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Fly fishing the Canadian Rockies & Bow River, Alberta

Well, its been almost 2 weeks since my WestJet flight back to Toronto touched down. Calgary was a cool 11C when I left, Toronto delivered its 32C, 100% humidity promise. Its hard enough to leave Calgary because of the fishing....the weather here had me wondering why I didn't misplace my boarding pass.

Fly Fishing The Bow River In Alberta

By |August 25th, 2007|Canada Fly Fishing Reports, Fly Fishing Canada|0 Comments

Danielsson Control Fly Reels

Fear not, for there is a new member of the Danielsson fly reel family that has you covered~the Danielsson Control! This revolutionary fly reel features Danielsson's highly acclaimed, reliable, waterproof disc drag system at it's core..but thats where the similarities with it's brethren end. What sets this reel apart from the other big reels in Danielsson's line up...

Danielsson Control Fly Reels

By |July 20th, 2007|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments

Hatch Fly Reel Review

The first time I laid hands on a Hatch Reel, I was impressed with the heft of the thing. Dainty~no. Delicate looking~no. The reel has a real business-like, industrial look to it that really does inspire confidence.

A look at the Hatch fly reel

By |June 5th, 2007|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments

Dubbing Brush Nymph

For many anglers on this side of the Atlantic, Czech Nymphing is still a pretty foreign idea. While we may, or may not choose to employ this short line method of fishing heavy nymphs, there is no doubt that the effectiveness of this approach makes it worth a second look. We can, and […]

By |April 22nd, 2007|Tying Nymphs-Emergers|0 Comments

Triple Wing Caddis Pattern

I have come to the conclusion that there are some caddis fly patterns that I just plain LIKE to use. Sometimes they catch fish, sometimes they don't.

Triple Wing Caddis Step By Step Fly Patterns

By |January 19th, 2007|Tying Dry Flies, Tying Nymphs-Emergers|0 Comments