Category Archives: British Columbia

Swinging, for British Columbia Bull Trout (Video)

Spent some time in British Columbia in October and recently put together a little video on that trip for American Angler. The target was bull trout because I’d gotten word that there were some brutes eating streamers, including patterns that … Continue reading

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Hatch’s $100 Nippers and Simms’ Quick Stash Lanyard . . . until death do us part

The question isn’t whether paying a hundred bucks for a pair of nippers is worth it. The question is how are you not going to lose them after you fork out the dough. Hatch’s nippers come on the heals of … Continue reading

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New Protections for Great Bear Rainforest’s Old Growth and Nimmo Bay Resort

This is not an end-all solution to what plagues British Columbia in general and the Great Bear rainforest in particular, but this is great news for the continued health of this wonderful area, including its fisheries. The Great Bear offers … Continue reading

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Northern Embridge’s Pipeline and Oil Tankers Spell Doom to Northern British Columbia

This proposed pipeline is a disaster. It’s not a matter of if, it’s when. This company, Northern Embridge, has a history of mishaps and they are not even thinking that a disaster wouldn’t happen. They are just judging that the … Continue reading

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Image of the Week: Geoff Moore’s 26-inches of Awesomeness

Ok, I get to post a bunch of my grip and grin images on the site, and I did so just a week or so ago when I placed an image of an insanely big rainbow trout, hoisted by yours … Continue reading

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Being A Steelhead Junkie Just Got Easier

Being a steelhead junkie isn’t the easiest thing in the world—between tides, weather, river conditions, and the fickle nature of the fish itself, catching a steelhead often feels like a minor miracle. Just getting to steelhead country, with the epicenter … Continue reading

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Vedder River Steelhead with April Vokey and Michael Gracie

I had to live vicariously through this one, with Michael Gracie telling me all about his upcoming trip to Vancouver and the Vedder River with hotshot guide April Vokey. He was as jacked-up as an angler can be, sorting his … Continue reading

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Disease in British Columbia’s Farmed Atlantic Salmon

I know it’s a Monday and that you are probably as busy as I am, but it’s worth taking some time to watch this video about British Columbia’s farmed salmon industry and the government’s efforts to protect those stockyards. This … Continue reading

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Steelhead Fly Fishing on British Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Islands, a.k.a. Haida Gwaii

Reprinted from Big Sky Journal—by Greg Thomas I first felt a need to step on the Queen Charlotte Islands back in the 1980s when a friend and I steered a 42-foot long wood troller, called the Cape Cross, from the … Continue reading

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Pay Heed to This Sign

I have, like, 50,000 images in my library. When looking for specific shots I often come across others I’d forgotten about. That’s what happened today and I thought I’d share. I shot this sign on northern Vancouver Island along the … Continue reading

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