A Day of Brook Trout and Mountain Goats

I took a bit of time the other day to hit up a local lake. When I first started thinking about heading out there, I hadn't planned on doing serious fishing. Just a bit of shore fishing and maybe a stop or two on the drive to see what the creek that flows out of that … Continue reading A Day of Brook Trout and Mountain Goats

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 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

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

How to be a Better Angler Part 1 – The Surprising Benefit of Getting Involved

[This is the first 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 little over a year ago I did something I don't normally do: I went … Continue reading How to be a Better Angler Part 1 – The Surprising Benefit of Getting Involved