Last Cast Podcast | Fishing, Humor, Food, Texas show

Last Cast Podcast | Fishing, Humor, Food, Texas

Summary: Matthew Bey and Jamey Maness are more than just friends, they are Fishing Team. Together they venture out onto the water, pitting their wits against each other and against the fish. Insightful banter bookends a podcast vérité look into the life of an angler. Learn more about the ins and outs of the sporting lifestyle and pop culture at the same time .

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 Ep53: Free Fishing Day in Monona Bay in Madison, Wisconsin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:55

The Fishing Team irregulars are at work in this episode, as Matthew Bey takes advantage of Wisconsin’s Free Fishing Day along with nephew Shel and father Sheldon. Fishing along the shores of Monona Bay in Madison, they clean up on bluegills, and Shel even catches a coveted yellow perch. This episode edited and recorded byRead More

 Ep52: White Bass Fishing at Colorado Bend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:28

A That Wasn’t That Bad recorded as fishing team leaves Colorado Bend State Park with a cooler full of white bass. They talk about a beautiful carp and the surprisingly long hike to the campsite. This episode edited by Matthew

 Ep51: White Bass Run at Shaffer’s Bend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:09

The fishing team go up to Shaffer Bend Recreation Area above Lake Travis to hook up on the white bass run. Two That Wasn’t That Bad strung together to make an entire TWTB super-episode! Three TPWD certifications earned on these two trips! Excitement intensifies!!! Episode edited by Matthew.

 Ep50: 106 Fish | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:15

Fishing Team starts off season 3 after a long hiatus of recording with an ambitious scheme to catch a hundred fish in a day! We’ll gloss over whether that was going to be a hundred fish each, or a hundred fish total, but 106 fish is pretty much a success either way. This is alsoRead More

 Ep49: Bey’s Fourth Cert | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:07

The epic quest for TPWD elite status nears its stunning conclusion, as Matthew lands a certificate-worthy rainbow trout. This is an only That Wasn’t That Bad episode, so you don’t have to listen to Matthew drop his phone in the water several times while trying to get a pick of a struggling and slippery fishRead More

 Ep48: Port Aransas Bank Fishing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:38

This special all That Wasn’t That Bad episode follows the inshore fishing trip Jamey and Matthew took to Port Aransas in December 2019. They describe catching fish off the pier in Bayside, the Caldwell Pier in Port A, and the sheepshead off the Packery Jetty. Also a long review of Texas Seafood by PJ andRead More

 Ep47: Lake Travis EDM | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:42

Lake Travis is a party lake, so Fishing Team tackles it in this episode with a party state of mind. They put to the test Matthew’s crazy scheme to use a tarp and a waterproof bluetooth speaker playing electronic dance music. Also a special “that wasn’t that bad” crossover segment with Matthew and Jamey’s otherRead More

 Ep46: Hula Hut Carp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:36

This episode finds Fishing Team (aka Jamey and Matthew) in the canoe out at their secret honey hole for carp and catfish. Just kidding, they’re sitting right next to the Hula Hut restaurant in plain view of everyone. In fact, Jamey gets a standing ovation for his extraordinary fishingness! This episode edited by Jamey Maness

 Ep45: Lady Bird Lake in Summer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:42

It’s the high heat of the summer, and for some reason Jamey and Matthew are out in the canoe on Lady Bird trying to catch some stuff. There’s a few small fish caught and a conversation about Rapala and Champagne tastes. That Wasn’t That Bad taped during dinner at Taco More on Austin’s Riverside Road.Read More

 Ep44: The Cichlid Cert | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:20

So this episode doesn’t have the best sound quality. We might have just scrapped this one, but early on, Matthew catches a certificate-sized Rio Grande cichlid, cane poling it right out of Lady Bird Lake. This episode marks the first time Fishing Team caught one of the trophy fish on actual direct audio like aRead More

 Ep43: Fishing in the Danger Zone – Colorado River Guadalupe Bass | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:17

Our Fishing Team goes to the Colorado River near Austin, hunting the state fish, the Guadalupe bass. Not to spoil anything, but from the pics you can see that they did indeed catch a Guadalupe. As Matthew and Jamey were a bit giddy from a live podcast taping at Armadillocon the night before, there’s moreRead More

 Ep42: County Line BBQ Grass Carp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:48

It’s a last minute and poorly executed after-work trip to the County Line BBQ, which sits on a spur of Lake Austin. Fishing team takes advantage of fishes’ love of BBQ bread and hooks up on grass carp, catfish, and plenty of sunfish. It’s the longest fight sequence since They Live, so don’t miss it!

 Ep41: Jamey’s Big Dang Carp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:48

A bit of a spoiler, this is the episode where Jamey catches a great big carp. He’s already got his Big Fish Award for it, and he’s very proud of himself, you can be sure. Also included in this episode, Las Trancas tacos and a torta. If there’s something better than carp and street cartRead More

 Ep40: Do You Believe in Life After Lake Travis? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:14

Our intrepid fisherguys take it to Lake Travis at Sandy Creek Park to try and catch something, anything they could call a trophy. It doesn’t quite go that well, but it also doesn’t go that poorly. There are tilapia sightings, fish in the hand, and some badly recalled Cher songs.

 Ep39: Southeast Metropolitan Park Odyssey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:09

Even people who have spent years in Austin don’t know that just past the airport there’s a county park with beautiful hiking trails and oddly productive pond fishing. Jamey and Matthew go to Southeast Metropolitan Park and they find plenty of fish deep down into the woods. Afterward they eat the surprisingly good cheeseburger atRead More


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