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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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The Jewel at First Ice

The Jewel at First Ice

It's November and with each day the ice gets thicker and now the smallest of ponds and lakes are locked up with enough new ice, it is strong enough to hold a person. This is a golden time. And while there are several possibilities, we have our hearts set on trying to catch one of the prettiest trout that swims, and that is the brook trout.

2 years ago
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Choosing A Fly Rod Length

Choosing a fly rod, especially for beginner, can be a daunting task. Once you figure out the...

2 years ago
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Caddisflies

Caddisflies are one of the most abundant and important insects in many North American lakes and streams but up until the early 80's they were largely ignored compared to the more glamorous mayflies. One of the first fly fishing books ...

2 years ago
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Tips That Will Make You a More Successful Fly-Fisherman

In fishing, as in life, the little things make all the difference. For fly-anglers, the gap between success and

3 years ago
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Windy Day Pike

The messages are intoxicating. "Twenty pike for the afternoon, lots are keeper sized,"...

3 years ago
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Fish imitating flies are prime for trout

Fish imitating flies are prime for trout

Flies are super effective at getting trout to bite. They have what I call, staying power. That is, trout don’t quickly become ...

5 years ago
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Tips & Tricks for Fall Fly Fishing

Tips & Tricks for Fall Fly Fishing

Of all the time I spend fly fishing, fall is by far ...

6 years ago
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Swinging The Fences

Swinging The Fences

I never knew the ice fishing season would turn out this way, but as of yesterday, my tally is 3 monster adventure trips on ice in the past 2 months. I do a lot more ice fishing than that, as I have done numerous day trips to familiar places, but these trips ...

7 years ago
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Looking Back

Looking Back

The year’s end seems to be a natural catalyst for reflection, and as I look back at my time on the water in 2016, I’m struck by the fact that very little of what comes to mind first has much to do with actually catching fish.

8 years ago
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