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Fishing Mazatlán? Ask for Pepe

Fishing Mazatlán? Ask for Pepe

Mazatlán, Mexico is a great fishing destination to get away from cold winters. If you want to pick a fishing charter, this article shows you how.

How To Pick A Fly Fishing Rod

How To Pick A Fly Fishing Rod

“How do I pick a fly rod?” It’s certainly a valid question, and although experienced fly-fishers often look at beginners with a wondering eye when they ask that, if you take a moment to think about it, it is probably the first really good question beginners ask.

2019 Gear For the Year: Part 1

2019 Gear For the Year: Part 1

Our popular column featuring the latest and greatest in drool-worthy, must have gear for the year! Get your ‘hooks’ into these. We have, and we did well!

Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

It requires a lot of time to individually punch in a series of GPS “waypoints” into a chart plotter. We thought it would be beneficial to have an easy-to-download file for those who would like to fish the west coast of Vancouver Island, and keep within regulations for retention.

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

The Tyee Club has been one of Port Alberni’s top attractions since the Great Depression, enticing locals and tourists alike to experience fishing at its finest. While people could barely scrape a couple of coins together, they still found a way to take part in this annual event that's tradition continues today.