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Miles Nolte

Miles Nolte

Miles Nolte is the Director of Fishing at MeatEater. Miles has been an outdoor writer and editor for more than a decade and was a fishing guide for even longer than that. He’s the former Angling Editor at Gray’s Sporting Journal and author of The Alaska Chronicles.

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Ep. 35: Billy Wants A State-Record Goldfish

This week, we make Billy’s Christmas extra special by getting him a canoe that definitely might float, a set of binos and a safari vest for a bird watching adventure with more fish than eagles, a fire extinguisher that will kill 25 Cohos in one blast, and lure from Jersey that tried to give the...

Freshwater

Fish Eggs and Duck Guts: An Old Myth Redefined

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. A few years ago, our...

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Ep. 34: Discount Poles At The Flying J

This week on the Back to the Future fishing podcast, we revisit the 80s to chase northern pike in nuthugger shorts, provide tips for saving your pager from an accidental dunking, fish for hotdogs in a truck stop parking lot, and breakdown a lure (and punk record) that changed the way we mosh while...

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Ep. 33: Lewd Taxidermy at the Palomino Rodeo

Today on "Name That Smell," we’ve got: severed feet on the rocks of the Pacific Northwest, a Glade Plug-in prototype combining human waste and sweet Hawaiian salt air, a musty skin mount that captures predators doing the big dirty, and an eau de tyranny and conspiracy in the world of As...

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Ep. 32: Dredging Rasta Beads on Trout Island

In this week’s all-inclusive resort package: enjoy a continental breakfast featuring threatened Gulf sturgeon pickled in fish tears, take a spinning class that will make fly anglers question your morals, have your hair braided just in time to ruin your fifth grade reputation, and cap off the day...

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Ep. 31: Pick a Finger and Feed It to a Pike

This week on Fish-Story Science Theater, Mike Iaconelli dissects vintage lingerie to learn what turns bass on, we prove Montana anglers could benefit from being a bit more metal, we jackhammer fish eggs to see if any stick to the moon, and observe the natural behavior of buffalo soldiers and Senko...

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Ep. 30: Chattering Teeth at the Power Line Hole

This week on the free road map to angling attractions: Visit the tool shed where Javier the Russian apparently filleted two world-record stripers, drop by the Ye Olde Bait Foundry to watch internet geniuses craft an overnight sensation, stand on the site of the Great Asshat Lake Trout Massacre of...

Environmental Issues

New Coal Mining in Alberta Threatens Fisheries, Public Access

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. The provincial...

Podcasts

Ep. 29: The Complete Guide To Ice Fishing In Tahiti

In this week’s fish police blotter:  We question Wooderson about mind-altering tip-up tactics, investigate how missing lunch money ended up in the back of a toad brown’s throat, ask for the public’s help locating an arapaima angler, and stake out the tarpon godfather to grab intel on his secrets to...

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Ep. 28: Muskie Shoot-Outs at the Kentucky Cod Corral

This week on “The Reel World: Fond Du Lac,” the Puck stops here: we get serious about caviar, Captain Abbie Schuster riles the locals with a beer bomb, we hook a gift horse right in your face, and leave you with recipes for Davenport sole, Peorian hake, and other fish that don’t actually exist...