Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast

Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast
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Burbot Biology Cusk Jigging Techniques and Hypothermia The Movie
Jan 10 • 48 min
We review Hypothermia The Movie. Fish Guy Josh and Doc Martin teach us all about the burbot. We discuss jigging techniques for cusk. I do a review for Tangle Tamers a product made from 14 year old Natalia and more!
Tinned Fish Top Fishing Podcasts Carp & Catfish 215
Dec 21, 2018 • 50 min
Today on the show - We get an update on Fish Guy Josh’s social media pick, we take the Tinned Fish Challenge and we chat about the top fishing podcasts. email [email protected] 607-378-FISH This show is sponsored by Fisher Guiding…
Largemouth Bass Chinook Fish Hatchery and New Year’s Resolutions FN Throwback
Dec 14, 2018 • 50 min
Brought to you by our friends at This FN throwback is one of our funniest vintage shows and we give you our FN Resolutions, talk about bass fishing, ice fishing and more. Enjoy.. TO be part of the conversation or to…
Magic Fish Nerds Irrationally Exuberant and Magnet Fishing EP 214
Dec 6, 2018 • 50 min
Tonight we are lucky to have Reid Messerschmidt host and creator of the Irrationally Exuberant Podcast which is a podcast and also art. We talk about fishing with nipples, magnet fishing, a 1950’s comic featuring an…
High Eels Deeper Sonar and Constipation Relief
Nov 29, 2018 • 48 min
We discuss the problem with using eels for constipation relief, review the deeper sonar and have fun with the news.
Emporia State University Biology Seminar Kansas EP 212
Nov 22, 2018 • 70 min
We went to KANSAS! Emporia State University invited us to speak in their biology department. So we accepted and recorded the seminar for this special edition of the Fish Nerds. Special HUGE thanks to Doc Martin! Also you will hear the sweet sweet tones of…
Bait Fishing from A to Zombait FN throwback
Nov 8, 2018 • 60 min
Dave and Clay focus their fishy talk on a dirty word in some fishing circles: bait. In this fishing podcast our intrepid heroes discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using bait. Fans are part of the show this week as the Nerds relay the results of…
50 Shades of Lake Trout Blue Gills & Go Fish Cam
Oct 31, 2018 • 36 min
We went fishing for lake trout with and had an amazing time. Fish Guy Josh is back with his social media recomendations BLUEGILLultralightfishing and we review the
Dragon Behind the Glass Emily Voigt 210
Oct 24, 2018 • 51 min
Emily Voigt, author of the Dragon Behind the Glass joins our Fish Nerds Book Club. We learn all about the adventure in the search for the most expensive aquarium fish, the Asian Arowana.
Fishing Pet Peeves and Blue Head Chub EP 209
Oct 16, 2018 • 57 min
Learn all about the Blue Head Chub, find out what people’s fishing pet peeves are and find out how Clay almost got famous wrangling sea lampreys!
Primer with Oh No! Lit Class
Oct 4, 2018 • 84 min
Meg from the Oh No ! Lit Class plays cohost this week. She and Clay take you on a journey through the history of the Fish Nerds John King joins us as well to give you his six favorite episodes and we learn a little more about Moby Dick than we should.…
FN Throwback Bubba J - Black Drum and Blue Balls
Sep 26, 2018 • 66 min
This week I was busy fishing and so you get an FN Throwback, this is a fun with early appearances by Doc Martin and Hugo.. SO much fun.. This episode is brought to you by Spread-Em Call our show 607-378-FISH to leave us your…
Fish Scam Pipe Fish Love and Spread-Em
Sep 16, 2018 • 58 min
Someone tried to scam me… Fish in the News with Doc Martin.. . We got a call from another…
Wet Fly Swing Trout Trolling Prostate Cancer and Penis Stingers
Sep 9, 2018 • 75 min
As you heard, Dave Stewart from the Wet Fly-Swing Podcast is here We got to interview George Cannan about his survival of prostate cancer and how it has informed his deep sea fishing and hist life. My Mom visited and we took her…
PMx Hookless Fishing Lure Fish Guy and Fake News
Sep 3, 2018 • 65 min
Today on the show Doc Martin is here with some more FN Fake News Fish Guy Josh is back with a new segment Fish Guy Follows Hugo is here with a story of brown trout I got to interview the inventor and creator of the Hookless Fishing Lure WOW and I found a…
Podcast Movement Exlax Sushi and Fishing for an Audience ep 206
Aug 23, 2018 • 69 min
We have been away most of the summer and are back! Over the summer we went to Podcast Movement in Philadelphia, while we were there we got a chance to hang out with Reid Messerchnidt from the Irrationally Exuberant Podcast…
Lead Free Lures Fur Bearing Trout and Hippies ep 203
Jul 28, 2018 • 59 min
John King the Crappie Hippie brings us news on the lead free movement and talks about making lures. Doc Martin is back and we try to determine if Fur Bearing Trout are real. We debut the new segment FISHING RUINED MY…
Friendly Blue Gills Fly Fishing for Carp and Speak Up for Blue 202
Jul 19, 2018 • 95 min
WE are back from our little break! Have you ever wanted to fly fish for carp? Ever wondered why nice fish finish last? Have you considered hiring a helper monkey? We get into all of this and more on this weeks podcast!
In Memory of Brad Klose Hubris Fail and Creme De Fish FN Throwback 42
Jun 13, 2018 • 64 min
We just heard that a friend of the show died, Mr. Brad Klose. Brad was a great guy and inventor of the Turbo Weedless Spinner. We were lucky to know him and know for sure he will be missed. Lots of love to Nancy (Brad’s wife) and the kids. We know this is…
Black Sea Bass Tacos Tilapia Vaginas and Noisy Orgies
Jun 8, 2018 • 37 min
We are hanging out with Listener Ryan Dubay and FN Cullinary Correspondent Hugo Medeiros today and eating black sea bass tacos! We also hear about how tilapia are being used to rebuild vaginas (Yup that’s a thing) and Doc Martin is with us to help us…
5 Year 200th Episode Extravaganza Live on SIlver Lake
May 31, 2018 • 74 min
Holy smokes, on this episode we are celebrating 5 years of fishy podcasting. This was recorded live on Silver Lake with special guests: Dave Kellam, Doc Martin, Nick Hudson-Swogger (from Diana’s Bath Salts) and Rich Collins. We also got dozens of calls…
Spot Otter Dave Kellam and Pooped Fish EP199
May 23, 2018 • 63 min
Dave Kellam is back to tell us about his new start-up we have a great time talking about launching and breaking boats. We also get deep into the news and learn about how hippos are killing fish. We got a call from the crappie hippie with…
Greg Myerson Born to Fish World Record Striper and Bass Sex
May 15, 2018 • 56 min
We are super lucky to have had the chance to talk with Greg Myerson, if you recognize that name you a a striper nerd, he owns the world record striper company and is co-author of his own Biography Born To Fish I promised to talk about fishy spawning…
Speak Up for Blue and Is Catch and Release Cruel EP197
May 2, 2018 • 77 min
Clay is joined today by Andrew Lewin, host, founder and self-proclaimed Ocean-preneur of Speak Up For Blue. The Speak Up For Blue Podcast is a podcast designed to show you how to Live For A Better Ocean Andrew Welcome to the show! Here’s what’s happening…
Arctic Char Beyond Data and Fishy News
Apr 25, 2018 • 45 min
Do you know how Lake Trout impact Arctic Char populations? Ever wonder what you call a fish with no eyes? Find out these things and more on this weeks Fish Nerds Podcast.
Native Fish Coalition and Doctor Worm EP195
Apr 18, 2018 • 59 min
We are going to start with Stump the Fish Nerds Then we got to hang out with Nate Hill NH President of and NH Fly Fishing Guide Then Doc Martin is with us chand she spent some time talking…
Life Death Taxonomy and Living in a Van Down by the River EP 194
Apr 11, 2018 • 71 min
Do you love Taxonomy? Have you ever wanted to quite everything and live in van? Do you find clams sexually attractive? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will love this episode of the Fish Nerds!
Wally Pleasant Oyster Jokes and Drunk Carp Ep 193
Apr 4, 2018 • 77 min
Wally Pleasant joins us to talk about his new Album being funded by fans on Kickstarter. We learn a lot about Spotted bass with Fish Guy Josh and Doc Martin. We play stump the Fish Nerds and find out how getting drunk makes winter better… All this and…
Noob Spearo Podcast - 5 Tips for Beginner Spearfishers
Mar 21, 2018 • 60 min
Today on the show We have Isaac Daly aka Shrek from the Noob Spearo Podcast The Podcast show interviewing spearfishing experts, authorities and characters from all over the world. We dial in on the experience and wisdom from a diverse bunch of spearos…
Speak Up for Blue Toxic Salmon and Why Podcast EP 190
Mar 13, 2018 • 67 min
Today on the show Andrew Lewin from the Speak Up for Blue Podcast joins us. We dive into the art of podcasting and why it’s an important part of science communications. We jump into Fish in the News and talk about Toxic Salmon and other super fun stuff!…
Stupid Fish Names Crappie Sex and Shark Attacks
Mar 7, 2018 • 62 min
This week we play a little Stump the Fish Nerds, learn about crappie sex and wonder about shark attacks. In addition we get a bunch of calls to the Fish Nerds hotline and got a call from Carrie Z from the Hunt Fish Travel Podcast.
FU Very Much Flat Earthers Twisted Ten and Sex with Angel Fish EP188
Feb 28, 2018 • 80 min
This week we have a very special Guest Mr. Adam Poston from the Twisted Ten Podcast We are talking about the Flat Earther’s Doc Martin Checks in with a parody of a Lilly Allen Song as a tribute to the flat earther’s. We learn far too much about sex with…
Mongabay Frozen Ice Holes and Fish Photography Tips
Feb 21, 2018 • 52 min
Today we have Erik Hoffner - Erik is a fisherman and photojournalist who works for Mongabay, a global environmental news service with 30 million readers. He’s also producer for Mongabay’s podcast, the Mongabay Newscast, which has guests like Margaret…
Tinned Fish - Crazy Ice Driving and Fat Fish
Feb 14, 2018 • 56 min
We eat the worst tinned fish and surprise our friends in this live from the ice recording. Also we chat with a guy who almost got killed by a crazy lady while ice fishing. Of course we have the news and a lot of fun.
Pup Fish New England Outdoor Expo and Eating Tape Worms 185
Jan 31, 2018 • 85 min
Fish Guy Josh and Doc Martin are back with Fish of the Day, the Pup Fish. We walk the halls of the New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo and find out about strange places folks have caught fish. AND we of course have the news, we learn about tape worms and…
Biology in the Bahamas Rockingham Fishing Expo and Cooking with Squid
Jan 24, 2018 • 59 min
Today we are back with a vengeance (and a little off schedule) Update on the Fish Nerds Guide Service We got one phone call for our Fishy New Year’s Resolutions Doc Martin our Nerd from Kansas took students on a trip to the Bahamas, we will hear how…
Tinned Fish Gourmet Frozen Beers and Crappie Hippie
Jan 8, 2018 • 61 min
This week we review the book Tinned Fish Gourmet as part of our annual tinned fish special. We are joined by the Crappie Hippie and chat about lead free lures and in the News we learn that Maine has a problem with frozen beers
Fish in the News New Year’s Special
Dec 31, 2017 • 72 min
We gathered together some of the nerdiest Fish Nerds we could find to bring in the New Year with Fish in the News!
Ice Fishing Christmas and Spot Burning #fnthrowback 23
Dec 18, 2017 • 46 min
#FNThrowback 23 we take a walk back to Christmas 2013 and revisit one of our super fun vintage shows. We talk about Public Radio, dog cigars native american fishing and much more.
Duckling Lures and Otter Tailed Fish Thieves FN Throwback #22
Dec 11, 2017 • 61 min
We are taking a couple weeks off so Clay can act in “A Christmas Carol” so here is an Fish Nerds throwback. This is the first time the Nerds chatted with Luke from Chamo’s Lures in Australia. Luke makes custom lures that look like duckling and grubs,…
The Curse of Silver Lake and Sex with Octopodes
Dec 4, 2017 • 48 min
We get a visit from Anthony Von Dessauer, host and DM of the Curse of Silverlake Podcast. Anthony is a tenth level nerd, you’re going to love him. We chat a lot about fishing, RPG neediness and of course we have a famous fish…
Spawning in the Age of Aquarium Stocking for Ice Fishing Ep180
Nov 27, 2017 • 52 min
Today we play a little Stump the Fish Nerds Fish Guy Josh is back with a visit to AALSO I took a visit to North Country Angler to attempt to give advice on what ice fishing gear to stock The FN West is back This episode is brought to…
Shark Tank Gar Fish and Fake Fish News ep179
Nov 20, 2017 • 54 min
Recently on Shark Tank the guys over at Reely Hooked Fish Co. closed a 75K Deal with Mark Cuban, I reached them by phone in their minivan..Doc Martin is with us for some Fake Fish in the News with..Rich Collins our Fly fishing correspondent is back with…
Trivial Warfare Carp and Braintrust Bros.
Nov 13, 2017 • 66 min
To be part of the show call 607-378-Fish or email [email protected] This week we have Jonathan Oaks from Trivial Warfare and Rhett Hall from the Braintrustbros podcast. Fish Guy Josh and Doc…
Chicago Eels - Fish of the Day and Hanging Tuna Ep177
Nov 6, 2017 • 56 min
Fish Guy Josh has been part of our show for a long time and works as a biologist in California. He brings us part II of his story on swimming with Whale Sharks or as Finding DORY says “SWIMMING WITH WHALLLLEE SHARKS” you can find part I on episode 174 -…
Terrifying Fish - Lunar Lunacy and Fisherguiding 176
Oct 30, 2017 • 78 min
In honor of Halloween we are celebrating the five scariest or most feared fish on earth. Doc Martin is here to chat about how the moon impacts fish behavior We get a visit from some new web developers to share their new concept called…
Oyster Pirates -Speak Up For Blue & Slime Eels #175
Oct 23, 2017 • 61 min
Andrew Lewin from Speak Up For Blue Podcast cohosts with Clay Groves. The boys chat about careers in fish podcasts and dive in on the Oyster Pirates of Chessepeak Bay, yeah that was a real thing!…
Virginia Eats and Drinks - Fish Guy Josh - FN Librarian- Fishing Reports 174
Oct 16, 2017 • 66 min
Did you ever wonder what it’s like to fish for koi? How about starting your own magazine? Swim with Whale sharks? Hike into a remote mountain pond? We do all of these on this weeks episode of the FISH NERDS!
Fish Addiction Radio Fish Nerds Podcast 173
Oct 9, 2017 • 40 min
We get a visit from Fish Addiction Radio Host, Scott! We have a great time talking about Team USA Ice fishing team and of course we do some fish in the news.
Koi Division Lobster Hell Fish Nerds Podcast 172
Oct 2, 2017 • 37 min
The only Joy Division Goth Parody Band you need. Fish In the News and Bitchin Seahorses
Looking for Wild Brook Trout Return to Tunnel Brook Road EP 171
Sep 25, 2017 • 37 min
Chris Proulx from recently made a documentary on the Brook Trout Restoration project on Tunnel Brook Road in New Hampshire. Chris and I (Clay) went to check out the progress by having a very scientific fishing adventure. In…
Ten Great Flies for Fall Fishing Backwoods Graphics and Running With Sharks
Sep 18, 2017 • 57 min
Liam from Backwoods Graphics joins us as co-host this week We play a little stump the Fish Nerds A little Fish in the News Sammy Talks a little about what to do when your dad sticks you…
Mid Atlantic Podcast Conference and Sharks with Frickin Laser Beams
Sep 11, 2017 • 73 min
We recorded live at Mid Atlantic Podcast Conference Podcast Mid Atlantic Super Joe Pardo from the Dreamers Podcast I am hanging out with loads of podcast Nerds which is good because September 30th is international podcast day. So I am walking around…
Humming Fish Fish Are Cute and Are we Famous FN Throwback 19
Sep 4, 2017 • 63 min
Have fun with this Vintage and very funny throwback. We will be back next week with a fresh catch! Thanks Clay
Franks Fly Arts River Danger and Catching Reds
Aug 28, 2017 • 87 min
Michael Frank sits in the co-host seat tonight and tells us a terrible story about the dangers of rivers. We chat a little about fly fishing for reds and of course we have fish in the News. In addition Hugo is back with a recipe for bluefish that…
Romance- River Sharks - Fishy Music
Aug 21, 2017 • 56 min
Fish in the NEWS fish music And our favorite protester is back - Fish Feel Here is a song for fishy rights people- This is called I am Fish written and performed by Art Paul Schlosser News…
Tuckerman’s Brewery Bass Tactics and Expensive Scallops Episode 166
Aug 14, 2017 • 63 min
Our friend Nick sits in the Co-pilot seat and we have a ton of fun! Bass Fishing while kids are at camp Tuckerman’s Brewing Company Fish in the News Stump the Fish Nerds There’s a new Fishing Podcast on the Internet, Livewell Podcast The Livewell…
Tunnel Brook trout - Eating Fish Sperm - Imagine Dragons Sing Fish Nerds
Aug 6, 2017 • 45 min
Chris Proulx from to tell us about his documentary White Mountain Tunnel Brook Road in Partnership with the US Forest Service. We learn how Hurricane Irene has impacted the stream and what US Forest…
Naked & Afraid Appalachian Fish Nerd and Pee Mail
Jul 31, 2017 • 64 min
Today on the Show Hugo Medeiros is back with Killing fish and time with hugo, can’t wait to hear what he’s cooking-. I picked up an AT through hiker who is a total fish…
Fish of the Day Muskie Attacks and Twisted Ten
Jul 25, 2017 • 61 min
Doc Martin and Fish Guy Josh team up to bring us a great new fish segment Fish In the News A girl was attacked by a muskie We chat with reporter Mike Vokovan Stump the Fish Nerds -Fish Mortality from deep water…
Fall Crappie Nuclear Fish and Hook Fetishes FN Throwback #18
Jul 17, 2017 • 48 min
We take the week off but bring you a fun vintage episode. This show features a fishing trip with and some great fish in the news enjoy!
Trophy Pumpkinseeds Thermal Tolerance of Fishes and Flying with Lobsters
Jul 10, 2017 • 45 min
I am back to work on Summer Camp Doc Martin is Back Hugo is still eating like a fish And stay tuned at the end of the show for your local fishing reports. We need more of these so if you are out fishing, and want to leave a report call 607-378-FISH…
FN Throwback 17 Roadkill Pizza Robot Fish and Swimming in Waders
Jul 3, 2017 • 54 min
We revisit one of our favorite past episodes, we talk bass guiding, wader problems and robot fish! Enjoy
Pike on the Fly and Eat like a fish Citizen Science
Jun 26, 2017 • 56 min
Hugo is back with another sea robin recipe. Kate Masury from Eating With Ecosystem joins us to talk about their citizen science project #eatlikeafish. Kate tells us about The 5 Anchors PRINCIPLES OF A PLACE-BASED APPROACH TO SUSTAINING WILD SEAFOOD 1….
Eat Sea Robin Roe and Speak Up For the Blue
Jun 19, 2017 • 103 min
This week on the show Hugo is back with a great sea robin recipe. We can’t wait to hear what you think about this. Andrew Lewin from Speak Up For the Blue interviews Clay about seafood. Please check out the Speak Up For the Blue Podcast, you will love…
Eating Smooth Dog Fish Are Cormorants a Conservation Win or Fishy Pest
Jun 12, 2017 • 50 min
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…
Sustainable “Sensible” Seafood at the Virginia Aquarium #158
Jun 5, 2017 • 81 min
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.
Virginia Aquarium Marine Science Center - Lunch and Learn -Special Edition 157
May 29, 2017 • 50 min
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…
News Down Under Seal Impacts on Fish Stocks Fly Fishng Advice Episode 156
May 22, 2017 • 56 min
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)…
John Gierach A Fly Rod of Your Own FN Book Club Episode 155
May 15, 2017 • 73 min
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…
I’ve Got 99 Problems But Fishing Aint 1 Fish Nerds #154
May 8, 2017 • 55 min
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) Checks in with his segment speak up for the FN Blue, we learn about whale stranding and why we…
Fish Nerds Podcast 153 Five Essential Flies for Fly Fishing and Postfly Box
May 1, 2017 • 76 min
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 -…
Fish Nerds Podcast 152 Folly Beach Taxonomy Killing Trout
Apr 24, 2017 • 50 min
We make a trip to Folly Beach SC and meet Actors and Producers Clarence Felder and Chris Weatherhead - Hugo is back to talk about cooking trout Doc Martin makes Taxonomy fun again Andrew Lewin from Speak Up for Blue…
Fish Nerds 151 Pink Floyd Shrimp
Apr 17, 2017 • 88 min
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.
Fish Nerds 150 Fish Eyes Easy Sibiki Fishy Conservation
Apr 10, 2017 • 74 min
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…
Fish Nerds Podcast 149 Lamprey Varmints Speak Up for the FN Blue
Apr 3, 2017 • 59 min
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…
Fish Nerds Podcast 148 Fly Fishing Lead Loons and Conservation
Mar 27, 2017 • 69 min
What’s the worst fishing advice you’ve been given? Fish in the News! NH has some of the most restrictive lead bans in…
Fish Nerds 147 Live at Kittery Trading Post
Mar 20, 2017 • 56 min
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.
Fish Nerds 146 Homeless Fish Marketing the Guide Service and My Friend Nick
Mar 13, 2017 • 48 min
WE HAVE A SPONSOR - 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…
FN 145 Carrie Z Hunt Fish Travel Purple Octopus and More Reasons to Fly Fish
Mar 6, 2017 • 76 min
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…
Fish Nerds Episode 144 Outdoor Advebtures with Jayson Sacco
Feb 27, 2017 • 60 min
We get to hang out with Jayson Sacco of the Outdoor Adventures with Jayson. We go deep into why we make podcasts, fishing and hunting ethics and all sorts of outdoor adventures. This episode is…
Episode 143 FN BookClub Why Fly Fish I Hate Mola Mola
Feb 20, 2017 • 86 min
Guest intro 0:10 US Intro 3:00 WE HAVE A SPONSOR - MTB Promo Code FISHNERDS Segment A 11:00 FN Book Club “Cod” The Founding Fish by John Mcphee for…
Valentines Edition 142 Love Fish Nerds Style with Great Beer Adventure 2
Feb 13, 2017 • 78 min
Intro Read, Dave Perry from Valentines Special SPECIAL gUEST Amanda from the Great Beer Adventure Podcast Clay - Hey Amanda, thanks for coming on the show! - Tell us about the Great Beer adventure, what…
Fish Nerds Episode 141 The New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo
Feb 6, 2017 • 139 min
We take you on a visit to the NE Fishing and Outdoor Expo. More than Dan Kenney, Go Fish Dan Casting Carter Salmon Pro Charters Vintage Fish Company…
Podcast 140 Rich Collins Frozen Eyes Boneyard and Fishing Pet Peeves Recorded Live at the New England Fishing Expo
Jan 30, 2017 • 50 min
Podcast 140 Recorded live at the New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo Michael Frank’s Guide Corner Stump the Fish Nerds with Doc Martin and Scott Decker NH Fish and Game…
Fish Nerds Podcast 139 Becoming a Guide Part 4 and Pocket Rod Rest
Jan 23, 2017 • 42 min
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….
Podcast 138 Trump Fish, Speak Up for the Blue &and Runny Bottom Border Patrol
Jan 16, 2017 • 82 min
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…
Podcast 137 Vegan Fish, New England Fishing Expo, Guides Corner and Boat Battery Hell
Jan 9, 2017 • 40 min
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 to get the info. All I…
Fish Nerds #136 Phil Belcher Jr. Fishing University
Jan 2, 2017 • 53 min
Phil’s gonna be famous, but we knew him before he was cool! 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…
Fish Nerds Podcast, See Ya 2016, Hello 2017
Dec 26, 2016 • 62 min
It’s been another great year, we hope you enjoy this yearly check in! Tons of fans and fishy correspondents have called in to make this a great show! Have a fishy 2017 and thanks for being part of the Fish Nerd Nation!
FN Throwback 16 Dace, Striny McGuinty, Trout Stink and Crushed Nuts
Dec 22, 2016 • 42 min
Another classic Fish Nerds episode. If you are enjoying these throwbacks, please leave us feedback or send us an email [email protected] better yet, head over to and donate a dollar per episode to help keep the show going
FN Podcast 134 The Business of Guiding, Tim Moore Outdoors, Twin Maple Outdoors & Hill Country Guides
Dec 19, 2016 • 55 min
Welcome to the Fish Nerds It’s a celebration of fish, fishing, and eating fish that is always interesting, usually funny, and mostly true. Nate Hill of Hill Country Guide Service I’m Clay, We talk about fish,…
Fish Nerds Throwback Episode no.15
Dec 15, 2016 • 38 min
Another fun early Fish Nerds episode, you can hear the Joy and Hope still in our hearts as we tackle one more fish on our quest for glory. Dave will talk about sticklebacks and yes Deadly Dicks are real.. sit back and enjoy this classic Fish Nerds…
Fish Nerds Podcast 133 Center Pin Fishing with Daina, Ice Skating on Dead Fish and the FN West
Dec 12, 2016 • 57 min
.Today’s show is supported by the Fish Nerds Guide Service, the only Ice Fishing Service serving the Mount Washington Valley, if you want to fish with ME Clay Groves, head to to book your trip, we specialize in family friendly ice…
Dec 8, 2016 • 44 min
#TBT #FNThrowback Episode 14, we explore bass fishing, tiny fishing for blues. We also hear the story of screaming frogs.
Fish Nerds Podcast 132 Becoming a Guide Part 2 Guiding Mistakes
Dec 5, 2016 • 41 min
Welcome to the Fish Nerds, it’s a celebration of Fish Fishing and Eating fish I’m Clay Groves, Licensed NH Fishing Guide Today’s episode is sponsored by the NH Outdoor Learning Center this is where I went to…
Fish Nerds #FNThrowback Intertube Grave Yard and Bad Pictures
Nov 30, 2016 • 33 min
A very fun throwback, in this episode you’ll hear all about canoeing with in-laws, cormorant fishing, fishing reviews and Stump the Fish Nerds… the Nerds were finding their stride in this classic episode
Fish Nerds Podcast 131 American Fishes Artist Joe Tomelleri
Nov 28, 2016 • 29 min
The Amazing James spends some time with legendary American Fishes Artist Joe Tomelleri. Joseph R. Tomelleri has been illustrating fishes since 1985. Joe works in Prismacolor pencil, and his 1,100+ illustrations have been rendered from actual fish to…
#FNThrowback 11 Dead Fallfish, Swamp Fishing and Snake Junk
Nov 24, 2016 • 44 min
Another FN Throwback, you’re going to love this show… please subscribe to keep up with all of our episodes. In this episode we learn about fallfish, snake junk and have a ton of fun
Fish Nerds Podcast 130 No Humans are in this Tinned Fish
Nov 21, 2016 • 74 min
Tinned fish special! To celebrate Thanksgiving, Clay grabbed his friends Vinnie Matturro and Rich Collins for a feast of tinned fish. If you have an aversion to fun you should skip this episode. But if you’re feeling a sense of adventure, join the…
FN Throwback #10 Passed Tests, Dace Hunt, Stripers and Carpe Carp
Nov 16, 2016 • 56 min
Another classic, Clay finally passed his boating test, we hear about Dave’s Striper adventure and Carp Carp Carp! If you are enjoying these throwback episodes please leave a review or drop the boys a message on Facebook or Twitter
FN Podcast 129 Line Cutterz, Shark Tank and Guide Disasters
Nov 14, 2016 • 86 min
This week the guest host is Michael Frank, fishing guide from South Carlina. Then we caht with Vance from Line Cutterz abut his ring and future visit on @sharktank. Finally Vinnie contributes to the seefood palet, with a french dug…
FN Throwback #9-Boating Tests, Grilled Fish and Stump the Fish Nerds
Nov 10, 2016 • 43 min
In this vintage episode, Clay tries taking the boating exam. The nerds try out some grilled fish in Stump the Fish Nerds, we learn a little about fishing with families and tons of other nerdy stuff. You’ll love this vintage nerds.
Fish Nerds Podcast 128 Cantrell, Tom
Nov 7, 2016 • 60 min
This week Ben Cantrell From sits in the co-host seat. Ben tells stories about microfishing and nearly getting killed by a catfish. Clay follows up with Joseph Zyldweski a research biologist with the Maine Cooperative Fish and…
#FN Throwback #8 Whitefish, Naked Sunbathers, Wunder Boner and God
Nov 3, 2016 • 50 min
This old episode in an instant classic, the boys recount their naked fishing adventure, learn a little about whitefish, god and discover the Wunder Boner. You will love this classic Fish Nerds Throwback.
Fish Nerds Podcast 127 Doc Martin, Tin Mountain and the Downside of Dams
Oct 30, 2016 • 62 min
Doc Martin sits in as guest host on this weeks show. Classic Fishy Conditioning is a recurring topic. We revisit last weeks big question and settle the age old question “Are fish vegetables?”. Zoe Groves learns about Brook Trout Habitat with Tin…
#FNthrowback 6
Oct 27, 2016 • 39 min
#FNThrowback 5 In this episode the nerds talk about catching giant waterbugs, Fishing with John and End with another Dam Fishing Quest. The boys were starting to find their voice!
Fish Nerds Podcast 126 Are Fish Vegetables
Oct 24, 2016 • 69 min
Are Fish Vegetables? Once that is put to rest, the guys have an uplifting discussion on cancer, then Lindsay Withers and Captain Shawn share their cancer experience and talk fishing on Josh tells us all about hanging out with…
FNthrowback#5, Mr. Stripy, Best Worm Colors and Ditching Work to Fish
Oct 20, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode We recount our adventures in chasing the elusive banded sunfish. The best choices for rubber worm colors when fishing for small mouth bass and we tell tales of ditching work to fish. Enjoy this FN throwback
Hugo Medeiros, Cooking Correspondent
Oct 17, 2016 • 40 min
Podcast 125 Welcome to the Fish Nerds This podcast is listener supported by our fans! Thanks so much for all of your support. If you want to support this show and keep some bait on our hooks head to fish nerds dot com and click on the patreon link….
#FNThrowback 4 April 2013
Oct 12, 2016 • 33 min
In this early episode the nerds were still trying to complete their quest. Clay almost got busted for trespassing. Enjoy this vintage fish nerds
Fish Nerds Podcast Becoming A Licensed Fishing Guide Part 1 - Guide School
Oct 10, 2016 • 75 min
We break from format for this special edition of the Fish Nerds podcast. Clay went to New Hampshire Outdoor Learning Center and Learned to be a fishing guide from master outdoorsman Scott Jackson. Clay sat in on the three day course and recorded this…
#123 Shark Tank, Fish Call and What Fly Guys do While on The John
Oct 3, 2016 • 58 min
In this show @fishguyjosh hangs out with Clay and they discuss Fundraising for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, if you make a donation through you could win a guided fishing trip in Maine and lots of other great stuff. The…
National Breast Cancer Foundation, MaineTuna and Lindsay Wither
Sep 30, 2016 • 24 min
We are have all been affected by cancer in someway, the Fish Nerds decided that since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would find a way to support this cause. So we partnered with and put together a…
Podcast 121 Corny Poop, Goldfish Surgery & Chamo’s Lures
Sep 26, 2016 • 63 min
In this action packed episode Luke Chamings from Chamo’s Lures sits in as co-host. We have a great time talking about fishing and lure making in Australia. We then move on to some serious news where we hear about a sick Aussie Goldfish and the lengths…
Fish Nerds Podcast - Episode 2
Sep 23, 2016 • 15 min
In this special episode, Dave and Clay were still learning the fine art of making a podcast… they tackle family fishing adventures, recount their attempts at fishing quests and have a great time. You’ll love this vintage nerd episode!
FN Throwback #1
Sep 21, 2016 • 16 min
This was the Nerds’ first try at making a show, they had a lot to learn, but they didn’t know it! Enjoy this vintage Fish Nerds episode.
#120 Snopes, Double Twister, The Alabama Sturgeon and the Amazing James
Sep 19, 2016 • 55 min
The Nerds partner up with their old friend Tha Amazing James and learn about his work with East Bay Regional Park District and the Mobile Fish Exhibit. James does a great job standing in as co-host and the Nerds move on to discuss “Odd Baits. Next…
Goodbye Dave…Hello Peru
Sep 14, 2016 • 80 min
In this very special episode we say goodbye to Host Dave Kellam, he has decided to move on to other projects, we of course will check in with him on occasion. In addition our friends the FN West check in with a visit from Peru. Fish in the News is…
Stripers and Margaritas
Jul 10, 2016 • 26 min
Dave and Clay are in a bar this week recounting the fishing events of the week. The show includes interviews with Doc Martin about alien DNA in octopuses and Tim Moore about current striped bass fishing in New Hampshire. Funding for this fishing…
Finding Dory, Disapppointing
Jun 23, 2016 • 68 min
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast
North American Native Fish Association
Jun 20, 2016 • 48 min
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast
Fishing in the Highlands of Maine
May 31, 2016 • 83 min
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast
Chinese Fish Kill, Devil’s Hole Pupfish and Pearlfish in the Back Seat
May 24, 2016 • 59 min
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Carp Herpes, Mullet Flinging and Bowfin
May 9, 2016 • 71 min
This episode jumps around more than a silver carp next to an Evinrude. Doc Martin talks about bowfin, the prehistoric air-breathing freshwater fish that turns out to be a fabulous sport fish. Fish in the News features the use of herpes to control…
Short Cast: Sumner Brook Fish Farm
May 3, 2016 • 4 min
Sumner Brook Fish Farm Dave from the Fish Nerds chats with Jesse Prunier and Jess Cole, who are making their fishy dreams come true at the Sumner Brook Fish Farm in Ossipee, NH. In addition to selling trout for stocking, they…
Lionfish Sleeps, Engineer Goby and Goatman
May 2, 2016 • 66 min
Dave and Clay contemplate the finer points of angling in a multicultural world during this Sunday morning episode. Doc Martin amazes the Nerds with stories of the engineer goby that makes its kids bring the dinner home every night. “Fish in…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast – Shark Tagging
Apr 24, 2016 • 65 min
FN West (Amazing James and Fish Guy Josh) talked to Steve Shirley, an avid shark fisherman who has become a citizen scientist and a champion for shark catch and release and conservation. Clay and Kristin reported on their trip to Virginia Beach…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Dr. Peter Moyle
Apr 17, 2016 • 47 min
FN West takes us on a specimen collection trip on Suisun Marsh with the UC Davis fisheries crew. The trip was made extra special when fish nerd celebrity Dr. Peter Moyle joined the crew. Dr. Moyle is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Virginia Aquarium
Apr 10, 2016 • 65 min
with Kittery Trading Post FishingFest 2016
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show
Apr 4, 2016 • 61 min
The Nerds pick a fight with Walmart and win! Clay takes listeners on a trip to the Northeast Hunting and Fishing Show with his family at the Connecticut Convention Center in beautiful Hartford, Connecticut. Dave hangs out with our species fishing…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - The Fishing Belt
Mar 27, 2016 • 63 min
Always Interesting, Usually Funny and Mostly True
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - FN West
Mar 21, 2016 • 55 min
Dave and Clay welcome to the show FN West! A fishy duo comprised of FN correspondents The Amazing James and Fish Guy Josh. These two brothers from different mothers hale from the Oakland/ San Francisco area and excel at finding the fishiest, nerdiest…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast: Camo Queen Kristen Berube
Mar 16, 2016 • 71 min
The Nerds caught up with Kristen Berube who just wrote a book called “Confessions of a Camo Queen: Living with an Outdoorsman”. She has a great time talking about her crazy life as an outdoorswoman with a husband, three children, six…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Largemouth Bass, Chinook Fish Hatchery and New Year’s Resolutions
Mar 9, 2016 • 44 min
As 2015 ends, the Nerds divulge their fishy New Year’s resolutions. Fish in the News examines the value of sinking Christmas trees in lakes to benefit fisheries and Field and Stream’s “Five Reasons to Start Fly Fishing in 2016”. New Fish…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - International Singing Star Paul Groves
Mar 8, 2016 • 59 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #104 -Dave and Clay get fancy and go to Boston’s Symphony Hall to interview international singing star and expert Louisiana fisherman Paul Groves. The interview was set up by Sam, the Hall’s senior publicist and our new…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - In Memory of Garid Hounsell
Mar 8, 2016 • 25 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #101 - An unusual show focused on Clay’s traumatic experience attempting to save 23-year-old Garid Hounsell who fell into the chilly waters of Pequawket Pond and tragically lost his life. Clay recounts hearing Garid’s cries for…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Guest Host Doc Martin
Mar 8, 2016 • 41 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #102 - Dr. Erika Martin takes a turn at the host microphone while Clay is on vacation. Doc Martin is currently on the faculty of the Department of Biology at Emporia State University. When she is not teaching and doing…
Fish Nerds Podcast - Icefishing for Panfish: Special Seminar from Tim Moore
Mar 8, 2016 • 55 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #99 - Full time licensed New Hampshire hunting and fishing guide, outdoor writer, seminar speaker, producer of Tim Moore Outdoors TV and all around nice guy Tim Moore is featured in this special edition of the Fish Nerds…
Fish Nerds Podcast - Icefishing Lake Winnipesaukee
Mar 8, 2016 • 66 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #100 - The Nerds got together with an intrepid group of New England anglers and fishy businesses for the annual Ice Fishing Grudge Match with Tim Moore Outdoors - 0ne of the best ice fishing guides in New England. The teams…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Public Radio Bonanza
Mar 8, 2016 • 74 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #103 - Dave and Clay get their Public Radio mojo cookin’ as they appear on both New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth” to talk about icefishing and WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio” with friends Jim and Margery to talk fish and po
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast -Lucky Tackle Box
Mar 8, 2016 • 38 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #98 - Travis Moran of Lucky Tackle Box ( spoke with the Nerds about this lure monthly subscription service that specializes in species specific boxes and educational videos. Dave and Clay offered up some new…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Tim Moore Outdoors, Go Fish Dan & Capt. Morgan’s B&T
Mar 8, 2016 • 44 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #94 - With the holidays here and the year coming to a close it’s time to use up our leftovers! Just like the pasta that was forgotten in the freezer or that jar of pickled herring from last Christmas, the Nerds have scraped the…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Rockingham Fishing and Hunting Expo
Mar 8, 2016 • 69 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #97 - The Nerds spent the weekend at the Rockingham Hunting and Fishing Expo in beautiful Salem, NH to get the latest industry scoop, see old friends and talk to fans of the show. The crowds were wild and so were the…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Interview with Jerry Hamza Author of Outdoor Chronicles
Mar 8, 2016 • 36 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #92 - The Nerds had a great time on their fishing podcast talking with Skyhorse Press Author Jerry Hamza about his new book “Outdoor Chronicles: True Tales of a Lifetime of Hunting and Fishing. Jerry discussed the challenges of…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Tim Moore Outdoors, Go Fish Dan & Capt. Morgan’s B&T
Mar 8, 2016 • 42 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #94 - With the holidays here and the year coming to a close it’s time to use up our leftovers! Just like the pasta that was forgotten in the freezer or that jar of pickled herring from last Christmas, the Nerds have scraped the…
Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast - Fishing Bait from A to Z
Mar 8, 2016 • 57 min
Fishing Podcast Episode #93 - Dave and Clay focus their fishy talk on a dirty word in some fishing circles: bait. In this fishing podcast our intrepid heroes discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using bait. Fans are part of the show this week…
The Fish Call: Is Calling Fish The Next Big Thing?
Aug 30, 2015 • 42 min
A proposed product called “The Fish Call” is taking Kickstarter by storm. As of the time of this recording, father and son team Jeff and Jack Danos are 664% funded, with $66,471pledged - and they still have 18 days to go! We caught up with…
Fish Nerds Podcast #43 - Mako My Day and White Blue Cats
Aug 22, 2014 • 59 min
Image Credit: “Isurus oxyrinchus by mark conlin2” by Mark Conlin, SWFSC Large Pelagics Program - Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons -…
FN#12 - Campfire Stories, Holy Mackerel, Pacu of Lies and Jumping the Shark
Aug 17, 2013 • 38 min
In this classic Fish Nerds episode we first discuss the Nut Crunching Pacu, summer camp and Mackerel fishing Recently Snopes did the same story and used our title, we encourage you to tweet @snopes and ask them to site the Fish Nerds as the source for…
FN Throwback #3 4/28/13
May 1, 2013 • 27 min
Podcast #3 In this show the Nerds are working it out, learning about fishy sign languag, what James Bond would do with a salmon and trout undiscovered.
Fish Nerds Podcast - Episode 2
Apr 30, 2013 • 15 min
Another instant classic, the boys are learning how to make this podcast move a long!
FN Throwback #1 the Birth of the Fish Nerds Podcast
Apr 29, 2013 • 16 min
From the FN Archives, the Nerds’ very fist show… enjoy this vintage episode
#3 4/28/13 Fishy Sign Language and James Bond Salmon
Apr 29, 2013 • 27 min
Podcast #3 In this show the Nerds are working it out, learning about fishy sign languag, what James Bond would do with a salmon and trout undiscovered.