Spring’s Warming up the Elk River in Fernie BC

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A stone’s throw from Calgary is the skiing hotspot of Fernie BC. But when the snow melts, those sparkling creeks feed a fly fishing paradise. The peak of the spring runoff is slowing down, and high fast water is now subsiding into lazier patterns, a great breeding ground for insects of all kinds. The ducklings and […]

Hey – Check your fly! (part one)

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Fly tying nymphs for high and turbulent water conditions Spring fly fishing in BC means reduced visibility, and trout who lie near the bottom waiting to strike are always looking skyward for prey. They can be pretty fussy about the speed and depth of their food as it drifts by; it’s impossible to imitate exactly but the right […]