Choosing a reel can be confusing for a first-time buyer. A plethora of different brands, drag systems, colours and spool diameters, here are a few things I look for in a reel: Arbor: Reels come in three primary arbor diameters: … Read More
Nothing is worse than showing up to your favourite early-season lake to find poor visibility and floating debris all over the place. While it does put fish down due to lack of consistent oxygen levels, it is not impossible to … Read More
Stillwater season, the most wonderful time of the year, has officially arrived. This week’s forecast is surely going to get some ice moving around and we should see plenty of fishing options start to open up in the next 10 … Read More
Once upon a time, I think I called everything a “twenty-incher”. I was young, new to fly fishing and wanted to impress my elders. Can anyone guess what the most shocking item I purchased that year was? Yes, a tape … Read More
Anglers aren’t the only ones that are permitted to sleep in during the early weeks of stillwater season. Fish are just beginning to wake up and will typically be opportunistic during the warmest part of the day, and in my … Read More
This Saturday will mark the final “Intro to Chironomid Fishing” course before springtime stillwater guiding takes over the schedule. This course is held at Trout Waters Fly & Tackle in Kelowna, BC from 10am – 1pm this Saturday, April 14th. … Read More
Highway 24 is among the best Stillwater fly fishing in the world for big rainbow trout. Join Brian Chan on this excellent video by our friends at Fishing BC on your Saturday night!