A Great Start to the Season

I can't believe it's been three months since I last sit down to write something. Mostly because it also means it's been three months since I did any fishing. I mean, I've been out a few times, but the conditions weren't great and the fish weren't biting. Any writing I would have done would have … Continue reading A Great Start to the Season

Shaking Off The Shack Nasties

The low cloud and fog didn't offer up a lot of hope for a beautiful day as I had my morning coffee, but I really didn't care. One way or another, I was going fishing. There had been a few weeks where a cold snap, illness and work had all conspired to keep me house-bound. As … Continue reading Shaking Off The Shack Nasties

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks – Fly Fishing With My Dad

Fall is in full swing here. The nice weather is happening less often; the poplars have started turning, adding nice golden yellow patches to the hillsides and we've seen frost on more than one occasion. As part of the usual fall celebrations, we had ourThanksgiving last week here in Canada. Since my wife works weekends, it … Continue reading Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks – Fly Fishing With My Dad

How to be A Better Angler Part 2 – Take the Time to Learn Something New

[This is the second in a series of posts about somewhat unconventional advice for becoming a better angler. It's not tips, tricks or tactics, as such, but suggestions for becoming an overall better angler that you might not otherwise think of.] A few years ago, not long after I moved to British Columbia, I took up fly … Continue reading How to be A Better Angler Part 2 – Take the Time to Learn Something New