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The Tuna Town Talks Fishing Podcast with Captain Paul Miller

Tuna Town Talks delves into the characters and stories of Venice, Louisiana, the fishing capital of the world. In each episode, Captain Paul Miller will try his best to pull out the most bazaar, action filled stories from some of the most well-known captains in Venice, LA. From the past to the future, we are going to talk about how rules and regulations have changed fishing and will continue to do so.....

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Tuna Town Talks delves into the characters and stories of Venice, Louisiana, the fishing capital of the world. In each episode, Captain Paul Miller will try his best to pull out the most bazaar, action filled stories from some of the most well-known captains in Venice, LA. From the past to the future, we are going to talk about how rules and regulations have changed fishing and will continue to do so.....

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Deckhands

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Had a podcast one day after fishing, had a few deckhands and new captains on, including Stephen Giacobbe, Joseph Morgan, Cameron Alda, Aston Moth and Alex Sewel.  Kevin Beach also made an appearance at the end of the show!  Enjoy!

Aug 21 2022

2hr 16mins

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Season 3 - Episode 10 - Scott Cothran, VP of Freeman Boatworks

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Scott Cothran has been the VP of Freeman Boatworks for 10 years now.  Captain Paul Miller  was in Charleston, SC and decided to do a podcast with Scott after they toured the Freeman factory!  Enjoy!

Jul 05 2022

33mins

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Season 3 - Episode 9 - Craig Baller

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Craig Baller has been a great client and friend of Captain Paul Miller for nearly three years.  He's fished lots of big name fishing destinations all over the world!  Captain Paul decided to have him on the show to reflect on some of their times together.  Enjoy!

Jun 27 2022

1hr 4mins

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Season 3 - Episode 8 - Captain Ronnie Granier

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Captain Ronnie Granier has been guiding in Venice since the 1980's.  Captain Paul Miller sat down with Ronnie after a day of fishing and got to hear some really awesome stories, as well as Ronnie's take on conservation.

Jun 03 2022

1hr 10mins

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Season 3 - Episode 7 - Jay O’Brian

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Jay O'Brian is a fishing guide out of Dauphin Island, Alabama.  He is putting on a triple tail grand championship, so I invited him on the show to tell us all about it!

May 23 2022

34mins

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Season 3 - Episode 6 - Teena and Naylan Patel

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Teena and Naylan Patel stayed in Venice for nearly two months!  They became very friendly with a lot of the captains so I decided to have them on the show. Tina has a degree in psychology with an emphasis in behavior change and learning as well as a masters in business administration. She has been studying street dogs in developing countries for nearly 20 years. Also, she founded Doglando in Orlando Florida in 2003, which is an enrichment facility for dogs. Uniquely enough, Tina believes in teaching her son Naylan through experiences rather than traditional schooling, and it just so happens that Naylan loves fishing, so most of their experiences have included fishing lately!

Apr 13 2022

1hr 46mins

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Season 3 - Episode 5 - Joey Furlan of Furlan’s Marine

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Joey Furlan is owner of Furlans Marine in Gautier MS. While we were at the Biloxi boat show, I had Joey on to talk about how he got into the boating business as well as the wide range of services they offer. Tune in!

Mar 27 2022

1hr 12mins

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Season 3 - Episode 4 - Captain Kevin Beach

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Kevin Beach has been a charter captain in Venice for over 25 years and is owner of The Mexican Gulf Fishing Company. We sat down and had a podcast the night before his first day back of the 2022 fishing season. It sure was a fun one! 

Mar 15 2022

1hr 40mins

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Season 3 - Episode 3 - Dr. Marcus Drymon

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Dr Marcus Drymon is an ecologist, and his job as assistant extensions professor at Mississippi State University is to make applicable, science-based solutions usable to coastal marine anglers, both commercial and recreational. He also does a ton of research on sharks and the role they play in the environment. It was a fun podcast and very informative. Enjoy!

Jan 31 2022

1hr 4mins

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Season 3 - Episode 2 - Captain Myles Colley

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Captain Myles Colley is from Pensacola, Florida and has been in the leaderboards throughout the Gulf of Mexico’s biggest sport fishing tournaments. He tells a number of very entertaining stories including winning a Cobia tournament with a 126lber! Tune in, you won’t be disappointed!

Jan 24 2022

1hr 24mins

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Season 3 - Episode 1 - Captain Colin Byrd

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Captain Colin Byrd has been a captain for The Mexican Gulf Fishing Company since 2014 and is a true master of his craft. Captain Paul Miller sits down with Colin to learn more about how he got started in fishing as well as some of his highlights. Enjoy!

Jan 18 2022

54mins

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Season 2 - Episode 19 - Robbie Carter

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Robbie Carter is the director of many fishing tournaments throughout the southeastern United States. On this episode, Captain Paul Miller sits down with Robbie to talk about the Louisiana Tuna Wahoo Classic!

Dec 28 2021

24mins

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Season 2 - Episode 18 - Krissy Wejebe

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Krissy Wejebe is the daughter of fishing legend and television of the Spanish Fly, Josè Wejebe. Captain Paul Miller got to sit down and get to know her while she was on a fishing trip to Venice. Talked a lot about her dad and past stories as well as the future of the Spanish Fly Foundation.   

Dec 19 2021

55mins

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Season 2 - Episode 17 - Captain Kyle Johnson

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Captain Kyle Johnson is an inshore charter captain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He is also involved with The Speckled Truth podcast
and a huge advocate for conservation. I had him on the podcast to get to know him more and to learn about what he has learned as an angler.
This was a fun episode! Y’all enjoy!

Nov 01 2021

1hr 41mins

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Season 2 - Episode 16 - Austin Powell

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Austin Powell is a long time dive partner as well as a great friend! He now fishes with the Intense sport fishing team that has a long track record for being on the leader boards throughout the Gulf of Mexico’s biggest fishing tournaments.  I invited him on the show to talk about some of our times out on the water. We had a great time and I hope to have him on again some time!

Oct 25 2021

51mins

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Season 2 - Episode 15 - Angelos Apeitos

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Angelos Apeitos is the hatchery manager at the University of Southern Mississippi’s research laboratory, located in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. I was given the opportunity to have Angelos give me a tour of the facility and I got to see the massive 14lb speckled trout that they have raised at the research lab. Getting to know Angelos and learning from a guy like him was truly an awesome experience. Tune in to hear a very entertaining and educational conversation between a fisherman and a scholar!

Oct 02 2021

1hr 30mins

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Season 2 - Episode 14 - Captain Walter Heathcock

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Captain Walter Heathcock is an inshore fishing guide out of Venice, Louisiana.  Walter is a Venice native and has seen this fishery as both a fishing guide and a commercial fisherman.  We have a very in-depth fishing conversation!  I hope y'all enjoy!

Sep 17 2021

1hr 11mins

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Season 2 - Episode 13 - Captain Jordan Ellis of the Mexican Gulf Fishing Company

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Captain Jordan Ellis has been an offshore fishing guide out of Venice, Louisiana for the last 11 years.  Some of the things he has seen over the years are unimaginable, so Captain Paul Miller sat down with Jordan so he could tell us some of the stories that have happened over the years!

Aug 15 2021

2hr 10mins

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Season 2 - Episode 12 - Donnie Jackson

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Donnie Jackson is a charter fisherman out of Venice, Louisiana, however, on this episode, I went to the Golden Nugget in Biloxi, Mississippi where Donnie had just won $283,000 and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic!  I got the chance to interview him directly after the award ceremony that Sunday evening, and the story is pretty awesome!  Give it a listen!

Jul 08 2021

35mins

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Season 2 - Episode 11 - Tom Hilton

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Tom is founder of Hilton's Fishing Charts, an offshore imagery website that tremendously helps fishermen locate the right fishing conditions.  In this episode, Tom tells us how he got started, and we go way into red snapper politics.  This was a fun episode!  Everyone enjoy!

Jul 01 2021

1hr 42mins

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