's Lures joins us to bring us some Fishy News from Australia! Andrew Lewin fom the Speak Up For Blue Podcasts teaches us a little about the impact seals have on cod stocks. And listeners call in with tons of great (and weird)...

May 15, 2017

John Gierach A Fly Rod of Your Own FN Book Club Episode 155

The FN Book Club is back! This month we read John Gierach's newest book "A Fly Rod of Your Own" we loved the book and we got to talk with John! This is a big deal. Thanks to Simon and Schuster for helping us set this up. John Gierach, “the voice of...

May 08, 2017

I've Got 99 Problems But Fishing Aint 1 Fish Nerds #154

Doc Martin Checks in with a great Parody of Jay Z's classic, "I've got 99 Problems" Andrew Lewin (Speak up for Blue Podcast) http://www.speakupforblue.com/ Checks in with his segment speak up for the FN Blue, we learn about whale stranding and why we...

May 01, 2017

Fish Nerds Podcast 153 Five Essential Flies for Fly Fishing and Postfly Box

5 Flies every freshwater fisher needs -Rich Collins Elk Hair Caddis (Caddis on the surface, dry fly that can be stripped under the surface or skittered) Black Wooly Bugger (I prefer cone head with legs) (Stonefly or leech emulator) Bead head nymph -...

April 24, 2017

Fish Nerds Podcast 152 Folly Beach Taxonomy Killing Trout

We make a trip to Folly Beach SC and meet Actors and Producers Clarence Felder and Chris Weatherhead - http://www.actorstheatreofsc.org/ Hugo is back to talk about cooking trout Doc Martin makes Taxonomy fun again Andrew Lewin from Speak Up for Blue...

April 17, 2017

Fish Nerds 151 Pink Floyd Shrimp

The FN Book Club is back and we chat about the "Founding Fish" with our FN Librarian Jeff Danaldson. Doc Martin Checks in with some special news and Andrew Lewin (from the Speak Up for the Blue Podcast) brings us a story about a new "Pink Floyd" Shrimp.

April 10, 2017

Fish Nerds 150 Fish Eyes Easy Sibiki Fishy Conservation

April is National Poetry Month, so my kid Zoe asked me if she could read a beautiful poem about fishing. Speaking of Literature, we have an FN Book Club Next week we will be talking about the Founding Fish The Doctor is in! Our FN Librarian Jeff...

April 03, 2017

Fish Nerds Podcast 149 Lamprey Varmints Speak Up for the FN Blue

We are so lucky to have friends like Paul and Donna Hosts of the Varmints Podcast, one of out favorite podcasts. Please subscribe to their show on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts We learn all about the Mighty Sea Lamprey and have a lot of...

March 27, 2017

Fish Nerds Podcast 148 Fly Fishing Lead Loons and Conservation

What’s the worst fishing advice you’ve been given? Fish in the News! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gwyneth-paltrow-brings-up-a-good-point-about-not-eating-octopus_us_58d295fee4b0f838c62e7765? NH has some of the most restrictive lead bans in...

March 20, 2017

Fish Nerds 147 Live at Kittery Trading Post

Live At Kittery Trading Post! We spent the day hanging out at Kittery Trading Post, we met a ton of great people and caught up with some old friends.

March 13, 2017

Fish Nerds 146 Homeless Fish Marketing the Guide Service and My Friend Nick

WE HAVE A SPONSOR - www.mysterytacklebox.com Promo Code FISHNERDS to save $5 off your first box Ice Fishing Business update How I marketed the fish nerds guide service -Podcast -Newspaper Ads -Chamber of Commerce -Social Media -Marketing - Christian...

March 06, 2017

FN 145 Carrie Z Hunt Fish Travel Purple Octopus and More Reasons to Fly Fish

Intro Guest read by Wachusett Reservoir Addicts I’m Carrie Z of the HuntFishTravel Podcast, and of the Adventure & Travel Podcast launching this summer! Clay: Anything is fair game and it's a good bet that after today’s show you’re going to...

February 27, 2017

Fish Nerds Episode 144 Outdoor Advebtures with Jayson Sacco

We get to hang out with Jayson Sacco of the Outdoor Adventures with Jayson. http://outdooradventureswithjayson.com/category/podcast/ We go deep into why we make podcasts, fishing and hunting ethics and all sorts of outdoor adventures. This episode is...

February 20, 2017

Episode 143 FN BookClub Why Fly Fish I Hate Mola Mola

Guest intro 0:10 US Intro 3:00 WE HAVE A SPONSOR - MTB Promo Code FISHNERDS https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154428988416608&set=gm.1474843592556468&type=3 Segment A 11:00 FN Book Club “Cod” The Founding Fish by John Mcphee for...

February 14, 2017

Valentines Edition 142 Love Fish Nerds Style with Great Beer Adventure 2

Intro Read, Dave Perry from www.wickedfishah.com Valentines Special SPECIAL gUEST Amanda from the Great Beer Adventure Podcast www.greatbeeradventure.com Clay - Hey Amanda, thanks for coming on the show! - Tell us about the Great Beer adventure, what...

February 06, 2017

Fish Nerds Episode 141 The New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo

We take you on a visit to the NE Fishing and Outdoor Expo. More than http://www.nefishingexpo.com/ Dan Kenney, Go Fish Dan Casting Carter http://www.castingcarter.com/ Salmon Pro Charters http://www.salmonprocharters.com/ Vintage Fish Company...

January 30, 2017

Podcast 140 Rich Collins Frozen Eyes Boneyard and Fishing Pet Peeves Recorded Live at the New England Fishing Expo

Podcast 140 Recorded live at the New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo http://www.nefishingexpo.com/ Michael Frank’s Guide Corner http://www.franksflyarts.com/ Stump the Fish Nerds with Doc Martin and Scott Decker NH Fish and Game...

January 23, 2017

Fish Nerds Podcast 139 Becoming a Guide Part 4 and Pocket Rod Rest

Welcome to the Fish Nerds I’m Clay Groves, Licensed NH Fishing Guide This episode is the fourth in our series on how to become a fishing guide. I am happy to bring you on my journey into making a living (at least partially) in the fishing industry....

January 16, 2017

Podcast 138 Trump Fish, Speak Up for the Blue &and Runny Bottom Border Patrol

Andrew Lewin from the Speak Up for the Blue Podcast co-hosts How do conservationists feel about recreational fishing? Do fish feel? Is fishing an act of violence? Facebook discussion from Fish Nerds Podcast group...

January 09, 2017

Podcast 137 Vegan Fish, New England Fishing Expo, Guides Corner and Boat Battery Hell

Next week we will be releasing the fourth episode in our series on becoming a licensed fishing guide It’s going to be a lot of fun, you might be impressed If you want to hire me to take you fishing head to www.fishnerds.com to get the info. All I...

January 02, 2017

Fish Nerds #136 Phil Belcher Jr. Fishing University

Phil’s gonna be famous, but we knew him before he was cool! http://www.fishingu.com/ The schedule for the Sportsman Channel is: Jan. 2 Monday 11:00am Eastern Jan. 5 Thursday 10:00am Eastern Jan. 8 Sunday 8:30am Eastern Jan. 9 Monday 4:30am Eastern...