This week I’m joined by Geoff and Kat Mueller. We go over how they got started fishing, working on The Drake, camper life, how they met, that first steelhead experience, tiny towns, the problem solving of fishing, giant crickets, and the dangers of message boards.
I got a chance to speak with C.D. Clarke for this week’s episode. We discussed starting out fishing in the Finger Lakes, jumping into art at a young age, bird hunting, and editor-tilting ding, being the odd duck in the art department, traveling and fishing, the Atlantic Salmon Federation, his upcoming book, analyzing your own […]
This week I’m joined with some members of the North Umpqua Coalition; Jennifer Fairbrother and Kirk Blaine of Native Fish Society and Dave Moskowitz of The Conservation Angler. We talk about the Formation of North Umpqua Coalition, the difference between hatcheries and hatchery programs, wild fish and their ability to adapt, the ODFW being willing […]
Today I’m chatting with Randle Stetzer. We go talk about how he got started with his grandfather’s kit, meeting Bill McMillan as a kid, working in Streamborn, duck hunting and dogs, lake fishing, giving back to the fish, rods, more rods, and also a little bit about rods.
This week I’m talking with Jon Hazlett. We talk about growing up with the Griswolds, his first guide job and getting fired, his thespian work, his most recent video “Not Another Fly Fishing Movie,” chinook on the Rogue, kids, how he got his start with spey, and the positivity of the spey community. You can […]
This week I’m talking with my friend Keith Tymchuk and all about the Elliott State Forest. We also go over his start to fishing, fishing and equipping your kids, hunting, mayoring, the art of compromise, the importance of timber and conservation, the North Umpqua, and the “Three Beer Problem” method.
This week I’m chatting with Sam Sickles of Steelhead Outfitters. We go over how he got into steelhead with a college course, wrestling, exploring Oregon, how he started guiding, the Deschutes, Meiser rods, casting, steelhead conditions, trout fishing, and the fall of the greatest IPA. RIP Inversion.
On this week’s episode I’m talking to Duncan Gasiewicz and Billy Pfeiffer. We discuss how they got started fishing, their Jedi/Sith mentors, Montana’s trout, fishing vs. casting, flies and infinite fly tying material, bass, music, being on the same program, and quick little jam session.
This week I’m chatting with Dylan Tomine again. We talk all about his new book “Headwaters: The Adventures, Obsession, and Evolution of a Fly Fisherman,” carp, the balance of conservation and entertainment, helicopters and hypocrisy, moments of grace, dinosaur gizzards, and the grueling world of audio book narration.
This week I’m talking to Brian Niska, of Skeena Spey Riverside Wilderness and Lodge. We talk about his start to fishing, combining American and Scandinavian styles, casterbation, chinook of the Skeena, whiffle golf, a positive outlook for steelhead, the history of the lodge, cycles of anticipation, and the best time to fish.
This week I’m talking with Larry Halyk. We get right into it with his life long interest in fishing, turkeys, biology, dam removal, starting spey, the Grand River, the advantages of dual citizenship, and language barriers.
I got the chance to speak with David Bishop this week. Listen in as we discuss fishing at two-years-old, the beauty of casting, working for yourself, running lodges, the Gaspe Fly Company, Atlantic Salmon, river ecology, the outdoors resurgence that came with COVID, river etiquette, and canoes.