How To Be A Better Angler, Part 6 – Really Get to Know Your Fish

A recent outing to a local bass lake taught me a good number of things about fishing. The first is that all the pollen that the pine trees have been releasing lately has made all the water on the bottom of the valley really murky, which makes fishing tricky. Another thing I learned is that unless … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler, Part 6 – Really Get to Know Your Fish

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How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes

[This is the fifth 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.] If there is one thing I'm envious of, it's people who can keeping fishing journals. I … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes

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

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