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Fishing the Seam

Successful flyfishing is all about delusion, confusion and deception.

Fooling the fish is the key element to success.

14 days ago
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Tip: Pre-scouting river conditions

Alberta is littered with quality, accessible trout streams, but a lot of travel is involved in exploration. Your buddies and an online search can’t always prepare you for current river conditions, how do you know what to expect? 

1 month ago
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Straighten Up and Fish Right

2 months ago
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What Fishing Means to Me

What Fishing Means to Me

Call it gratitude.  Fishing has provided me countless memories, moments that make me smile, that are meaningful, and have been the backbone for many amazing connections to wonderful people...

4 months ago
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Hiring a fly fishing guide for beginners

Hiring a fly fishing guide for beginners

Fly fishing can be a little bit of a daunting sport at first but one way for beginners to improve their skill is to hire a guide...

5 months ago
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Getting There Is Half the Battle

Getting There Is Half the Battle

Every travelling angler – especially when they cast their fate to an airline – has experienced that sinking feeling in their gut when they place their rod cases on the oversized luggage rack.

6 months ago
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Unlocking New Waters: Building Confidence with Attractor Patterns for Successful Fly Fishing

Unlocking New Waters: Building Confidence with Attractor Patterns for Successful Fly Fishing

When fishing new water, particularly remote stretches, I like to begin with any one of a number of popular searching or attractor patterns.

7 months ago
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Is it time to go electric?

Is it time to go electric?

The short answer, in my opinion, is yes.  There are advantages to a gas auger, especially for people that have a habit of drilling many, many holes, especially if these people are drilling many, many holes, through thick ice, using a big 10 inch flight...

8 months ago
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Get the net!

Get the net!

One of the best things you can hear while fishing is “get the net” coming from your fishing partner from the other end of the boat or downstream...

9 months ago
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Fly Fishing for Pike - Essential Gears

Fly Fishing for Pike - Essential Gears

Pike are an ideal but often overlooked fish for fly anglers. Early in the season they eagerly take big streamers, before going deeper in search of cold water as summer progresses.

10 months ago
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