70 minutes | Sep 11th 2020

Anchored Podcast Ep. 170: Jim McLennan on the Bow River, Pioneering, and Growing Up

Jim McLennan was one of the first fly-fishing guides on Alberta’s Bow River. A well known writer and speaker, Jim has authored four books and written countless magazine articles. In this episode of Anchored we discuss why we fish, how Jim got his start in the fishing industry, what the Bow river used to be like and how we change as we get older. Outline of This Episode [2:35] Jim was born in Edmonton, Alberta [11:14] He started guiding on the Bow in the 70s [19:43] How did Jim become an editor? [26:54] How to piece all the income together to get by [34:25] What happens if you wake up one day and don’t want to go fishing? [41:49] Where is Jim in his evolution of fishing? [48:02] Jim is still involved in fly fishing [56:58] Jim’s thoughts on the best resources for learning the sport This episode is brought to you by Norvise!
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