Category Archives: Fly Fishing

Cabelas’, Barrie, ON

We received an invitation to a pre-opening day event at Cabelas’ new store in Barrie, Ontario. So, for a day out and in search of bargains, we took the two hour trip to Barrie. We also took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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New Waders

It wasn’t a dark and stormy night.  It was a dullish and slightly cool day: an ideal day for fishing.  So, The Boy and I went out to test his new waders. Like most of his fishing gear, they came … Continue reading

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Beyond the Dreams of Orvis

The April Orvis Fly Fishing catalogue arrived.  Some time ago, when I first approached Orvis, the fly fishing catalogue was the one which I asked them to send me.  However, somewhere in the request process, I must have mentioned, in … Continue reading

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Ennui: Mother of Adventure

Ennui is the mother of adventure.  Erskine Childers’ The Riddle of the Sands, and John Buchan’s Hannay series and John Macnab all begin with heroes bored, listless, and out of sorts.  But soon, the protagonists are released from the urban … Continue reading

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