Anchored Podcast

How Rick turned from medical student to full-time fishing guide, his exciting discovery of steelhead in lesser known streams, our upcoming trip at his lodge in Wrangell, AK, and more!
In the second part of this two-part episode, we pick up where we left off and also explore conversation around hatcheries and TU’s thoughts on climate change.
In this episode of Anchored, we discuss the history of Trout Unlimited, the issue of abandoned mines and hydropower in the US, as well as how TU navigates the issue of introduced fish.
In this episode of Anchored, we cover the challenges and rewards of running a fly shop, the complexities of obtaining an outfitter license, and Millie's journey as a female ambassador in the industry.
Mac Brown is the owner of Mac Brown Fly Fish and Fly Fishing Guide School in Western NC. In this episode of Anchored we discuss advanced fly casting, trick casts, fly fishing’s evolution and so much more.
Ryan Brod is a seasoned writer whose essays have graced the pages of numerous prestigious publications. We discuss fishing in Maine, how to fly fish from a canoe, carp in tidal waters, what makes us hunters (as anglers), choosing passion over profit in this day and age, and more.
Mike Schultz, affectionately known as “Schultzy,” is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters Fly Shop & Guide Service. In this episode, we discuss the process of opening his fly shop, tactics for catching smallmouth bass on the fly, the effects of water temperature, tackle, and more.
In this episode of Anchored, we discuss how Aaron got involved in the Spey scene in the early years, his struggle with Crohn’s disease, getting his casting certification, grieving dead river systems, and more.
Throughout this discussion, we share personal stories, insights, and reflections on the unique mental health challenges that men in the fly fishing community often face. From the pressures of maintaining a tough exterior to the stigma surrounding seeking help, we covered a lot of ground.
In this episode, we delve deep into the pages of Charles' extraordinary career, exploring his contributions to outdoor literature and the unexpected twist of fate that led to the birth of the worldwide sensation, paintball.
In this episode of the Anchored Podcast, we discuss… everything. From snooty fishing, remote jungle escapades, today’s fishing media, Atlantic salmon in Norway and Russia, even my wedding weekend on the Bulkley ten years ago. We cover it all in this week’s episode and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
In this episode, we discuss Lucy's remarkable journey, making silly decisions in our twenties, private land, coaching, stillwater fishing in the UK, and the empowering ethos behind Fishing For Everyone.
Travis Swartz’s character, Hank Patterson, is a self-proclaimed world renowned fly fishing guide and instructor who exudes confidence in scenarios he knows very little about. In this episode, Travis and I discuss his life as an actor and producer before turning to fly fishing humour.