Michael Rischer

Michael Rischer

Home waters: Western US

Scientists dig through layers of dirt to find out more about dinosaurs; Michael Rischer catches them with a rod and reel. Catching prehistoric white sturgeon from a kayak is as primitive as kayak fishing gets. His techniques are refined after years of experimentation and consistently landing fish well over the average length.

Articles by Michael Rischer

Rischer, Northwest Giants

Northwest Giants

Sturgeon are rather abundant in the Pacific Northwest and can easily grow over 10 feet in length and weigh over 1000 pounds. Targeting these river monsters from a Hobie kayak ...   Continue Reading

Michael Rischer Sturgeon

Ancient Giants

Ancient giants still lurk in the deepest Oregon haunts. Growing to more than 10’ in length and weighing up to 1,000 lbs white sturgeon are a huge fish to catch. ...   Continue Reading