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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 30, 2020

This week our destination is the world-famous Bitterroot River in Western Montana.   Our guest is expert guide and historian, Chad Williams, with Total Outfitters fly shop, Lolo, MT.  A veritable bug factory, Chad takes us through top hatches and must-have patterns, covering the East, West, and main branches of this...


Jul 23, 2020

This week our destination is Sugar Creek and the Tippecanoe River in Western Indiana, two of the best Smallmouth Bass fisheries in the Midwest.   Our guest is expert guide, author, and speaker, Chad Miller, owner of Sugar Creek Anglers.  Chad shares stories on how Smallmouth think, what they eat, and tactics for the...


Jul 16, 2020

This week our destination is Upper North Platte River in South Central Wyoming, one of the premier Blue-Ribbon trout streams in the West.  Our guest is Benjy Duke, Expeditions Director for the famous A Bar A Ranch.  Listen while Benjy takes us through the seasons explaining key hatches, go-to techniques, public access,...


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...