Category Archives: General Techniques

General Info about all types of fishing and rigging.

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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Swinging for Steelhead – Adapting to the conditions – by Jason Hartwick

Swinging flies for steelhead is not always easy but in my honest opinion, it is the most enjoyable way to catch these fish. They don’t always come easy and much of the time we have to work hard for our … Continue reading

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How to Choose Your First Spey Rod – by Jeff Putnam

One of the most common questions that my clients ask me is, what weight spey rod should I get to get started?  Since a spey rod outfit is not cheap, a little understanding of the lines used will prevent you … Continue reading

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3 Things that Will Help Better Your Streamer Game – by Chad Johnson

In this article we are going to try to get our streamer fishing a step beyond the cast; which seems to be where we get hung up. I say this is for all you fly heads out there that have gone … 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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