Time to winterize your boat or are you still fishing?

If you are up North and starting the process of winterizing your boat, don’t forget to pull off the prop and inspect it. Starting out the spring with a poor functioning engine caused by unforeseen fishing line wound around the prop is less than an ideal start to the boating season. 47 more words

Taco Marine

People project: Lure of the outdoors hooks flyfisher Paula Shearer

Before the sun rises above the horizon, Paula Shearer is already waist deep in the Bow River.

She flings her line back and forth, casting a nearly weightless fly into the water, hoping for a catch. 244 more words

Local News

Back Home

Arrived back in Sydney after a couple of weeks in L.A. – shame about the weather.

I’m looking forward to getting out and doing a bit of fishing even though it seems pretty quiet out side.

Reports to come…

Fishing Reports

Whirling disease leads to fishing, boating restrictions in Banff National Park

Banff National Park has restricted fishing, boating and swimming in at least a dozen lakes, rivers and creeks to protect the trout threatened by whirling disease. 445 more words

Local News

Ottawa man nets very large salmon, $12,000

Reinhard Roick was out on the water with his friends on a boat named “Screamin’ Reels,” in the middle of a three-week fishing derby on Manitoulin Island, when he felt a tug on his line stronger than most he’s felt in his long fishing career. 423 more words

Local News

Parks Canada mismanaging Middle Island?

By Barry Kent Mackey

Point Pelee National Park is famed for the large number of birds and birders it attracts. So why does park staff shoot so many native birds off their nests, chasing a provincially threatened species in the process? 626 more words


That Sinking Feeling

You may have heard a rumor milling about that Dorian and I were involved in the sinking of a boat in the Kenai River this summer. 2,705 more words