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Best of Both Worlds-Fly fishing the Hopper-Dropper

One sublime sunny afternoon a few years back I was fishing a classic northern Alberta grayling stream that tumbled over ...

7 days ago
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Low and Slow

Western Canadian fisheries biologists, when confronting the problem of declining walleye populations, must come to terms with our most popular game fish.

7 days ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 4

The water was clearer then I have ever seen it in the 20 years I’ve been fishing at Dolberg. The fish were large and beautiful and the weather was looking spectacular.

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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 3

Event 3 was nothing short of a mentally exhausting day. The fishing was extraordinary in numbers and tested everyone’s ability to be efficient with everything.

1 month ago
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Minimal Gear Requirements

Pack light; you won’t need as much tackle as you assume. For fly anglers ...

1 month ago
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Fishing as a Vacation Add-On

One year, staring at the azure ocean, I determined I was going to make better use of my location and ...

1 month ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 2

Competition 2 for the season went over incredibly well. An anomaly of big fish caught and gin clear higher water levels made for some interesting ...

2 months ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 1

Competition 1 of the 2023 season was a toughie. Wild fish in the interior of Calgary is hard to beat, especially when the fishing on the ...

2 months ago
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Post Spawn Pike Action

In the pecking order of prairie fishes, the general consensus is that the walleye if our king of the waters.
Maybe more because of Old Walter’s eating qualities than his sporting abilities. Beauty contests are always subject to debate and controversy.
But it hard not to agree that pike are our most versatile fish...

2 months ago
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A Clear Boat is a Happy Boat

When fly casting for pike and other apex predator game fish from a boat, the length of your line in many cases spells the secret for your success.
A lengthy, free-flowing cast gives your fly the maximum amount of exposure to the fish...

2 months ago
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