The Outdoor Scoreboard Fishing Podcast

Dave and Matt wrap up the 2017 podcast season with friend of the show Mark Menendez. We chat with Mark about the recent merger of Lew's (Peak Rock Capital) and Strike King. 

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This week we're joined by GoWild App developer Brad Luttrell from Louisville, KY. GoWild is a new social media platform made specifically for us hunters and anglers to share our stories and memories. Listen up and get the deets during the show then head over to and learn more!
@bradluttrell @gowildapp on Twitter. 

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This week Matt and Dave are joined by BASS's newest Elite angler Hella Pro Wesley Strader. Wesley was kind enough to share some of his time with us during his whitetail hunt up in Illinois. We cover his upcoming venture into the Elite ranks as well as Tennessee's coaching search that seems to never end. 

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He's a man with arguably the most electrifying beard in professional bass fishing....Thanks to Luke Dunkin for being our guest this week. It's another fun episode with plenty to talk about. Matt, Dave, and Luke try to figure out who will be UT's next football coach. Time flies when you're having fun talking to Luke. Enjoy!

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Double header this week, folks! Fishing Tackle Retailer's Joe Sills catches up with Matt and Dave and tells us about his recent trip abroad in Europe. We talk about what it's like to wander through the countryside with little more than a backpack and a drone...and a Mercedes that can't handle a little mud. We also discuss industry questions about the recent acquisition of Strike King by Lew's Holdings (Peak Rock Capital). Later we're joined by Cajun Baby CLiff Crochet to talk LSU/UT football and his new rod partnership! Duce Rods. Check'em out!

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Costa champion Bradford Beavers joins us this week to share the details on his voctory on KY lake at the Costa National Championship. 

Matt and Dave also discuss the recent news of Lew's acquiring Strike King. More on that next week!

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Guess who's back! James Watson joins Matt and David to catch up on what's new in his world. And it IS his world, we're just livin' in it! James gives us the scoop on a new spoon he's designing. Matt and Dave share some marketing ideas. 

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This week our buddy Brent Anderson is back to talk about his third consecutive All-American qualification via the BFL regional on KY Lake. We discuss how the fish behavior is changing on the lake due to the Asian carp presence and how he practiced for the event. 

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Bryan College's Jacob Foutz joins us this week to discuss his Bassmaster collegiate national championship title. Jacob will be representing the college angling world in the 2018 Bassmaster Classic next year on Lake Hartwell. Matt and David share their feelings over last weekend's UK and UT football games. 

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Dave and Matt are joined by one of the Tennessee River legends Profound Outdoors pro Randy Haynes. We get the scoop on Randy's plans to join the FLW Tour in 2018. We also pick his brain on how he got so good fishing the deep ledges on the TN river system and how he keeps an open mind as fishing conditions change. The show wraps up with Matt and Dave covering their fantasy pics for the BASS AOY event on Mille Lacs.  You can follow Randy on IG & Twitter @randyhaynesfishing


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This week we're joined by the 2017 FLW Cup champion Justin Atkins. 
Justin catches us up on what it's like being not only FLW Cup champ but Rookie of the Year as well! Matt and Dave review the BASS elite AOY rankings and speculate on who will have to requalify next year. 

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This week Matt is joined by @HellaBass Rich Lindgren to cover our fantasy picks for the last regular season event on St. Clair. For Rich's youtube pick videos you can find them here.

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We're back! Dave is well on the road to recovery and ready to talk bass. This week's guest is BASS Elite rookie Jamie Hartman. Jamie did a great job laying out his background and how he got into competitive bass fishing and how he prepared for going on the Elite tour. Later Matt and Dave are joined by Jason Baggett and Jason Duran from Contingense and Bonus Loop. Listen up and find out just what you may be missing!! We wrap it up with our FLW Cup fantasy picks. 

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This week's special guest is UK Football linebacker Kash Daniel. Kash fills us in on how summer practice is going as well as how he grew up learning to bass fish in Eastern KY. Later Matt and Dave go over their fantasy picks for the Elite event at Champlain. 

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This week Matt and David are joined by a Legend of the Outdoors. Editor in Chief of Bassmaster magazine Dave Precht. Dave fills us in on how he got into outdoor journalism as well as some discussion on the new no info rule. Later we cover our St. Lawrence fantasy picks. Finally, stay tuned at the end for a quick interview Matt got with FTR's Ken Duke!!

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We recap our TOS Summer Slam from last week. Chad Morgenthaler joins us to discuss his recent finish at the BASS Open on the Sabine River. We play some new TOS voicemail messages and wrap it up with a preview of some new items coming out at next week's ICAST. 

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Matt and Dave are up at Fish Tale Lodge ready to go head to head this weekend on KY lake. Our guided trip fell through so it's up to us to make it happen!

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This week's GUESTS are the recent KY lake Costa's co-angler champ Grayson Smith and boater runner-up Cole Floyd. David gets on his soap box and rants as we cover our FLW Potomac fantasy picks and discuss how there are always a few pros sandbagging during practice. 

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Our guest this week is Doomsday Tackle pro David Mullins. Mullins briefs us on his top 12 finish at Dardenelle. Matt tries to stump him on some Andy Griffith triva. The 2 Davids exchange their annual college basketball smacktalk. 

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Recent Sam Rayburn champ Brandon Palaniuk joins Matt and David to catch up on his season. Brandon also gives us his report on Dardenelle lake and what the conditions are so far. Later Matt and David go over their fanasy picks. 

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Matt and David catch up with Ross Barnett champ Dustin Connell this week. Dustin shares his thoughts on his emotional delayed day 4 victory, beating out KVD for his first major career victory. 

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Joe Sills from Fishing Tackle Retailer joins Matt and Dave again to catch up and describe his recent world travels. We focus on his trip to Vietnam and discuss the contrast between the daily fishing cultures of Vietnam and the U. S. Later, Matt and Dave cover their FLW and BASS fantasy picks. 

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David and Matt talk with Bryan Thrift as he gets off Chickamauga lake practicing for this week's Costa event. We try to pick his brain on what it's like to be on the hottest streak in professional bass fishing. Later we are joined by KY Dept of Fisheries Ron Brooks to ask some more questions about Asian carp, specifically the large die off of young Asian carp on KY lake and Barkley. Lots of information you don't want to miss. 

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Did you know there are gators on Ross Barnett? Just Matt, David, and a surprise guest goofing off. Dave plays a few tunes, cracks some jokes, we come up with a new phrase for outkicking one's coverage, oh, and we also discuss our fantasy picks. And Gators. Lots of gators. 

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This week Matt and Dave dial up Gainesville, Florida to catch up with Strike King pro Shaw Grigsby. We cover everything from MLF to sushi. Later the guys compare results from last week's fantasy events.

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Dave made it down to Lake Cumberland Wednesday to talk to some of the pros for this week's B-B-B-Bonus clip of the week.

Take a listen as he chats with Todd Hollowell,  Blake Nick, James Watson, and Jeremy Lawyer. 

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We have a packed show this week with Chad Hoover from Chad fills us in on how the KBF national championsip played out on KY lake last weekend. He also gives some great info on how to get into kayak fishing and the opportunities it opens up for getting those hard to get to bass. Later we're joined by Jason Pittman to cover our Toledo Bend fantasy picks. Then Dave and Matt wrap it up with their FLW Lake Cumberland picks. 


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This week's guest uhda day..uhda week is THE #BabyCub himself Mark Zona. Matt and Dave catch up with Mark after the Classic and discuss just how crazy the way it all turned out. We also get into what exactly Zona Live is and what's coming in the next few weeks!

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It's Classic week and the bass fishing world is focusing their eyes toward lake Conroe and Houston, TX. This week Matt and Dave get an exclusive interview with Contingense's Jason Baggett to get the scoop on the next level coming from the contingency information website. Bonus Loop will debut at the Bassmaster Classic Expo this week. If you're visiting stop by and check out their booth and find out how you can use Bonus Loop to win more money in your tournaments. Later, Matt and Dave discuss their fantasy picks. 

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This week's guest is Cliff Crochet with special appearance by baby Ben Crochet. Matt and David catch up with Cliff before the Classic.

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It's a double header this week. Our first guest is KY Dept of Wildlife director of fisheries Ron Brooks. Ron updates us on the efforts being spearheaded by the KY Dept of Wildlife to study and help control the asian carp population on the TN and Cumberland rivers. The 2nd half of our show we're joined by recent Elite series Okeechobee champ Timmy Horton to discuss his victory and what he is looking forward to the rest of the season. David and Matt wrap it up with their FLW fantasy picks for Harris Chain.

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This week it's Duke vs. Rich for the title of TOS Trivia Challenge Challenge Challenge Champion. Put on your thinking caps and test your fishing knowledge against our 2 contestants. 

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Football season is over and it's time to fish for this week's guest Tennessee Volunteers tightend Ethan Wolf. Ethan talks to Matt and David about how he got into bass fishing when he moved to Knoxville, what it's like fishing the diverse lakes there, and whether competitive fishing is an athletic sport. Later we compare fantasy picks for the Elite event at Okeechobee.

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213 Paul Mueller and FLW Fantasy Picks
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212 Super Secret Fantasy League

The time has come for the annual TOS Super Secret Fantasy League draft!
We kick it off with a trivia challenge showdown then jump right into the league draft. Stay tuned after the draft to hear Matt and guest Mac McBroom go over their Bassmaster Elite fantasy picks for lake Cherokee.  

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211 Randall Tharp and Fantasy Picks

This week's guest is BASS Elite pro planner Randall Tharp. The honey badger shares his thoughts on the upcoming season which kicks off next week on Lake Cherokee in east Tennessee. Dave and Matt pick Tharp's brain about how he'll figure out Okechobee as well. Then we share and compare our FLW Guntersville fantasy picks!

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210 David Kilgore

Strike King and Vicious pro David Kilgore is back to give us the deets on how he finished 6th in the recent Southern BASS Open on Harris Chain last week. Then it's on to another round of TOS Trivia Challenge with Duke Jenkel and Shane Jewell. 

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209 FLW's Joe Opager

Joe Opager from FLW joins Matt and Dave to catch up on the latest FLW news. Cody Furr vs Tony Posey in our next round of trivia challenge. 

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208 Mike Iaconelli

Folks at home! This week's guest is no stranger to anyone. Mike joins Matt and David to discuss preparing for the beginning of another long BASS Elite schedule. He also discusses his motivations for writing his book Fishing on the Edge. David wants to know who Ike would have as a tournament partner....Later Rich Lindgren joins us for trivia with a surprising twist...tune in to find out what happened!

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207 Skylar Hamilton

Happy new year! Speaking of new, this week's guest is one of BASS Elite's new pros Skylar Hamilton. Skylar fills us in on who his inspiration was for getting into bass fishing as well as some of his thoughts on the first stop of the tour on Lake Cherokee. Thenit's trivia time with contestants Cody Fuu and John McGregor!


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Category:Fishing -- posted at: 10:05pm CDT