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Friday 13 | A Northern BC Fall Fishing Report

Friday 13 A Northern BC Fall Fishing Report I was required to work one day this weekend, on ERT (Emergency Response Team) coverage, and was given a choice on which day it would be. I told them I’d have my … Continue reading

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Smoke on the Water Dragons in the Sky

Smoke on the Water Dragons in the Sky A Roche Lake Park Fishing Report 2017 (Chewy Dragon Fly Pattern Tutorial Included!) The drive south for summer holidays is usually an exciting time filled with anticipation of some good ol’ R&R. … Continue reading

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FGN Spring Tour | 2017 BC Interior Fishing Report

FGN Spring Tour 2017 BC Interior Fishing Report The annual end of May fishin’ and carousing tour down south had a major hic-up even before I got on the road. Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed or Email   Incoming … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Ice Off 2017 Fishing Reports

2017 Fishing Reports post Sponsored by ……. … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! And with the new year comes the new……. … Official flyguys.net Northern British Columbia, BC Interior, Kamloops Area Lakes & Rivers … Continue reading

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Palace in the Sky | BC Alpine Fly Fishing 2016

Palace in the Sky BC Alpine Fly Fishing Report 2016 Well after a 1 year hiatus it was time to head back up for some mountain alpine fly fishing. Guide cabin and horses were booked well in advance and as … Continue reading

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The Chironicals of May 2016

May Chironomids 2016 ……. “Go north young man, go north.” It’s been over 38 years since I heeded those words and I have to tell you I’m glad I did. There is a lot of territory farther north that still … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Ice Off 2016 Fishing Reports

Sponsored by ……. … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! And with the new year comes the new……. … Official flyguys.net Northern British Columbia, BC Interior, Kamloops Area Lakes & Rivers Ice Off 2016 Fishing … Continue reading

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2015 Fishing Spring BC Northern

Now that’s how you end a day of fishing! 😀 30 minutes earlier ……. We’re trolling into the boat launch , just as we’re about to reel in a truck whips in and backs down the launch to pick up … Continue reading

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Early Spring Fly Fishing Shuswap Lake

If all you BC Interior still water guys are just itching to get out on the water, your best bet … early spring fly fishing Shuswap lake! Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed or Email   Incoming Search Terms:shuswap lake … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Ice Off 2015 Fishing Reports

Sponsored by Surplus Herby’s! … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! Well we made it through another one and with a new year comes a new… … Official flyguys.net Northern British Columbia, BC Interior, Kamloops … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Whitetail Lake Fishing Vacation

Whitetail Lake Fishing Vacation – A Wonderful Week at Whitetail Lake – Whitetail Lake  is located near Fairmont Hot Springs in the BC Rockies Region of beautiful British Columbia (see map below). Managed as a trophy fishery by the provinces … Continue reading

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Rainbow Dinner

Well the first snow a couple of weeks ago automatically kicked in the winter/survival/ hibernation check down list. It’s a list of things to do before the blizzards come. 1) Mow the lawns one last time … Nope 2) Put … Continue reading

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Giant Wild Alpine Trout

Is there a better way to spend Canada Day then hiking in and setting up on the shores of a Rocky Mountain lake with giant wild alpine trout? NOPE! Steve, Aaron, Mitch and myself  were preparing to head  back to … Continue reading

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Welcome Home – 2014 Northern BC Fishing Report

Well after 5 days of fishin’ and cavorting it was time to turn the jeep around and head home. That was one tough drive! What normally takes me 11 hours took 12 plus. Two nights of fishing and two nights … Continue reading

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Flyguys North Kamloops Fishing Adventure 2014

I got the email early April that a date had been selected for the GOEG IV and it was May 30 + 31. The GOEG (Gathering Of Extraordinary Gentlemen) is a get together, for as many as can make it, … Continue reading

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Kickin the Sheridan Deep Water Chironomids

Sheridan Deep Water Chironomids … So what to do in June for Chironomid fishing? My May was not filled with chronie fishing anywhere near as much as I would have liked so Rob and I had to make a plan. … Continue reading

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Best Skunked Day Ever!

… BC fishing, it’s not always about the fish! 😉 Well the end of 2013 fishing kind of fizzled out for me. No fishing in November or December! I know some of you are thinking,” Ya no big deal,” but … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Ice Off 2014 Fishing Reports

Sponsored by Surplus Herby’s! … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! Well we made it through another one and with a new year comes a new… … Official flyguys.net Northern British Columbia, BC Interior, Kamloops … Continue reading

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Last Chance Saloon

Decent fall weather this late in October, although not unheard of, is not the norm up here in the North. The leaves are long gone with only the smell of their decay to indicate they were ever here. But Friday … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Rainbows 2013

Mid summer in beautiful British Columbia means to find willing trout you have to look up … way up! In this case not only did we look up but we had to hike up to an alpine lake nestled in … Continue reading

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The Last Boatman Standing

Well last time out in my tube, post ice off, did the trick in releasing the winter doldrums. It just felt good to be into some fish. Last weekend the plan was to take the “River Wolf” and drop it … Continue reading

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Finally Ice Off in FSJ!

April is a cruel month in the North. I remember growing up in the North Okanagan and April was all about green grass, leaves sprouting, flowers starting to bloom and warm rains. Now April for me is below zero overnight … Continue reading

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Winter Bulls on the Peace!

“Today ended up being very successful, I landed two bull trout, all on the exact same rig, on a retrieve instead of a bounce, the cause of this I don’t know. But this weekend, I am going to find the … Continue reading

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Blue Fox Bull Trout!

So today was the day, January 23rd to be exact, that I was going out to start filming my new fishing show for youtube. I was on the hunt for Northern BC Bull trout and knew exactly where I was going … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Ice Off 2013 Fishing Reports

Sponsored by Surplus Herby’s! … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! [random max=4 id=39]   Well we made it through another one and with a new year comes a new… … Official flyguys.net Northern British … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Rainbows 2012!

Well the boys got back from their hike up into the Rockies at the end of September and I thought I’d post a report for Steve.  They were sure jacked to head up to this lake and it turned out … Continue reading

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More Fun on the Peace!

… Dark night of my soul pierced by the light of a fish tug …  😐 … where did that come from?!? Maybe I do need a day off! And so it was I had Wednesday off for my second … Continue reading

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Summer Bows Bulls & Gray’s

Well my last day of work before holidays actually ended up being an H2S course in town. I finished up early and that meant time to grab the boat and head out on the Peace for one last fish before … Continue reading

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Peace Up, Peace Down, Peace Out!

Last  weekend Hydro stopped it’s spills and the Peace River was down to around normal summer conditions. Trying to get organized and out on the water was like pulling teeth …. wait I didn’t get out as I was having … Continue reading

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The One That “NEVER” Got Away!

Summer, yes it’s finally here! You know what that means for a fly fisher, right? Well I’ll explain it, the spot that you want to catch fish in, is always gunna be over fished, especially if its one island lake! … Continue reading

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In the End!

I’ve recently moved to Kamloops and have enjoyed getting back into trout fishing again and putting the salmon gear to rest. I couldn’t help but buy an Ice Hut and get out on the local lakes to see what this … Continue reading

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FGN Southern Raid 2012

Over the winter Steve, my buddy Don and I discussed where and when to do a spring fish in the Southern Interior. We ended up with the last week of May ( this was the easy part) and somewhere around … Continue reading

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Roche Lake Report

I don’t know where the time went but before we knew it we found ourselves in the last week of May with FGN (flyguys North) in the house for a week of fishing at world famous Roche lake! On top … Continue reading

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Red Lake Report

So after all the talk of potential winter kill, and all the glum early ice off reports, we decided to put in a few days at Red lake Kamloops to check out the situation for ourselves. Here’s a better late … Continue reading

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Tight Lines at Sawmill (Burnell) Lake!

Having the trip planed for April 6 for over a month now we were pretty disappointed to read in the ice of reports that sawmill was still frozen. We decided to go anyways since we didn’t have any other options … Continue reading

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Back on Ice!

My son Timbre wanted to go ice fishing so we planned a day to go out on Williston. Most of the small lakes have slowed right down but the big lake seems to always produce. Weather report was sunny with … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing Williston Lake Bulls & Bows

Well it was now time to do some ice fishing! I was out doing a little exploratory mission on Williston Lake a couple of weeks ago and there was over a foot of good clean ice. The lake, on the … Continue reading

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Winter Drift Fishing

Cold snap is over and just a bad dream now. I’ve been using this warm spell to melt away the bad memories and continue my unheralded run of fishing the Peace River in the winter. I thought I’d change my … Continue reading

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flyguys.net 2012 Ice Off & Fishing Reports!

Well that was an awesome year but it’s time close off 2012 and move on to 2013! Thanks to everyone that contributed reports, stories & pictures last year and we’re really hoping to see even more of you on our … Continue reading

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Last Cast for 2011!

Getting skunked on the last outing of the year was a little disappointing    so the only way to change that was to make it the second last outing! With my partner in crime, Steve, in Edmonton watching the World Juniors … Continue reading

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Storm in the Eye of the Peace!

It’s never windy underwater …. the fish are lucky! 😕 A couple of days before Xmas and the weather has been above seasonal for a while now so you really couldn’t call it a Chinook. Didn’t matter though cause anything … Continue reading

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Our 2011 Okanagan Fishing Season!

Hello guys and gals, We (that’s me David and my buddy Chris) had a very steady and fun season fishing small lakes near and far from Kelowna.  We truly enjoy the beautiful nature and quietness of those small remote lakes … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Autumn!

Saturday morning the alarm goes off and the wife gets up and starts to get ready for work. I on the other hand burrow deep under the comforter and listen to the wind rattle the bedroom windows as it has … Continue reading

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Anchors Away!

Fall in the North, in a good year, is Labour Day to Halloween. Mess around too much and you miss it altogether!  With that in mind Steve and I headed out to Base Camp after work on Thursday excited about … Continue reading

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Momma Loves Rainbows!

It was late Wednesday evening when the wife leaned in and whispered those seven magical words ….. “I’ve got a hankering for some rainbow!”  Well that snapped me out of my semi-comatose state! There’s nothing like a pre-ordained, spousal approved … Continue reading

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Pete Lake Fishing Report

Mid September and it was time to try Pete Lake, figuring the algae bloom would have died down. The day before Steve and I went was 30C and that’s about as hot as it gets in these parts. Strange summer/fall! … Continue reading

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Get High & Beat the Heat!

Mid August and off the wife and I went on our annual Soak up the Sun Summer tour. As usual we headed for Kamloops and Vernon. They were calling for temperatures in the 30’s C and Like our stuff? Subscribe … Continue reading

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Summer Slammin – Sorta!

In the midst of last year’s Rocky Mountain Grand Slam, Steve and I were already planning this year’s trip. We both thought we’d come a couple of weeks early around the middle of July. Even though this year has been … Continue reading

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Late Season Lunkers!

It was a quick jaunt to Kamloops for the wife’s school reunion. Just before leaving my son Timbre’s schedule came free so I packed for some tubing. I made sure the bag had two float tubes, two waders, two sets … Continue reading

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Blackwater Smackdown

So after having a great year so far on Pennasks, and hammering some huge Fraser Valley’s & Brook Trout as well, we thought we’d spend a day targeting some Blackwater strain Kamloops Rainbow trout. We hit the stocking charts and … Continue reading

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