Earlier this month, Redhorse was featured on WCPN Ideastream’s Sound of Applause with Dee Perry. Check out the interview for some insight about how my early experiences influenced me as a nature writer. A lot of the interview is about fishing, most of which I’ve done with these guys.
Take a listen and let us know what you think.
A lot of the work we do for Redhorse focuses on birds, insects, plants or environmental topics. But the activity that started it all — the reason I write about nature and wildlife — is fishing. And specifically, I’ve been obsessed with fly fishing since I was about 12 years old.
Before I moved back to Ohio, I founded a fly fishing blog in Oregon and wrote for The Fly Fish Journal. I had big plans to start a Lake Erie fly fishing blog, but I found that with three kids, I just wasn’t fishing enough to fill a website with content. Fast forward three years, and I’ve met up with two conservation minded anglers and convinced my artist-collaborator David Wilson to start fly fishing. Continue reading