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Castlegar and the Columbia River

It was only about an hour drive to Castlegar where the Kootenay River joins the Columbia which then flows into Washington and Oregon. Rated the number one river in the fishing guide, it is much too big for us to handle in a canoe, but we thought we should check it...

Website Update

Happy New Year Hello fellow fisherfolks .. Dale Monrad here to update you on the status of the  club’s website. I have been keeping this website alive for over 12 years now and late last year the site was comprimized (hacked)  to the point I had to take it down....

Gomphus dragonfly emergence

Hello The live insect display at the 2015 Fly Symposium included many species and numerous specimens, including Gomphus dragonfly nymphs. At the completion of the show, all of the insects were transferred to an aquarium for observation and photos. The Gomphus nymphs...

Stonefly moult photos

Hello The moult of two species of Stonefly has been observed. The Giant Stonefly (Salmonfly) was observed at the time of moult. By the time a camera was activated, it had completed the moult and was beside it’s shuck. The shuck of the second species was not seen, but...

2015 Symposium Photos

Hello flyclub members.   Many thanks to Brian for sending/sharing the photos he took at last years fly fishing symposium.   A great example why we do the enjoy doing this show.   The many fly tyers sharing their ideas and patterns are amazing as you will see in his...