Hopper Time - Fly-fishing’s Second Season
The last two weeks of May and first two of June is a cosmic time for Alberta fly-rodders.
It truly is fly-fishing Christmas with the low altitude brown trout rivers experiencing the great fly hatches of the season.
The big boys like golden stones
Pike on the Fly - Fishing New Waters
A friend and I have been on a quest the last few years to land Master Angler-qualifying pike in Manitoba on our flyrods. That means a pike of 41" or longer, certainly doable in many of that province’s remote, northern lodges where fish grow large
Fall brings the big walleye out
Our prairie rivers come alive in fall, as all game fish seemingly go on a major feeding spree ahead of the approaching winter. Every fish you can think of is in the game; pike, sturgeon, goldeye, redhorse, but the major player around my neck of t
Grasshopper patterns are one of my favourite ways to fly fish for trout. Mention grasshopper fly fishing to any angler that has ever hit it right and their eyes will glaze over as they remember explosive rises to large dries. Grasshoppers while po