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.
View the 1937 “Quebec Lodge”: http://nipigonriveradventures.com/the-lodge/
Gord Ellis on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gord.ellis
Check out the Destination Angler Facebook page and Instagram to see pictures of Gord and the flies he uses: https://www.facebook.com/DestinationAnglerPodcast For Instagram, @DestinationAnglerPodcast.
Gord mentions the North Shore Steelhead Association that is quite active in conservation efforts on the Nipigon and other tributaries of Lake Superior. https://northshoresteelhead.com/
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Recorded May 7, 2020. Episode 5.
Podcast edited by Podcast Volume https://www.podcastvolume.com/
Music on the show by A Brother’s Fountain, “Hitch Hike-Man”