Life is funny. One second you’re sitting on the couch enjoying a quiet evening and then, out of the blue, you get a message about a boat. Now, as an angler and a life-long lover of boats, it’s not that unusual for me to get messages about boat. In fact, it happens fairly regularly. This time, […]
Trout Bum Trips
I’ve had my eye on a lake since late last year. Like most of the lakes I obsess over, I’m not really sure how it came to my attention, but once it did, I couldn’t shake the idea of fishing it. It was a hike-in lake, for starters. That immediately pushes something to as close […]
Lessons in Humility – an average day of fishing
A few weeks ago I was out fishing a lake I had never fished before. The lake was a little more out-of-the-way than the ones I normally visit and it was at a much higher altitude than I was used to, both of which were very exciting to me.
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 […]