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Along the Stream – 3 May 2014

The trout might not have been biting, but I didn’t come home empty-handed. Skunk Cabbage is coming along nicely, the mosses and ferns are green and the tree buds are finally starting to break. Sony DSC-RX100 – Zeiss Vario-Sonnar – 28mm – … Continue reading

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Lobster Cars – Meteghan Harbour

Meteghan is the principal harbour on Saint Mary’s Bay, in the Acadian French-speaking French Shore of Nova Scotia. Although many species of sea creatures are caught, the American Lobster is king here! These floating shacks, called lobster cars, have large … Continue reading

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Ruisseau des Irlandais

Deep in the backwoods of the French Shore, in Clare, Digby county is a maze of private logging roads that are also used by those with secluded cabins on the shore of small, remote lakes and ponds. Because logging is … Continue reading

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In Memory of Steve

It was a sad day for me today as I joined family and friends to say goodbye to a wonderful friend, neighbour and fellow fly fisherman who left us much, much too soon. This simple image is my humble tribute. … Continue reading

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Entrance to Chegoggin Harbour

This man-made breakwater and navigation light mark the entrance to tiny Chegoggin Harbour, part of a maze of large and small harbours along the coast of southwest Nova Scotia that support the world’s largest commercial lobster fishery. Sony A-900 – … Continue reading

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Traps at the Ready – Yarmouth Wharf

With hundreds of traps loaded aboard, dumping day can be extremely dangerous and high winds make the risk unacceptable. For this reason this year’s season opening has been postponed by twenty-four hours, until tomorrow morning. So, for the time being, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready – Yarmouth Wharf

Monday marks the beginning of the lobster fishing season in this area. Our area holds the world’s largest lobster fishery, and we’re not talking the tasteless, clawless, warm water spiny lobsters, but the king of crustaceans, Homaridae, the North American … Continue reading

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The Hedge – East Branch, Tusket River

For generations a favourite family trout and salmon fishing spot, this idyllic stretch of the river is increasingly under threat as bass and chain pickerel make their slow but inevitable way up the Tusket, ending forever the thrill of true, … Continue reading

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Stream – Feeding Argyle Long Lake

This stream doesn’t seem to have a name. It crosses under the Curry Road, in the Municipality for the District of Argyle and flows into Argyle Long Lake. Certainly looks like the home of the wily brook trout to me. … Continue reading

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Annis River at Saunders Road

The Annis river was once one of Nova Scotia’s premier trout streams but the illegal and indiscriminate release of non-native species such as small-mouth bass and chain pickerel, by so-called “sport fishermen” has decimated the native trout population to the … Continue reading

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