SALTWATER

  • Strangest Catch Of The Year December 29, 2014 During the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, I love getting together and visiting with family and friends. During the many visits throughout the holiday, it never fails that at some point the conversation always comes around to the past fishing season and each year I always get asked the same question: What was the strangest ...
  • You Never Know What Will Come To The Surface September 3, 2014 If your call the prairie provinces home, like I do, and you’ve dreamed of fishing Canada’s west coast, you need to do it now. I had the good fortune of fishing with Serengeti Fishing Charters during the month of June, with two good friends, and it was a trip of a lifetime – one I ...
  • Just For The Halibut July 10, 2014 I recently had the good fortune of fishing the west coast with Serengeti Fishing Charters. Myself, fellow outdoor writer Brad Fenson and good friend Cam Morison spent three days fishing for salmon, rock and bottom fish and, of course, halibut. The first morning, to say “the seas were angry” was an understatement. With 10 to 14-foot ...
  • Leopard Sharks Near Alcatraz April 30, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles about fishing for saltwater fish!   I consider myself a history fanatic, so when my wife said we’re going on a well-deserved five day family getaway to San Francisco, Calif., I quickly booked a guided tour to see the legendary and historic maximum security prison, Alcatraz. The tour of ...
  • Sockeye Returns Show Stronger Numbers July 30, 2013 Predictions for this summer’s sockeye salmon returns in BC seem to be improving. Click here to read the entire article.
  • Gear Review: Steez Flourocarbon Line March 30, 2012 New for 2012 — Steez’s green coloured, super soft, super strong 100 per cent Fluorocarbon line that has the flexibility and castability of regular monofilament. Formulated exclusively for Steez spinning and casting reels, it is highly resistant to abrasion and offers a faster sink rate than monofilament. Parallel winding on the filler spool ...
  • Your Guide To Understanding Fishing Line March 28, 2012 Monofilament, flourocarbon, braided, superlines, copolymer — what’s the difference between the different fishing lines on the market? Two and a half hours into an epic struggle with a monster tarpon and the only connection that existed between it and me was a spool of 30-pound-test monofilament fishing line. I could not believe it had held this ...
  • Gear Review: Williams New 2012 Lure Lineup February 10, 2012 Check out these new lures from Williams for the 2012 fishing season. Williams has two new lure series for 2012. The first, dubbed the Nipigon, is a slender bodied 2 1/2″, 1/3 oz spoon that imitates a baitfish in distress. Available in 8 colors, featuring a red treble hook and a red 3D eye with a ...
  • Gear Review: Luhr-Jensen Shoehorn Spoon May 21, 2011 Last year, salmon anglers enjoyed Luhr-Jensen’s new Shoehorn Spoon. The oddly balanced, lightweight spoon was a new presentation that salmon had nightmares about. Now, with the introduction of UV Bright technology to the colour scheme and a smaller size, salmon anglers’ dreams have really come true. UV Bright technology is the use of finishes, designed to ...
  • Gear Review: Sufix 832 January 18, 2011 Sufix — in partnership with Gore, the makers of Gore-Tex Fabrics — has created a brand new breakthrough in fishing line technology: Sufix 832. Sufix 832 fishing line offers stealth technology that the company claims “will shake the fishing line industry to its core.” The combination of Gore’s expertise in advanced materials, Sufix’s capability and know-how ...
  • Salmon Fishing in Haida Gwaii January 17, 2011 It’s a fact — 4:00 a.m. in the Haida Gwaii is easier than 8:00 a.m. back home will ever be. Bleary-eyed from our wake up call, I breathe deep pure salt air and let the morning chill and the coffee’s kick rouse my senses from slumber. Sunlight hides below the eastern horizon. Above is only the ...