As I stand knee deep in first river I ever fished for Pacific salmon, my autumn column on fly fishing rivers for salmon begins to come together. That day almost 10 years ago, I float fished, not fly fished, however it was not long before both methods became synonymous with fall fishing and our fishing gear began outweighing our camping gear.
As I start writing my fall fly fishing column, I have a hard time sitting still. Much like a kid at Christmastime, there is a certain excitement in the air and I can’t wait for September long weekend, the unofficial beginning of fall river salmon fishing on Vancouver Island. Regardless of the method, the intent […]