Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "British Columbia" Tag

The evolutionary links between grizzlies and salmon are life or death

Degraded freshwater and marine habitat, fish farms and disease, dams and diversions, hatcheries and genetic dilution, climate change and changing ocean conditions, all influence salmon abundance. [...]

November 21, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide, wild salmon

Throwing dead fish for fun and ecological profit

The indigenous peoples’ Salmon Ceremony reinforces respect - reminding us the salmon are vital community members. Precious in death as they are in life. [...]

July 31, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Feb. 23 – Mar. 1

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation [...]

March 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Into the water, unseen and toxic

"My underwater camera lights illuminated the blood - shimmering with scales, so there were tons of little chunks of blood and scales and small pieces of offal mixed in there.” [...]

December 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Why we tie our own flies

The coup de grâce of satisfaction - you’re catching fish on you own tied flies when your friend humbly asks, “Hey, buddy, can you spare one of those?” [...]

June 8, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: BC’s world renowned wild salmon rivers spared, for now

Northwest British Columbia's sparsely populated regions co-exist with intact wilderness ecosystems. The region has thus far resisted large-scale industrial intrusions [...]

December 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Steelheading in BC and OR with “Blue”

Chad Smith's drone and "Blue" gift us the beauty of a fall run of steelhead trout in British Columbia and Oregon. The music by the Strumbellas helps take you away [...]

November 28, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Video: Vokey and crew hit Skeena River giant steelhead

The Skeena claims a history of having very big steelhead. This 2010 spawning run a perfect frame for the proof of that claim. Vokey and her friends invite us all to enjoy [...]

September 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

News: Researchers detect devastating virus in farmed salmon

Morton and her coauthors tested more than 1,000 farmed and wild salmon from British Columbia supermarkets and found evidence of ISAV in 78. The virus also turned up in sea lice [...]

January 15, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Video: Moen’s Steelhead Dreams Pt. 1

A beautifully made documentary style project about a mother, father and daughter growing up guiding in the back country of British Columbia. [...]

January 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Videos