Sculpins and Bull Trout Fly Fishing in Squamish

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Winter in Squamish means it is time to go fly fishing for Bull Trout which are often referred to as Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma) in these parts. Bulls and Dollies are almost impossible to distinguish visually from one another, however, some would argue that a bull trout has a flattened head compared to a Dolly. Maybe that is the case, … Read More

Upper Squamish River Conditions – Dec 20, 2008

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Wow! Has it been cold. The average daily temperatures have been well below the freezing point in Squamish for over a week. Itching to get out, I decided to take the family on a winter outing to the Upper Squamish River to look at bald eagles and river conditions. Knowing the kids would get hungry I packed us a small … Read More

Going Fishing – Check Your BC River Levels First

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I often get emails and phone calls as to whether the Squamish River is at a level that is fishable. Luckily our Government has created a website that allows anyone with access to the Internet to find out just that!     Here is the website you should bookmark:     When you pick your “Province”, in this … Read More

Sea Lice Debate – Get Informed

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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 lice situation in the Broughton Archipelago in British Columbia: Having read through the Summaries (78 pages), I feel much more … Read More

Squamish Salmon Run 2008

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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 moving but not in the numbers we are used to. The fish that are there are not … Read More

Mel Krieger – Passes on Oct 7 2008

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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 videos and I owe a lot of what I know to his teachings.  He will sorely be … Read More

Upper Pitt River Power Project Squashed…For Now

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Hooray! All the hard work and uproar from concerned citizens has resulted in Minister of Environment Barry Penner to cancel the Upper Pitt River Power Project’s plan to put power lines through Pinecone Provincial Park. Thank you to all who went out to show their disapproval. Yay! -CG

Sockeye back in Coquitlam River after a century

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It is efforts like this that are required to restore the mistakes of the past. Great to hear! Hopefully this is only the beginning of what is to come in BC!Read the article here! Tight lines, Clint

Wild Salmon Under Threat of Extinction, Study Shows

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Yet another study shows that farming salmon on the West Coast is devastating wild salmon stocks. When will our government take action? If our government will not take action, please do so yourself. Do Not buy Farmed Salmon or Farmed Steelhead (Costco)! If you know someone who does, let them know of what it is doing to our Wild Stocks! … Read More


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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release2007ENV0126-001486Nov. 19, 2007Ministry of Environment E-LICENSING FOR FRESHWATER ANGLERS LAUNCHED VICTORIA – Purchasing a freshwater fishing licence is easier than everwith the Province’s new e-licensing system, Environment Minister BarryPenner announced today. Penner marked the occasion by purchasing a fishing licence at Robinson’sOutdoor Store in Victoria, B.C.’s first e-licence-equipped vendor.“Freshwater anglers will now have a greater range … Read More