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Rainbow Bounty on the South Fork of the Snake River

Snake River, Idaho So much goes into an 8 hour float trip, at least for a guy who cooks for a living on eastern Long Island. The planning for a late September Snake River float trip started in May. A phone call to Chris “Simbo” Simonds revealed that he had [...]

2018-01-08T15:10:37+00:00 December 14th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|

Fly Fishing and Cooking on the Henry’s Fork

Henry’s Fork River St. Anthony, Idaho Morning light is slow to fill Idaho skies on a late September day, a pink line of promise covered the range to the west as we looked across the Henry’s Fork river. No wind to speak of, dark blue cloud free space above revealing [...]

2017-11-25T15:05:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|

Chippewa Flowage in Hayward, Wisconsin

  Bratwurst and Musky on the Chippewa Flowage In the northernmost part of Wisconsin, after the long cold spring and prior to the hot dry summer, there is a brief time where colors from the yellow, pink and white flowers explode on the sides of every roadbed. Not only was there [...]

2017-12-12T22:01:20+00:00 July 13th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|

Zen Fishing and Cooking With Anita Lo: Manhattan to Moriches Bay

Zen Fishing and Cooking with Anita Lo From Manhattan to Moriches, we follow our love and inspiration for fishing and cooking! Full disclosure: I had dinner at the restaurant Annisa, in Manhattan, and fell for Anita Lo. Her approach to restaurant design, service staff, menu writing, and even the plating of [...]

2017-11-27T20:00:14+00:00 June 13th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|

Fly Fishing the Driftless Area around Viroqua, Wisconsin

Fishing along the Driftless:  Primal Beauty and Local Culture There’s a line in the sand. Actually, it's straight through Sand County Wisconsin, an area that designates the exact spot where the glacial drift stopped. This is dramatic landscape - where rolling grassy low hills meet ancient elevations, swinging up 1600 feet marked [...]

2017-11-27T20:07:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|River Tour Episodes|