Category Archives: Outdoors

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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Flyfishing day 1, 2017

A beautiful day in interior of BC today. Extra lovely because it was my first day on the water, trout fishing.  Plenty of snow at elevation still but road was clear and ice was off about a week. Morning fish … Continue reading

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From Rockies to Wild west coast…

August, as usual in beautiful British Columbia is the month of great outdoors. The options for outdoors activity are endless. I’ve been trekking, mountaineering, fishing or paddling for more than 30 years in BC or neighbouring regions. I have been … Continue reading

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The humility of flyfishing

I recently spent a few days trout fishing in the Nicola plateau area of Brirush Columba. It’s in my back yard but I only have made the extra effort of exploring the area properly since retiring. I’ve been a flyfisher … Continue reading

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Philosopher fisher 

Just when a fly fisher thinks he knows it all, our Creator humbles one. I guess that is why it just a sport. Like life in fact, fishing is an endeavour that just when you think you have it all … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 kicks off- RR time and photography

https://flic.kr/s/aHskeWW4Mq A few of my recent favourites…. Summer 2015 has been quite delightful and very hot. 🙂

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Fishing folly- neither recreation nor rest 

Weekends are a necessary attribute of modern life. Work hard then recreate and/or in preparation for another work week commitment. Alas, I ventured out, this Victoria long weekend, to relish a day of fly fishing. I headed to my favourite … Continue reading

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