Burritos, Breaks, and Flies

Burritos, Breaks, and Flies

We mash up our two favorite topics:Fly Fishing and Food! Fly Fishing feeds our soul just as much as a fine burrito fuels our hunger. Our podcast connects with folks who make the sport great and we learn a little something about fly fishing (and epic burritos) along the way.... Show More

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February 19, 2021 69 min

I'm gonna give you your dream shot, I still can't believe I’m doing this, I'm going to send you two up against the best, you two clowns are going top Top Gun – That’s Commander Jordan talking to Goose and Maverick in the classic movie Top Gun. This is what Ben and I hear in our heads every time we hit the water with todays guest, Taylor “The Prodigy” Brune. We feel like mere grasshoppers in this fly fishing masters pres...

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We are excited to have Travis Hawks, who is a Fisheries Biologist with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and outdoor superstar joins us in this episode of Burritos, Breaks, and Flies. We will learn about what it is to be a fisheries biologist in the state of Nevada as well as all the exciting work Travis does on the daily to ensure we not only have a pleasurable experience out on the water, but also that future generations will as ...
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"Fishing is a discipline in the equality of men - for all men are equal before fish" - President Herbert Hoover

In this episode of Burritos, Breaks, and Flies we shift that balance in favor of man as we revisit with local fly fishing ace and industry professional Anthony Gulisano to see what he has been up to since our last podcast in spring of 2020. Anthony will share his experience and wisdom as it pertains to one of his ...

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We visit with our fly fishing amigos in Scotland, Wes Parke, Owner and Operator of You Fish Scotland and David Mateer, 2x Gold Medal recipient and holder of the prestigious Scottish Game Angling Instructors Certificate. These two are Demi-Gods in the art of Spey and Switch fly fishing, and have offered up a bit of time to chat with us about the who, what, where, when and why aspects of two handed ...

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Denis Isbister is arguably one of the most well traveled and accomplished anglers in the world today, and hold no prejudice against any type of angling. We go beyond the Denis we know from the accomplished TV Series “Wild Fish, Wild Places” and dig down to get to see what makes this fishing icon tick. From fly fishing to spin casting Denis can really knock it out of the park, so join us on this adventure that blurs the lines betwee...

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Mise En Place is a French culinary term for "everything in its place", and in this podcast we shed light on this terminology. Our special guest is Chef Dave Preston who has many achievements to his name and those include things such as Food Judge at the Bocuse d'or (The FINEST food competition in the world), a fellow with the American Academy of Chefs, and of course host of the radio program "Weekend Magazine" o...
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November 17, 2020 51 min
The iconic Pyramid Lake is open and the Bearfish Crew holds a round table to discuss the success of the opener and also the challenges that anglers are facing amidst the Covid-19 situation. We are stoked to have our own Executive Director of Operations, Jeff Taylor, join us as he tells a bit about himself and his fly fishing background and his variant of his favorite burrito! Other topics discussed are the Derby Dam fish gate, the ...
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We have been waiting to do this one for a while, and as luck would have it the stars aligned to make it happen! This is a rare glimpse of the man behind the Legendary Adamsbuilt Fishing Company. The Adamsbuilt foundation is built on a legacy that will never be duplicated, and Mont's passion for fly fishing is reflected in what he brings to the table with a great product line that all anglers can benefit from. Sit back and liste...
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We sit down with Fly Fishing Industry professional and Moonlight Madness Champion Anthony Gulisano and have a candid conversation about the current situation on our local river (and rivers abroad) and also discuss best practices about  how to best approach highly trafficked rivers, etiquette, and just basic courtesy. Oh, and of course we lighten it up with some culinary indulgence into the burrito culture of the eastern and western...

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June 18, 2020 28 min

Strange things happen when out fly fishing, and this is a story of one such event. Normally we have a handful things to worry about on the Truckee River, things like Bears, Bums, or sometimes just falling a ton in the slick as snot rock sections. This one is different and quite unexpected and we are thankful we made it through this one!

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Warren Langworthy tells a cool story about Davis Lake and getting a free tow from a Rainbow he caught while floating. 

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In this episode we unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Bodie Monroe. Bodie is a local Truckee River legend in his own right who has contributed heavily to the future of the Truckee River. From assuming an almost decade long leadership role with Trout Unlimited as well as to leading youth activities in the City of Reno, Bodie is always giving back and making our area a wonderful place to live, work and play. Not to mention his ...

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Bishop, Ca Based Rick Saez of the Outdoor Biz Podcast has brought exceptional podcasts to the outdoor industry. On top of that he has been very helpful in helping us grow the BBF podcast, so in this episode we get to know the man that sits in the magic podcast studio deep within the realm of the Eastern Sierras! This is our first podcast during the COVID -19 Crisis, so we actually connected via shortwave radio to practice social di...

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In this episode we sit down with Matt Heron of Matt Heron Fly Fishing. Matt is very well known on both local and international waters and has been a leader in promoting fly fishing as a passion, art, and means of promoting a better way of life for those less fortunate. You will hear everything ranging from his work with Cast Hope, his guiding outfit, and all the way to his infamous WWE takedown of a monster Brown Trout. This is a g...

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March 7, 2020 58 min

This is our first international podcast, and we are so excited that Wes and Jen of You Fish Scotland are a part of it. This is going to be a podcast that will bring you to the roots of fly fishing, and you will hear stories steeped in tradition and full of customs and courtesies that are for the most part absent in our Fly Fishing culture in the United States. Not to mention that the gamefish they are hooking into are legendary...A...

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Meet Sam Sedillo of Trout Unlimited. Sam is TU's secret weapon in ensuring that Trout in California and Nevada have a safe and robust living conditions, and not to mention he is one heck of a Jedi with a fly rod. This is a great episode that will have you ready to jump up and help save your local river, stream, or watershed! Oh, and we dive into Burritos like we never have before....get ready for this one!

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February 9, 2020 53 min

In this episode we meet Anton Novak of Rounds Bakery. Anton is a pillar, icon, and leader in the Reno business scape, and his contribution to the growth of Reno is undeniable. Anton has a very rich and colorful past in Aviation that ultimately led him to Reno, and his formula for success is as he puts it "by not riding on the back of the community, but rather building WITH the community". Learn how he went from flying aroun...

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In this episode we chat with Taylor Brune. Taylor has been fly fishing the Truckee River for many years, and his own terms. We also discuss the new eastern Truckee River regulations set in place by NDOW. If you have been wondering how to approach the Truckee and be successful, this is great listening experience! 

Recorded outside and onsite at the McCarran Ranch Preserve Amphitheater, thank you to the Nature Conservancy of Nevada f...

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From running a Salmon fishing boat operation in Bristol Bay, AK to Director of Marketing for the Reno Local Food Group, local fly fisherman Brennan Best has tales to tell! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bearfish/message
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January 9, 2020 59 min
We meet with Casey Gipson of the only Orvis endorsed guide outfit in the State of Nevada. Casey talks Trout on the Truckee River, Pyramid Lake, and a new secret burrito location. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bearfish/message
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