Cal Fremling Boat Staff


Captain Rudy Beshensky

Captain Rudy Beshensky

Captain Rudy Beshensky has been piloting vessels for over 35 years. The last 10 years he has been a U.S. Coast Guard Certified Instructor/Examiner training boaters to be professional captains. Beshensky is the owner of Nautical Academics LLC. maritime consulting  which assists new start up company's in the maritime industry. He holds a 100 ton masters license and 200 ton towing, and is a member of the American Professional Captains Association. 


Captain Jon BorresonCaptain Jon Borreson

Captain Jon Borreson is a Wisconsin native and holds a 100 Ton Masters and 200 ton towing endorsement.  He is the owner of BOR Outdoors LLC doing European Taxidermy and Hydrographics. In the summer months Borreson is an avid bass tournament fisherman, he also enjoys many other outdoor activates including hunting and trapping. Borreson is also a private pilot, and scuba diver. 


WSU Student Staff

Student staff offer additional support by ensuring safety standards are strictly adhered to and provide assistance of general operations of the vessel.

Ryan Linskey

Ryan Linskey is a senior majoring in Public Health at Winona State University. Ryan is from Hayfield, MN where he enjoys spending time on the water. For 10 years he has been an avid boater and fisherman. He looks forward to being a deckhand on the Cal Fremling Boat.

Cal Johnson

Born and raised in Minnesota, Cal Johnson currently attends Winona State University majoring in Movement Science. Interacting with the outdoors have always been of great interest to him; consisting of a great variety of activities, but most frequently backpacking, hunting, and boating. In future plans he hopes to attend graduate school to further his studies.

Jacob Stenberg

Jacob Stenberg is  a Winona native and a senior at Winona State University pursuing a major in Recreation and Tourism.  Jacob enjoys working outside with people and has a passion for the Upper Mississippi River Valley. In his free time he  enjoys hiking, paddling, and observing the natural world around him. 

Mohamed El-Rous

Mohamed El-Rous is an international student from Egypt. He is studying Computer Science and Business Administration at Winona State University. His dream is to secure a position at the Apple company.