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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...

25 days 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.

2 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.

3 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...

4 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...

5 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.

6 months ago
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Getting set up for the North Saskatchewan River

Getting set up for the North Saskatchewan River

Fishing the river is a lot of fun.  There are lots of places to fish, plus there are lots of different kinds of fish to catch.  All these fish can be caught with the same gear and the same baits ...

7 months ago
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Adding a cast to your repertoire

Adding a cast to your repertoire

Many fly anglers use the same overhead cast on a regular basis, most haul on every cast, some have perfected the double haul for when ...

8 months ago
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Alberta walleye take up to five years to achieve a catchable size

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.

9 months ago
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Minimal Gear Requirements

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

10 months ago
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