Apr 5, 2020
This week on the Remote. No Pressure. fly fishing podcast Jeff talk with Rob McConnell about his book Fly Fishing the Sam.
00:00 Jeff and Bill talk Tiger King and the Juice
03:20 How Much Does to cost to buy a baby tiger
03:50 The Tiger King talks
08:30 Jeff fears that he’s the next Joe Exotic
08:55 Jeff is looking for his Carol Baskin
11:50 Reality TV trends with the political climate. Downhill.
15:10 Interview begins with Rob McConnell- Fly Fishing the Sam
19:00 How Robert ended up in Houston from Pennsylvania
21:00 What’s the difference between a National Park and a National Forest?
22:50 How Rob discovered the Sam Houston National Forest
25:50 Bugs on the Sam
26:45 How to avoid ticks in the forest
27:40 What fly to fish with in Texas
30:25 Rob McConnell’s San Jac Squirrel Fly
32:50 Why Rob didn’t talk about bass fishing in Texas lakes
36:00 Jeff drops names again…
39:30 Jeff talks about food in Houston. What to do in Houston?
42:00 Why Rob chose to showcase the Sam
43:20 Snakes in the Sam Houston National Forest
45:20 Danny Scarborough and the State Record Spotted Bass?
47:30 How Rob met Aaron Reed
50:50 Texas history
https://bluecollarflyfishing.com/ (Aaron Reed’s Book)