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On the Little Q.  23 11 20

On the Little Q. 23 11 20

This year’s runs of salmon have pretty much finished doing their business. Spawned-out salmon carcasses have made it up over the riverbank and into the forest, thanks to the nocturnal activity of black bears. Flocks of shit-hawks still screamed at each other as they...

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Once In A Blue Moon….

Once In A Blue Moon….

You don't get a day like today (Sunday Nov 01) but once in a blue moon and it was worth getting up in the dark to get to good old Spider Lake just before sunrise. What an amazing morning!! And what a great day! Angus and I were on the water shortly after 7 followed by...

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Return to Spider Lake – Oct 26, 2020

Return to Spider Lake – Oct 26, 2020

Wow, how great it was to get back on good old Spider Lake after at least 3 months! Angus and I were on the water around 8AM followed shortly by Roy and a bit later by Norm. Weather was cool and cloudy in the early morning with only the slight stirrings of a breeze...

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Tangled Lines

Fly of the Month for November

Fly of the Month for November

If there has been one single fly pattern that has taken the angling world by storm, the Egg Sucking Leech, or ESL, has to be it. Not that anyone has ever observed a leech sucking on an egg, this fly pattern just lends itself to such an intriguing moniker. An effective...

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Winning Fly for October is…

Winning Fly for October is…

The Fly of the Month Fly Tying Challenge for October, the Palmered Brown Bug, has concluded. There really was no competition for best of show this time around. Clearly the winning fly rose above all others, as if it had wings. The winning fly for the October fly tying...

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Charles… just Charles would be fine.

Charles… just Charles would be fine.

In March of 1985, after a quick poll of anglers I had met along the Tsolum, Puntledge and Trent rivers, some of us got together and formed the Steelhead Society of British Columbia – Comox Valley Chapter. Fr. Charles Brandt was at that inaugural meeting. We were...

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