Run-fish-run Guiding

in partnership with the Okanogan National Forest and Tenkara USA


Ever wanted to learn how to fly-fish or to take your existing fly-fishing practice to some wild places? Join me for a single-day catch-and-release alpine lake adventure on foot. I am proud to be the first and only outfitter to offer run-fish-run trips.

The Tenkara rod is the perfect vehicle by which to combine mountain running and trout fishing. We will not take any fish from the waters and will only use barbless hooks to minimize our impact on the fish populations.

  • A seasoned fisher will experience the creative challenge posed by the ultra-light gear, honing the precise technique necessary for Tenkara fishing.

  • A novice fisher will enjoy the intuitive nature of the Tenkara rod, learning to cast effectively within fifteen minutes and think like a fish.

  • A trail runner will recognize a new utility for their sport of choice.

Join me, a Methow local, avid Tenkara fisher, and endurance coach, on this totally unique yet accessible adventure in the trout-filled North Cascades. We provide fishing gear, Tenkara instruction, light run coaching on the way, and lunch at the lake - you bring the running legs.



2018 Pre-registration

We are now pre-registering for full-day trips in the Okanogan National Forest from June through October 2018. 

Complete the contact form at the right to get more information.


$300 per person in a group of 1-3, full day


Not up for a run but still want to cast a few? Inquire about easily-accessed Tenkara fishing at my private fishing hole on the Chewuch River.

If you're traveling to the Methow for these adventures, I am happy to supply a list of local places to stay, eat, and hang.

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Are you comfortable running four to five miles in the mountains?
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