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Ep.35: Jet Boats and Ghost Towns

Brief Summary of Show: In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis speaks with jet boat instructor of University of Northern BC, jet boat tour and fishing guide, Robert Bryce.Listen as they discuss some considerations you should make before purchasing a jet boat and experienced based safety precautions when out on the waters.  Robert also talks about his interest in ghost towns in Northern BC and what he does in his off time when he’s not touring people with his business Northern BC Jet Boat Tours.  If you have a story that would be of value to the Silvercore audience, or know someone who does, email us at  We would love to hear from you! Topics discussed in this episode: Intro [00:00:00 - 00:02:00] What jet boat tours consist of [00:02:00 - 00:03:57]Jet boating course  [00:03:57 - 00:06:14]Considerations prior to buying a jet boat and after [00:06:14 - 00:09:24]Robert’s trip on his boat [00:09:24 - 00:11:31]Tourism BC & ghost towns [00:11:31 - 00:14:51]Research of other ghost towns [00:14:51 - 00:16:37]Fish guiding [00:16:37 - 00:17:29]Accessing remote areas with a jet boat [00:17:29 - 00:18:55]Jet boating course access for students [00:18:55 - 00:20:58]River changes & using caution [00:20:58 - 00:23:29]Interests outside of jet boating & tours [00:23:29 - 00:24:49]Issues on the river & decisions based on experience [00:24:49 - 00:32:12]Reading the river [00:32:12 - 00:32:51]Outro [00:32:51 - 00:33:09]  Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:10] [00:00:21] [00:00:24] [00:00:31] [00:01:22]Skeena River [00:01:12] [00:02:43] [00:02:53] [00:12:34] [00:15:53] [00:16:12] [00:16:24] [00:16:31] [00:16:53] [00:18:03] [00:18:29] [00:22:33] [00:25:07] [00:31:02]University of Northern BC [00:01:28] [00:01:30] [00:01:32] [00:01:54] [00:03:59]Prince George [00:01:35]Terrace [00:01:41]Northern BC Jet Boat Tours [00:01:50]Georgia Strait [00:06:21]Dean River [00:09:40] [00:10:17]Kitimat [00:10:15] [00:10:17] [00:11:10]Shearwater [00:10:19] [00:10:20]Bella Coola [00:11:09]Kitsault [00:11:57]Alice Arm [00:12:11]Anyox [00:12:15]Port Essington [00:12:31]Dorreen [00:12:35]Butedale [00:15:03]Ocean Falls [00:15:04]Namu [00:15:06]Difenbaker's Bunkers [00:15:38]Prince Rupert [00:15:54]Douglas Channel [00:18:31]Hamiltons [00:19:28]American Turbine [00:19:30]Navionics [00:21:00]Bathymetry [00:21:01]Elaho River [00:27:42]Thompson River [00:27:42]Nahatlatch River [00:27:44] Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog Page

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