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Pinks for Pinks

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..

How To Jig For Salmon in BC

How To Jig For Salmon in BC

Summer has arrived, and with it salmon jigging season. As summer progresses, the salmon move into shallower water closer to shore. This means that you can leave the downriggers at home and get jigging.

Jigging at the Pier in Campbell River

Jigging at the Pier in Campbell River

Fishing from a pier and shoreline can be very productive in heavy bait gatherings, for rockfish, and during the salmon returns. In this article, we’ll help you improve your pier and shoreline jigging game.

Fishing With Toddlers

Fishing With Toddlers

After many challenging fishing trips, I have developed a comprehensive numerical system my checklist to help make these trips more enjoyable for all.

Fishing Effectively With Plugs

Fishing Effectively With Plugs

Plugs will help you catch salmon right out of the box, but there are a couple of tricks to make them more effective.

Teaser Head Herring: Part 1

Teaser Head Herring: Part 1

How and why you should fish the Britsh Columbia coast with teaser heads and bait. This artile shows you how to set up you teaser heads and leaders.