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Steelhead Maniacs of the Chagrin River, Ohio

Welcome to Episode 3 of American Rivers Tour Season 3 ! This episode Chef Colin Ambrose travels to fish for steelhead in the Chagrin River with Chef Tim Bando and guide Dan Pribanic. Come along as the crew hooks some coveted Great Lakes steelhead and cooks a fine Hobo Skillet [...]

2019-03-21T18:41:10+00:00March 27th, 2019|River Tour Episodes|

Hand Carving Fishing Lures with Aage Bjerring

Welcome to Episode 4 of American Rivers Tour Season 3. This episode Chef Colin joins wooden lure maker, Aage Bjerring in his studio, to learn about the art behind hand-carving classic wooden lures. Join us as we discover this art form and learn from this master lure-maker. [...]

2019-03-21T18:26:06+00:00March 21st, 2019|River Tour Episodes|

Winter Fly Fishing in Montana: On the Lewis & Clark Trail

Welcome to Episode 1 of  American Rivers Tour Season 3 ! This episode we travel with Chef Colin as he visits Missoula, Montana, finding his favorite coffee spot, learning some local history and fishing along the way. Discover a special stretch of the famous Blackfoot river outside of Missoula [...]

2019-03-21T18:14:49+00:00February 20th, 2019|River Tour Episodes|

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|