Last Cast Podcast | Fishing, Humor, Food, Texas
By Last Cast Podcast | Fishing, Humor, Food, Texas
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Matthew Bey and Jamey Maness are more than just friends, they are Fishing Team. Together they venture out onto the water, pitting their wits against each other and against the fish. Insightful banter bookends a podcast vérité look into the life of an angler. Learn more about the ins and outs of the sporting lifestyle and pop culture at the same time .
||ExplicitEp24: Nothing Over Nothing||Never before has Fishing Team brought you a fishing trip ripe with this much failure. On the heels of a massive flooding event and the first cold weather of the season, Jamey and Matthew find themselves on normally productive waters gone fallow.||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp23: Return to Garville 2: The Quickening||Matthew and Jamey choose the wrong time to go canoeing on the river, but they brave the excessive current to find that trophy gar. And some surprise fish as well. The That Wasn’t That Bad wrap-up takes place in El Secreto de La Abuela,||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp22: No Redfish Are Free||San Antonio is home to tacos, a big tower or something, metal, and Lake Calaveras, a freshwater habitat for the normally ocean-dwelling red drum. Some men call them redfish, some call them a tantalizing treasure of the waves. Our heroes,||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode21: Conversation with James Garville||Jamey gets his groove back as Fishing Team takes a trip to a secret gar fishing hole code-named “James Garville.” Several spotted Gar make it into the boat, as well as monstrous soft-shell turtles. Jamey, ever the gentleman,||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Twenty: Terror on Lake Fayette||Fishing Team’s first foray onto Lake Fayette has some success, but then the gale force wind hits. Will Jamey and Matthew survive long enough to edit and post this episode of the podcast? Also featured, La Grange’s Backporch BBQ and sandwiches piled||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Nineteen: Somerville Hellscape||In the depths of the outlet works of Lake Somerville dam, Fishing Team reaches the human limit of heat tolerance. Also on the menu, buffalo and channel catfish, ice cream from Brenham’s hometown favorite, and hamburgers the size of a baby’s head fro||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Day of the Cichlid||Fishing Team beats the summer heat with a swim-fishing trip to Lost Creek at the upper reaches of Barton Creek. Many cichlids find their way onto the flies, while Jamey and Matthew discuss possible titles for optician rom-coms.||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: It’s Probably Hydrilla||Fishing team wakes up hatefully early to fish for crappie and bass on Lake Walter E. Long. Matthew records a cheeky “Best Thing to Happen This Week” segment for NPR’s It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders. Everyone gets covered in spiders.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: The UL’s Werewolves of Boredom||We said we wouldn’t do it, we said it wouldn’t be a good idea, but we went back to the Undisclosed Location. Episode 16 has Matthew and Jamey back at the UL. Will the secret fishing hole be too scummed over in the heat?||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: Wading for Puppies in the Colorado River||Beneath the Long Horn Dam in Austin, Texas, a dozen or more feet below the level of all those yoga stand-up paddle boarders, there’s a river which runs through some fairly undeveloped green space. Fishing team wades this treacherous stretch of unpredi||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Fourteen: After Work Fishing at Lake Long||Survey to determine the fate of Decker Lake: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WELArrange Should it be drained for a PGA golf course? There may not be much more time on it, so Jamey and Matthew try their best to catch every fish in the lake.||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Thirteen: Lake Long’s Back Door||Jamey and Matthew try to recreate their most notorious fishing expedition to Lake Walter E. Long (we’ll tell you about it some time), by portaging the canoe into their favorite lake through a back entrance. It’s the hottest May in Texas on record,||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Twelve: Lake Long Largemouths||Jamey and Matthew paddle out into Lake Walter E. Long, the biggest lake within the Austin City Limits that no one has ever heard of. Ignoring the weather reports, they hit their favorite spots in the lake, pulling in black crappie, sunfish,||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Eleven: Matagorda Odyssey||Even though they spend an entire weekend fishing, Jamey and Matthew only manage to put together a 22-minute podcast. Because of technical problems mainly, if we’re honest. Highlights of the epic saltwater fishing trip to Matagoda include a veritable s||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Ten: Last Hurrah at the Undisclosed Location||Fishing team returns to the Undisclosed Location (UL) for what they assume is the last time before the pond gets choked with summer growth. In this nondescript urban pond in the heart of Austin, Jamey and Matthew catch a plethora of largemouth bass and.||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Nine: Return to the Undisclosed Location||Fishing team returns to the Undisclosed Location (UL), for a madcap jaunt around our favorite little Austin fishing hole. Using a variety of flies including the cypert minnow (whose name just suddenly came back to me), poppers, foam spiders,||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Eight: The Undisclosed Location||Jamey and Matthew visit their favorite little fishing hole for the first time this season. They primarily use fly fishing techniques, squirmy wormies and a streamer fly whose name Matthew has forgotten. If you know what the fly is,||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Seven Point Five Supplemental: Catfish at Lake Norman NC||Jamey takes the week off, as Matthew takes a family trip to North Carolina and Lake Norman. Despite having access to a pier all weekend, Matthew only spends a few hours fishing, actually spending time with other human beings instead.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Seven: Early Season at Lake Walter E. Long||Since nobody is quite as hopeful as fishing team, Jamey and Matthew find themselves tackling under-appreciated east side lake, Walter E. Long, aka Decker Lake, for the old-school Austin folks. They have dreams of hybrid stripers and the crappie spawn,||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Six: White bass and crappie at Camp Tejas||In this episode, Jamey and Matthew return to Camp Tejas near Lake Georgetown to fish for white bass in the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. The redbuds are blooming and the weather is perfect, but the water is low-can they find the fish?||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Five: White Bass at Granger Lake||Fishing Team is joined by special guest “Banjo Motion,” a guy named George or something. Together they travel through Taylor, Texas, with a stop at Super Donuts, and on to a super-secret white bass fishing location.||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Four: White Bass at Reimer’s Ranch||Fishing Team ventures west to the Pedernales River at the first sign of blooming red buds. They have most of Reimer’s Ranch to themselves as they reel in the spawning whites. Jamey hooks up on a mysterious monster,||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Polespearing invasives in San Marcos||A slot in the San Marcos Spring Polespearing Tournament goes about as well as we would expect for a fishing team adventure. Jamey uses his Guadalupe trout skills on wary warm water fish in what must be the most pressured stretch of water in Texas.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Two: Return to the Guadalupe||Our heroes return to the Guadalupe River to target the giant trout which reside there. Although fish are caught, the effort pretty much drives Matthew and Jamey to insanity. Will this be the last fishing trip to The Guad? Only future podcasts will tell!||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode One – Journey to the Guadalupe||Fishing Team discusses Meredith Baxter Birney and the relative merits of streamers and the notorious Woolly Gaga. The inaugural “That Wasn’t That Bad” segment covers the mutual hatred of spin fishermen.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Fish without the fuss!
This podcast offers all the relaxation and excitement of fishing without the accompanying sunburn and dead-fish smell. Plus, the hosts provide valuable lake-level information for us central Texas residents!
Finally a window into a secret world
This podcast is a fun listen and very informative, and the fact that I’m one of the hosts has nothing to do with this glowing review.