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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.

6 months ago
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Finding and Fishing New Trout Streams

Finding and Fishing New Trout Streams

Most of us are creatures of habit, and our tendency to fall back on the tried and trusted extends to our fishing habits as much as it does the rest of our lives. Do you find yourself fishing the same streams and the same reaches of those streams year after year?...

6 months ago
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October Fly Fishing

October Fly Fishing

The end of October signals the end of the season for much of the stream fishing here in Alberta. Like most places there are a few places ...

8 months ago
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Summer Time Blues

Summer Time Blues

While the old song says "there aint no cure for the summer time blues", hopefully I can give you a few tips to help you cure the Summer time fly fishing blues. Summer is on the way and if our Canadian spring this year is any indication it is going to be a hot one. 

11 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.

1 year ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 4

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.

1 year ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 3

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 year ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 2

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 ...

1 year ago
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Alberta League - ACFFL Event 1

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 ...

1 year ago
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Put and Take Is Great

Put and Take Is Great

At point of European contact Alberta’s trout were pretty well confined to the cold rushing rivers of the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies or the deep lakes of the Northern Boreal where lake trout thrived. How times have changed.

1 year ago
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