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On the Beaches 24 01 22

On the Beaches 24 01 22

Even the usually raucous shit-hawks stood stock still, looking forlorn. A pair of Stellar sea-lions cruised along a hundred metres or so off the shore. A lone Crow patrolled the beach from above, searching for a tidbit of something edible. And me, hoping to find a...

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Dean Hodgson Tying “Isla’s Special”

Dean Hodgson Tying “Isla’s Special”

Before I got my Hummingbird depth finder last spring I used to refer to this fly as my ‘fish finder’. I fish it under an indicator, with a dry line, as well as trolled using a type III uniform sink wet line and with a type VII wet line fished similar to deep water...

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I’d Rather Be Fishin’…

I’d Rather Be Fishin’…

In those immortal words from Thumper, as he rapidly beat his hind foot on the frozen-over pond, “Look Bambi, it’s stiff.” So, I guess a trip to Spider Lake is out of the question for the time being. Yes, just when I thought we had opened up some opportunity with the...

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Tangled Lines

On the Little Q. — Change is Continual

On the Little Q. — Change is Continual

Another so called, “atmospheric river” ran over us a couple of days ago. It was not as torrential as the one back in mid-November, but this one had assistance in bringing up river levels. That being, warm air temperatures over a lot of accumulated snow. And the Little...

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Tide Charts for 2022

Tide Charts for 2022

For fly-fishing beach-rats like me, a tide chart is an invaluable tool. For most of us, the meat of beach fishing season runs from March to October. Wintertime can be problematic owing to adverse weather conditions, but beach fishing then can be rewarding when...

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DIFFERENT HACKLE PLIERS

DIFFERENT HACKLE PLIERS

During a recent visit to Gone Fishin’ (to wish one and all a Merry Xmas), I noticed a pair of hackle pliers that were different from the usual ones (of which I have many).  What makes them different is the jaws are not lined with rubber/plasitc, instead they are...

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