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Kicking off summer 2017

I planned to kickoff summer with another fishing trip. I got the camping part down and most of the fishing logistics( ya right) but I can’t control the weather. I was camping near KenruckyAllyne Park and put the boat in … Continue reading

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Last days of spring fishing 

Just had a couple of days flyfishing at Kump Lake near Aspen Grove, BC. It is always nice to get out in the outdoors even if fishing is mixed. We had moments of active chironomid hatches broken by the mystery … Continue reading

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Fishing Peter Hope in the sun…

Had a couple nights at Peter Hope Lake near Merrit BC. We had the first taste of Okanagan/Nicola summer- sunshine wa, heat, campers, and mosquitoes!! We did catch and release many nice rainbows mostly via indicator lines and one ‘special’ … Continue reading

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Spring weather still hampering flyfishing but

Spring weather in BC has been erratic and is  still hampering flyfishing trips but not completely. Some good trout moments if you can brace the wind and rain- a crowds.  Many people are heading outdoors despite thunderstorm warnings, flooding and … Continue reading

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A windy sunny 2 days – flyfishing 

A couple days of BC flyfishing was mixed but always a fun time. We had the leftover madness of Canada’s May long weekend to sort out parking and campsites. A decent day of size 16 chironomids on the shoals was … Continue reading

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Flyfishing trip -almost a wash out

A storm moving through Nicola region added more trouble to Merritt creek flooding and forced us to seek dryer ground but it didn’t wash out a couple days of trout fishing.  Peter Hope and Blue lake were covered in fog … Continue reading

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