Category Archive: Ask Mike- Tips & Advice

Jun 06

How To Fish An Unfamiliar River or Stream!

The sun goes down on another Bow River evening

Maximizing your time on a new river Back before the times of the internet, fishermen went out in search of that illusive trout their dads or grandfathers told stories about over Sunday dinner. Walter of the river was always much bigger and meaner each and every year. It seemed like the more wine they drank, …

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Sep 11

Trout Fishing With Kids On The Lower Bow River

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/DFwdfhZsqvg” width=”425″ height=”344″ allowfullscreen=”true” fvars=”fs=1″ /]   Bow River Fishing With Kids of All Ages You sure can tell that fall has arrived here in Alberta. Not so much by the daily temperatures of 26 degrees Celsius, but by the signs the trees now show. The bright greens of summer have now started to reveal …

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Apr 24

Fishing Reel Maintenance Tips

Tackle Maintenance Tips (Part Two) Spinning Reel Basic Maintenance Next on the list of things to do before we take out our gear to the water this spring is to make sure all of our spinning reels are working properly and smoothly. I have over ten reels that I use or I let my clients …

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Apr 20

Fishing Tackle Maintenance Tips

  Tackle Maintenance Tips (Part 1) Spring has arrived in some parts of the world and it’s time to take out those dusty fishing rods and give them a clean up. These tips should help you get the most out of your gear this season. As we all are aware, fishing rod maintenance is the …

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