April Vokey

In this episode of Anchored, we discuss the ins and outs of podcasting, what drives Dave’s passion to release three episodes a week, how he finds his guests, and so much more!
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.
Have you ever thought about what drives the feeding frenzy of trout beneath the still surface of your favorite lake? Look no further than the chironomid, an insect often mistaken for a mosquito but far more crucial in the aquatic food web...
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.
There are a number of casting faults that most new Spey casters tend to make, but today we're going to focus on two of the most common culprits: The Bloody L and the Creep.
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.
Venturing onto the water opens up vast fishing opportunities in remote areas unreachable by foot or larger vessels. Yet, with adventure comes challenges and hazards that can turn a peaceful trip into a perilous ordeal. That’s where this guide comes into play...
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.