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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. 45: Ol’ Walter Vs. Sasquatch

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Ep. 45: Ol’ Walter Vs. Sasquatch

This week on Paranormal Panfishing we: use our alpha brain waves to pull Bigfoot out of the riprap, conduct a Loch Ness-style hunt for a mythical smallmouth, set our copper-protected spring bulbs to kill mode, and explore a black hole for 30 to 40 seconds before deciding we’ve seen worse places...
Ep. 44: Don’t Be Such a Meanmouth, Skylar

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Ep. 44: Don’t Be Such a Meanmouth, Skylar

This week on Home Shopping for Hook Sharpeners, we've got: lawn chairs you won’t find in any fly shop, a doorbell that lets eels get on with their lives, the perfect pocket accessories for your favorite jean jacket, and a spotted fish you can thank the French for discovering.   Connect with Joe...
Ep. 43: Prawn of the Dead

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Ep. 43: Prawn of the Dead

This week, at the bottom of the bait freezer, we’ve got: half-priced shrimp soaked in ant poison, bloodworms in need of a weed detox, grasshoppers that will still work OK if you just pay attention to your butt, and 393 extra perch harvested by a Michigan poacher that probably doesn’t care if you...
Ep. 42: Googans, Influencers, and Sages

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Ep. 42: Googans, Influencers, and Sages

This week, we ponder the true meaning of Memorial Day with an influencer’s ode to the song "Oh No," a sinking bar that probably won’t be crowded this weekend, the technology that may finally let you take your pet fish for a walk, and some sagely wisdom about true service and the healing power of...
Ep. 41: Supreme Bobber Fishing

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Ep. 41: Supreme Bobber Fishing

This week, we flip some float switches by indicating more strikes against Tenkara, dip into the secret lives of half-caffeinated fly shop workers, slip a wedding ring around a mullet and pray it doesn’t get mowed by a trevally, and bob around in a sea of stupid comments about the Fonz.   Connect...
Ep. 39: Offset Hooks and Confused Billionaires

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Ep. 39: Offset Hooks and Confused Billionaires

This week on Lifestyles of the Rich and Non-Outdoorsy: We guide a celebrity through millions of acres of land he’s not sure if he owns, question our broker about stock in Minnesota walleyes, have our life coach explain that fish don’t actually exist, and boost our catch portfolio by offsetting our...
Ep. 38: Shake a Leg for Pike Minnows

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Ep. 38: Shake a Leg for Pike Minnows

This week on Mythbusters for mackerel jiggers: We take the vegan out of “Seaspricacy” to enhance the flavor of the truth, learn how to ruin a Canadian’s dinner with the first rule of boating, get our calves in shape by skipping every leg day and just going catfishing, and throw darts at a bunch of...
Ep. 37: Dropping Rhymes For Flying Muskies

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Ep. 37: Dropping Rhymes For Flying Muskies

This week on our sweet demo tape: We swallow a big Hex bug while we’re coming through the pass, fail to secure permits to bring a live tiger to the fishing expo, grab a tuna by the tail and hang on for 9 whole hours, and make sarcastic comments to the customs agent rifling through our tackle bag...
Ep. 36: Peanut Bunker And Foosball

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Ep. 36: Peanut Bunker And Foosball

In this week’s ode to striper snipers: A French guy gets his ass beat by Montauk’s finest nor’easter, our correspondent reviews a bar where your grandma is KO’ing surfcasting rowdies, we chunk 200 pounds of whale vomit hoping to get a nibble from investors, and call off the search for the most...
Ep. 35: Billy Wants A State-Record Goldfish

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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...