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Chironomid Fly Fishing Strategies | Finding Fish

Chironomid Fly Fishing Strategies – Finding Fish – Every spring, thousands of BC fly fishers head to their favourite lakes, eager to chase trout with chironomids of all shapes and sizes. Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed or Email   … 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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Great Weather, Good Friends & Big Kamloops Rainbows

June 14, 2010: Since the weather was nice today decided to take a good friend out fishing.  He had just bought a new 5 wt TFO rod and reel and wanted to test it out.  This was his 2nd only … Continue reading

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Roche Lake Kamloops Area Fishing Report

June 5, 2010: Ahh the BC Interior … a lake a day as long as you stay … and this day’s lake was Roche! For those that don’t know, Roche is one of the more popular lakes in the Kamloops area. It … Continue reading

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Cold Wet Weather & Big Fat Rainbows

June 4, 2010: Well the fishing was tough … and it was cold … and wet … and it lasted the whole day cept for a 15 minute reprieve when the sun showed it’s face around noon … and did I mention … Continue reading

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Last Day Of May Kamloops Area Lakes Fishing Report

May 31, 2010: Decided to go fishing again today.  Life is good! Got to the lake around 9:00 and there were already 15 boats anchored up!!!  There were only 2 boats close to my spot so I just drove right … Continue reading

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May Long Weekend Kamloops Highlands Lakes Fishing Report

May 23, 2010: In our attempt to avoid the crowds this May long weekend, we ventured out to a couple little gems hidden in the Kamloops highlands in search of feisty Penasks. With both lakes over 4200 feet, and with … Continue reading

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Salmon and Scuitto Lake Fishing Reports

May 18, 2010: Hey guys, I fished Scuitto and Salmon Lake this weekend. Scuitto fishing was fair with lots of chironomid action. Salmon Lake was lights out! I fish this lake regularly and this year has been the best I … Continue reading

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Mid May 2010 Kamloops Area Lakes Fishing Report

 May 17, 2010:  Ok the weekend reports are in and here’s what we know:  This past weekend, in general, has fished slower than the week leading into it, especially at the lakes between the 3500 – 4000 foot elevation mark. Not sure if … Continue reading

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Full Sink Deep Water Chironomids

Folks you’re in for a real treat! Below is an excellent post by John Scalr outlining how to fly fish full sink deep water chironomids. The article is long but it is well worth your while to read it all … Continue reading

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Krazy’s Nine Pound Kamloops Area Lakes Rainbow

May 11, 2010: Today’s lake might sit at about 3600 feet, might be in the Roche lake area and might be named after a certain animals footwear – but then again it might not – and if not, we’d bet money … Continue reading

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Long Lining Deep Water Chironomids

This is an exceptional article on deep water chironomid fishing witten by By Jason Majoskey (AKA Mr Rainbow). It was edited by Al Horne (horneblower) & Illustrated by Dale Sharp (Sharpy). It’s a fairly long read but well worth your … Continue reading

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Morgan Lake Kamloops Fishing Report

  April 20, 2010: Had a bit of time to kill today so I took a quick trip to Morgan lake. For those that don’t know Morgan lake is about 20 minutes west of Kamloops on highway 1 west. At … Continue reading

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