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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 [...]

2021-11-12T18:06:07+00:00March 27th, 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 [...]

2021-11-13T13:54:02+00:00February 20th, 2019|River Tour Episodes|

Dundee Hills to Maupin: Chasing Red Side Trout with 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 [...]

2021-11-17T21:20:38+00:00June 1st, 2018|River Tour Episodes, River Tours|

Beaverkill Hatchery Rainbow Trout Recipe with Roasted Grape Relish

Adapted from a recipe by Galen Sampson, Chef and G.M. at the Beaverkill Valley Inn that he demonstrated over fire at the BVI. For this Recipe we are using a beautiful Rainbow Trout from the Beaverkill Hatchery Galen Sampson has settled into a comfortable life with his wife on the edge of the Upper [...]

2021-11-17T20:22:11+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Recipes|

Beaverkill Valley Inn: Trout tales from the Catskill mountains

Enjoying peace and quiet at the Beaverkill Valley Inn I seek warmth and kindness. Emotional security for me emerges from distant places where the sound of moving water fills quiet corners and quiet kitchen voices encourage just one more bite. This old soul experiences clarity in vintage buildings on back [...]

2021-11-17T20:29:23+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Colin's Journal|

Fly Fishing in Yellowstone National Park on National Public Lands Day

Yellowstone National Park is a testament to what makes public lands so important.. ..and why they need to be protected for use by all. Chef Colin Ambrose explores these famous trout waters with Chris Simonds and Colton Schofield from Henry's Fork Anglers, swinging big flies for browns, rainbows, and cutthroat. Fly Fishing in Yellowstone National [...]

2021-11-17T21:35:59+00:00January 30th, 2018|Colin's Journal|

Cooking Rainbow Trout Over Fire: Snake River Surf & Turf

It’s not often that a trout is harvested from any river and transferred directly to the skillet on the American Rivers Tour. Previously unknown to us, the Idaho Fish & Game Department is focused on reducing non-native rainbow trout in the Snake River. For this special occasion, we harvested a 19 inch non-native rainbow [...]

2021-11-11T16:51:57+00:00December 21st, 2017|Recipes|

Rainbow Bounty on the South Fork of the Snake River

The Snake River Float Trip in 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 [...]

2021-11-17T21:50:09+00:00December 14th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|

Red Flannel Hash

Planning for a float trip requires lists. One of my favorite lists involves kitchen prep for the riverside lunch, or in this case, brunch. Having found a perfect Fishpond canvas cooler at Henry’s Fork Anglers step one was taken care of. Everything I needed fit into one package including the cast iron skillets, paper [...]

2017-11-28T22:45:19+00:00November 24th, 2017|Recipes|

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+00:00November 16th, 2017|River Tour Episodes|
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