Fishing is a funny thing. One minute I’m writing about how the fishing season is coming to a close, the next I’m off on some river, dangling flies under an indicator and getting excited about the next season of fishing: winter. This year will be the first year that I really do any winter fishing. Fly […]
Why I Fish Here – My Local Lake
There’s a lake not too far from me that I fish all the time. I’ve talked about it before and, despite the fact that, historically, the fishing has been terrible, I keep going back there. Some days, I really couldn’t help but wonder why I kept going back.
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 […]
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 […]