Ripple? Isn’t that the stuff that used to cost 99-cents a bottle and Steve and Dave drank it all the time back in the day? That is true and it’s also the name of our lead guest. She is Jen Ripple, the founder and publisher of DUN Magazine, an International women's fly fishing magazine that empowers women but does not ignore men. This lady is a total fishing machine. Dan Johnston from St. Croix stops by to talk about getting more people into our sport and the fly fishing class he is holding to raise money for a special cause. This fly fishing fund raiser is May 12, at the Liberty Center Pond in North Liberty, Iowa. If you can’t make it, you can still participate in this great cause by visiting www.crowdrise.com/fly-fishing-fundraiser. This guy is the Baron of Baits, the Titan of Tackle, the Lord of Lures – he is Ken Duke from Fishing Tackle Retailer Magazine. He knows what is going on in our business.
Isn't it fitting that the best fishing show on radio or Internet in the entire U.S.A. is joined by the best fisherman in the entire U.S.A.? Our guest is a man we are proud to call a friend, the one-and-only Al Lindner. Al checks in from on the water chasing gigantic sturgeon on the Rainy River. Will he hook one while we are on the air? You'll have to listen to find out. Dan Johnston from St. Croix explains fish movements at this time of the year. Our newest sponsor, John Nida from Fish Head Spin Baits joins us. These baits really catch fish and John Nida joins us to explain why they work so well.
April 1 was a couple of weeks ago. Why is one of the best walleye fishermen in the world, Chase Parsons, talking about the carp he has mounted on his wall? Why is co-host Dave Kranz talking about watching otters playing while he is in the boat fishing for bass? What the heck is going on here? You are going to have to listen to find out. Dan Johnson from St. Croix talks about fishing in current. Mike Verdeja manages McQuoid's Inn, a premier resort on the best smallmouth lake in America. He tells us about smallie fishing, the walleye limits and the trouble the DNR is having with muskie stocking.
Did Bassmaster Elite pro Chris Lane get mad when we asked him who was the better fisherman, him or his Brother Bobby? What about when we asked him which brother was the best looking on television? You will have to listen to find out. Chris gave us a great interview. We also talk to fishing expert extraordinaire Dan Johnston from St. Croix about fishing clear water. It's good stuff! Nick Lindner from Lindner Media and anglingbuzz.com tells us about a huge musky problem in Minnesota. You won't believe it.
He's not Iron Man, not Superman, not Thor, but this guy can fly with the best of them. Fly fish, that is! Jason Randall is on the top of the list of world's best fly fishermen. We talk about the recent passing of the great Lefty Kreh and talk about Jason's four books. He'll explain why all fishermen need to give it a go with a fly rod! Julia Schweer talks about her amazing invention - the Stingray Line Cutter! St. Croix is represented by Jeremy Smith from Lindner's Angling Edge. He talks about punching through thick cover.
This guy has just won his second Bassmaster Classic in a row. He's only 26 years old but has already won over a million bucks hauling in bass. He just may be the best bass fisherman on the planet! What do you think? He is also one heck of a nice guy. He is Jordan Lee. Jeremy Smith from Lindner's Angling Edge is here representing St. Croix to talk about spring catfish. Joe Opager from FLW joins us to talk about a great school they are running for high school bass teams this summer in Kentucky.
Fishing with the Mob? You won't believe the gangster story that Hall of Fame fisherman Spence Petros has to share with us. This interview will blow you away! Dan Johnston from St. Croix talks spring fishing. John Stillwagon from Keep America Fishing has some info to put a smile on everyone's faces.
This guy didn't invent the sport of bass fishing but he has probably influenced it more than any man alive. Over 30 years on ESPN and he is an owner of B.A.S.S. Who would be better to talk about the Bassmaster Classic with than Jerry McKinnis? John Balla from St. Croix brings us some unique info regarding walleye tournaments. Ken Duke from Fishing Tackle Retailer magazine brings us his unique perspective on the Bassmaster Classic.
Our guest used to play hockey and he pronounces the word "about" as "aboot." Do you think he's from Canada? You are darned right he is. He proves it by the way he catches bass, both largemouth and snallmouth. This top stick just cashed a $125,000 paycheck in the big FLW tournament on the Harris Chain in Florida. He is Chris Johnston. Liz Ogilvie is the Chief Marketing Officer for the ASA as well as the Director of Keep America Fishing. Liz joins us to share some excellent news for anyone who loves to fish. Cheryl Smith from St. Croix talks about teaming up with Dave Kranz to fish tournaments in Illinois.
They call this guy "The Original Champ." He was the first big money walleye tournament winner when they started paying big bucks for catching 'eyes. He's a great fisherman and an even better guy, meet our new friend, the one-and-only Mark Martin. John Knight just ran the huge Pan-American Bass Tournament that was won by Roland and Scott Martin. John talks to us while he is standing in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Dan Johnston from St. Croix isn't in Rome but he still joins us with his special brand of fishing knowledge.