Podcasts

Episode #45--Polar Kraft Hunting

Polar Kraft is known as a great fishing boat but it's also an outstanding hunting platform as well.   That's the topic of discussion this time on the podcast as we talk with Bobby Sullivan of Ice Breaker Charters. Bobby is a fishing guide and...

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Episode #44--Don't Put the Boat Away

We're talking with Nicole Stone on this edition of the Polar Kraft podcast. Nicole is a hard core angler and social media influencer who grew up in a fishing family and wants to promote those values to families today. She talks about fall fishing...

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Episode 43--Fall Fishing

An interesting conversation this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast with Lance Valentine of Teachin Fishin. Lance describes his early days on the Professional Walleye Trail and the transition into guiding. He has some great tips for finding fish in...

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Episode 42--Family Fishing

  A conversation with a two Polar Kraft family this time on the podcast. Greg and Amy Diekevers liked their Outlander so much, they bought a new Kodiak to go along with it.  Now they have room to take the entire family fishing. The couple talk...

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Episode 41--Walleye and Steelies and Kings...Oh my!

We're talking four seasons of fishing this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast with Bobby Sullivan of Ice Breaker Charters. Bobby describes how he uses his Polar Kraft for springtime walleye, fall king salmon and wintertime steelhead. He also talks...

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Episode 40--Trust Your Electronics

This month on the Polar Kraft Podcast it's a conversation with Indiana fishing guide Heath Malone of Captain Q Fishing Charters. Heath talks about targeting walleye and crappie including his technique for jigging fish out of weedbeds. Malone also...

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Episode 39--Epic Fishing

We're heading to Michigan's St. Clair River on this edition of the Polar Kraft podcast as we talk with Captain Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters. Pete talks about how he got started in the fishing business, including his charter service and tackle...

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Episode 38--Dragging Jigs

It's been a long winter for Polar Kraft Pro Staffer Nicole Stone and she's ready to hit the open water. In this edition of the podcast Nicole talks about her childhood fishing adventures, previous career as a meteorologist and how she uses social...

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Episode 37--Motor City Gold

We're headed to south east Michigan this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast to talk with Mike Downey of Relentless Grind Guide Service. Mike talks about the phenonemanal springtime walleye fishery on the Detroit and St. Clair Rivers. He describes how...

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Episode 36--Semi Retired

Daryll MacNeil is a former Lake Erie charter captain who considers himself "semi retired", but he spends more time on the water than most full time guides. On this edition of the Polar Kraft podcast, Daryll talks about the differences between...

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Episode 35--Blowguns and Iquanas

Something a little different this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast. We're heading to south Florida with Michigan angler and Polar Kraft owner John Durtka.   He talks about the unique sport of hunting iquanas with blowguns. John also describes...

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Eposide 34--Stayin' Safe

Some great cold water tips this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast.  We're not talking about fish catching tips though...we've got advice on how to stay safe on your wintertime fishing adventures. Joe Marion is a retired Coast Guardsman who pioneered...

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Episode 33--The Catfish Kings

It’s a story of fishing, family and faith this time on the Polar Kraft podcast. We're talking with Jeff King and his dad Jeff King Sr.  They run the Yadkin Master Catters catfish tournament in North Carolilna and they also fish as a team on the...

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Episode 32--Catfishing for Dinosaurs

We're not really fishing for dinosaurs on this editon of the Polar Kraft podcast but we are talking fishing for every species of fish in the St. Clair River...including the prehistoric looking sturgeon with Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters. Pete...

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October 2022

We're checking in with Polar Kraft National Sales Manager Roger Neisen. Roger is a veteran of the boating industry and an avid angler as well. He talks about the recent dealer meeting in Michigan, various models of Polar Kraft boats and why the...

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September 2022

This month, we meet the newest members of the Polar Kraft Field Staff. Amy and Greg Diekevers are a hard core husband and wife team of Saginaw Bay walleye anglers who dabble in salmon fishing as well. The pair has great advice on trolling for...

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August 2022

We're talking with the man behind Polar Kraft Boats....Mark Dupuie. Mark talks about his background in the boating industry and how that experience has helped improve the Polar Kraft lineup. He also describes his niche in the boating market and why...

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July 2022

It's a comparison of Saginaw Bay walleye and Lake Michigan salmon this time on the Polar Kraft podcast.  Bobby Sullivan fishes both lakes and species with his Ice Breaker Charters ...and he guides steelhead and duck hunters from his Polar Kraft...

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June 2022

We're headed back to North Carolina this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast to talk catfishing with Jeff King.   Jeff runs the Yadkin MasterCatters tournament series on the Yadkin river. Anglers in those events target giant blue and flathead catfish....

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May 2022

It's a change of pace this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast as we go underwater instead of on the surface. John Durtka is a passionate underwater spearfishermen who worked hard to change spearfishing laws in Michigan. He talks about what that...

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April 2022

This time on the Polar Kraft Podcast, a man who has a quarter century of experience with the versatile fishing machine.    Lance Valentine of Teachin Fishin helped design the first Polar Kraft walleye boat, and he's been running them ever since....

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March 2022

We're getting ready for  springtime fishing this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast! Open water jigging on the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers are the topic with Captain Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters. Pete describes his techniques for targeting...

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February 2022

Professional angler, entrepreneur and social media influencer Nicole Stone is our guest this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Nicole has made quite a name for herself in the fishing world as she chases a variety of fish across the north country on...

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January 2022

We're talking with an icon in the Outdoor Industry this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Ernie Calandrelli is a well know deer and turkey hunting expert who spent many years with Quaker Boy game calls.  These days, the New York state native spends...

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December 2021

We're headed to North Carolina this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast to learn more about targeting big catfish with Jeff King. Jeff is a tournament angler and coordinator who specializes in fishing for blues and flatheads on the Yadkin River. King...

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November 2021

We're talking with Dean Cushman of Hard Core Charters this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast.   Dean talks about late season trolling, the role water temp plays in that fall bite...and why it's important to be careful on near freezing water. He...

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October 2021

Design changes, improvements....and a new model, this time on the Polar Kraft podcast. PK National Sales Manager Roger Niesen talks about the new Kodiak 198.  He says the addition of a radar arch and fish station should appeal to big water...

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September 2021

There's a new Michigan state record Chinook salmon, and it was caught by a client of Charter Captain Bobby Sullivan of Ice Breaker Charters. The 47.86 pound fish beat a long standing Michigan record that many thought would never fall. Bobby tells...

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August 2021

It's a lesson in urban fishing this time on the Polar Kraft podcast as we talk with Captain Eric Zwierchowski of Captain Z's Charter in southeast Michigan. Eric uses his Polar Kraft to fish the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair.  He targets walleye...

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July 2021

We're talking with Polar Kraft National Sales Manager and avid angler,  Roger Neisen. Roger talks about the state of the boating industry today and why Polar Kraft is in a good position to capitalize on that demand. He also describes the growth of...

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June 2021

We're talking fishing, and the business of fishing, this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast with Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters and Bait Shop. Pete is a young Charter Captain from Marine City Michigan who had a dream of making a living in the...

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May 2021

It's catfish time this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast as we talk with tournament angler Joe Hatfield. Joe describes where to find big catfish and how to catch them. He also talks about the difference between river cats and lake fish, trolling vs...

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April 2021

We're talking Detroit River walleye fishing with one of the best...Polar Kraft Pro Staffer Lance Valentine of Walleye 101. Lance talks about the challenges of fishing that river in strong current with lots of boat traffic and the occasional Great...

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March 2021

We're talking with Polar Kraft Pro Staffer and social media influencer Nicole Stone. Nicole talks about the end of ice fishing season and looks forward to open water action. She also talks about her role as a fishing educator and the importance of...

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February 2021

It's a very interesting story about a very old Polar Kraft boat this month on the podcast. Pat Richardson's dad bought a Polar Kraft boat back in 1957.  Over the years that boat saw lots of time on the water, but eventually ended up abandoned in...

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January 2021

We're talking with a new member of the Polar Kraft Junior Pro Staff this month on the podcast. Dylan May is a high school student from Indiana who's already making a name for himself on the national tournament scene. Dylan recently took second...

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December 2020

This month on the Polar Kraft Podcast, an interesting conversation with a man who has spent his entire life in the boating industry. Mike Marsh of Marsh Brothers Marina in Quincy Michigan talks about the history of his family business and why...

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November 2020

Nicole Stone talks about fall fishing and her new Kodiak 200 on this edition of the Polar Kraft Podcast. Nicole is a hard core angler, social media influencer and internet marketer who has a passion for targeting big, fall crappie and walleye....

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October 2020

Lake Erie walleye action this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast as we talk with Captain Dean Cushman of Hard Core Charters.    Dean talks about how he got into the fishing business, and what it takes to be successful on the water. We also discuss the...

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September 2020

We're talking river fishing with Michigan Charter Captain Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Pete fishes the St. Clair River for walleye, muskies, bass and even sturgeon.  He talks about his favorite jigging...

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August 2020

We meet a new Pro Staffer this month on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Nicole Stone grew up hunting and fishing in Minnesota but these days, you can find her in North Dakota, using her social media and marketing skills to promote fishing...and now, Polar...

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June 2020

We're talking with Gabe VanWormer this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Gabe is an avid outdoorsman and first class videographer.  His work can be seen on Michigan Out of Doors TV and the Fishing 411 TV shows. We talk about a variety of topics,...

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April 2020

Springtime Detroit River walleye action this time on the Polar Kraft Podcast. Long time Detroit River walleye guide Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 and Teachin Fishin talks about this world class fishery. He describes where to find those big fish,...

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February 2020

We're talking with a fishing industry icon on this edition of the Polar Kraft Podcast. Babe Winkelman was a pioneer in the world of outdoor television, with extremely successful national hunting and fishing shows on several networks over the years....

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December 2019

On this inaugural edition of the Polar Kraft Podcast, we're talking with a guy who knows the boats inside and out. Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 and Teachin Fishin has worked with Polar Kraft for many years and  helped design some recent models....

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