Category Archives: Fishing

my Opening Day

Oregon doesn’t have an official opening day for the fishing season because fishing is always open somewhere. Nonetheless, my opening day was yesterday. It was a beautiful day, starting off in the chilly 30s, but climbing to the mid 50s by late … Continue reading

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Bear Footprint, video

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Pink Salmon, video

This video shows pink salmon fishing on a tributary of the Nash River in British Columbia.

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Bull Trout, video

The video shows a bull trout, commonly known as a Dolly Varden. I caught it at the confluence of French Creek and Deese River. The tourist guides and locals all call the fish, Dolly Varden. The regulations make a point … Continue reading

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Arctic Grayling, video

Caught my first Artic Grayling. They generally live above 60 degrees latitude. They occupy roughly the same biological niche as trout, but in a colder, more northern environment. Like trout, they hold in the river and primarily eat insects. They … Continue reading

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Babine River

On the advice of a friend, I wanted to fish “Rainbow Alley.” As we checked into a cabin at Ft. Babine Lodge, the manager asked if we were here for the sockeye. She directed me to the “fence,” an area … Continue reading

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Kispiox River

Drove from Terrace to New Hazelton and stayed the night. In the morning, the woman at the visitor center directed us  to the Kispiox River near the village of Kispiox. I fished the stream downstream of the rodeo grounds. The … Continue reading

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