Golden Stoneflies – My Six-Legged Obsession

As I slowly become a better angler and better at things like reading the water and paying attention to what’s going on around me, I’ve started to develop an appreciation for some of the flies that I’ve had in my box for a long time, but never used. Few flies encapsulate this more than a … Continue reading Golden Stoneflies – My Six-Legged Obsession

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Summer of Small Streams

It's been a strange summer here. One of those summers where plans were put in place, routes were mapped out and then everything changed. This happened to me a few times this summer, first when a new boat wandered into my life, then when I signed up for a course for my professional life and … Continue reading Summer of Small Streams

How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes

[This is the fifth 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.] If there is one thing I'm envious of, it's people who can keeping fishing journals. I … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes

How To Be A Better Angler, Part 4 – Really Get To Know A Lake

[This is the fourth 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.] When it comes to becoming a better angler, fewer things help mote than actually spending time … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler, Part 4 – Really Get To Know A Lake

How To Be A Better Angler Part 3 – Pay Attention

[This is the third 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.] I fished a favourite small stream recently. It was a beatutiful day, the sun was shining and the … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler Part 3 – Pay Attention