Ozark Trout Bum is a monthly podcast targeting not only trout anglers in our beautiful part of the world, but all fishermen. Interviews with top anglers, “Strategies for Success,” with John Berry and “Focus on Conservation” are all part of this fun and informative magazine-style program. Sit a spell and have a listen. We think you’ll enjoy it.

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Ozark Trout Bum, November, 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on November 11th, 2012

Trophy trout in cold weather dominates Steve’s interviews with two of the White River’s heavy hitters: Steve Dally and Duane Hada. And regular, John Berry weighs in with another strategy for success.

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Ozark Trout Bum, October 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on October 12th, 2012

We hit the road in October, with a visit to Montauk State Park, Mo., for a Healing Waters fundraiser. Then we head down to the Fly Fishing Fair in Mountain Home, Ark. We ran into a lot of friends and talked a lot of trout fishing with Mark Van Patten, Tom Timmerberg, Chris Short and Lori Sloas. And as always, John Berry offers up another Strategy for Success. Tom Goodwin,vice president of conservation for the Southern Council of Fly Fishers, joins us for Focus on Conservation.

Ozark Trout Bum, September 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on September 1st, 2012

Ozark Trout Bum goes on location in this episode, participating in Project Healing Waters on Lake Taneycomo. Local guides visit with host Steve Brigman about their day on the water with wounded veterans. Trout Bum regular John Berry offers up his best tips on fall fishing and shares his strategy for fishing soft hackles. Wes Swee is also on hand to talk about the drought’s effect on Ozark fisheries.


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Ozark Trout Bum, July, 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on July 18th, 2012

In this episode of Ozark Trout Bum, Phil Lilley breaks down Lake Taneycomo and Tim Homesley get camouflaged up to fish small streams on the July episode of Ozark Trout Bum. Then T.L. Lauerman, conservation director of the White River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, discusses his group’s effort to plant cutthroat eggs in the Norfork and White rivers. And John Berry talks about becoming a guide and fishing big streamers for brown trout.

Ozark Trout Bum, June, 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on June 16th, 2012

Missouri angler Rick Osborn gives a blow-by-blow description of catching his world record trout and White River guide and fly fishing instructor Lori Sloas goes back to basics.

Ozark Trout Bum, May, 2012 Podcast

Posted by Steve Brigman on April 25th, 2012

The first episode of Ozark Trout Bum features angler/artist Duane Hada and Alaskan guide, and seasonal Ozark resident, Duane Doty.  Mark Van Patton also drops in and talks about Missouri’s new regulation, the ban on felt sole wading boots.  And then our very own John Berry shares his fishing tips.