Category Archives: Freshwater

Oh My Scud – by Brian Chan

One common denominator of the most productive stillwater trout fisheries found in North America and other areas of the world is the presence of Freshwater Shrimp which are also referred to as scuds.   These amphipods thrive in nutrient rich, alkaline … Continue reading

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Make Your Fly Lines Work For You: Why the Right Line Matters – by Nick Tenyor

After guiding, working, and living in a fly shop for close to ten years-you come to realize some absolute truths about fly-fishing. You learn that the quality of your experiences on the water matter more than the number of fish … Continue reading

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Trout Spey Lines Defined – by George Cook

Trout Spey….Micro Spey…”Small Ball” has indeed arrived !  The Spey Angling enthusiast of today has limitless opportunity, be it Trout, Sea Run Cutthroat, Smallmouth Bass, even the various Shad species of both coast. Trout Spey tackle which spans from the … Continue reading

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Bombers – by Ken Woodward

During the heat of the BC Interior summer, while most lakes are in the doldrums, a much anticipated hatch occurs at a few nutrient-rich, mud-bottomed lakes in the Kamloops area: Bombers! Stillwater fly anglers from far and wide descend on … Continue reading

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Montana Hopper Fishing 101 – by Mark Raisler

Why not throw the big fly. Why not toss a fly pattern that everybody including you can see? Why not tempt those big Montana Brown Trout with a really big meal? Why not?! So that is what many do whilst … Continue reading

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Floating Lines for Stillwaters – by Phil Rowley

At first, sinking lines such as the Camolux, Hover and Deep series of lines might seem obvious choices for fly fishing lakes. Although these lines are constant companions whenever I venture out onto one of my favorite lakes if I … Continue reading

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