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The Destination Angler Podcast

The Destination Angler podcast is THE podcast for anglers who travel. With Steve Haigh 

We go to the source, the local guides & experts, to build your knowledge of top fishing locations around North America.

Jul 9, 2020

This week our destination is the Driftless region of Southwest Wisconsin.  Our guest is expert guide and fly fisherman, Matt Wagner, owner of the Driftless Angler fly shop in Viroqua, WI.  Matt tells why the Driftless is the best-kept secret in the Midwest and shares tips, techniques, and the fly patterns you need to...


Jul 2, 2020

This week our destination is Virginia and the historic James River for trophy Smallmouth Bass.   Our Guest is Alex McCrickard, Aquatic Education Coordinator with Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.  Tips on how to break down the James including reading summertime water, top fly patterns, retrieve strategies, and...


Jun 25, 2020

Our destination is Redding, CA, and the Lower Sacramento River.  Our guest is expert guide and fly fisherman, Greg Kennedy, with The Fly Shop, who shares why this river is a top destination for large Rainbow trout.  Listen as he takes us through the seasons and shares tips on top flies, which hatches to key in on, and...


Jun 11, 2020

Our destination is northwestern Ontario’s Lac Seul, known for producing trophy Muskie as big as your kid!  And our guest is expert guide and author, Ben Beattie of Ben Beattie Outdoors.  Ben shares why anglers worldwide come to Lac Seul to catch that “fish of a lifetime”.  We dive into the weeds with tips on best...


Jun 4, 2020

Our destination is the Au Sable River with expert guide, Josh Greenberg, of Gates Au Sable Lodge.  Josh shares why so many flock to northern Michigan to hunt for big Browns and unlocks the secrets of the “fishing the wood” with dry flies.   As an added bonus, tips on night fishing -- hex fishing and mousing –...