In 1890, "a plucky young Texan" paddled his canoe from New York City to Astoria, Oregon. A staff correspondent for New York's Mail and Express, R. Elbert Rappleye's odyssey spanned 6,280 miles and was undoubtedly a first. What's crazy to consider is that 130 years on, there isn'…
Up against the current of the Columbia, Snake, and Clark Fork Rivers, I’ve slowly but surely fought my way uphill. This past week, I’ve portaged my can…
Neal Moore
Brian Bensen is a minimalist, a fisherman, a hunter, and a survivor. Civilization calls his elemental lifestyle homeless, but he calls it sweet freedom.
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When I entered the Tri Cities of Eastern Washington on the Columbia River the governor closed the state down. So instead of continuing upriver, I swerv…
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When Jon Lee and his band Slimeline kicked into “Roll On Columbia” the tightly packed crowd at Astoria Brewing Company joined in. It was FisherPoets we…
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traveling from Oregon to New York via canoe
Neal Moore
Welcome to Neal’s Newsletter by me, Neal Moore. I’m launching my canoe from the Pacific Coast at Astoria, Oregon, bound for New York City via canoe. Si…