Anchored Podcast

Ryan Brod is a seasoned writer whose essays have graced the pages of numerous prestigious publications. In this episode, we discuss fishing in Maine, how to fly fish from a canoe, fishing for 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.
In this episode, I sit down with Dave Zielinski who recently released his book, Cicada Madness. This is the first book dedicated to the patterns, techniques, and more importantly, the science of locating the best hatches of these insects.
Part two! Jack and April discuss making money in the fly fishing industry, rookie anglers, the evolution of fly fishing’s accessibility, A River Runs Through It, and more.
Jack shares how he got his start in the fly-fishing industry, some of the most famous names in the business, his television series, the annual One Fly competition, his renowned Humpy fly, and more.
How Jake got his start, fly fishing for tarpon before it became overly popular, fishing for marlin and what makes them special, Mako reels, and more.
Dec discusses fishing in the PNW in the 80’s and 90’s, the introduction of Spey rods and lines to America, the toll certain career paths take, and more.