Wild Fish and Game Podcast

Join Harvesting Nature’s very own, Justin Townsend and Dustyn Carroll as they guide you through the world of cooking wild fish and game meat, their adventures to obtain food, and the lessons learned along the way. Harvesting Nature is a media outlet with the main focus to educate and inspire those wishing to live the outdoor lifestyle with a focus of hunting and fishing for food. Follow along with us as we help you Find your Wilderness Please reach out with questions and comments to whatscooking@harvestingnature.com
Episode 6: Catching, Cleaning, and Cooking Fish, Lobster, and Other Water Dwellers
by Harvesting Nature

Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com

Special Guests

Kory Slye – Harvesting Nature Managing Editor

Collin Gruin – Harvesting Nature Field Staff

Show Notes

Catch and release

Catch and eat

Fishing for enjoyment

Trophy fishing

Fishing for the experience


Spinning vs fly fishing

Cutthroat trout

Saltwater fly fishing

Mark Kenyon’s new book

Bow fishing for carp

Ice fishing

Does the ice break?

Traditional vs electric fillet knives

Is saltwater fishing intimidating for beginners?

Starting with local guides

Spear fishing is hunting under the water

Freshwater spear fishing

Do you eat fish after bow fishing?

Catching, Cleaning, Eating Lion Fish

Lion fish Pizza

Lobstering in the Florida Keys

How to lobster

Spiny lobster meat vs Maine Lobster meat

Cleaning lobster properly


Click the link to get the recipe

Grilled Caribbean Snapper with Couscous and Grilled Vegetables

Firing Lime Chipotle Smoked Steelhead

Coconut Lobster Mac and Cheese

Broiled Walleye with a Pineapple Mustard Rub

Walleye Tacos with Avocado Honey Sauce

Roasted Tuna Head Ramen Noodle Soup

About the Podcast:

We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature.

About the Hosts:

Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature

Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea.

Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host

Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey.


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