The River Rambler is back after a Hawiian hiatus and this week I’m joined by Barret Ames. We talk Tre-Fin Foods and how they started, fishing with his family from a young age, guiding in college, tarpon and saltwater, brook trout, Kamchatka, the benefit of teams, rod building, his time in Sweden, and meeting Tom […]
Greg Pearson shares a day on the river swinging midges in search of wild trout.
Art Lingren takes us to the remote wilderness of northern British Columbia describes the treasures he found there, and the tools he brought to find them.
Touch-and-go, with tungsten
Fly tying and tackle history, some fine spey casting on beautiful British Columbia steelhead water and more with one of today’s iconic classic fly tyers Will Bush in this episode of No Fish Harmed from Swing the Fly and Tight Line Films.
Bruce Kruk reminds us of three things to make a part of every cast.
This week I got the chance to talk with Rob Beckius of Two Hand Hardware. We chat about fishing with his dad from a young age, setting the hook and trout tendencies, being an engineer, casting, my absurd nighttime habits, problem solving with magnets and 3D printing, rafting, hovercrafts, the importance of sharing information, and […]
Join Steven Bird as he recreates the summer spey claves from last year. Find out about the inner workings of Bruce Kruk and what he holds dear.
PNW Spey Lines initial line offering is the PNW Scandi Pro Shooting Head, a “scandi-long” style head, which features a uniquely long rear taper which transitions into a “holding line” and then a loop connection to add your preferred running line.
On this week’s episode I’m joined by long time listener, first time caller, Dave Zielinski. We talk all about his new “Cicada Madness,” Jenny Cream Ale, learning to fly fish, loss, saltwater and snook, learning spey, how he got into building boats, stackable canoes, fly preferences, devotion to one type of fishing, crocodiles and many […]
“And then the sun goes down, and long the afterglow gives light.
And then the damask curtains glow along the western window.
And now the first star is lit, and I go home.”
-Henry David Thoreau, Journals, January 7, 1852
The River Rambler is welcoming in the new year with a visit with Kevin Cayouette. We talk about guiding at Camp Bonaventure, the fishing/chef cross section, his salmon addiction, boats and boat repair, ice fishing, the dynamics of canoe fishing, dog talk, quiet winters, fishing with kids, and maple syrup.