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Pink Summer

By Bill Luscombe, Mar 21st, 2011

August brings the fishing doldrums to most freshwater areas of British Columbia, including Vancouver Island, save for the bass and pike waters. It is a time for most fly-fi ...
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Autumn's Silver Rockets

By Bill Luscombe, Mar 21st, 2011

Waist deep in salt water, I gazed over the wide expanse of the bay, patiently false-casting my dry line, ever watchful for a rise or a roll close enough to cast to. With 35 feet of line aerialized, I readied for a delivery just as a fish rolled fi ...
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Saltwater Fly Patterns II

By Bill Luscombe, Mar 21st, 2011

"Here is the fly that did. I designed it for coho. It is a cross between the Mickey Finn and the Yellow Bomber. I decided to design it because both flies were sort of ...
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Ernie Fedoruk's Corner

By David Y. Wei & Suzanne Clouthier , Mar 21st, 2011

Amazing! Even though we were fishing close to the bottom, in nearly 200 feet of water, I could still feel the action of the jig. The custom seven-ounce Striker lure a ...
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Saltwater Fly Fishing Basics - Part II

By Bill Luscombe, Mar 21st, 2011

I just finished teaching another fly-fishing course to 19 enthusiastic novices and I always enjoy fielding the vast array of questions that they ask. More than that, however, I like helping them ...
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Saltwater Fly Patterns

By Bill Luscombe, Mar 21st, 2011

"POOR MAN'S NEEDLEFISH"

Hook: Eagle Claw L67 or L1197N size #6
Thread: Green monocord.
Body: 6 strands of silver crystal flash 1/3rd longer than the hook shank, then 6 stra ...
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Saltwater Fly Fishing Basics

By Bill Luscombe , Mar 21st, 2011

Over the past decade, saltwater fly-fishing has become increasingly popular. Along with this popularity has come some additional problems to plague the uninitiated. L ...
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Scotty Electric Downriggers — A Primer

By , Mar 21st, 2011

Every time the term "downrigger" comes to mind, I think of Scott Plastics. An innovator of the sports fishing industry and manufacturer of quality products, Scotty ha ...
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Sockeye Fishing Techniques for the Alberni Inlet

By Marilyn Murphy , Mar 21st, 2011

Technique: Fish as many rods as you can, as close together as possible, but without getting tangled up. And troll is long straight tacks. Use a sounder to locate the d ...
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Sonora Resort

By David Y. Wei with Suzanne L. Clouthier, Mar 21st, 2011

Our guide, Mike Hicks, had promised us that in Johnstone Strait, we would catch four of the five species of Pacific salmon during our visit. Mike described the strait ...
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