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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Those Bloody Pennasks

The lake: This little beauty resides at approx. 4100 ft. about an hour out of Kamloops BC. It is stocked with Pennask AF3N’s and is rumored to currently hold bows to 10 lbs!!! Given that, along with the fact that … Continue reading

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Roche Lake – Ice Off, Fish On

Well with the ice just recently off Roche lake, and despite the weatherman ‘s prediction of rain, we decided that today was the day to give it a go … and we’re sure glad we did! 😀 Oh and what … Continue reading

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flyguys.net Official 2011 Fishing Reports

Sponsored by Surplus Herby’s! … the one stop shop for all your fishing & outdoor needs! flyguys.net Official 2011 Fishing Reports Post! So since our flyguys.net Official 2011 Ice Off Reports post went so well we’ve decided to take the … Continue reading

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More Kamloops Lake Spooning

Well the weather worked out and the Kamloops area iced off lakes were still pretty limited so we packed up the family and headed back out to Kamloops lake for some more spin cast fishing for feisty Kamloops rainbow trout! … Continue reading

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Kamloops Lake – Chironomids & Crocodiles

I just couldn’t take another day of chasing around ice off reports on the Kamloops area lakes so the boys & I packed our packs with fishing gear and enough food to last us the day and off we went … Continue reading

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Tunkwa Leighton Lake Ice Fishing Report

Got in touch with Al from the Tunkwa Lake Resort to find out how the ice fishing has been going and was pleasantly surprised with what I heard! While the ice fishing everywhere else seems to have slowed right down … Continue reading

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Long Distance Rainbow Love

Long Distance Rainbow Love BC Fly Fishing Vacation Report from Japan Editors Note: A few months ago we received an email from a fellow in Japan asking for information on a fly fishing vacation in the BC Interior. His name … 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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Another Flyguys Northern Division Fishing Report

May 30, 2010: Once the hoards had moved on after the long weekend and all the snow had melted Steve and I headed out mid week hoping for  a bunch of brutes. When we got to the lake we were … 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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Fishing Report – Flyguys Northern Division!

May 19, 2010: Well after 3 weeks of straight graveyards it was definitely time to go FISHIN’. The ice had been off this lake 14 days and we we’re a little worried about turnover. The great thing about this lake … 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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Roche Lake Kamloops Fishing Report Update

April 29, 2010: Hit Roche again today and thought I’d give a quick update even though the day was almost identical to your report from two days ago but without the chironomid action. I did see some small (and I do mean small) chironomids hatching … Continue reading

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Roche Lake Kamloops Early Spring Fishing Report

April 27, 2010: Roche lake is located about 40 minutes south of Kamloops on Highway 5A (the old Merritt highway) and was our fishing destination for today. Roche lake sits at about 3800 feet and has been ice free for no … Continue reading

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Jocko & Edith Lake Kamloops Fishing Report

April 26, 2010: Having checked the weather forecast the night before we decided to get on the water early to take advantage of the calm winds predicted for the morning. I’ve come to the conclusion that if I had to … Continue reading

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Another Paul Lake Kamloops Area Fishing Report

 April 21, 2010: Fished Paul lake today and yesterday and had some not bad fly fishing till about 10:30 AM when the wind came up creating white caps on the water! Surface temperature today was 43 – 44 F. . … 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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Low Elevation Kamloops Area Lake Fishing Report

  Sunday April 18, 2010:  Sunny & clear with a bit of wind on this low elevation (approx 1800 feet) Kamloops area lake. The water temperature was 53 F and the lake appeared to be in turn over. There were lots … Continue reading

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Paul Lake Kamloops Area Fishing Report

See … we told you it was only gunna get better! It was overcast, rainy and windy but that didn’t stop the chironomid pupae  from making their way to the surface! I guess nobody told them that the weather wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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Back to Deep Lake Kamloops

Went to deep again today and it was even better this time (more action) but same size fish.  There was a big chironomid hatch today which was lots of fun!  You could just cast out your chironomid and the fish … Continue reading

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