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The Hosts 

The hosts of the Angler's Happy Hour Podcast are long time friends and fishing partners. Their friendship bleeds through into the podcast as they have fun on the air while telling stories or discussing events in the fishing world. 

Josh Bertrand 

Nic McMurry

Rob Vanderkooi

Currently residing in Queen Creek, Arizona Josh is an avid tournament bass angler, husband, and father of two children. Currently competing on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour, Josh lives for competition on the water. Josh is a four time Bassmaster Classic Qualifer and former Bassmaster Elite Series Winner. 

A resident of Mesa, Arizona Rob is one of the most accomplished freshwater anglers in the Southwestern U.S. A former Bassmaster Open winner, Rob is now a full time fishing guide in central Arizona. Also an avid hunter, you will often find Rob and his son Boyd adventuring in the mountains around their home state. 

A native of Mesa AZ, Nic puts his versatile bass and fly fishing skillset to work in the southwest. With a family of three young children, Nic is passionate about passing his love for the outdoors to the next generation. Along with his active outdoor lifestyle, Nic also runs a successful real estate business. 

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