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2017 has been a rough year, and considering it’s not even over yet it may get worse. Canada lost some pretty great people this year, most recently with Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip,  and CBC Radio storyteller and host of the Vinyl Cafe Stuart McLean. And in our own family, my wife lost her brother Ferlyn suddenly and unexpectedly one summer night, breaking hearts amongst all of us. I mention these… Read More

Back in the late part of the summer of 2016, I was introduced to my next door neighbours son in-law Mark Shannon, visiting from Calgary,who had been admiring my ocean boat from across the yard. After a quick conversation in the late day on a beauty of a summers evening, I soon found out that like myself, Mark had been bitten by the fishing bug and it wasn’t long before we quickly… Read More

Well here we are again..it’s the fall (my personal favourite), the weather is changing, fish are making their move from ocean to river, and that means that a fishing trip must be in the books! Those of you who’ve read past posts will know how my stories normally begin. A phone call is received, followed by more calls, searches on Google Earth, selection of a site, confirmation of time off at work,… Read More