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A Beautiful Deception

For the entry-level, first-timer flyfisher, dipping the toe of his/her wading boot tentatively into the water, the learning curve can be steep and intimidating. Gear, knots, casting, where to go, how to read the water when you arrive streamside, the challenges seem endless at times. And nothing is more bewildering when you arrive at the well-stocked fly shop and are confronted with dozens in not hundreds of bins on the fly table.

2 months ago
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It's time to take up fly fishing

It's time to take up fly fishing

If you have ever considered taking up fly fishing now is a great time to start....

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...

4 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.

9 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 ...

11 months ago
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Top to bottom – Pheasant Tail. Beadhead Hare’s Ear, Yellow Stimulator

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 ...

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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Fishing as a Vacation Add-On

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 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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