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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 Tunkwa Lake Park BC Fishing Vacation

A Tunkwa Lake Park BC Fishing Vacation Bombers, Bows & Breathtaking Backdrops Tunkwa & Leighton are man made trout fishing lakes residing at 3,750 feet in elevation within a 5,100 hectares Provincial Park on the southern Thompson Plateau. The Tunkwa lake provincial … Continue reading

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The Fluorocarbon Myth

The Fluorocarbon Myth ……. For several years I’ve had a growing feeling that fluorocarbon monofilament simply does not live up to the marketing hype. It is twice as expensive as nylon monofilament but is it twice as good in terms … Continue reading

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Pre-chironomid Season: Early Spring Fly Fishing Strategies

Early Spring Fly Fishing Strategies … In the pacific northwest, particularly in the interior of BC and Washington, spring stillwater fly-angling is often referred to as “chironomid season”.  With an abundance of lakes where spring emergences are dominated by little … 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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Rock Bottom Stonefly Nymph Fly

Rock Bottom Stonefly Nymph Fly Pattern In our effort to leave no stone unturned, I bring you the Rock Bottom Stonefly nymph … Although not common, every now and then I see giant stone flies fluttering around in the late … Continue reading

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Quick Fish Fry Fly | BC Salmon Fry Pattern

Quick Fish Fry Fly ……. say that three times fast 😉 Quick Fish Fry Fly | BC Salmon Fry Pattern I know they’re out there and they are hungry, so here’s a recipe for a quick fish fry fly. Now … Continue reading

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Olive Shuttlecock Emerger Fly

Olive Shuttlecock Emerger Fly Pattern Mayfly | Chironomid | Caddis Groundhog day doesn’t hold much weight up here in the North East corner of B.C. We really don’t care if some Eastern, flea ridden, rodent comes out of its den, … Continue reading

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BC Fishing App (fishin BC) Review

Downloaded this BC Fishing App (Fishin BC by EPW Labs) the other day and have been playing around with it since. Tons of very good waterbody information for BC fishermen & women including detailed stocking charts and a log that … 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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Bipolar Balanced Leech Fly

Bipolar Balanced Leech Fly Pattern .. Ahhhh night shifts! 3:30 AM and all kinds of crazy shite is going through my head. Every now and then a balanced leech flashes by and then is gone … lost in a smorgasbord … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Bomber Chironomids

Fly Fishing Bomber Chironomids As stillwater flyfishers we know that the late summer heat of August has forced the trout to murky depths and made them too lethargic to chase any offering we present. It is at this time that … 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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Stump Lake Damsel 2.0

Stump Lake Damsel Damselfly Nymph Fly .. I remember my first really successful day fly fishing Stump lake. It was years ago, the month was June and the damsels were hatching! We were anchored in the shallows tossing out big … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing With Flies

“Flice” Fishing | Ice Fishing with Flies After a long hiatus from fishing I was fortunate to have the opportunity to get out on some BC Interior lakes over the past year. The 2011 – 2012 season was a great … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing from Shore 101

Fly Fishing from Shore ……. In 2012 I caught over half of my fish fly fishing from shore or public docks. I thought I’d share some lessons that I’ve learned. Like our stuff? Subscribe by Feed or Email   Incoming … Continue reading

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Blood Clot Bloodworm Chironomid Larvae Fly

Blood Clot Bloodworm Chironomid Larvae Fly Pattern Fall is here , Winter is near, I’m going fishin’ ……. Sorry dear! Yes it’s that time of the year again! But before you head out, you really need to take a few … Continue reading

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Sight Fishing Stillwater Rainbow Trout

… another extraordinary article by Jason Majoskey (Mr. Rainbow), this one on the topic of sight fishing for trophy BC rainbow trout on the productive & pristine still water lakes of the beautiful British Columbia interior.  A bit of a … Continue reading

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Fall Fly Fishing Strategies

Fall Fly Fishing Strategies … By the time you read this, it will be mid-September and we will be into the Fall fly fishing season. At this time of year, the water is beginning to cool, the major hatches are … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Pink Salmon on the Fraser

If you’re interested in targeting river run pacific salmon on the fly then you better get to know the humpy! Fly fishing pink salmon on the Fraser river, or any river for that matter, is a great day to spend … 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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What’s so great about fly fishing anyway?

What’s so great about fly fishing … Why has the art of fly fishing permeated Hollywood and its movies and been held in a sort of high regard; an esoteric sport practiced by intense enthusiast?  What’s the difference between catching … Continue reading

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A Still Water Fly Fishing Overview

A Still Water Fly Fishing Overview … For those just starting out here’s a general fly fishing overview on how to fly fish the productive still water trout lakes of the Okanagan & BC Interior. And please remember, getting out … Continue reading

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Triple F Leech Fly Pattern

Triple F Leech Fly Pattern … *** just updated with a step by step instructional video of the “Olive Red Head” version of this effective & durable fly pattern! The Triple F  (Fat Furry Foker) was originally designed, hence its … Continue reading

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Deep Lake Kamloops Fishing Report

……. Who says you can’t fly fish from shore??? Well, being such a beautiful day out today, I decided to go for a hike up to Deep Lake and do some fishing. Deep lake is located in the Lac du … Continue reading

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