It must be the same anticipation with which we wait for spring that we wait for chilling nights that freeze the ground beneath us. Typically this drives all but the most menacing of fly fishers in beside a warm fire to sip whiskey laden ice cubes, or apple cider drenched in rum. For those who choose frigid, windy and wet mornings to rise before the sun…The opportunities are endless.
We’re now full on into the fall Steelhead season in Ontario! I trust everyone is getting out as much as they can, and getting themselves connected with the chrome beauties lurking in the depths of your favourite pools! We’ve just got a few things to bring to your attention this month. Ontario Steelheaders The Ontario Steelheaders, in its fourth decade, is a not-for-profit organization of dedicated volunteers with the following objectives: To improve access and habitat for migratory rainbow trout. To provide young rainbow trout with suitable nursery habitat. To provide relevant and appropriate input to government, agencies and other organizations consistent with our mandate. To educate members and the public on relevant issues, conservation practises and proper angling technique
Fall is here! And in southern Ontario that means the runs of migratory Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout have begun. Chinook and Coho Salmon are now in most of our Great Lakes Tributaries, and the Trout will soon follow. In this newsletter you've find a selection of fly fishing videos to help get you started in targeting Great Lakes Steelhead and Brown Trout. Everything from Fly Rod Selection for the Great Lakes to Best Flies for Steelhead and Brown Trout are covered. Excellent information for the newer fly anglers, and a great reminder for veteran fly fishers alike. The Guides that Fly Fish Ontario recommends for your fall Steelhead trips are also covered here. Check them out as these are