World Rivers Day Founder Mark Angelo

In 1975 while paddling the Fraser River Mark Angelo imagined a world that included paying respect to rivers and the life they represent. Over many years and with the assistance of countless others, Mark’s dream eventually lead to the United Nations declairing World Rivers Day – one Canadian’s dream now celebrated in over 100 countries.

Link below to hear Mark Angelo in conversation with Lawrence Gunther on the importance of the relationship anglers, paddlers and so many others have with their favorite rivers, which Canadian rivers need to be on your bucket list, tips on selecting the right river adventure equipment, and how people of all interests and backgrounds have come together to celebrate and give back to the rivers that meant so much to generations of people over the centuries on this episode of Blue Fish Radio:

Click on the link to view the trailer to Mark Angelo’s new documentary “Last Paddle” due to start its international film festival run in January 2021: