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Fishing with Circle Hooks

Use circle hook to prevent mortality and be able to release the fish unharmed.

How To

West Coast Clamming—Can You Dig It?

When, where, and how to clam on the West Coast of British Columbia.

How To Choose A Flasher

With all the different flashers on the market, choosing which one to use and how to fish it can be a daunting task, one...

The Effective Anchovy Setup

How to rig a teaser head, and use the right leader length.

Is Your Boat Voltage Tuned For Fishing?

Find out if your boat voltage signature attracts or repels fish.

Choosing the Right Colour Lure

How to make the right colour choice for fishing lures

Fishing with Circle Hooks

Use circle hook to prevent mortality and be able to release the fish unharmed.

Gear

How To Choose A Flasher

With all the different flashers on the market, choosing which one to use and how to fish it can be a daunting task, one...

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Guest Posts

Why I Can’t Wait to Come Back to Vancouver Island

Fish Tale: A Vancouver Island fishing trip through the eyes of of a Wisconsinite

Op-Ed: The Future of BC Depends on the Sport Fishery

"[Valued at $1.1 billion], the sport fishery is the largest economic driver of all B.C. fisheries."

Op-Ed: Fishing with Rod on DFO Fraser River Management

Rodney Hsu of FishingwithRod.com provides serious opinion and insight on the DFO's management of the Fraser River recreational fishery..

Places

Wonderful Winter Harbour

A well-traveled man from Austria once visited the village of Winter Harbour and said it was one of the last of its kind in...

Early Coho in the Southern Gulf Islands

When, and why the coho show up in the Strait of Georgia.

Why I Can’t Wait to Come Back to Vancouver Island

Fish Tale: A Vancouver Island fishing trip through the eyes of of a Wisconsinite

Island Fly

THE MOSQUITO FLY

The mosquito is a classic Catskill-style dry fly, but without the feather wings; it’s an “all hackle” fly.

THE CAREY SPECIAL

The Carey Special was named after its creator Colonel Carey. It is a very simple, yet very effective, wet fly.

8 Essential Fly Fishing Knots (and How to Tie Them)

Learning to tie good knots can be frustrating, but repetition and practice will result in good ones.

BC Black Rockfish and their Ilk

Tell anyone that you plan on casting a fly to scorpionfish and they will look at you as if you are from another planet.

Pinks for Pinks

Standard high-producing flies, such as the Pink Handlebar and Cathy’s Coat, are likely the main ammunition for most fly fishers. However..

Tips

Use circle hook to prevent mortality and be able to release the fish unharmed.

Spotlight

Sons of Salmon: An Initiative to Support Hatcheries on Vancouver Island

Island Fisherman Magazine's new merchandise initiative to support, and generate funds for Vancouver Island fish hatcheries.

Cabin in Barkley Sound For Sale—Reduced!

Floating home in Barkley Sound for sale, only $125,000.

Introduction to Fly-fishing Course In Duncan 2019

Bill Luscombe's fly fishing course is open for registration.

Guest Posts

Why I Can’t Wait to Come Back to Vancouver Island

Fish Tale: A Vancouver Island fishing trip through the eyes of of a Wisconsinite

Op-Ed: The Future of BC Depends on the Sport Fishery

"[Valued at $1.1 billion], the sport fishery is the largest economic driver of all B.C. fisheries."

Op-Ed: Fishing with Rod on DFO Fraser River Management

Rodney Hsu of FishingwithRod.com provides serious opinion and insight on the DFO's management of the Fraser River recreational fishery..

Features

Wonderful Winter Harbour

A well-traveled man from Austria once visited the village of Winter Harbour and said it was one of the last of its kind in...

Public Fishery Alliance Rally at Vancouver DFO Monday, July 6th 2020

July 6th, 2020 from 12:00pm-1:30pm The Public Fishery Alliance has organized an "information rally" at the DFO office located at 401 Burrard St., Vancouver.

Politics Before Science: New Chinook Regulations Announced

"The public Chinook fishery, which is critical to the BC’s marine fisheries, cannot survive on catch-and-release fishing."