Beer & Beaver Tales
2017 in Review
The 2017 season has officially closed and we are currently sitting in what is the first real winter deep freeze of the year. With the river frozen over and trip plans on hold for a while, it’s difficult to not reflect on the season that was. The year 2017 was as different from the previous season […]
Video: River Brown Trout (The New Fly Fisher)
Join us and The New Fly Fisher on the Upper Grand River fishing for Brown Trout. See some spectacular footage of the river and the guides that call it home.
Ontario Fly Fishing Guides Secrets to Success: Stripping Flies For Steelhead?
Most of us that hunt for steelhead through their entire season (Sept to late May) will tell you that there is an opportunity to strip streamers with some success. Post spawn fish, upon vacating redds will quickly return to eating voraciously after feeding very little for several months and can therefore, become extremely aggressive. Traditional trout […]
The final day of the Ontario trout season was a mix of frustration and excitement for this angler. I typically spend at least part of the day ushering out the season but this year I was afforded the majority of the day and was happy that I did. The morning was dedicated to streamers but […]
Ontario Fly Fishing Guides Secrets to Success: Nymphing with Indicators, 101
Depending on who you talk to, somewhere between 70% and 90% of a trout’s diet is subsurface but learning to fish that part of the column is, to many new fly fishers, daunting. It’s easy to determine what is going on when you can see the fish, but when they are not on or near […]