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Gregg Martin - The Accident

Gregg Martin is an angler, grandfather, birder, and avid gardener from Boise, ID. In 1985, he had an accident that took his ability to walk. He remembers the day the accident happened.

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Chignik Childhood

Whitney Anderson grew up in a commercial fishing family in Chignik, Alaska. Her experiences fishing with her family, and values she picked up along the way have helped her create her own art business and fashion line. She shared some of the lessons she learned, and some of her childhood memories with us over the phone.

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What I leaved from fishing

Whitney Anderson grew up in a commercial fishing family in Alaska. The life lessons she learned from fishing, and memories made on the water, still stick with her today.

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Kate Golden - Fish Obsessed

Check out my conversation with Kate Golden, a journalist at sea down in Australia. She has already had some amazing adventures because of fishing, and it has become an obsession that consumes much of her life. Kate and her husband are currently renovating a sailboat for sea travel. She is documenting her journey at where you can sign up for updates and follow along.

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Zen-like Fishing

Dave Hanna, from Rapid City, So. Dak. talks about fishing in Alaska and finding zen on the water.

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Alaska Willowbillies

Dave Hanna tells a story about fishing in Alaska when he learned about one of their methods of subsistence fishing...shotgun style.

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Andy Moore - Crappies, walleyes, bass, kayaks catch and release

Andy Moore is an artist and kayak angler from Lincoln, Nebraska. He has been fishing for over 50 years and has accumulated some amazing fishing stories. His most famous (or infamous) is about a big crappie that Andy never thought he would see. Many others fill this interview along with some good laughs. Enjoy the conversation!

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A Dog Named Fish

Mike Stracco was a reverse-retired angler spending summers in Alaska, and winters travelling the world to chase fish. His laid-back nomadic lifestyle was flipped upside down after a small pup picked the scruffy guy in camp to hang out with. Music:   "First Day" - Huma Huma   "Nevada City" - Huma Huma   "North" - Silent Partner   "Even When We Fall" by Phillip Weigl

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Fish Wheel of Death

Michael Stracco was featured in "A dog named Fish" episode of the Fish Stories podcast. He told this story about working in Alaska that exemplify the dangers of working in the last frontier.

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101 Carp Flies and Counting

Dan Frasier is the author of Orvis' Beginners Guide to Carp Flies. He snuck into catching carp on the fly, and is building a foundation for his career in the industry. His passion for common carp, fly fishing, and adventure is contagious.  Guarantee you'll be searching for your next fishing adventure, or searching for carp before the episode is over.  And this is only the beginning... Check out the first issue of Carp Pro magazine, fly fishing edition.  Very, very good information. Music (in order of appearance):  "The Atmosphere - The Little Glass Men     "Seasonal" - Silent Partner Push Me by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( Artist:   "Trips" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena   "Sawdust" - Silent Partner

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Pebble Mine take

Michael worked in Alaska for 10 summers. He's talked with locals, traveled through remote regions, and heard all the info from people pushing the pebble mine. This is his take. *Update: The Pebble Parternship's plan has changed since this interview was recorded.

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The Funny side to Dean Anderson

Whitney Anderson tells a few funny stories about her dad, and Alaska commercial fishing legend, Dean Anderson.

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Loosing a skiff in the dark

Whitney Anderson tells a story about her father's commercial fishing business in Alaska and how things didn't always turn out the why you hope they will.

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Alaska Bushman in Brainerd

The one and only Alaska Bushman was walking around the 2017 Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza raising money for Alaska's Healing Hearts. He gave us a few minutes of his time to chat.

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