Sport Fishing

2017 Sport Fishing Guide cover

2017 Sport Fishing Guide

The 2017 Sport Fishing Guide is available now! Catch more fish. Whether fishing on your own or looking for the guided fishing adventure of a lifetime, this tome details the best locations, ...



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For most of the country, the water has either cooled or is beginning to drop into the 50s. Right before it gets super cold and ice takes over, there's no better time to throw a jerkbait. Water temperatures from 40 and above are ripe for this ... more

Nov 20, 2017 12:00 AM Tackle Box

The most popular piece of outerwear in fly fishing just got better. The Simms G-3 jacket is a workhorse and almost a uniform for fly fishing guides everywhere. There’s a good reason for that. These jackets not only perform, they last. ... more

Nov 20, 2017 12:00 AM Tackle Box

Streamers aren't just for big water

Louis Cahill

Fly fishing to picky educated trout that get pounded daily by fly anglers, can get many of us flustered at times. It’s easy to find ourselves following everyone else’s lead on the water when it comes to pattern choice. ... more

Nov 20, 2017 12:00 AM Fishing Tips

Westview Marina and Lodge

Westview Marina and Lodge

Winter spring/chinook salmon will heat up as normal in January and February, when high pressure systems move in. Beautiful clear cool days with good catching opportunities especially from the Tahsis Narrows right out to and around Centre Is. ... more

Nov 20, 2017 12:00 AM Where to Fish

Nymphing Tip: Tag Your Split Shot

Kyle Shea

Way back in 2011, Alaska West alum and trout guru, JEB Hall, gave us the details for his go-to rig when slinging beads for big leopard rainbow trout. It’s still as current as it was six long years ago, so if you haven’t checked it out, be sure to ... more

Nov 16, 2017 12:00 AM Fishing Tips

Lowrance announced its new Hook² series of fishfinders/chart plotters, which are designed to be affordable and easy to use. At the heart of the Hook² series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar, a new technology that actively corrects sonar settings for ... more

Nov 15, 2017 12:00 AM Tackle Box

Save endangered Thompson River Steelhead

Native Fish Society

The Thompson River's wild steelhead, due to their size and speed, are regarded as one of the most remarkable steelhead populations on the planet. With only 200 fish returning this year, they are now in real danger of extinction. ... more

Nov 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

SALTWATER OVERVIEW – The Chinook fishing has been FAIR overall around the South Island. All fishing effort is targeting winter springs. Most of the fish are from 3-6 lbs in size with only a few larger ones up to 14 lbs. Weather conditions have ... more

Nov 13, 2017 12:00 AM Where to Fish