Jeff Weltz

FISHING REPORT: Good time for lake fishing

Fishing conditions on both Lower Mainland and Interior lakes are good this week.

Lake fishing is good this week

The Fraser River backwaters and sloughs are fishing well for cutthroat and rainbow.

Fishing slow, everywhere you go

Fishing on our Lower Mainland lakes is slow. Expect fishing to improve when the sunshine returns.

FISHING REPORT: Local rivers and lakes are active

Lower Mainland bass and panfish are active again. The Fraser River is good for cutthroat and dolly varden.

COLUMN: Good time to go lake fishing

Fishing on our Lower Mainland lakes is good. Try: Bloodworm, Chironomid, Wooly Bugger, Leach, Dragon Nymph, Halfback, or Baggy Shrimp.

FISHING REPORT: Fraser good for cutthroat and dolly varden

Success in fishing is as much understanding what determines fish feeding behaviour as it does fooling a fish

WELTZ: Thompson River a fly fisherman’s dream

Still plenty of great days of sunshine left in which to go fishing

WELTZ: Fishing improving locally

Consistent amounts of sunshine help improve odds for local anglers

Thank ancestors for fishery

The sport fishery we have today came through efforts of those who came before us

Here are a few useful gifts for your angler

Don't forget the long underwear for your favourite angler

WELTZ: Make a fly box for the angler on your list

Handmade fly boxes are a great gift for the angler in your family

WELTZ: What works, just plain works

At dusk I paddled our canoe over to where I could talk…

WELTZ: Use a chironomid if fly fishing

I believe chironomids are the most important to fly fishermen.They come to…

WELTZ: Close enough works well

I have found that many anglers are overly concerned with finding an…

TIGHT LINES: Take Dad Fishing

This coming Sunday is Father’s Day, the one day a year when Dad is supposed to do what he wants.

FISHING COLUMN: Are scent lures ethical

One of the things I like about writing sport fishing columns is bringing out the controversial stuff. One of these controversial subjects is the use of attractants (fish luring scents).

WELTZ: Writing about the outdoors for 33 years

Last week we looked at Vancouver’s tackle-making legend Rufus Gibbs. This week…

WELTZ: Remembering a sport fishing icon

Last week Vancouver celebrated its 125th birthday. Our two Vancouver papers published…

WELTZ: Finally aged enough to join old boys club

In his epic angler’s story, author Norman Mclean penned, “Of course, now…

WELTZ: Learn about water temps to increase chances of catching

Every now and then I am questioned about my belief that water…