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Fishing with the Double Hand Rod and Having Fun!!

Over the past couple years I have been learning how to cast the spey rod with the intention of fishing it for steelhead, salmon and trout on some of the larger rivers in BC. This has been a lot of fun mixed with enough frustration to keep me coming back for more. I must thank Brian Niska from Whistler Flyfishing who spent a day introducing me to the game and getting me pointed in the right direction. From then on I had the bug. Learning the various casts, what lines work with what rod etc. I have been able to make 2 trips to the Skeena River area during steelhead season and have hooked enough fish to know that I should have started fishing this … Read entire article »

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Tight Lines in 2011

It’s early January and definitely winter in Kamloops. It has been a great winter for cross country skiing and less than 3 months before open water again!! In the mean time I have been tying flies, catching up on articles and planning out my fishing year. I’ll be attending the Calgary Fly Fishing show January 28 to 30 and will be working out of the Superfly booth, tying flies and talking fly fishing. In March I will be conducting seminars at the Fraser Valley Boat & Sportsman’s Show at the Tradex centre. I hope your winter tying or other fishing projects are going well. See you at one of these shows. … Read entire article »

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