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.
For this episode I’m joined by Mark Velligan. Listen in as we talk fishing as a child, microbiology, Manhattans, starting spey, tarpon, trying to move to New Zealand, shad fishing, becoming cyborgs, kaiju pike, playing your friends, more tarpon, and goat portraits.
This week I got the chance to talk with Greg Pearson. We went over how he got started fishing with his grandfather, driving to Alaska and catching his first steelhead, placid animal attacks, repping fishing gear, Illustration, birding, painting, and of course, ladders.
I got the opportunity to speak with Tim Gelinus, of Farlex Reels, and great time. Such a great time in fact that we decided to have it twice and record it once. We discussed growing up fishing cutthroat, big families, raising kids, getting the steelhead bug, the excitement of teaching yourself, click and pawl reels […]
Welcome to the first episode of 2022. I’m joined by Ian Tattam of the ODFW. We get right into it with his first salmon and steelhead, schooling, the relationship between steelhead and beavers, tagging fish, river closings, ocean survival rates, smallmouth bass, and so much more.
Time to end the year right, with one more River Rambler episode. For the final episode of the year I’m talking with Topher Brown. We go over how he started spin fishing at 5, being a “Child of Graphite,” Quebec, steelhead vs Atlantic salmon, Scandinavian style fishing, canoes, bamboo, reels, Atlantic salmon populations, and we […]
This week you get to listen in as I talk to Matt Zinkgraf. We discuss fishing for blue gill as a kid, researching trees(Treesearch for those in the know), a love for creating including his first rod, the adaptability of the mini-lathe, the merging of scientific fields, reel design, the constant desire for more boats, […]
This week I’m having a chat with Jeff Mishler, of SkagitMaster.com. We go over how he got hooked, pun intended, on fly fishing, studying steelhead in Kamchatka, steelheads’ adaptability, Skagit Master and working on number 5, friendly fish giving back to the angler, the league of fishing voters, and trying to swing a fly on […]
This week I’m joined by my friend Kevin Hospodar. We had a fantastic chat about his young start to fishing, how to work in fish, how to get in trouble, tying flies, being a reel connoisseur, adventuring with the kids, a love for Sage Brush bags, conservation, kids’ soccer, and the dark reality of time […]