Brook trout fly fishing on Canada's Nipigon River with Gord Ellis
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Our destination today is Canada’s world-famous Nipigon River with award-winning outdoor writer, speaker, conservationist, and fishing guide, Gord Ellis.  Gord shares why this river is “the land of big” and a top destination for monster Brook Trout anglers around the world.  Listen as he takes us through the seasons with tips on flies, techniques & gear, and inspires us with the story behind restoring the Nipigon River.   With host, Steve Haigh.

Book a Trip with Gord Ellis and Nipigon River Adventures:  email Ray at or visit

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Gord mentions the North Shore Steelhead Association that is quite active in conservation efforts on the Nipigon and other tributaries of Lake Superior.

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Recorded May 7, 2020.  Episode 5.

Podcast edited by Podcast Volume

Music on the show by A Brother’s Fountain, “Hitch Hike-Man”

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