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Logan River, 35 years after Utah State University

Nothing beats a Logan canyon sunrise. Comfortable images out of the past provide soothing reminders that most good things in life remain constant. In this case it’s an early dawn pink that creeps up above the first river that I fell in love with. In short time that pink hue [...]

2018-12-19T19:35:10+00:00December 18th, 2018|Colin's Journal, River Tour Episodes|

Salt Lake City Swing: Breakfasts of this river tour through the Intermountain West

9/23 - 9/29/2018 Logan, Utah Ketchum, Idaho Victor, Idaho This journal entry is focused on the breakfasts of this trip. Breakfast Tour : Exploring Huevos Rancheros and their variations On Donicio Gomez’s recommendation I had breakfast at Angie’s Restaurant, in Logan, Utah early on Monday morning. This was the first stop on my [...]

2018-10-17T15:04:56+00:00October 9th, 2018|River Tours|

Returning to Black Smith Fork: Hyrum, Utah

When daydreams save the day and the mundane becomes tolerable, my mind drifts to the Black Smith Fork, a small river that runs into the Cache Valley out of a world famous Elk refuge known as the Hardware ranch. Most of its riverbed is bordered by private land. Lucky for me a talented chef [...]

2018-10-01T20:55:07+00:00October 1st, 2018|River Tours|

Dundee Hills to Maupin – Chasing Red Side Trout with Winemaker Jesse Lange

Deschutes bound - that’s all I could really think about as we headed west to Maupin following an hour in the Dundee Hills with Jesse Lange. The Lange family vineyard sits on top of a hill. After driving through a collection of smaller vineyard sites, we reached the end of [...]

2018-06-04T19:45:13+00:00June 1st, 2018|River Tour Episodes, River Tours|

Spey Casting for Steelhead from the Lost Coast to Netarts

Northwest Tour: Up Route 101 Finding the time to cruise Highway 101 from San Francisco to Portland is step one. It’s better to give yourself a week or 2 if your free spirit takes over. Honestly, a month might be the right amount of time if you want to do [...]

2018-04-29T12:30:16+00:00April 26th, 2018|Colin's Journal, River Tour Episodes, River Tours|