What to Do in the Off Season

Sometime between my last post and now, the temperatures dropped, the sun slipped away and the open water fishing season came to an end as the lakes and streams around here (semi) slowly froze solid. For many, this is a sad time. A time to pack away the gear, maybe clean out a few boxes […]

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Walleye and Pike on the Fly

I try to make it back to Ontario at least once a year to enjoy the fishing, in fact I’m there right now. I know that must sound strange coming from a guy who lives in the heart of rainbow trout country, but I just can’t help getting excited by the fish I was raised […]

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Converted to Chironomids

Chironomids, chironomids, chironomids! When I first started reading about fly fishing in BC’s Southern Interior, which was not long after I started fly fishing, it felt like all I read about was chironomids. I read about how they’re the main food of the rainbow trout for the first month or so after ice off, I […]

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A Grand Adventure

In my last post I mentioned that I hadn’t been out fishing much this summer. It’s been busy and there have been things that have needed my attention more. The handful of times that I have been out this summer have all had same goal in mind, beyond catching fish, of course: I’ve been looking […]

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Getting Back To It

I went fishing the other day. After a couple of hours of driving around in circles exploring the area and not really finding anything interesting, I pulled up alongside another body of water that, at it’s deepest, was almost shallow enough to stand up in. I spent the rest of the day getting soaking wet, […]

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