Fishing With my Dad

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been lucky enough to spend a fair bit of time fishing with my dad lately. It’s been great. We used to fish together as often as we could, usually dependent on things like how much time we had or who’s place we were at, the typical things. These […]

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When the Water Calls

When the water calls, little else seems to matter. Everything but the tasks that are absolutely essential to survival start to have less and less priority as the desire to get out there grows and grows, until the only thing you can do is just pack up the boat and hit the water. This is […]

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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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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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