May 3, 2022
Larry Dahlberg is the inventor of Flashabou, the creator of the Dahlberg Diver and Mr. Whiggley and the inspiration for thousands of anglers worldwide. His TV show The Hunt for Big Fish aired for nearly 20 years and captivated audiences from every corner of the industry. His knowledge about the sport is unmatched and we all can learn a great deal from him. In this conversation we talked about his new Costa film with Blane Chocklett The Ties that Bind, how he approaches the sport of fishing, and much more. Here is a link to the film, be sure to check it out and share it with your friends!
We hope you enjoyed this season; it truly was an honor to talk to all these incredible people. Thank you so much to Trout Unlimited, Costa Sunglasses and Simms Fishing Products for making this possible. Stay tuned for Season 3 coming next Fall!
April 26, 2022
Jim is the Chair and Corinne is the Vice Chair of AFFTA, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association. Their goal is to guide the sustainable growth of the fly fishing industry through trade development and stewardship. AFFTA is also the incredible organization that puts together IFTD and we are so grateful to them for doing all the organizing.
This is our last episode from IFTD and we hope you enjoyed this miniseries. Thank you to Costa sunglasses, Trout Unlimited and Simms fishing products for making this podcast possible.
April 25, 2022
Paula Schearer is a guide in Alberta Canada on the Bow River and the surrounding mountain streams. During this quick conversation we talked about the life of a full time guide, fishing in Alberta and much more. We hope you enjoy this episode, stay tuned for one more from IFTD. Check out Paula on Instagram @paulashearer or at her website here.
April 22, 2022
Finns West provides wilderness first aid courses & medical solutions for the angling and hunting community. Mike Tayloe is the man behind this awesome company and he is our guest today. We talked about what Finns West does, how Mike became passionate about first aid/rescue and much more. Check out Finns West at their website to learn more about this great company and how you can be better prepared in the outdoors.
April 20, 2022
Joseph Berney @joseph_berney_ hosted the first season of Emerging and we are delighted to have him back. He currently works with Flylords, one of the largest employers of 5 Rivers students! Thanks to Jared Zissu (5 Rivers alum) for starting such an incredible company and bringing so many 5 Rivers students to the team. Be sure to check out all the great projects they are working on @flylords on Instagram or at their website.
We hope you enjoy this very relaxed and fun episode. Thanks to Joseph for getting this podcast stared, we are all so excited to see where it goes for season 3!
April 18, 2022
Captain Benny Blanco A.K.A "The Voice of Florida Bay" is a full time fishing guide and a champion of Everglades restoration. He works closely with the organization Captains for Clean Water and in this conversation he gives us an update on Floridas fight for clean water. Check out Benny on Instagram @captbennyblanco and learn more about Captains for Clean Water here.
We recorded an episode with the Captains crew last season! If you are interested in a more in depth look at the organization, check out the episode here.
April 14, 2022
Riversmith makes the River Quiver, the coolest vehicle rod holder on the market. Mike O is a CU Boulder alum and a past officer of the 5 Rivers club at CU. He is now the head of sales at Riversmith and is helping the Boulder based company reach new heights.
We hope you enjoy this quick episode with Mike and be sure to check out Riversmith at https://riversmith.com
April 13, 2022
Joe Gugino is the conservation and community partnerships manager at Costa sunglasses, and a darn good one! Without him, the 5 Rivers program, Kick Plastic, the Untangled collection and all the other awesome projects Costa funds would not be possible. Here is the first Protect Purpose Report by Costa, which will tell you all about the incredible work they do.
I hope you enjoy my conversation with Joe! Stay tuned for more IFTD conversations coming soon.
April 12, 2022
In this miniseries of Emerging, we will be publishing a series of short episodes from our recent trip to Salt Lake City for IFTD (International Fly Tackle Dealer). IFTD is a trade show put on by the American Fly Fishing Trade Association and it brings together the best in the fly fishing industry. We sat with a few different industry experts and are excited to share the conversations with you! For the first episode, we've got Libby Glaser, coordinator of the TU Costa 5 Rivers program.
We hope you enjoy this miniseries, stay tuned for more episodes coming soon!
April 5, 2022
In this second part of our series on the Lower Snake River, we are talking with Asa Menlove and Shiva Rajbhandari of the Youth Salmon Protectors. Asa started the organization and Shiva is behind the wheel as the group is thriving. The Youth Salmon Protectors are a coalition of young people in the PNW and beyond dedicated to saving wild Columbia River salmon and steelhead. We talked about why the Lower Snake River dams need to be removed, what this issue stands for in a larger sense and how other young people can succeed with their own conservation goals. The best way to get in touch with them is through their Instagram. For more information, check out their website through the Idaho Conservation League.
We hope you enjoy the show! If you have any questions, topics we should discuss, or people you want to hear from, shoot us an email at email@example.com.