Tangled Lines

“Beaches” map book pre-order here.

“Beaches” map book pre-order here.

Our scribes have been busy editing. Data has been compiled and arranged in readable format. Photos have been taken and laid-out in logical sequence. GPS tables have been given the once-over for accuracy. Niggling little details have been tightened up. All is complete....

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Steelhead, Anyone?

Steelhead, Anyone?

Once again it is that time of year, when certain anglers receive a card in the mail from the Government of B.C. That would be the annual Steelhead Angling Questionnaire. All folks who purchased a Provincial freshwater angling licence and had a steelhead endorsement...

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Floundering

Floundering

My involvement with the recent Beaches of Comox Valley map book project has rekindled my interest in fly fishing for species other than trout or salmon. As a fly-fishing guide working out of Tofino, many trips out to the surf-line rock piles would yield catches of...

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Three Little Lakes…

Three Little Lakes…

A recent multi-day fishing trip, my annual springtime sojourn to the mountains, rekindled my deep appreciation and respect for our indigenous, Coastal cutthroat trout, i.e., they take kindly to fly fishers as they rise with abandon to take an ersatz bug from the...

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A Genius at Work…

A Genius at Work…

For me, it is not often excitement nearly overcomes me with the announcement that a new book on fly tying or fly fishing is on its way. But this new one has gripped me with anticipation. From the official announcement: “The Klink: the Extraordinary Flytying Genius of...

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EXPLORING THE ELK RIVER AND ECHO LAKE 27 APRIL 2024

EXPLORING THE ELK RIVER AND ECHO LAKE 27 APRIL 2024

            TheDagger drove theCourtJester to the Elk; the main purpose was to view progress on the new bridge and assess river access points.  There is no doubt that the Lady Falls parking area is out of private use for the duration.  Road access across Cervus is by...

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Beaches of Comox Valley (and beyond)

Beaches of Comox Valley (and beyond)

A small group of dedicated club members are working diligently on a comprehensive beach access mapping project. A printed publication as well as a website portal to view this information is in the works. Producing such useful reference tools is tribute to the vitality...

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ROYSTON TYING

Because we missed the first session of the season due to a scheduling error, we thought about adding the missing one at the end of the season.  The dozen or so tyers at the March 29th gathering voted unanimously in favour of the extra time.  Thus, the final session of...

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