Back Lash Fishing Podcast

Back Lash Fishing Podcast

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Every Wednesday Jeff Widmann owner of Team Rhino Outdoors and Brad/Carrie Hoppe who own Musky Mayhem Tackle discuss the world of musky fishing along with the occasional guest who will talk about anything else that swims.


82 - John Holmgren
Oct 21 • 58 min
This week we talk to John Holmgren of Tooth Seeker Guide Service about late fall musky. We also get a recap of how his season has gone. John also shares some details about his new adventure with his wife. Check out new episodes of the podcast every…
81 - Todd Schulz
Oct 14 • 61 min
This week we talk with Todd Schulz of Musky Moon Guide Service. We talk about fall fishing on rivers, sucker fishing, and the value of Panoptix vs Side Imaging. Check out new episodes every Wednesday. If you need gear to get out musky fishing visit Team…
80 - Jason Hamernick
Oct 7 • 52 min
This week we talk with Minnesota Musky Guide Jason Hamernick. Jason owns and operates Musky Breath Guide Service. We talk to Jason about the mental struggle of chasing a world record fish in the fall. We also talk about post turnover. Check out new…
79 -More Fall Musky Talk
Sep 30 • 36 min
This week we talk about the past few cold fronts and how that played out on the water. We also try to predict what this upcoming cold front will do for this weekend on the water.
78 - Brad, Jeff, and Donnie Manz Talk Late September Musky
Sep 23 • 42 min
This week we have Donnie Manz on the podcast and we breakdown what’s going on currently on the water and some tips to help you catch more fish now. We also take a few mins to talk fish handling. Listen to new episodes every Wednesday. If you need gear for…
77 - Kevin Goldberg Returns
Sep 16 • 76 min
This week we talk with Kevin Goldberg again. Kevin came on last fall to talk about all things trolling. This episode we talk mostly about fall trolling and techniques to help catch more fish this time of year. If you need gear for an upcoming musky trip…
76 - Brian Skaife
Sep 9 • 71 min
This week we talk to Brian Skaife who is the creator behind the YouTube channel Angling Anarchy. In this episode we talk about how his season has been going and what it takes to get rolling on filming your catches. Look for new episodes of the podcast…
75 - Herbie returns to talk fall musky fishing
Sep 2 • 69 min
This week we bring back Steve Herbeck who hasn’t been in Canada for the summer like normal so we discuss how that’s been going. Steve shines some light on what should be happening on the water right now how wind forces him to make decisions on the water.…
74 - Pete Rich
Aug 26 • 69 min
This week we talk with John Bette with Stealth Tackle about fall terminal tackle tips. We then talk to Hayward WI guide Pete Rich about a few topics. We cover the Treelands Musky Bash, what PMTT anglers can expect of the Chippewa Flowage next month, how…
73 - Matt Seifert
Aug 19 • 65 min
This week Matt Seifert returns to talk about late August and September musky fishing. It takes almost a full hour before Matt talks side imaging and he’s a master on that subject. Find new episodes of Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday. If you are looking…
72 - Jeff Van Remortel
Aug 12 • 72 min
This week we bring Jeff Van Remortel (www.wisconsinmuskyfishingguide.com) to answer some questions from our listeners. Jeff talks a little about the musky rut and musky nests before we talk about real topics. Find Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday morning…
71 - Dave Slain - August Musky Fishing
Aug 5 • 48 min
This week we dig up another recruit from Hotel Hoppe with Dave Slain. Dave and Brad talk mostly about tracking down big fish during August and then talk briefly about chasing fishing in salt water. Listen to new episodes of the podcast every Wednesday. If…
70 - Mike Keyes
Jul 29 • 59 min
This week Mike Keyes with Keyes Outdoors returns to talk about how the filming season is going and some trips he plans to take yet. We talk about the dog days of summer and some tips on how to track musky down during this time period. Listen to new…
69 - Mike Koepp
Jul 22 • 93 min
This week we talk to Mike Koepp (www.mikekoepp.com) who guides on mostly on Pewaukee Lake in southern WI. We talk briefly about early season but talk more about mid summer and the trolling patterns in southern WI. Listen to new episodes of Back Lash…
68 - Danny Herbeck
Jul 15 • 63 min
This week we talk with Danny Herbeck who guides out of Andy Myers Lodge on Eagle Lake in Ontario Canada. Danny talks about Eagle Lake in general and then we discuss topics from small details, to clear water, and wind. Check out new episodes of the podcast…
67 Luke Swanson
Jul 8 • 72 min
This week we talk with Luke Swanson who runs Livin’ the Dream Guide Service (www.livinthedreamguideservice.com). Luke spends a bunch of time in his jet boat on the rivers but is no stranger to lakes. We talk about both options and a few things in between.…
66 - Jeff Schulte helps answer questions
Jul 1 • 49 min
This week we bring in Jeff Schulte with Phantom Lures to help talk fishing and answer a few listener questions. Find a new episode of Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday morning. If you need gear for a musky fishing trip visit Team Rhino Outdoors…
65 - Brad and Jeff answer questions
Jun 24 • 45 min
This week we have a shorter episode due to Brad’s fishing schedule and Jeff refusing to stop wiring things. In our brief conversation Brad talks about the past 2 weeks of fishing and then the 2 of them answer a few questions from a post of Facebook.…
64 - Bill Buechner
Jun 17 • 79 min
This we talk with Bill Buechner. Bill used to own Monster Lures until he parted it off to 3 different companies. Bill is very under the radar but continues to put big fish in the net. We try to dig up a few things from Bill to help you catch more fish.…
63 - Dick Pearson Part 2
Jun 10 • 97 min
This week is part 2 with legendary musky angler Dick Pearson. In this episode Dick dives into his thoughts on open water fishing. Look for new episodes of Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday. If you need gear for an upcoming trip visit Team Rhino Outdoors…
62 - Dick Pearson
Jun 3 • 72 min
This week we talk to another legend in the musky world. dick Pearson is our guest and he’s been chasing big fish for a long long time. We spend the majority of the time with Dick talking about the history side of musky fishing and his vast background.…
61- Talking about Wisconsin and Minnesota Musky Openers
May 27 • 52 min
This week we talk about the Northern WI Musky Opener and Brad predicts what he thinks the MN Opener will be like. Jeff has a few issues making updates to electronics and we give a few hints about upcoming episodes. Listen to new episodes of the podcast…
60 - Matt Cook from Humminbird Returns
May 20 • 89 min
This week we talk terminal tackle for the start of the Northern WI Season and Minnesota. Carrie also has a surprise for Jeff that he opens on the podcast. Last we talk electronics with Matt Cook from Humminbird. Matt gives a few early season tips to get…
59 - Weekend Warrior Talk 2
May 13 • 72 min
This week we continue our talk about the weekend warrior topic that started with boats in episode 55. Look for new episodes of the Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday. If you need gear for your next trip visit Team Rhino Outdoors (www.teamrhinooutdoors.com)…
58 - Steve Herbeck
May 6 • 76 min
This week we talk with musky legend Steve Herbeck. Steve talks a little about his days in Northern WI and the journey to him owning Andy Myers Lodge in Canada. We have break down choosing between rocks and weeds and get into a few other topics to help you…
57 - Ty Sennett
Apr 29 • 68 min
This week we talk to famed Chippewa Flowage musky guide Ty Sennett. Ty talks about what got him into musky fishing, life on the flowage, success as a tournament angler, and the bait company he used to own. He also throws in enough knowledge to help put a…
56 - Mike Lazarus
Apr 22 • 72 min
This week we talk to musky guru Mike Lazarus. Mike has a passion for musky like no other. He’s also no stranger to big fish with many many giants hitting his net every year. We touch on a variety of topics in this one and hope to continue this…
55 - Carrie, Brad, and Jeff are talking boats
Apr 15 • 73 min
This week on the podcast the 3 of us talk about boats. We had a few people interested in some lesser talked about topics so we will discuss those topics in a few podcasts. We plan to return next week with a special guest but will pick this up another…
54 - Tony Spicker - Brotherhood Baits
Apr 8 • 48 min
This week have a general musky discussion with Tony Spicker who runs Brotherhood baits along with his business partner Kyle Savino. Tony talks about some of the great adventures he’s been on along with the some of the differences he’s seen in fishing…
53 - Jeff Hanson - Madison Musky Guide Service
Apr 1 • 70 min
This week we talk with Jeff Hanson who runs Madison Musky Guide Service (http://www.madisonmuskyguide.com). With the Southern WI season firing up in less than 5 weeks we talk chasing early season musky. Jeff breaks down location, baits, and gear to help…
52 - Luke Ronnestrand - Chasing Big Fish
Mar 25 • 70 min
This week on the podcast we talk with big fish magnet Luke Ronnestrand. Luke primarily fishes on Lake Vermillion in Minnesota. He talks about his approach to finding and catching big musky. In this episode he touches on bait selection, night fishing, and…
51 - Paul Frustereo - Boss Shad
Mar 18 • 59 min
This week we talk to Paul from Boss Shad (www.bossshad.com) about how he got into musky fishing and some tips and tricks to help you catch more fish this season. If you need gear for the upcoming season check out Musky Mayhem Tackle…
50 - Another Expo is done and Early Season Terminal Tackle Tips
Mar 11 • 40 min
This week we talk about the Wisconsin Musky Expo and the Musky Maxx with John Bette of Stealth Tackle. We also talk about the importance of having the correct leader with the baits you’d use for spring musky fishing. Listeners in the South will find this…
49 - Rob Manthei
Mar 4 • 68 min
This week have a great talk with Northern WI guide Rob Manthei. Rob talks about what’s kept him in the guide business for 20+ yrs. He also gives a tip or 2 on preseason prep. We also go back to an earlier question about how long to stay with a pattern. If…
48 - Joe Kieser - Musky Mob Guide Service
Feb 26 • 59 min
This week on the podcast we talk with Joe Kieser who runs Musky Mob Guide Service. Joe talks mostly about the Fox Chain in Illinois and how he finds early season musky short line trolling. In the first part of the podcast we talk with Rich Reinert who is…
47 - Muskie Max and Bonus Listener Questions
Feb 21 • 40 min
This episode is a bonus podcast out of the regular Wednesday release schedule. We talk with Shawn Leopardi who runs the Muskie Max show in PA (https://www.muskiemax.com) Shawn talks about what makes the Muskie Max great. Check it out if you’re a musky…
46 - Listener Questions/Madison Musky School
Feb 19 • 74 min
This week is a post Milwaukee Muskie Expo Podcast where we quickly talk about the show and a few random topics. Jeff talks with a trio of guys about the upcoming Madison Musky School (https://www.capitalcitymuskiesinc.org/muskie-school/) on March 14th.…
45 - Mike Woelfel
Feb 12 • 70 min
This week we talk river musky fishing with Mike Woelfel who primarily fishes the West Virginia area. Mike talks about how he approaches the rivers he fishes. We of course need to talk jet boats in this one as well. Check out new episodes every Wednesday…
44 - Nick Lindner - Musky Insider
Feb 5 • 70 min
This week we talk with Nick Linder who is a founder of the Musky Insider Newsletter (https://muskyinsider.com) and also works for Lindner Media Productions. This conversation ranges from musky fishing to chasing big bluegills to eelpout. Find new episodes…
43 - Spencer Berman - Spencer’s Angling Adventures
Jan 29 • 60 min
This week on the podcast we are joined by Lake St. Clair Guide and PMTT tournament angler Spencer Berman. Spencer talks tactics about Lake St. Clair and also talks about working Bull Dawgs and how he triggers fish in the figure eight when using them. If…
42 - Chicago Musky Show Recap
Jan 22 • 46 min
This week on the podcast Brad, Carrie, and Jeff talk stories from the Chicago Show this past weekend. Find new episodes of Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday on iTunes, Pod Bean, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, and Over Cast. If you need gear for your 2020…
41 - Mike Olson - Mo Musky Baits and Guide Service
Jan 15 • 40 min
This week we talk with Mike Olson who owns Mo Musky Bait Company and Guide Service. We start out the conversation by talking about the baits that he makes and then the remainder of the time is spent on Garmin Panoptics and it’s uses. See Team Rhino…
40 - Muskie Expo Chicago Preview/Phantom Lures
Jan 8 • 59 min
This week we talk to Mike who runs Muskie Expo Chicago and Milwaukee. Mike talks about what to expect if you are coming to the show and makes a discount offer on 3 day pass tickets to the show. In part 2 we talk with Jeff Schulte with Phantom Lures. Jeff…
39 - Jon Sebold - SFP Fishing Outfitters
Jan 3 • 72 min
This week we talk to Jon Sebold with SFP Fishing Outfitters. This conversation is mostly about the crossover in chasing Tarpon in South Florida vs Musky in the Midwest. Check out new episodes of Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday on iTunes, Google Play,…
38 - Steve Heiting - Breaking Down New Water
Dec 23, 2019 • 70 min
In this episode we talk with musky guru Steve Heiting who is currently the managing editor of Musky Hunter Magazine, He’s an instructor at the University of Esox, and also involved with many other musky related projects. If you want more information on…
37 - James Lindner - Lindner Media Productions
Dec 18, 2019 • 76 min
This week we talk to Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inductee James Lindner. James is not only an incredible multi species angler but he’s very involved in the day to day operations with Lindner Media Productions. In this episode we hit many topics from…
36 - Kurt Schultz - Kurt’s Guiding Service
Dec 11, 2019
This week we talk river musky fishing with Kurt Schultz. Kurt also talks about a giant fish he caught this past season on Green Bay. If you’d like to learn more about Kurt check out his website (https://www.kurtsguiding.net) If you need musky gear for…
35 - Josh Clymer - Aqua Traction
Dec 4, 2019 • 44 min
This week we talk with Josh Clymer from the company Aqua Traction. Aqua Traction is a cool product to add to any size boat that will help keep you fishing longer. Find out more about Aqua Traction at https://www.aquatraction.comIf you are looking for…
34 - Year End Tips
Nov 27, 2019 • 63 min
This week on the podcast we talk with Keith Edberg with Esox Reel Repair and John Bette with Stealth Tackle. Both of them provide some tips for a last late season musky trip and also some tips to get you off to a great start this off season and eliminate…
33 - Brad, Carrie, and Jeff talk night fishing
Nov 20, 2019 • 49 min
This week we have no real guest so Jeff interviews Brad and Carrie about night fishing tactics. Jeff and Carrie also talk about some of the sales that will be available through each company for Black Friday. Find new episodes every Wednesday on iTunes,…
32 - Kevin Pischke - Lay in a Line Guide Service
Nov 14, 2019 • 73 min
This week we talk with Kevin Pischke who owns and operates Lay in a Line Guide Service(http://www.layinalineguideservice.com). Kevin primarily guides on Green Bay for musky but will mix a few early season and mid summer walleye trips. We talk about the…
31 - Duff Thury - Supernatural Big Baits
Nov 6, 2019 • 77 min
This week we talk with Duff from Supernatural Big Baits. Before we get into a conversation with him Brad, Carrie, and Jeff talk about the season that’s winding down. Jeff has an announcement about a new direction he’s taking and Brad talks about a new…
30 - Nicole King
Oct 30, 2019 • 47 min
This week we talk to Nicole King and our topic is fishing from a kayak. Nicole loves to chase many different species but none more than the mighty musky. We talk about some of the struggles of fishing for the king of fresh water in a small craft. We also…
29 - Ross Provost - Burnin Eights
Oct 23, 2019 • 69 min
This week we talk to Ross Provost who with the help of his partners runs the Burnin Eights YouTube channel. These guys just hit the 10K subscriber mark and we talk about fishing and the benefits of filming your catch. Ross gives a few tips on how to start…
28 - Emily Stein - Lady Luck Guide Service
Oct 16, 2019 • 68 min
This week we talk to Emily Stein with Lady Luck Guide Service. Emily guides on Green River Lake in Kentucky and has a great story about completely going all in to become a musky fishing guide. We don’t go in depth into tips and tactics but talk more about…
27 - Kevin Goldberg
Oct 9, 2019 • 77 min
This week we have Kevin Goldberg who has pretty much fished everywhere musky swim and had lots of success. If you every want to catch a musky trolling this podcast is can’t miss. We don’t break down the gear needed to catch them but we talk baits, speed,…
26 - Mike Keyes/Bryan Schaeffer talk Fall Transitions
Oct 2, 2019 • 71 min
This week Mike Keyes and Bryan Schaeffer stop by Musky Mayhem Tackle HQ to fish with Brad for a few days before they head to Iowa for the PMTT Championship. The topic is Fall Transitions. We get off topic a few times but we do manage to talk about Fall…
25 - Ryan McMahon - McMahon’s Musky Guide Service
Sep 25, 2019 • 72 min
This week we talk with Ryan McMahon who owns and operates McMahon’s Musky Guide Service in Minnesota. We spend most of the episode talking fall tactics and the gear used to chase musky when we get to late September and October. If you are looking for gear…
24 - Jeff Van Remortel - WDH Guide Service
Sep 18, 2019 • 67 min
This week we talk to Jeff Van Remortel with WDH Guide Service. Jeff is a guide in Northern WI fishing mainly Vilas and Oneida Counties. We talk to Jeff about how he decides which lakes to fish and answer questions posed from our Facebook page. If you like…
23 - Brad and Jeff answer listeners questions
Sep 11, 2019 • 82 min
This week Brad Hoppe (Musky Mayhem Tackle) and Jeff Widmann (Team Rhino Outdoors) answer questions listeners submitted on our Facebook page. We bring in special guest Pete Rich (Pete Rich Guide Service) to answer 1 question. Topics range from the effects…
22 - Steve Genson - Genson’s Fish Hunts Guide Service
Sep 4, 2019 • 76 min
This week Brad Hoppe (Musky Mayhem Tackle) and Jeff Widmann (Team Rhino Outdoors) are joined by Steve Genson with Genson’s Fish Hunts Guide Service to talk early fall musky fishing. We also break down the action from the Labor Day weekend on the water and…
21 - Ben Olsen
Aug 28, 2019 • 91 min
This week we talk to Ben Olsen who has a passion for catching musky on the fly. Ben talks about what it takes to get started with this technique. He also talks about his involvement with Operation Fishing Freedom and Take a Vet Fishing. Check out new…
20 - Andy Page - Tournament Pike Angler from the UK
Aug 21, 2019 • 65 min
This week with talk to Andy Page a Pike Angler from the UK and Wolfcreek Lures Pro Staff. Andy talks of the struggles of what it’s like to fish for pike overseas. Andy also talks about changes he’s made in his angling after chasing musky in the United…
19 - Andy Veith with Infamous Musky Tackle
Aug 14, 2019 • 76 min
This week we have Andy Veith with Infamous Musky Tackle. We need to apologize for the less than perfect audio. Hopefully you can look past it and get some value from this episode. Anyway we talk about the bait making process and roast Andy about a few…
18 - Jim Saric with Musky Hunter TV
Aug 7, 2019 • 73 min
This week we talk to Jim Saric the host of Musky Hunter TV. Jim gives us his path to musky fishing and the passion that drives him to help people catch more big fish. He also breaks down how his filming season has been going and what’s on the horizon for…
17 - Jordan Weeks with the WI DNR
Jul 31, 2019 • 92 min
This week we talk biology and musky fishing with Jordan Weeks of the WI DNR. Jordan breaks down PIT tags, growth rates, Green Bay musky, and stocking. Listen to a new episode every Wednesday. Next week we talk to Jim Saric of Musky Hunter TV. Check out…
16 - Mid Summer Mashup
Jul 24, 2019 • 121 min
This week on the podcast we have Jeff, Brad, Carrie, and guests Matt Seifert and Matt Cook return to talk about what’s been happening on the water and what’s new from Humminbird after the recent ICast Show in Florida. As per usual we can’t not talk more…
15 - Bryan Schaeffer with Schaeffer Outdoors
Jul 17, 2019 • 75 min
This week we talk with Northern Wisconsin Musky Guide Bryan Schaeffer. We talk about how the season has been going so far and get some inside tips to help catch more musky this season. Check out new episodes of the Back Lash Podcast every Wednesday on…
14 - Chris Piha with Llungen Lures
Jul 10, 2019 • 97 min
This week we are joined by Chris Piha from Llungen Lures. Chris talks about his military background and how he approaches musky fishing as well as his business with Llungen Lures. Check out a new episode every Wednesday on many places you’d find a…
13 - Jason Quintano - Fins and Grins Muskie Charters
Jul 3, 2019 • 84 min
In this weeks episode Jason Quintano of Fins and Grins Muskie Charters talks Lake St Clair Musky. Jason gives the listeners some tips on getting started on Saint Clair and talks about the current state of the lake. Jason also talks about his giant catch…
12 - Matt Cook with Humminbird
Jun 26, 2019 • 80 min
This week Brad/Carrie Hoppe (Musky Mayhem Tackle) and Jeff Widmann (Team Rhino Outdoors) are joined by Matt Cook the brand manager with Humminbird. On recent podcasts the topic of side imaging is brought up often so we decided to bring in the expert and…
11 - John Hoyer of Hoyer Fishing
Jun 19, 2019 • 72 min
This week we have our first true multi species angler in John Hoyer (Hoyer Fishing) Fresh off his win at the NWT Tournament on Green Bay he takes a downgrade and joins our podcast. John talks about how he got started on the tournament scene as well as…
10 - Mike Keyes of Keyes Outdoors
Jun 12, 2019 • 75 min
This week we get fishing show host Mike Keyes of Keyes Outdoors on the phone to talk about the beginning of Keyes Outdoors. Mike also talks about his plans for 2019 as well as how the season has started off. Check out new episodes of Back Lash podcast…
9 - Matt Siefert of Musky Mercenary Guide Service
Jun 10, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode Matt Siefert is hanging out with Brad and Carrie Hoppe of Musky Mayhem Tackle and Jeff joins them on the phone. The gang talks about the MN Opener, side imagining, and walleye fishing off a dock. Matt goes more in depth on SI than we’ve…
8 - Keith Edberg with Esox Reel Repair
Jun 6, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode of the Back Lash podcast Keith Edberg of Esox Reel Repair breaks down the nuts and bolts about reel maintenance. Keith also talks about gear ratios and goes into certain reels that he likes. Brad also gets into the conversation while Jeff…
7 - Musky Brothers Joe and Jake Batic talk Indiana musky
Jun 5, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode musky brother Jake and Joe Batic talk about the struggles of being a beginner musky angler and some of the trips they’ve taken since they’ve gotten into the musky game. Watch for a new episode every Wednesday with a few scattered episodes…
6 - John Holmgren talks Minnesota musky fishing
Jun 2, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode John Holmgren from Tooth Seeker Guide Service talks about the start of the Minnesota musky fishing season. He also talks of the benefits of fishing these toothy critters at night. Watch for new episodes of the Back Lash Podcast every…
5 - Pete Rich brings his thoughts about chasing musky all season
May 29, 2019 • 49 min
This week on the Back Lash Podcast Northern WI guide Pete Rich talks about trolling and casting and offers a variety of tips in order to help catch more fish this season. Of course we are joined by Brad Hoppe and Jeff Widmann. Please subscribe to us on…
4 - Todd Schulz talks opening day musky
May 28, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode Todd Schulz of Musky Moon Guide Service talks about his time on the water for the opening weekend of the Northern WI musky season. Todd also talks about giving back to veterans with his 2 outings and mentions a few tips to help you catch…
3 - John Bette talks terminal tackle and early season fishing
May 28, 2019 • 49 min
This week on the Back Lash Podcast John Bette with Stealth Tackle talks about his company and the many different applications for his products. He also talks about the recent Indiana Musky Classic. New content coming every Wednesday to iTunes, Google…
2 - MN and WI Season Preview
May 26, 2019 • 44 min
This week Jeff and Brad are joined by Carrie Hoppe the real force behind Musky Mayhem Tackle. The crew previews what they expect from the musky fishing openers in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. Cool water temps and rough spring weather have made for an…
1 - Who’s involved in the Back Lash Podcast
May 25, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode Jeff Widmann with Team Rhino Outdoors and Brad Hoppe with Musky Mayhem Tackle talk about the future of the Back Lash Podcast and what you can expect in future episodes. Watch for new content coming every Wednesday with a few surprise…