Forty five days and a thousand miles into his self-propelled journey from western Canada to coastal Mexico, Brian Ohlen caught a steelhead in California. In between all those pedal strokes and casts, he makes a case for preserving public river and stream access in this strong short from BlackburnMedia.

Blackburn has partnered with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers to bring attention to access issues. Learn more about BHA's Stream Access Now pledge, here.