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Beer & Beaver Tales

Ontario Fly Fishing Guides Secrets to Success: Covering Water (Part I)

August 29, 2015

There is a lot to learn in this game of fly fishing.  From the athletic task of learning to cast to the science behind insects and fish behavior, fly fishing covers the gamut in terms of the skills required to be successful.  When you add to this equation, the attempts to implement the more advanced […]

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Eggs

August 28, 2015

Yesterday, I had a gentleman tell me very seriously that fishing with a strike indicator and an yarn egg was nothing short of heresy.  Rather than engage in an argument that I wouldn’t win, I agreed to some degree and went along saying, “Ya, It ain’t pretty but it works.” Why do some anglers detest the egg and […]

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Steelhead and the Pennant Race

August 11, 2015

I love the fall for two reasons, steelhead fishing and the MLB playoffs.  For a steelhead fishing baseball nut, there really isn’t a more satisfying few weeks than from the 1st of October through to the end of that month and of course for us fans living in southern Ontario, we have a bit more […]

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Cold Front Smallmouth.

August 7, 2015

We slid into the top of the flats as quietly as we could manage in a big Mackenzie River drift boat and I slowly lowered the anchor.  This stretch of the Saugeen River is a long, uniform run with a vast shelf that runs for about 200 yards along the right side of the river. […]

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