Reading the Water Podcast
Reading the Water Podcast
Ep. 5: Five Pounds of Sour Patch Kids (w/Michael Garrigan)
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Ep. 5: Five Pounds of Sour Patch Kids (w/Michael Garrigan)

Writer, Poet, Teacher, and Fly Angler, Michael Garrigan
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In this episode, we talk with writer, poet, teacher, and fly angler Michael Garrigan about his introduction to fishing, his development as an angler and writer, his time as the resident artist in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, and we'll even talk about his favorite road candy. As a special treat, Michael will read his terrific poem, 'Liturgy of Carp Becoming a God.' (Presented by Hatch Magazine. )

(0:00:00) Introduction

(0:02:00) Introduction to fishing

(0:04:30) Introduction to fly fishing (The River Why)

(0:07:00) Education as a writer

(0:08:25) Beginnings as a poet

(0:09:40) Beginnings as a teacher

(0:22:20) Poetry reading: Liturgy of Carp Becoming a God

(0:29:20) Why so much great writing about fly fishing?

(0:33:20) Musical inspirations

(0:37:10) Artist in residence at Bob Marshall Wilderness

(0:56:00) Future projects, favorite candy, road food, flies, and fish

Learn more about Michael Garrigan:

https://www.mgarrigan.com
Five Pounds of Sour Patch Kids in the Montana Wilderness

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Reading the Water Podcast
Reading the Water Podcast
Interviews and conversations with writers, artists, conservationists, and adventurers in fly fishing. Presented by Hatch Magazine. (https://hatchmag.com)