Tag Archives: Andrew Bennett

The Aces of Spey

In the early-2000s I was engaged to an Oregon girl who’s father was a rabid Northwest flyfisher. Appealingly, he owned a cabin on British Columbia’s Kispiox River and showed me photos of several 30-pound steelhead he’d caught there. When I … Continue reading

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Deneki Outdoors’ Bonefishing 101

Bonefishing 101, or how to catch bonefish demystified I’ve been giving a lot of love to Deneki Outdoors of late, but deservingly so in my opinion. Deneki runs several great lodge operations around the globe and I count several of … Continue reading

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Headwaters Backpack from SIMMS Fly Fishing

SIMMS’ Headwaters Backpack Last year I reviewed Simms’ Dry Creek backpack after tooling around southeast Alaska for king salmon, sea-run cutthroat and steelhead. And I found the pack to function great, with a lot of storm protection for my camera … 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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Dean River British Columbia, Day 3

A windfall of metal… and Whitey does the big two-four So I’m stading in a run called Totem and we’ve just hammered some fish out of it, to the tune of four hookups in one pass. And I’m thinking, in … Continue reading

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