Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tips

Fishing with Circle Hooks

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

How To

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.

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.

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

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

Eiko Jones: The Salmon Whisperer

Interview with Eiko Jones and Kim Isles about their films, "The Heartbeat of the River" and "Salmon Capital Campbell River".

A Place We Call Home – Salmon Enhancement In Nootka Sound

Five watersheds and estuaries see an annual return of over 65,000 locally reared Chinook thanks to the Conuma River Hatchery.

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.

Harbour Chandler Custom Jigging Combo

This is a very light, but very strong med-heavy rod, paired with a small but powerful Okuma Ceymar reel.

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

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 Wigglefin Action Disc

The Wigglefin Action Disc adds vibration and action to a hoochie or bucktail for those fisherman who don’t want to fish with a flasher.

The Effective Anchovy Setup

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