The show Local Knowledge explores the culture of fishing itself and follows real life characters that spend their lives dedicated to fishing and the outdoors.
Local Knowledge focuses on the differing and often humorous viewpoints of two drastically different fishermen from opposite sides of the country. Ali Hussainy of San Diego, California is the President of BD Outdoors, the largest fishing site on the web. Capt. Rush Maltz is a born and raised Florida Keys fishing guide. Each is a master on their home turf, but the playing fields are leveled as they travel to strange waters to explore and learn new local knowledge.
Follow two friends as they explore both local and exotic fishing destinations in search of a new flavor of local knowledge. They not only dig deep into the fishing aspect, but the food, people and the culture of fishing that permeate a local and make it unique and special. They seek out a new kind of adventure off the beaten path.
Capt. Ali Hussainy
Capt. Ali Hussainy grew up in San Diego, California like many other kids. His first fishing experience was a small trout from a freshwater stream and it made quite an impression.
Capt. Rush Maltz
Born and raised in the Florida Keys, Capt. Rush Maltz grew up surrounded by his fishing heroes. He knew from an early age that his destiny was making a living on the sea.
Despite the challenges that the year 2020 brought to the world, Ali and Rush look back on the better times spent on the water. In this Season 5 look back episode relive some of the best moments we experienced. "2020 is really going to be thought of as the year of the dumpster fire," said Capt. Rush Maltz, Co-Host of
The mystery of not knowing what is lurking below and what will bite the line next is the craze of “deep drop” fishing, but with a little bit of tech and some good boat maneuvering, Ali and Rush hope to get eyes down deep and see what is really going on down there. The Local Knowledge crew drops a specialized
The Next Generation is learning Local Knowledge! While Capt. Ali Hussainy takes his nephew out for a day on the water in San Diego, Capt. Rush Maltz shows his son the ropes in their backyard of the Florida Keys! "Learning an appreciation for the outdoors and for the water at a young age is one of the best things we can teach our kids