The Direction

The Direction

4 Seasons

The Direction is a fishing show hosted by Mark Stowe who travels to bucket list locations catching fish. There is always a good story on these trips. Every episode will be full of laughs, excitement, the how to's of fishing and of course great fish. Our show has a purpose, a unique purpose of Friends, Family and Faith. Aside from catching fish, we have special guests that join us on our show to tell a unique story on each episode. You will never know who's going to step in the boat each week. Our goal for every episode is to bring an impactful show to our viewers. You will have to watch and see what direction is next.

The Direction
  • Chasing the Dream • The Direction

    Episode 1

    Host Mark Stowe is headed north to Lake St. Clair to spend time with his longtime friend Chris Beaudrie catching big smallmouth bass, but also peeking in to the life of someone who is trying to fulfill his lifelong dream of professional bass fishing by qualifying for the Bassmaster Elite Series. ...

  • Fishing with Nordbye • The Direction

    Episode 2

    Lake Guntersville in Alabama is no doubt one of the most renowned bass fisheries in the country, but it is also home to one of the fastest growing online fishing content creators. Host Mark Stowe spends a couple days with Andrew Nordbye, who is quickly becoming a household name in the online fish...

  • For the Love of Fishing • The Direction

    Episode 3

    Host Mark Stowe heads to Lake Pickwick on the Tennessee River to spend a day with Colton Jennings, the founder of Jenko Fishing. Coleton started tinkering with baits in high school, and turned that passion in to one of the leading bait companies in the U.S. Mark finds out that Colton has a love f...

  • Serving Those Who Served • The Direction

    Episode 4

    Each year the United States celebrates those who sacrificed protecting and serving this country, so that we can enjoy our freedoms and live our lives as we choose. Host Mark Stowe and friends Wes Thomas and Terry McWilliams take a couple of those veterans for a day on the water that no one will s...

  • Bassin’ The Big O • The Direction

    Episode 5

    Lake Okeechobee comes to mind when you think of Florida bass fishing, and for good reason. Any cast could be a double digit fish of a lifetime. Host Mark Stowe and friend Wes Thomas are putting the 811 Ranger boat in Lake O to try to catch some of the big bass the lake is famed for, but end up ha...

  • Living And Loving The Outdoors • The Direction

    Episode 6

    Once in a while, you meet someone who has a real spark for life, someone that loves how things are going, and who inspire us all to just enjoy each day as it comes. Host Mark Stowe spends the day with one of those folks, Nate Adams. Nate has an incredible story of growing up in a not-so-ideal pla...

  • One Man, One Job, 40 Years • The Direction

    Episode 7

    Greer’s Ferry in Arkansas is a great place to catch some nice bass, and is home to some great smallmouth bass fishing, but what it is also home to is Vinny Vickers. Vinny has spent the last 40 years serving CenterPoint Energy, and has really made the impact with this co-workers. In a world where ...

  • Kentucky Lake With A Legend • The Direction

    Episode 8

    Around the bass fishing community, Kentucky Lake is known for its incredible fishing, and one angler who calls Kentucky Lake home has become as well known as the lake itself. Terry Bolton has risen through the professional fishing ranks, with over $1million dollars in career earnings. This Kentuc...

  • Brothers In Bass • The Direction

    Episode 9

    True best friends are hard to come by in life. Especially the ones that stick with you for nearly a lifetime. Sometimes they are found in your family, but other times, your passions bring you to people to who are likeminded. This is how Mark Stowe and Brian Estridge met, at the boat ramp. They ha...

  • Florida Bucket List Fish • The Direction

    Episode 10

    For as long as Mark Stowe and Terry McWilliams can remember, they have always dreamed of catching the famed Goliath Grouper that lives in the deep water. After talking about it for years, they got tired of saying “someday” and made it “TODAY” and headed to FireDrill Charters in Florida to finally...

  • Sheepshead Showdown • The Direction

    Episode 11

    It’s no secret that Florida has one of the richest fisheries in the country, if not the entire world. When the rest of the country is hunkered down for the cold winter, Florida still shines as a top destination for those who are wanting to grab a rod and reel and feel a fish tugging the line. Mar...

  • Frozen Water Family Fishing • The Direction

    Episode 12

    For the last several years, Mark Stowe and The Direction crew have headed over to Michigan during the dead of winter to go ice fishing. The crew has fallen in love with the whole thing, and decided that this year they needed to bring the whole family up and experience “life in the shanty” for a f...

  • Fishing With Flukemaster • The Direction

    Episode 13

    Gene Jensen, AKA Flukemaster is one of the most renowned instructional fisherman on the internet right now, and for good reason. His tips and tactics no doubt show you how to catch more fish. After years of watching him, Mark Stowe heads down to do a little fishing with Gene, in hopes of hearing ...