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Cat's Whiskers & Skinny Dippers

Cats Whiskers & Skinny Dippers My sons and I went camping and fly fishing on the Burnt River in Ontario. There were lots of smallmouth bass about, and a few skinny dippers as well. Find out what flies worked well for us! Mosquitoes! No, not mosquito fly immitations, but the real things attacking us with…

Fishing The North Ram River

Fishing The North Ram River To Frank Wood, this river means one thing to him – he can breathe again. One of Frank’s favorite Alberta, Canada streams, with some wonderful fishing available. By Frank Wood This river means one thing to me – I can breathe again. Perhaps its because of the physical distance separating…

Friends, And The Little Smoky River

Friends, And The Little Smoky River Frank Wood was intrigued when he first heard of an Arctic Grayling fishery in Alberta. He simply had to head to The Little Smoky River to try it out. Here’s his reasons why it has become one of his favorites. Images and hatch chart too. By Frank Wood Little…

Fly Fishing Great Slave Lake

Fly Fishing Great Slave Lake The thoughts about having to go home soon mostly came to Frank Wood as he sat around the campfire. During the day, the fishing was too good to think about anything except the fishing. By Frank Wood There is one thing that goes through your mind around the campfire in…

Western Fly Fishing - My First B.C. Experience

Western Fly Fishing – My First B.C. Experience My day with Todd Scharf was awesome. It was the first flyfishing I had done on the west coast, and even if the fish were off, the experience was incredible. Harrison River, B.C. Copyright © 2001 Ian Scott The opportunity to do some fishing in British Columbia…

Visiting The Canadian Sportfishing Museum

Visiting The Canadian Sportfishing Museum Now if you consider yourself a real fly fishing buff, you will want to head out to Vancouver, British Columbia to visit this museum at least once in your life! Ken Coulson, Museum Attendant Copyright © 2001 Ian Scott A Wonderful Walk Back Into The Past If you are a…

Awesome Smallmouth On The Fly - Thames River

Awesome Smallmouth On The Fly – Thames River South-Western Ontario The privilege of fishing with Ian James – lots of fish, knowledge, and fun. Ian Colin James with Thames River Bass. Copyright © 2001 Ian Scott Smallmouth on the flyrod! The thought of it can get my heart thumping. When Ian James called me up…

Jealousy

Jealousy A wonderful true story by Jason Tinling. Isn’t it especially important to remember what is really important to us? It was going to be a short lunch trip. A half hour playing with the sunfish down on the river, and then grab something to chew on at work. As I drove towards the river,…

Snook In The Mangroves - Fly Fishing Baja

Snook In The Mangroves – Fly Fishing Baja It’s not so much what you catch here, it is what you might catch. By Steven Dally Gary Graham had turned from his position on the bow-casting platform of the 20-foot panga we were fishing from, to continue my education into mangrove fishing Baja style. I couldn’t…

Solitude In The Middle Of Town

Solitude In The Middle Of Town Imagine that you are standing in a river that both smallmouth bass and brown trout called home. Imagine that you are the only person fishing it. Imagine excellent salmon and steelhead runs. Canada’s Saugeen River offers a great angling experience almost all year round. Nice bass caught by James…

The Dark Side Of San Juan

The Dark Side Of San Juan San Juan, Puerto Rico, has many attractions like surf, sand, and sun, but for one man, it was the dark side that drew him there. Fly fishing in Puerto Rico – John Guldin provides tips and advice including casting, hooking, and fighting the mighty tarpon on the fly. Fort…

Saltwater, Silver Kings, and San Juan

Puerto Rico Fly Fishing – Saltwater, Silver Kings, and San Juan Almost every morning, we met in the early hours by the locked gate of the Empress Hotel waiting for our taxi to take us to the Cangrejos Marina. On one fine morning, I was at the gate all right, only it was on the…

Stalking the flats of Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico

Stalking the flats of Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico “I bowed my rod tip as the fish jumped. It was a barracuda, a large one of maybe 3 1/2 feet in length. It thrashed in the air as hurtled from right to left and landed in an explosion of water droplets.” – Peter Cammann relates his…

Newfoundland Trophy Atlantic Salmon Fishing Tips

Newfoundland Trophy Atlantic Salmon Fishing Tips Bill Bryden has been chasing, studying, catching, and guiding others in pursuit of Atlantic Salmon for years. If you’d like the inside scoop on fly fishing this awesome fish – and want ALL the secrets, this is the article for you. How to locate trophy lays, equipment to use,…

Winter Fly Fishing For Trout

Winter Fly Fishing For Trout Although not all of us are able to take advantage of the joys of winter trout fly fishing, in some parts, it’s a peaceful and excellent with non-existent crowds to compete against. Cameron Larsen provides his tips and ideas from his own personal experiences. It is winter time now. One…

Searching For Coho On The Fly From the Harrison River, Mission BC

Searching For Coho On The Fly From the Harrison River, Mission BC Vic Carrao offers advice on fly fishing for Coho Salman, especially aimed at those who want to fish the beautiful Fraser Valley of British Columbia. Carrao’s favorite water is the Harrison River just 2 hours from Vancouver. The Fraser Valley is truly one…

Steelhead At Cardiac Pool - Northern British Columbia - Upper Kalum

Steelhead At Cardiac Pool – Northern British Columbia – Upper Kalum Guide Tracey John Hittel describes the thrill of one of his clients hooking into a beautiful steelhead in Northern British Columbia, on the Upper Kalum. Fred Callum’s experience with fighting a steelhead is one we’d all love to share in. And of course, we’d…

High Water Fly Fishing

High Water Fly Fishing High water fly fishing offers the big advantage of relative solitude. However, there are some things you should know before you venture out. Cameron Larsen, who lives a short walk away from the legendary Deschutes River in the Cascade Mountains has the information and tips you’ll need to be successful. A…

A City Angler

A City Angler “I was born in a city, and grew up in a city, and fish in a city or in rivers that are near train stations close to a city; so when I walk down the street or ride the subways, when I carry my fly-fishing gear, when I wear my official fly-fishing…

New York Pier Fishing (With A Fly Rod)

New York Pier Fishing (With A Fly Rod) “I didn’t become a lot of things, good and bad, including a pier fishermen. Piers were magnets for anglers on the lowest fishing rung: bait fishermen. Besides, what self-respecting fly fisher wants to fish, standing on concrete or wood, facing a railing?” Randy Kadish provides another personal…

Kenauk: Experience Wilderness In Comfort And Fish For Trout

Kenauk: Experience Wilderness In Comfort And Fish For Trout The Wilderness – Great Trout – But Uncomfortable and So Remote Right? Wrong! Great trout – remote lakes, and wilderness – in comfort – two hours from downtown Ottawa. No airplanes needed either. A Cabin’s Reflection In the Early AM Water A view of Mills Lake…

With Stevie Munn On The Six Mile Water River, Northern Ireland

Fly Fishing The Six Mile Water River With Stevie Munn Lots of fish, “good craic,” and a sunburn, In June, I went to Northern Ireland to visit ‘home’, and got in a day of fly fishing on the Six Mile. Wasn’t the best time of year, but with Stevie’s help, it turned out to be…