People We Met: François Blanchet

We’ve known François Blanchet for years. He was in one of the first Hooké videos four years back, doing what he does best: chasing wild Steelhead in British Columbia. Last Fall, we had the opportunity to travel out West for our TV show with Unis. After a 17-hour RV cruise from Banff to Terrace, we met up with him on the shores of the Skeena River.

Frank told us about his life in Northern British Columbia, his passion for fishing, guiding and exploring new rivers and new water systems. His deep connection with the place he lives in and his will to live off this land are a true inspiration to us.

Our full adventure with Frank will be featured in an episode of our TV show. It all starts on UnisTV on April 5th at 7:30pm.

Music : Greatest Story Ever Told / John Jacob Magistery

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The previous People We Met videos:

Jay E. Valley, Atlantic salmon fisherman

Smalltown DJs, collaboration on their Camping Mix

Jack Bourque, fly-tier and owner at Jack’s Fly Shop

Jean-Philippe Tessier, Atlantic Salmon fishing guide