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BC Black Rockfish and their Ilk

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.

How to Customize Lures to Suit Your Area

How to Customize Lures to Suit Your Area

We all know some lures just work well straight out of the factory, while others require some adjustment. Your goal is to make the lures match the feed around your area and look like it is wounded.

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.