Podcast: Ted Juracsik, Hungarian Revolutionary

“Them nuns were mean!”

The Itinerant Angler Podcast: Season Two

Episode Ten: Ted Juracsik, Hungarian Revolutionary

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Ted Juracsik’s life can only be properly described with one word: epic. Like Odysseus cast adrift from a country in ruins, Ted wandered Europe’s Cold War refugee camps before finding his way to New York City. Listen to his remarkable journey from Hungarian-speaking soccer player and tool and die machinist all the way to one of our country’s top fly reel designers, told in his own distinctive voice.

Special thanks this week to Marianne Papa and the Tibor Reel Company for their extensive help and cooperation.

Next week: don’t miss Dan Blanton, on California striped bass and the wild and wooly fisheries of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Down Under!

Special thanks to Old
Crow Medicine Show
for their permission to use “Gospel Plow” in The Itinerant
Angler Podcast. For more excellent modern bluegrass music, visit www.crowmedicine.com. More thanks to Ben Winship and Brian Wicklund of BenWinship.com and FishingMusic.com for supplying their album “Big Twang” and the compilation album “Fishing Music.” Check them out through the website or on iTunes! Finally, a big thank you to Jack Lewis of The Olde Surber Station Radio Blog and the Oriskany Strings.

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