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Winter Chinook Fishing: The Essentials

Winter Chinook Fishing: The Essentials

One of the great features of salmon fishing on the BC coast is that anglers fish for them 365 days a year, subject to local time and area restrictions. Of course, this opportunity only applies to Chinook salmon, as the other species are either still way out in the open ocean or too small to be legal quarry outside the traditional summer season. Thanks to the multi-year coastal rearing life history of many Chinook stocks, productive fishing for them can be had right through the winter months.

Fly Fishing Winter Gear Maintenance

Fly Fishing Winter Gear Maintenance

Every fly fisher needs a plan for when and how to do winter gear maintenance. A systematic approach for organizing and cleaning your gear is all you need. Follow...

On The Water: Gabriola Island Is Bob’s Island

On The Water: Gabriola Island Is Bob’s Island

If you are new to the idea of fishing Vancouver Island and just beginning your research, you likely have not considered—or even heard of—the Nanaimo area as a fishing destination. However...