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Das Boat Episodes

Great Lakes Salvation

S03 E06 Oct 5, 2021

Great Lakes Salvation

In the Das Boat Northeast finale, Joe Cermele takes the helm again, this time on Lake Erie with hot shot walleye captain Ross Robertson. After outfitting their craft for the precision trolling that scores giant summer walleyes, these old friends get a lesson in what makes this famous walleye fishery...
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Bow Hunting

S03 E05 Sep 28, 2021

Bow Hunting

Bowfin are a native species that rarely get the love they deserve. In this episode, bass phenom Oliver Ngy teams up with fly legend Blane Chocklett on Lake Champlain to get deep in the weeds on the importance of bowfin in the ecosystem. They’ll also test their mettle against what can be a...
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Fish The Swamp!

S03 E04 Sep 21, 2021

Fish The Swamp!

Washington DC is known for fishy business, but not like this. Chef Kevin Gillespie joins accomplished kayak angler Kristine Fischer to hunt down invasive blue catfish and the hated snakehead in the Potomac River and its surrounding swamps. They’ll find out how detrimental these fish really are to...
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Sightcasting To Cobia

S03 E03 Sep 14, 2021

Sightcasting To Cobia

While cobia are prolific in the South, their annual fleeting visit to Chesapeake Bay is a much anticipated event. In this episode, YouTube stars Jay Siemans and Bri Andrassy outfit Das Boat for sightcasting to these brutal fighters while getting a crash course in the conservation efforts keeping the...
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The Bounty Of Old Barney

S03 E02 Sep 7, 2021

The Bounty Of Old Barney

In this episode, Captain Frank Crescitelli and MeatEater’s own Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois get down and dirty in New Jersey’s iconic Barnegat Bay. While their focus is exploring what happened to the once flourishing weakfish population, they also spend time digging for clams, seining grass shrimp, and...
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Skyline Stripers with Ryan Callaghan and Joe Cermele

S03 E01 Aug 31, 2021

Skyline Stripers with Ryan Callaghan and Joe Cermele

To kick off Das Boat Northeast, Ryan Callaghan joins Joe Cermele in his home state of New Jersey to chase down striped bass—one of the most economically important fish in the region. But before they get after them, they’ve got to put the finishing touches on our 1973 Mako, which took months to turn...
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Freshwater Drum with Danielle  Prewett and Frank Smethurst

S02 E06 Oct 18, 2020

Freshwater Drum with Danielle Prewett and Frank Smethurst

For the finale of Das Boat Season 2, MeatEater Wild Foods Contributor Danielle Prewett and longtime fishing guide Frank Smethurst, head to Red Lake, Minnesota. Red Lake is one of the most celebrated walleye fisheries in the country. But we’re not after walleye. We’re after the one fish out here that...
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Big Mouth Buffalo with Ryan Callaghan and Miles Nolte

S02 E05 Oct 11, 2020

Big Mouth Buffalo with Ryan Callaghan and Miles Nolte

In this episode, MeatEater's Ryan Callaghan and Miles Nolte travel to Minnesota to learn more about, and even try to catch, big mouth buffalo. The guys build a raised casting platform on Das Boat, using supplies scavenged from the trash heap behind a local hardware store. After that, they meet Alec...
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Northern Wisconsin Musky with Oliver Ngy and Kevin Harlander

S02 E04 Oct 4, 2020

Northern Wisconsin Musky with Oliver Ngy and Kevin Harlander

Dos Boat heads west to meet up with Oliver Ngy and Kevin Harlander in North Central Wisconsin. Oliver and Kevin are here for two things: big musky and delicious panfish. These targets represent opposite poles of the fishing spectrum: Musky (also known as muskellunge) are one of the largest, most...
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Menominee River Smallmouth with Joe Cermele and Tim Landwehr

S02 E03 Sep 27, 2020

Menominee River Smallmouth with Joe Cermele and Tim Landwehr

Dos Boat crosses the Straits of Mackinaw and heads west to the Wisconsin, U.P. border. There, MeatEater's Senior Fishing Editor, Joe Cermele, teams up with local guide Tim Landwehr. First, they have to resolve some of the busted-ass, janky modifications made by the last crew. Once that’s done, they...
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Au Sable River Trout with Janis Putelis and Brian Kozminski

S02 E02 Sep 20, 2020

Au Sable River Trout with Janis Putelis and Brian Kozminski

After picking up, tricking out, and catching some lake trout in his childhood fishing mentor's old boat (the new Das Boat), Steve takes it from Lake Michigan up four hours north to Boyne City, where Steve's good friend Janis Putelis will assume the helm. The trip is a bit of a homecoming for Janis...
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Michigan Lake Trout with Steve Rinella and Grant Gulley

S02 E01 Sep 13, 2020

Michigan Lake Trout with Steve Rinella and Grant Gulley

In the first episode of Season 2, Steve introduces you to the new Das Boat—Dos Boat. After a bumpy start, Steve gets to South Haven, MI, where he recruits the help of local charter captain Grant Gulley. Steve, Grant, and a local fabricator put in 10 hours of work getting the boat ready to fish for...
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