Ep. 197: The Last Missouri River Sternwheeler: Roger Giles

Brandon Butler and Nathan “Shags” McLeod interview Roger Giles, the owner and operator of the last Missouri River Sternwheeler.

Topics Discussed: How the sternwheeler was found and how they got it home, the differences in winterizing it on the Mississippi River vs. the Missouri River, what a typical ride entails, working with River Relief and taking part in conservation, the history of the sternwheeler from gambling to racing, emergency tequila, Salvador Huerta swag, Burning Man, the many fun places it has been featured, mystery bait bucket, and more.

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