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Hannah Stonehouse Hudson is a writer, photographer, speaker, and outdoor enthusiast from Wisconsin. She talks about how a tragic event led her to finding an organization that fuels her passion today.

Gary and Larry have had some great adventures together. But the reason they can take those adventures is because their families are so understanding and open to the lifestyle. It helps that they take their wives along for a fishing adventure once-in-a-while.

Nate Gloria's young career as a kayak tournament angler is on the rise. He won angler of the year of his local club, and tells a story here about his journey to qualifying for the 2019 world championships in Australia! Wise beyond his years.

Randy Tambke is a catfish hunter and tournament angler from Lincoln, NE. A fluke day of fishing resulting in a big catfish created a life of experimentation and dedication to wiskered water lovers of all types. He knows how to catch catfish and helps others do it through the We B Crankin' Guide Service. You can find out more at www.facebook.com/webcrankinguideservice/.

**Use headphones for this one, Ken was a soft talker** In 1978 Kenneth Virgil Bresley moved to the small town of Walker, MN and opened up a small bait and tackle shop. Pretty soon, he and a partner had a hair-brained idea for bringing people to the community in the dead of winter. Nobody else was doing it, and it was just crazy enough that it might work. The international Eelpout Festival is still going strong today, responsible for increasing the population of Walker from 2,000 to 10,000 for 3-4 days. This is how the festival was started and some stories about Ken's participation throughout the years.

Daniel Olson tell the story about his younger sister landing the largest fish the Olson family had ever caught.

Daryl Bauer is a fisheries biologist, educator, and outdoor advocate in Lincoln, NE. We talked about how Daryl got into the fishing field of study, and what keeps him passionate about it after 30+ years.

Bruce had no problems thinking of a fishing mentor to talk about. His stories might ring a bell for some of you, and his advice rings true.

You'll laugh at what happens at the beginning, and then it gets a little serious. Bruce thinks deep about a common question and gives an uncommon response some of us should take to heart.

Andy Moore's dad was his hero, and is the reason he is passionate about angling.

Andy spent 25 years searching for a 19 inch crappie to call his own catch. When it happened, he almost wished it hadn't. A great lesson in social media and how it can impact a person's life.

DeWitt Clinton Booth, or “D.C.” as he insisted on?being called, came to South Dakota in 1899 to become the youngest hatchery superintendent in the country. What he created has become the gem of a community, and an archive of fisheries knowledge.  His legacies lives on through an ever-expanding fisheries archive, active youth activities, 150,000+ visitors each year, and fish production/stocking within South Dakota and beyond.  Visit the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives online to learn more about planning your next visit or to contribute to their very important work.    Music (in order of appearance):  "Featherlight" - Lee Rosevere "Water in the creek (Instrumental Version)" - Josh Woodward "Going Home" - Lee Rosevere

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.

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.

Brian "Bro" Brosdahl grew up on a Minnesota resort. He got an opportunity to guide at an early age, and loved the experience!

Stephen Wisner is the owner and guide for Eau Claire Anglers in Wisconsin. He shares a special bond with his father through fishing, and talks about what that means to him.


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