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Fishing Forecast: Cold Winter, Hot Spring?

Although today was pretty nice, Capt. Kevin and Capt. Scott were focused on the chilly temps we’ve been seeing on the First Coast.  In previous years, they noted that cold winters routinely brought about some great spring fishing.  But will it hold true this year?  They talk about it, bring in Capt. Rookie Robbie to add his two cents, and of course, they give you the skinny on the upcoming forecast.

 

OS 1151: Fishin’ and Freezin’

With Kevin up in NC doing some serious OSR, Jeff and Capt. Kirk held down the fort and took care of show duties.  Lots of fishing talk to kick things off, and we even got into fiddler crab preservation (that was a surprisingly interesting little chat!).

Kevin did check in, though, and he had some great stories about his trip…although it might be hard to understand because his teeth wouldn’t stop chattering.  It’s COLD in North Carolina!!

Lots of great conversation, too…not sure how we got into car talk, but it sure was fun to get the skinny on Kirk’s VW Microbus!

Here’s your L.V. Gear tip of the week: For you turkey hunters that struggled with a mouth call, the Mini Mag by Quaker Boy helped Kirk. He ordered online for $15.

Here’s your Ring Power CAT tip of the week: Support your hunting conservative groups if you can during these tough times. And WIN a gun!  Click HERE for more information

Here’s your Kirbyco Builders Inc. Cooking tip of the week: Use Blues Hog sweet & savory rub from Hagan Ace Hardware on de-boned chicken thighs with *skin on*!! You can spread them out nice and flat so the skin gets extra extra crispy. Cook on the smoker at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. BEST CHICKEN EVER!

 

Fishing Forecast: A Long Winter’s Nap

Capt. Kevin was out of town on vacation (although we’re sure he’s putting in some OSR time), which meant Capt. Scott took the helm and brought in his first mate, Capt. Chip Wingo to handle the business in this episode.  Although the weather’s been pretty good, those fish are just struggling to get their mouths open, aren’t they?  The guys talk about those sleepy suckers, the water temps, and of course, they let you know the forecast for the upcoming week.

 

OS 1150: Big Bucks, Scary Snakes, and Potty Talk

As the Outdoors Show rolls into 2021, Jeff rolled out of town to Georgia once again.  This time, he was there to try to get some controlled burning and prep the land for the upcoming year.

While Jeff was looking to burn, Capt. Kirk was lowering the boom on a great buck!  Listen to his fantastic story about one of the best hunts in his hunting history.

If that wasn’t enough, the show went crazy with stories about snakes, funny noises, and bathroom etiquette.  Yeah, things went sideways…AGAIN.

Here’s your L.V. Hiers gear tip of the week: Invest in a heated vest and a portable battery pack to go with it. You can save some money and grab one on sale this Summer. Worth every penny.  Get it HERE

Here’s your Ring Power CAT tip of the week: As deer season comes to a close… start making a list of things you want to do or change for the following year. Move stands, put up new stands, mow additional lanes, cut down a tree that’s been in your way, etc!

Here’s your Kirbyco Builders Inc. cooking tip of the week: Harvest a late season deer…. take it to Azar & Co. downtown…get it turned into Summer Sausage, Italian or Smoked sausage. They do an awesome job!

 

Fishing Forecast: New Year, New Weather?

Although everyone was all done toasting, kissing, and singing to ring in 2021, this episode marked the first show of 2021 for Capt. Kevin and Capt. Scott.  But the question is this: should we hope for new, better weather while we’re hoping for new and better everything else this year?  Listen in to find out…

 

OS 1149: Happy New Year!

So, we’re not going to bury the lead – Happy New Year!  It goes without saying that the first show of 2021 focused on, well, 2021…and everyone’s expectations, hopes, resolutions, and more.

Here’s your L.V. Hiers gear tip of the week: Kirk bought these Gill OS3 Men’s Coastal Trousers with his Christmas money, and says they are great for cold, wet weather in the boat!  Get yours HERE

Here your Ring Power CAT tip of the week: If you have a fish you want to catch on your bucket list… now is the time to book your trip! Please don’t wait until the last minute and book a charter. NE Florida has one of the best charter fleets in Florida!

Here’s your Kirbyco Builders Inc. cooking tip of the week: A hearty breakfast casserole. Bubba Deb says to add cheese and crumbled bacon before you put it in the oven!  Get the recipe HERE

 

Fishing Forecast: Out With The Old…

It was the last show of 2020, and Capt. Kevin finished up in grand style…by staying at his hunting property in Georgia!  But that didn’t phase Capt. Scott, who called on our good friend Capt. Chip Wingo to sit in and talk about the difference between the weather forecast and what actually happened.  It was a mixed bag by the day, but the important question is this: what’s in store for First Coast anglers this week as we limp into 2021?  Listen in to find out.

 

OS 1148: The Big Chill

With temperatures in the 30s, the guys managed to shiver their way to the studio for the show.  Well, except for Jeff, who was up in Georgia dealing with temps in the 20s!

As you would guess, the show kept coming back to the gear and the tips you need to get you through the chilly side of the outdoors experience.

Here’s your L.V. Hiers gear tip of the week: Mr. Heater Buddy works awesome in a box stand!  It’s available at Bass Pro.

Here’s your Ring Power CAT tip of the week: Be on the lookout for big sales on hunting gear today and through the new year!

Here’s your Kirbyco Builders Inc. cooking tip of the week: Jeff made a rib roast and fried his Christmas turkey in this week! For all the juicy (and we mean juicy!) details, listen to this episode closely…

 

Fishing Forecast: Oh The Weather Outside Is Frightful…

Just a couple days shy of Christmas, Capt. Kevin and Capt. Scott were talking about the VERY chilly weather fixing to show up on the First Coast.  But how is the changing weather going to affect the fishing?  The answer – and the forecast – may surprise you.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you!

 

OS 1147: Have A Holly Jolly…

With Christmas just under a week away, of course the guys had gift ideas on their minds.  So there was plenty of talk about great gifts, not-so-great gifts, and just plain odd things to find under the tree (or the big stuff that just gets a big red bow on it).

In hunting news, Kevin shared a great story about “The Second Chance Buck” – and when we say “great”, we mean GREAT…like an all-time classic, and you want to make sure you hear it.

Here’s your L.V. Hiers gear tip of the week: Gill boots for cold weather…get yours for around $50 online.

Here’s your Ring Power CAT tip of the week!  Plant trees now, during the dormant season…not in the spring.

 

Here’s your Kirbyco Builders Inc. cooking tip of the week: Need something hearty, hot and easy!? Here you go…Crockpot Mexican Street Corn & Chicken Chowder!  Click HERE for the recipe.