In this podcast, Save the Boundary Waters with Riverhorse Nakadate!

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Show Notes with Riverhorse Nakadate

03:00 – Riverhorse had been on the podcast twice at WFS 80 and WFS 266. We talked about saving the Boundary Waters.

03:10 – Riverhorse talks about his most recent film projects with Patagonia and others.

06:50 – He noted a project he did with Patagonia called, It’s All Home Water – A Northern Light which resulted in a mining ban for 20 years.

08:45 – We encourage people to explore for the latest updates and discover ways you can contribute to preserving the Boundary Waters.

11:50 – Riverhorse is now running the ToneQuest Report Magazine after his friend who used to run it passed away. A lot of other rockstars and musicians contribute to the magazine. Check out their editorial board here.

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13:30 – We noted the song, You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive by Darrell Scott.

18:40 – Riverhorse has been stories for Fly Fish Journal. They just issued a recent one called, HEARTLAND DRIFTING: A MINNESOTA PICARESQUE.

19:15 – Riverhorse is writing a fly fishing book with essays and adventure stories that he’s been saving up.

20:45 – We had John Gierach on the podcast twice. His recent one is WFS 434.

25:00 – He noted Erin Block who’s a female angler and fly fishing writer. Check out her stuff here.


28:00 – Riverhorse talks about how his mom taught him to communicate his feelings honestly.

30:10 – We talk about how to stay optimistic when it comes to conservation.

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37:30 – Riverhorse talks about Jeff Liskay and their adventures together.

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39:10 – Jeff Liskay is now part of our podcast with his own series The Great Lakes Dude.

46:00 – We hear the story of when Yvon Chouinard wrote Riverhorse a touching letter of appreciation.

47:00 – We had Craig Matthews on the podcast at WFS 427.

52:30 – Riverhorse talks about his poem, Cloud Burst. Listen to his poetry read starting at 55:10.

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WFS 266 – The Boundary Waters in Minnesota with Riverhorse Nakadate


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In this podcast, Save the Boundary Waters with Riverhorse Nakadate!