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  1. large arbor fly reels are awesome

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I'm new to using a large arbor fly reel and just had to say how much I really enjoy fishing it. Mine is a Snowbee Geo but the make probably secondary to my point in this post. Being able to catch up to a crazy coho that runs at break-neck speed from 100' out to inshore, goes around behind me...
  2. Dead Fin Whale on Haida Gwaii

    Saltwater General Discussion
    We had a very sad death recently up here in Haida Gwaii, not far from my home. A very large Fin Whale washed up dead on the beach. I haven't heard how or why it died but sure would like to. They recently completed the autopsy and burred it in the sand to retrieve the bones after decomposition. I...
  3. Spinner / Spoon Techniques

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Want to try casting spinners and spoons for cohos later in the fall. What is the best technique (s) ? Is it just cast and retrieve ? Do you cast quartering upstream and let it swing ? Do you point your rod tip at your spinner on the swing ? Upstream ? Downstream ?
  4. Safety

    Freshwater General Discussion
    It was a fine day (Saturday, 07-31-10), and I was fishing with my buddies at Fraser River - Hope :thumbup: My excitement that day turned into fear and worries when one of the guy accidentally drop his sunglasses in the water, try to retrieve it, and almost cost his life when the strong current...
  5. NVO Report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    NVO Report Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for June 29th 2010 Caddis. Oh boy can that be fun! I have heard reports that there are a few popping here and there and the fish are starting to look...
  6. A return to the water...

    Freshwater General Discussion
    “Life and fishing…” (Part 1) Fishing…For some it is a passing fancy. Little more than a distraction for the kids, or an escape on a family camping trip allowing for some solitude and perhaps a fish, (of whatever size), as a “trophy” for the dinner table. For others it is a passion, a medicinal...