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Gear For the Year: Part 4

Gear For the Year: Part 4

Part 4, 2019: Tackle & gear for fishing the West Coast of British Columbia, and Vancouver Island. These are our picks — we used them, and they work!

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!

Safety First With AIS

Safety First With AIS

When an AIS receiver is integrated into your marine electronics system, other vessels equipped with an AIS transmitter are shown on your multifunction display as isosceles triangles. AIS targets are viewable on chart pages and radar screens.

Name That Lure!

Name That Lure!

Our January Quiz is now closed. Stay tuned for the winners to be announced.