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November 22, 2020

Gift Certificates – Fly Fishing Gifts

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Fly Fishing Gift Certificates Whether it is for Christmas, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day or a Birthday, we have a gift certificate for you!  All you have to do is fill out our booking form with your preferred fly fishing trip and we will e...

January 20, 2020

How to Tie A Pheasant Tail Nymph for BC Rivers

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How to Tie a Pheasant Tail Nymph for BC Rivers – The 511 Turbo Nymph     The 511 Turbo Nymph is a simple and effective variation on the classic Frenchie fly. This is fly designed to sink fast (in BC we can only use one fly) and it repres...

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November 27, 2018

Squamish Fly Fishing Trips

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Squamish Fly Fishing with Valley Fishing Guides Pure Wilderness fly fishing trips in Squamish BC. Squamish Fly Fishing Trips There is no question that the Squamish area rivers, the surrounding mountains, and the flora and fauna provide s...

May 22, 2015

Squamish and Whistler Fishing Report – Squamish River Watershed Snow-Pillow at All-Time Low

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The following image is from the River Forecast Center – The Squamish river is on track to reach summer flow rates by the first week of June! Currently the Squamish is out.  Do not even bother fishing the main-stem unless you are at a co...

June 18, 2009

Spring Wrap Up


Spring Wrap Up Spring 2009 has been a time of volunteering and reconnaissance. Volunteering with the Squamish Streamkeepers at the Meighan Creek fish fence once a week counting coho smolts heading to sea was great. On one occasion I had ...

March 2, 2009

Squamish River Update March 02, 2009


Yeah! Finally some rain has fallen and the rivers have risen to great fishing levels.  Visibility is around 2 to 3 ft in the Squamish and there is a nice tinge of colour.  The Mamquam is running high and brown but should drop fairly qu...

November 1, 2008

Sea Lice Debate – Get Informed


There is a significant Sea Lice Debate going on in BC that is being fueled by the money involved in Fish Farming.  Here is a great summary for those without scientific backgrounds regarding the “Science” currently monitoring the sea lic...

October 16, 2008

Squamish Salmon Run 2008


Hmmmm….Well, the salmon have arrived.  I caught my first chum early in the run, however, numbers are pretty low meaning the fishing is darn slow.   Every day that I am out either fishing or observing (walking the dogs) I have seen fish...

October 15, 2008

Mel Krieger – Passes on Oct 7 2008


It was with great saddness that I found out  that one of the greatest individuals to share his knowledge of fly fishing with me through his books and videos passed away last week.   I own several of Mel Krieger’s books and casting vide...

November 20, 2007



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July 31, 2007

Squamish Pinks 2007


The salmon are late….up to 20 day in some areas…according to guides from Tasis, BC on Vancouver Island to other guide services in the Lower Mainland….but they are showing up. Like other locations in BC, the pinks have arrived in the ...

January 31, 2007

Denis’ First Char – Feb 2006 Re-Post


February 19th, 2006 gets the check mark for the beginning of great char action this season and Denis Landreville from Tremblant Fly Fishing had a chance to experience it first-hand! The day started off slow as to be expected because of t...

January 31, 2007

Chum Salmon 2006

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Well the run began with the first chum hooked on Oct. 2, 2006 on a classic purple egg sucking wooly bugger. I was unable to slow the fish down as it raced back into the main current and straight towards a seal. Alas he was gone but only ...

January 31, 2007

Becoming an Angling Guide in BC


To become a Licenced Angling Guide in BC you must:1. Write and Pass an exam to prove your knowledge of the regulations in the region(s) you plan to guide2. Write an Angling Guide Operating Plan (AGOP) 3. Canadian citizen or a permanent r...

January 31, 2007

5th FFC National Fly Fishing Championship


If you have ever wanted to compete or test your skills among other fine fly fishers, read on: ==========BEGIN====== Ottawa, Ontario, 6 November 2006 — Fly Fishing Canada (FFC) is pleased to announce that the 5th FFC National Fly Fishing ...