A Creek of One’s Own

When I was about 12 years old, my best friend's dad bought a house on the opposite end of the island we were living on at the time. When I asked him why his dad had bought the place--they already had three places that I knew about--he told me that the creek that ran through … Continue reading A Creek of One’s Own

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Chasing Rumours

The fishing season is winding down and, as tends to happen, my thoughts are drawn to the year's fishing. As I've talked about in the past, it was a bit of a funny year. Forest fires, courses, backcountry closures, smoke and everything you can think of made getting out on the water hard. But, despite … Continue reading Chasing Rumours

Stolen Moments (or never send an angler to cover an event next to a river)

I've started writing more for my local paper, lately. It's a fun way for me to get out and do a little bit of writing that is relatively easy and enjoyable. As part of my new beat, I was sent out to cover a local festival. As it happened, the festival was located next to … Continue reading Stolen Moments (or never send an angler to cover an event next to a river)

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