Tag 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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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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Nimmo Bay, British Columbia—where the plugged-in world melts away

Lately I’ve been thinking, How do I rate so high? That’s because I’ve enjoyed three trips of a lifetime in just a couple months, one on Oregon’s Deschutes River for steelhead; another on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula for Atlantic salmon; and … Continue reading

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Great Moments With Fire, 2

I’ve got a bud up in the Great White North, the Fisherman’s Paradise, Canada you know. He’s a crack shot with a moose rifle, I’m told, and I am personal witness to his skills with a camera. Geoff Moore lives … Continue reading

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Korkers Guide Wading Boots

Dude what’s up with the boots on your feet? The Beasties sang those words back in the late 1990s and if you had used that line to ask me what I was stomping around with on the Dean last week, I … Continue reading

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Now Time! Steelhead on British Columbia’s Dean River

Living the dream, Dean River style A few years ago I went to Russia for Atlantic salmon and watched a partner rip up the river while I barely landed a fish to every two or three of his. Then I … Continue reading

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Fly Max Films Fish Like a Pro

April Vokey and a cast of Canadians If the Adventure Angling Group, a Seattle-based fly-fishing film company that dominated the genre for several years, failed in one capacity it’s that its work lacked storylines and relied completely on beautiful landscape … Continue reading

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