Monthly Archives: March 2004

Fly Fishers Spring Cleaning

With trout season just around the corner for many fly fishers, what better time to have a look at your gear and prepare it for the first outing? Caring for your rod/reel/line is not only simple, its great insurance that your gear will perform beautifully when you do get out on the water. […]

St. Croix Legend Ultra Review

St. Croix 7’9″ Legend Ultra 3 wt.
Looking for a top of the line rod, perfect for small rivers & streams, light dry fly presentations, at a great price? Look no further!
St. Croix nailed it here.

After playing around with 9′ 4 and 5wts on the Grand, then switching to the St. Croix 7′ 9" Legend […]

By |March 26th, 2004|Fly Rod Reviews|0 Comments|

The Hallowed Headwaters of the Humber River

The Humber River is one of four rivers beginning in the Headwaters country north-west of the city of Toronto. Along with the Credit, the Grand, and the Nottawasaga, the Humber River begins in Mono Township east of Orangeville; it then winds its way through the hills of Caledon, eventually flowing into Lake Ontario in […]

William Joseph Coastal Review

William Joseph Coastal Vest Review
Like many fly fishers, I consider a vest to be one of the most important pcs. of equipment you take with you to the river. In the years before I believed this, I thought discomfort was just part of the game. In the Coastal, William Joseph has eclipsed […]

Small Stream, Fast Water Nymphing

You found a good looking run…

Some might say a run this fast can’t hold the big browns and they’ll look for something slower. Don’t! These big guys are in here, and when they hit in this fast water, you better be ready! One quick turn down stream and he will be at your feet […]

Florida: Redfish Delight!

I know y’all are out chasing the elusive brookies and brownies in some of my fav small streams and rivers in S. Ontario, but I’m still ‘fighting’ the heat and humidity down here in the Sunshine State. So there may not be much interest in my day on the ‘saltwater’, but here goes anyway.
Went […]

Caddis Emerger Fly Pattern

Its unusual for me to like a fly as much as I like this one, yet know essentially nothing about it…Its an emerger, and likely a caddis. I think I picked it up at the Orvis shop in Chicago about seven years ago, but i’m not sure. I sort of care…but I […]