The Direction2020-04-03T10:05:31-05:00


The Direction takes you to bucket list fishing locations where host Mark Stowe is joined each week by guests who have great stories to tell. Each person, location and expirience bringing something unique. During each episode, we share fishing tips while having a little fun. Our goal is for you the viewer to gain insight while enjoying some impactful and personal moments.You will never know who will step in the boat next. You will never know our next stop or what may happen. Watch and see where “ The Direction” takes you next.


The Direction “Happy Meal 2.0”

Happy Meal 2.0 The Direction What happens when you put 4 Anglers in 1 boat at Vero Trophy Bass Lakes… One big catastrophe of a great time!!!

The Direction “No Person Left Behind”

No Person Left Behind The Direction One Call Concepts has brought together Mark Stowe and No Person Left Behind volunteer, Chase Savage, to share his story of connecting with No Person Left Behind and [...]

The Direction “Swindle Time”

Swindle Time The Direction When you think about the Swindle last name, you think fishing. This week Mark Stowe is joined by Trey Swindle on Lake Guntersville in Alabama and oh my are there [...]

The Direction “Catching em”

Catching em The Direction This week Mark Stowe brings Jimmy Jennings and Dan Sheehan to his home town, in Kentucky, to catch some Taylorsville Lake crappie and to show that you don’t have to [...]

The Direction “New York Smallies”

New York Smallies The Direction If your looking to catch some great smallmouth, 1000 Islands, New York is a hard place to beat. Mark Stowe and Kyle Metzger spend a few days tracking down [...]

The Direction “The Freeze”

The Freeze The Direction Usually we use a boat for fishing on lakes, but this week we’re taking the UTV and snowmobiles because it’s completely frozen over! We set out onto Saginaw Bay, located [...]

The Direction “American Veterans”

American Veterans The Direction A salute to American Veterans. Its time for The Direction's annual West Boggs, IN fish smackdown, where we take some American Veterans out to say thank you and have a [...]

The Direction “Georgia Power Fishing”

Georgia Power Fishing The Direction Fishing tournaments make you think big gas-powered outboards and large bass boats, but this week we’re meeting up with Merrick McCluere at Rocky Mountain Public Fishing Area to learn [...]

The Direction “Stonewallin’ Gills”

Stonewallin' Gills The Direction Mark Stowe and his son, Nick, head to Stonewall Jackson Lake in West Virginia to catch some fish. Due to some recent whether, it became apparent that they would have [...]

The Direction “Polar Vortex”

Polar Vortex The Direction Justin Berry of “The Crappie Connection” and Mark Stowe venture off to Lake of Egypt, Illinois into the middle of a Polar Vortex in search of some slab crappie, and [...]

The Direction “Giant Florida Bassin'”

Giant Florida Bassin' The Direction Vero Trophy Bass Lakes is a stop of a lifetime. Brent Anderson and Mark Stowe show off their fish catching skills on some giant largemouth in Florida. [...]

The Direction “Under The Boat”

Under The Boat The Direction Alabama doesn’t disappoint when it comes to June bass fishing at Lake Guntersville. Mark Stowe is joined by Darien Craig and the fish just keep coming out from underneath [...]

The Direction “Turtle Attack”

Turtle Attack The Direction The one and only Turtleman join Mark Stowe for some fishing, in the backwoods of Kentucky, that is not short on entertainment!

The Direction “The Look Back”

The Look Back The Direction Mark Stowe and Jimmy Jennings get together to look back on the 2019 season and highlight their favorite moments.

The Direction “The Happy Meal Bet”

The Happy Meal Bet The Direction Mark Stowe, Misty Wise, and Carl Carson get a fishing bet going on the Cooper River, in South Carolina, and each one of them is determined to win [...]

The Direction “Daughters”

Daughters The Direction Mark Stowe takes his daughter, Lauren Stowe, to Alabama for some fun family time, while trying to catch some largemouth bass.

The Direction “Mason Farming”

Mason Farming The Direction Mark Stowe travels to Worthington, IN to fish with Mark Mason from Bloodhound and Americas CEO, Tim Laird, who will be cooking up a great fresh fish recipe. [...]

The Direction “Legends of Fishing”

Legends of Fishing The Direction A dream team of fishermen showing off their skills. Steve Clapper and Terry McWilliams share their knowledge with Mark Stowe and Roger Lipscomb on lake St. Clair while the [...]

The Direction “Football Fishing”

Football Fishing The Direction Mark Stowe and his son, Nick Stowe, gather up some local kids and the high school football coach, Mike Marksbury, for some pond fishing fun.

The Direction “Gives Back”

Gives Back The Direction Mark Stowe heads to the Nipsco Gives Back Charity Fund raising fishing event in Indiana, where they are raising money for Autism Awareness.

The Direction “Keep Your Eye on the Bait”

Keep Your Eye on the Bait The Direction You always anticipate catching fish, but guest Mark Garner gets a hook set he wasn’t expecting, leaving Mark Stowe and Mattie Garner just as surprised. [...]

The Direction “The Wake”

The Wake The Direction Carl Parks and Mark Stowe head to Cedar Creek Lake in Kentucky for a Tribute to Carl’s son, CJ, whose story continues to affect others.

The Direction “The First Pitch”

The First Pitch The Direction Mark Stowe throws the first pitch at the Georgia Striper game and the Wade family shares some fish catching fun at their family’s place.

The Direction “Depths of Kentucky Lake”

Depths of Kentucky Lake The Direction This week Mark Stowe heads to Kentucky Lake with his friends Chris Beaudrie and Jimmy Jennings to do some ledge fishing and hook into some Largemouth. [...]

The Direction “Military Appreciation”

Military Appreciation The Direction Our second annual West Boggs Lake Military appreciation fishing event. Mark Stowe, Terry McWilliams, and Wes Thomas take some servicemen fishing, with a little surprise at the end. [...]

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