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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; that is always interesting, usually funny and mostly true.
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Mar 15, 2019

Ep 220 is jam packed with Fun, Erik Hoffner from Monga Bay Joins us to tell us about his ice hole art, and bring us some news. Fish Guy Josh and Doc Martin are back to teach us about the Tench and We have a great time reviewing the Movie "On the Ice Flow"

Feb 12, 2019

Comedian Steve Macone and his Paleontogist Friend Michael D'Emic come lake trout fishing with us on the worst lake in NH. We learn about naming dinosaurs, shark attacks in the belly of the beast and have a great time hanging on the lake.

Feb 1, 2019

Lawrence Gunther, North America’s Only blind tournament angler and host of The Blue Fish Radio Show http://bluefishcanada.ca/ The Blue Fish Radio show features subjects and people of special interest to the future of fish health and sustainable fishing. Notable past interviewees include the Canadian Commissioner on the International Joint commission, the NOAA Director of Sustainable Fisheries, Ontario's Environment Commissioner, directors for both the Canadian and U.S. Sport Fishing Associations, CEO’s of organizations such as Trout Unlimited, ducks Unlimited, Musky Inc.  and the Pacific Salmon Foundation, the WWF VP of ocean policy, and numerous leading researchers, indigenous chiefs, and local fishers with insights and knowledge about fish health, aquatic and marine habitat and sustainable recreational, sport and subsistence fishing.

Jan 24, 2019

Today on the pod we chat with the creator of Shark OFF -www.thesharkoff.com a new product to keep sharks from eating you. Contest update - Stinky bait -winner announced today Kim Burnett joins us to chat about Crappie Stopper Jigs www.facebook.com/hairjig/ @crappiestopperjigsandflies (Instagram)

Jan 11, 2019

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 https://www.facebook.com/Tangle-Tamers- and more!

Dec 21, 2018

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 clay@fishnerds.com 607-378-FISH This show is sponsored by Fisher Guiding www.fisherguiding.com/gift-certificates Top 7 fishing shows according to in-fisherman http://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/top-7-fishing-podcasts-and-how-to-listen/328092 Top 5 fishing shows https://citimarinestore.com/citiguide/top-5-best-fishing-podcasts-online-fishing-shows/?fbclid=IwAR0TiacClhL99MS9f0Lf08mhIM3brN8_KUXqenEZs75xozAMWXK8s7q8-Jw

Dec 21, 2018

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 clay@fishnerds.com 607-378-FISH This show is sponsored by Fisher Guiding www.fisherguiding.com/gift-certificates Top 7 fishing shows according to in-fisherman http://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/top-7-fishing-podcasts-and-how-to-listen/328092 Top 5 fishing shows https://citimarinestore.com/citiguide/top-5-best-fishing-podcasts-online-fishing-shows/?fbclid=IwAR0TiacClhL99MS9f0Lf08mhIM3brN8_KUXqenEZs75xozAMWXK8s7q8-Jw

Dec 21, 2018

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 clay@fishnerds.com 607-378-FISH This show is sponsored by Fisher Guiding www.fisherguiding.com/gift-certificates Top 7 fishing shows according to in-fisherman http://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/top-7-fishing-podcasts-and-how-to-listen/328092 Top 5 fishing shows https://citimarinestore.com/citiguide/top-5-best-fishing-podcasts-online-fishing-shows/?fbclid=IwAR0TiacClhL99MS9f0Lf08mhIM3brN8_KUXqenEZs75xozAMWXK8s7q8-Jw

Dec 14, 2018

Brought to you by our friends at www.fisherguiding.com/gift-certificates 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 enter our contests call 607-378-FISH or www.pescadamyawards.com

Dec 6, 2018

Tonight we are lucky to have Reid Messerschmidt host and creator of the Irrationally Exuberant Podcast which is a podcast and also art. http://theirrationallyexuberant.com/ We talk about fishing with nipples, magnet fishing, a 1950's comic featuring an advertisement for Magic Fish Nerds (Thanks Olaf) Fish Guy Josh is here with his social media recommendations.. And of course we have a lot of fun. Call the show to be part of it 607-378-FISH Big thanks to our sponsor Fisher Guiding www.fisherguiding.com/gift-certificates

Nov 29, 2018

A lot happening on the podcast today... News Product Review Deeper Sonar Pescadamy Awards Gross Bait Contest Update Patreon First up the News, you will hear lots of background noise in this because it was recorded in a coffee shop... so fun How about a product Review I was sent a Deeper Sonar www.deeper.com to test out and here is what it is and what I think. First a big thanks to deeper for sending it. Now a description Troll, map, scan and catch with the Deeper Smart Sonar PRO, then use it as an ice flasher in winter. This versatile, powerful fish finder scans down to 260 ft / 80 m, using its rock solid Wi-Fi connection to send detailed sonar data direct to your smartphone or tablet. Mark fish, locate structure and features, map out any water from your kayak or boat, and start fishing smarter with the Deeper PRO. SO Here is what you get, a cool looking black ball... and a few cables for charging... It charges up quickly and is ready to go. You will need to download the free deeper app for your smartphone. I was using it on an iPhone 6. Full disclosure. I got this in the beginning of the summer, but Rich Collins our Fly Fishing correspondent got one last winter, so I have used it before. Let’s talk about first impressions in open water. As soon as I linked it to my phone and tossed it in the water it started working. I was super impressed with how easy the screen was to read and I actually found it easier to use than the super expensive lowrance system I have on my pontoon boat. So that’s a total win. I was able to see structure, mark fish and easily figure out how to catch fish. So pretty great. I know a lot of guys who use these in their kayaks and love it. Last year on the ice was the first time I really used this.. And it has flasher setting so it’s great for vertical jigging. Works well and eliminates the need for a super expensive flasher. Not bad for something that retails for around $200 We caught a lot of fish using it. Now the downside... and this is not the fault of deeper. Iphones hate the cold. So you have a very limited window of fishing when it’s extremely cold out. Iphones just shut down. So use them on warmer days, inside your ice shack or have your phone plugged into external power while running this. Another trick you could try is sticking hand warmer packs to the back of your phone case. I have not tried this on an android device and would be interesting in hearing other’s feedback. Overall I like the deeper sonar and think it’s a cool gadget for the money especially great for kayak anglers and ice fishers. Gross Bait Contest 607-378-FISH You could win a FN Beanie Call us up tell us your name and where you are from and tell us about gross baits Here is an example from Paul Csomos from the Varmints Podcast Pescadamy Awards To nominate your Fishy Things Click Here https://goo.gl/forms/ICQ8p2pRMyWCcnea2 Super special thanks to the Crappie Hippie, you can find his lures at http://glasswaterleadfreelures.com/ and Doc Martin and all our friends at Emporia State.

Nov 22, 2018

Emporia State University hosted the Fish Nerds for a biology seminar. This episode is the seminar and ends with questions from students. We could not be more thankful for this opportunity. You will hear Doc Martin, Jeff Danaldson our FN Librarian and Zoe Groves. Enjoy this special episode

Nov 8, 2018

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 the latest Facebook poll on the Fish Nerds Podcast group. Dave interviews Zombait co-founder Matthew Borowski to find out why we need a fishy robot to bring our dead bait back to life. Zombait is nearing the end of their kickstarter campaign and they need Nerd help. The Nerds end the show by promoting their upcoming appearance at the Rockingham Fishing and Hunting

Nov 1, 2018

We went fishing for lake trout with www.bucksbassandbeyond.com and had an amazing time. Fish Guy Josh is back with his social media recomendations BLUEGILLultralightfishing and we review the www.gofishcam.com

Nov 1, 2018

We went fishing for lake trout with www.bucksbassandbeyond.com and had an amazing time. Fish Guy Josh is back with his social media recomendations BLUEGILLultralightfishing and we review the www.gofishcam.com

Oct 24, 2018

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.

Oct 16, 2018

This week we get into your fishing pet peeves. We chat about Clay's brush with fishy fame! Fish Guy Josh and Doc Martin are here to teach us about the Blue Head Chub and we find out who won the Glasswater Lead Free Lures. So fun

Oct 4, 2018

We have a super special show for you today. We are joined with our friend Meg from the world famous Oh No! Lit Class podcast. 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. Enjoy the show This episode is brought to you by Spread-Em the portable outrigger system.

Sep 26, 2018

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 www.officialhooklinesinker.com 

Call our show 607-378-FISH to leave us your Fishing Pet Peeve. Contest could win you some cool gear 

Sep 17, 2018

Someone tried to scam me... Fish in the News with Doc Martin.. https://www.newsweek.com/fish-passes-self-awareness-test-mirror-recognition-1104273  .https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/24/science/pipefish-abort-pregnancies.html We got a call from another inventor -Srpead-em http://officialhooklinesinker.com/ Hugo is back with another adventure in killing fish...black sea bass.. Call the Fish Nerds Hotline and tell us your biggest fishy pet peeve 607-378-FISH

Sep 9, 2018

Dave Stewart from the Wet Fly-Swing Podcast is here www.wetflyswing.com 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 fishing, we have some live audio that you will love Hugo is back with a great or “Crappie” recipe Fish Guy Josh sent us another addition of “Fish Guy Follows” Hank Patterson Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-bT8MFX_lEt0OY1sPI6sYQ And of course we have the news

Sep 3, 2018

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 lost tape of my award winning PMx Presentation... This episode is brought to you by - YOU our supporters at Patreon. If you want to help support this show head to www.Patreon.com/fishnerds and you can give us a dollar and episode. Our friend Josh Lopes at www.lopestax.com gives us $25 and that gets his business mentioned. But we have other rewards too, but the biggest reward is helping this show get to a sustainable level. WE CANNOT MAKE THIS SHOW WITHOUT YOUR MONEY First up the NEWS - Big Thanks to Dr. Erika Martin Doc Martin holds a PhD in biology from Kansas State University where her research focused on prairie stream fishes. She is also an amazing human and we are lucky to have her here. You can find her on our private Fish Nerds Podcast FB group Next Fish Guy Josh is back, you might remember him as half of the FN West or Half of the Fish of the Day, he is trying out a new segment called Fish Guy Follows, we think you will like this, WE NEED FEEDBACK, so take a listen and let us know what you think... Also Fish Guy Josh does an amazing job with instragramming tons of fish species, you can check it out @fishguyjosh HUGO is back, we love this guy. Hugo is our resident seagull, he will eat anything. He also takes amazing photos of food and makes want to eat terrible things... He runs a FB group called Culinary Connection and we think he’s fab. Here is hugo with Killing Fish and Time Someone share a link to a KickStarter campaign for the Hookless Fishing Lure with me, and I had no choice but to reach out to the creator. Here is my interview with Sam Clymer https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hooklessfishinglure/hookless-fishing-lure Finally As you heard last week, I competed in PMx, the TED “like” Talk for Podcasters, turns out there was no professional recording of my presentation, but a fellow podcaster, Lori from the  Simply Designed Life Podcast surprised me with a recording of my talk on her cellphone. The quality is super echoey but here it is anyway, let me know what you think. We will end with the PMx presentation, so before we play that thanks a bunch to Fish Guy Josh, Doc Martin, Hugo Medeiros, Sam Clymer, John King and Diana’s Bath Salts for making this episode possible, we are getting closer to the show I want to make because of their contributions.

Aug 24, 2018

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 http://theirrationallyexuberant.com/ and Christian from the Documentally Podcast https://audioboom.com/channels/4926054 Doc Martin brings us some new Fake Fish in the News and Hugo is back to talk killing and cooking fish. We also do a Fish Nerds walkaround of Podcast Movement, let’s see if podcasters know the biggest secret in fishing! www.Glasswaterleadfreelures.com code Fishnerd save 20% off entire order

Jul 28, 2018

John King the Crappie Hippie brings us news on the lead free movement and talks about making lures. http://glasswaterleadfreelures.com/ Doc Martin is back and we try to determine if Fur Bearing Trout are real. We debut the new segment FISHING RUINED MY LIFE. Call 607-378-FISH to ask your questions. Finally we learn a little about why guiding is hard. www.fishnerds.com News Links http://www.concordmonitor.com/loon-lead-died-nh-18522294

Jul 19, 2018

Rich Collins our Fly-Fishing Correspondent is back and he went on an urban fishing adventure, fly-fishing for carp- with ---https://www.brackishflies.com/ I am back from Summer Camp- Stories from camp Of course we have some news Doc Martin has brought us some “Fake” fish in the news AND we have a new segment - “Fishing Ruined My Life” 607-378-FISH AND chat with Andrew who just recorded his 500th episode of Speak Up For Blue

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