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Fish Nerds Fishing Podcast

Started in 2013, Fish Nerds is a celebration of fish, fishing and eating fish with your host Clay Groves. The goal of the show is to explore all aspects of fish; highlighting the amazing, inspiring, unusual and funny.
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Oct 23, 2017

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! https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/oyster-pirates-of-chesapeake-bay Then the guys chat Fishy News, slime eels are the most fun! Fish in the News https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/14/us/slime-eels-oregon.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FFish%20and%20Other%20Marine%20Life&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=10&pgtype=collection https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/nyregion/sea-stars.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FFish%20and%20Other%20Marine%20Life&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=5&pgtype=collection https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/science/depressed-fish.html

Oct 16, 2017

Jeff the FN librarian is back with a koi story. Fish Guy Josh is here With his new Segment, Fish Guy on Fish Guys- I had lunch with Virginia Eats and Drinks Magazine and Radio producer Patrick - http://www.vaeatsanddrinksmag.com/ - We went fishing with our FN Fly Correspondent Rich Collins www.thirstproductions.com and we have an a amazing amount of local fishing reports. This episode of the fish nerds podcast is brought to you by the Beyond Data Podcast... Our friend and science writer Rett Talbot’s new show. Here is a sneak peak! Be sure to subscribe on apple podcasts to not miss a single episode. Rett is far nerdier than we are and will make a great podcast for your ear holes. www.Beyonddatapodcast.com FISH IN THE NEWS https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/12/paramedics-save-man-after-whole-fish-jumps-down-throat?CMP=fb_gu https://www.buzzfeed.com/bradesposito/shark-rescue?utm_term=.vmBm9j2lK#.crbwpyeNd

Oct 9, 2017

Scott Albrecht visits the show this week and brings us a taste of his podcast, Fish Addiction Radio which is an ice fishing podcast. Scott is on Team USA's ice fishing team and is a ton of fun.

Oct 2, 2017

The only Fish Goth Joy Division parody cover band that matters www.koidivision.com joins us this week to talk music fish and make some news. Hook, the Bassist takes us on a musical journey you won't want to miss. Hook also performs in the touring band Bitchin Seahorse, https://www.facebook.com/bseahorse/. Enjoy the show, special thanks to Diana's Bath Salts for the audio help with this episode.

Sep 25, 2017

Chris Proulx from www.borealisproductions.com 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 this special episode we take you along with us to hear for yourself if the Tunnel Brook Road Brook Trout experiment has worked.

Sep 18, 2017

Liam from Backwoods Graphics https://backwoods-graphics.com/ www.trappertackle.com  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 with a hook And We chat with North Country Angler http://www.northcountryangler.com/ and Hill Country Guides http://www.whitemountainflyfishing.com/ about some great flies to use while fishing this fall for trout. Promo: NO PATREON THIS WEEK Hey this is Clay from the Fish Nerds podcast, we're here in support of #PodcastersUnite in order to raise money for the American Red Cross for the relief effort of Hurricane Irma. http://www.blazingcariboustudios.com/ The hurricane ripped through Florida and left families and pets homeless, buildings demolished and no power to millions of people. Now it's time to rebuild, and #PodcastersUnite need YOUR help! Go to blazingcariboustudios dot com and click on the #PodcastersUnite button and Donate today. All proceeds go directly to the American Red Cross and their relief efforts. The Fish Nerds have made a donation to this cause already and we gave away a month of podcast advertising as a part of the fund raister . SO this Podcast is brought to you by Zeng This But First - Conversation with Liam Did you ever hurt your kid with a fish hook? First up Flies you need to know about for fall trout fishing How bout some News? http://nypost.com/2017/08/31/man-jumps-into-ocean-to-escape-police-gets-chased-by-shark-instead/?utm_campaign=tse&utm_source=tsefacebook&utm_medium=tsefb&sr_share=facebook&utm_content=inf_10_2731_2&tse_id=INF_ec0a15e097dd11e7aba2ffcf7683ccd7 http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31500883 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170825140633.htm http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/northern-territory/video-damian-wildman-duffy-watches-croc-eat-brand-new-akubra-on-adelaide-river/news-story/26b7bab89dc34fa7f34e04d8592986a1 STUMP THE FISHNERDS Karl Hayes Can I eat trout that has been in my freezer for 4 months lol? From NANFA DO Bullheads produce Venom? Bullheads are probably best known for the sting that can result from careless handling. That "sting" is actually a sharp cut from contacting the sharp edges of the dorsal and pectoral fins. Jim Congdon, DNR fisheries manager in Horicon, says the fins are a defense mechanism the bullheads use to prosper in lakes and waterways throughout the state. "Predators learn to avoid a sharp-finned meal," he notes. If you, like me, have had the unfortunate experience of swooping your hand into a mass of bullhead fry roaming near a boat landing, you understand how painful those sharp little fins can be. A bullhead "sting," is more painful than that of a bee, and within minutes swelling can occur.The pain can last for a week or more. Congdon explained that bullhead fry have small glands near their side fins which produce a poison that can make getting "finned" by even half-inch fry very painful. These poison glands are common throughout the catfish family. Not to worry though – the poison is not life threatening and the pain can be dulled by dabbing the wound lightly with household ammonia. Don't dab gashes or larger open cuts. Recently, Jeremy Wright, a graduate student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan, determined that there are at least 1,250 and possibly more than 1,600 species of venomous catfish in the world, including the yellow bullhead, brown bullhead, channel catfish, blue catfish, stonecat, slender madtom, and white catfish. All madtoms except the Orangefin, which is a threatened species from Virginia and North Carolina, are venomous. Read more: http://www.in-fisherman.com/catfish/debunking-catfish-myths/#ixzz4sf8RMx4D As you know last week I was at Podcast MIDATLANTIC hanging out with lots of Nerds and at 1am I tried to record a stump the Fish Nerds segment, it went terribly wrong because they thought it was a trivia contest, so I am putting it out here anyway... I love other podcast Nerds and don’t forget September 30th is International Podcast Day Clay: So That’s it you’ve listened to a bunch of Fish Nerds when you should have been fishing! Liam: We would love to thank our Families for supporting while we podcast, go on fishing quests and do silly things that nerds do. Clay: Special thanks to the gang at Podcast MIDATLANTIC, North Country Angler.com and Hill Country Guide Service my kid Sammy (sorry I stuck ya) and Liam from https://backwoods-graphics.com/

Sep 11, 2017

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 asking Podcasters what their show is and asking them the impossible science question, what is a fish? Death of the Fox Brewery Amanda Doughty - Great Beer Adventure Justin Hellstrm - Audio Editing Solutions Live the Fuel -Scott W. Mulvaney Harry Duran Podcast Junkies Anthony Hayes Me Myself and I Radio THE Dave Jackson School of Podcasting David Steele Steele Empire Jenee' Views From a Cubicle Killing Fish and Time with Hugo! Hugo Medeiros is back with a new fishy recipe. This week it’s Salmon Tartare FISH IN THE NEWS The Real Shark Tank http://news10.com/2017/09/06/7-live-sharks-3-dead-ones-found-in-ny-homes-basement-pool/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_WTEN http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sword-found-in-excalibur-lake_us_59ae946ee4b0b5e53100b997?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/the-bad-news-is-that-fish-are-eating-lots-of-plastic-even-worse-they-may-like-it/2017/09/01/54159ee8-8cc6-11e7-91d5-ab4e4bb76a3a_story.html?utm_term=.c782778385d4 http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-wildfire-gorge-eagle-creek-sturgeon-herman/ https://www.citylab.com/environment/2017/08/the-new-threat-to-northern-infrastructure-louisiana-crawfish/538413/?utm_source=atlfb

Sep 4, 2017

Have fun with this Vintage and very funny throwback.

We will be back next week with a fresh catch! 

Thanks

Clay 

Aug 28, 2017

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 everyone should try. www.franksflyarts.com NEWS LINKS http://www.deepseanews.com/2017/08/what-happens-in-the-sea-during-a-solar-eclipse/ http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/oops-after-accidental-release-of-atlantic-salmon-fisherman-being-told-catch-as-many-as-you-want/ http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2017/08/latest_shark_incident_prompts_cape_cod_politician_to_push_deadly_plan?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

Aug 21, 2017

Fish in the NEWS Archive.org 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 http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/national/deputies-woman-drunkenly-bites-man-fishing-line-swims-away-with-lure/8vUnLPPRGChBFYvplc1E9K/ http://www.fishnerds.com/fishing-podcast/the-fish-nerds-podcast-has-been-nominated/ Archive.org Old Timey Fishy Music Thanks to Olaff for sharing with us https://archive.org/details/78_a-trout-no-doubt_kay-kyser-and-his-orchestra-harry-babbitt-and-the-campus-kids-glo_gbia0008990b https://archive.org/details/78_the-fishing-song_the-five-scamps-t.-dolen-f.-dolen-vincent-evelyn-twine_gbia0001692a Speak Up for the Blue Podcast

Aug 14, 2017

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 is a podcast about fishing and the outdoors. It is based in Minnesota, but features the sport nationwide. Hosted by Andy Petterson and Justin Moen. _Please Head to Itunes or Stitcher and subscribe. Take a listen and tell Andy and Justin what you like and more importantly what you want to hear. They are brand new and feedback is important. Shout out to Gerry Hansel - He’s a fan who visited NH this week from the Midwest and grabbed some lifelist fish while he was here. News http://www.menshealth.com/health/flesh-eating-sea-bugs-attack?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebutton http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nature-studies-pulse-fishing-is-the-marine-equivalent-of-fracking-a6930671.html http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/deep-sea-snailfish-species-video-spd/ Stump the Fish Nerds 607-378-FISH Karl Hayes Why are scallops so much money? CaptShawn Tibbetts Scallops are primarily caught far offshore. The quotas are small and supply and demand gets big dollars for them http://www.pressherald.com/2017/01/14/maine-scallop-prices-have-surged-to-a-record-high/

Aug 7, 2017

Chris Proulx from http://whitemountainsinfo.com/borealisproductions/ 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 Service is doing to bring back brook trout habitat. Doc Martin sings some Imagine Dragons, Hugo cooks sperm! Yeah for real he does and the news is all sperm this week. News http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/fish-sperm-might-be-secret-recycling-key-component-smartphones-180953910/ https://news.ucsc.edu/2016/08/cryptic-female-choice.html http://www.nbcnews.com/id/41025571/ns/health-sexual_health/t/shooting-blanks-surprising-sperm-killers/#.WX84MITyup

Jul 31, 2017

Today on the Show Hugo Medeiros is back with Killing fish and time with hugo, can’t wait to hear what he’s cooking-. https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Cookery-Albert-Jules-McClane/dp/0805010467 I picked up an AT through hiker who is a total fish nerd -Yates Carrier instagram @kook_in_the_woods And we get Naked and Afraid with Samantha Ohl You can see her episode on Discovery on August 13th 10pm Follow Samantha on Instagram @Samantha_Ohl www.keystone_outdoors.com Stump the Fish Nerds http://www.loyno.edu/lucec/natural-history-writings/fish-slime Fish in the news http://www.iiseagrant.org/newsroom/illinois-ocean-may-provide-the-means-for-a-fresh-and-locally-raised-seafood-market/ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/fish-communicate-through-their-urine

Jul 25, 2017

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 http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/pdf/2014/digmar22-30.pdf http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/canada-fisherman-claims-he-survived-sexual-assault-by-herd-of-seals/ The Fish Nerds visit the Twisted Ten Podcas

Jul 17, 2017

We take the week off but bring you a fun vintage episode. This show features a fishing trip with www.timmooreoutdoors.com and some great fish in the news enjoy!

Jul 10, 2017

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 But first STUMP the FISH NERDS 607-378-FISH Now this ladder from Nebraska seems to be made for channel cats... The Amoskeag Fishways is designed for anadromous fish, but the concept it the same... Been a crazy week, I am back at summer camp as a fishing counselor. My job.. The Doctor is in, Doctor Erika Martin is back and answering listener fishy bio questions. This week we get to learn about how water temperature impacts bass. Fish in the News http://www.wcvb.com/article/20-pound-lobster-found-in-checked-bag-at-logan/10221684 http://www.boredpanda.com/diver-fish-25-year-friendship-hiroyuki-arakawa-japan/?utm_source=iosapp&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=iosapp http://www.brightgram.com/60000-trout-escape-into-a-river-and-anglers-are-not-happy-about-it/ https://www.outdoorhub.com/news/2017/06/21/gangs-aggressive-killer-whales-harassing-alaskan-fishermen-fish/ Hugo is back with Killing Fish and Time with Hugo, Hugo Medeiros is still eating smooth dogfish, check it out If you want to be part of the Fish Nerds conversations, please check out our Fish Nerds podcast group on Facebook. So that’s it you’ve listened to a bunch of fish nerds when you should have been fishing.

Jul 3, 2017

We revisit one of our favorite past episodes, we talk bass guiding, wader problems and robot fish! Enjoy

Jun 26, 2017

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. Proximity 2. Symmetry 3. Adaptability 4. Connectivity 5. Community Then Rich Collins is back with a Fly Fishing for Pike Segment, special thanks to Bill from Lopstick Lodge for putting Rich on some big fish.

Jun 19, 2017

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 it. We are giving away a groundfishing trip with Captain Shawn on www.mainetunafishing.com  Thanks everyone.

Jun 12, 2017

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 short (less than a minute) fishing report from wherever you are. If you own a business or charter service, you can drop your website in there too. We will play the fishing reports after each show. And we explore the question are Cormorants a conservation win or a pest. Our show is brought to you by YOU our listeners we are crowd funded through Patreon. We ask that if you like this show you head to www.patreon.com/fishnerds and give us $1 per episode. So $4 a month. This money goes directly to keeping this show going. We use the money to cover show expenses and buy good microphones and more. If you own a business and want us to mention your business on the show donate at the $25 level and we will give you a shout out. Like our friend Josh Lopes, www.lopestax.com if you are in MA and need a great accountant, he is your guy... he also is my neighbor in NH sometimes. Thai Green Curry Dogfish According to some studies smooth dogfish have more mercury than most other fish. So we need to be careful here. Fish in the News Cormorants are they a conservation win or a pest? http://joinvmp.com/fishnerds For you, the listeners of The Fish Nerds Podcast, Vinyl Me, Please is a vinyl record of the month club. The best record club, in fact. Every month, Vinyl Me, Please features one album that is essential to the modern vinyl collection and sends it to thousands of members worldwide. They will send you a super cool record paired with a cocktail recipe so you can be a little more of a music nerd. To join their record club go to joinvmp.com/fishnerds. Again, that's www.joinvmp.com/fishnerds to join Vinyl Me, Please today. Facebook convo about cormorants - I got super defensive for the birds as I tire of “Bucket Biologists” deciding who should live and die. So I spoke out before doing my homework... That said the more I read about the issue, the less I know. I have like Bi-polar cormorant control ideas... I swing from let them live, to kill a bunch and see what happens, you will hear that in my interview today. Here are some facts we need to work with According to: Sea Grant There are Thousands of cormorants nesting on Lake champlain - Compared to 35 in 1982 Cormorants aren’t considered Natives Cormorants eat on average 1lb of fish per day. Their diet is almost an exact ratio of fish species in the lake 70% yellow perch. They are opportunistic and will eat freshly stocked fish (easy targets) http://www.naturalhistorymag.com/features/19298/to-kill-a-cormorant?page=2 https://apnews.com/9e8616b00124416a9df9d3eb5b50fe78/decision-reviled-sea-birds-has-foes-feeling-helpless That’s it you’ve listened to a bunch of Fish Nerds when you should have been fishing Special thanks to Hugo Medierios for his dogfish segment an his willingness to suffer the effects of mercury poisoning for you and our friend Rob Thorne from Captain Thorny’s Fishing Charters on Lake Champlain. Captain Thorny’s Fishing Charters CAPTAIN ROBERT THORNE (802)999-7779 Big thanks also to Diana’s Bath Salts for providing the Fish in the News Jingle. Until next time: Follow the code of the fish nerds Spawn early and often Avoid Free Lunches with Strings attached And Swim against the current every chance you get. Now time for your local fishing report, Please call 607-378-FISH to leave a report Thanks to www.mainetunafishing.com

Jun 5, 2017

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.

May 29, 2017

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 Hampshire. Special Thanks to Karen Burns and Leslie Clements for their support all week. www.virginiaaquarium.com

May 22, 2017

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) fly fishing advice!

May 15, 2017

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 the common angler” (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general. John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own (Simon & Schuster; April 4, 2017; $25.00), Gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing. He travels to remote fishing locations where the airport is not much bigger than a garage and a flight might be held up because a passenger is running late. He sings the praises of the skilled pilots who fly to remote fishing lodges in tricky locations and bad weather. He explains why even the most veteran fisherman seems to muff his cast whenever he’s being filmed or photographed. He describes the all-but-impassable roads that fishermen always seem to encounter at the best fishing spots and why fishermen discuss four-wheel drive vehicles almost as passionately and frequently as they discuss fly rods and flies. And while he’s on that subject, he explains why even the most conscientious fisherman always seems to accumulate more rods and flies than he could ever need. Fish In the News Fish in the News https://thehustle.co/bumblebee-tuna-price-fixing http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/sunken-ships-lake-michigan-are-visible-ghostly-blue-180955108/

May 8, 2017

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) http://www.speakupforblue.com/ Checks in with his segment speak up for the FN Blue, we learn about whale stranding and why we might want to give Bill Nye the Science Guy a little credit. I went to the Dole & Bailey Pop up food show with Amanda from the Great Beer Adventure Podcast Kevin Edmonds chatted with us Then we talked with Spencer Montgomery Fish Monger from a rod and reel boat. We talked to Jarvis Greene former New England Patriot and now Shrimp Monger owner of Ocean 97 Vicotria's Gourmet "Rubs" chatted with us and gave us some rubs! Finally Whiskey Time! With Wiggly Bridge Distillery http://wigglybridgedistillery.com/ Enjoy the

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