December FFO News and Updates

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.

November FFO News and Updates

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

Bronte Creek Salmon Poaching

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Province Launching Investigation Into Ontario’s Bronte Creek Salmon Poaching The most sickening thing about this passion we all have, fishing, is the people who go about it in the most unethical, and illegal ways they can.  Its fall in Ontario again, and our rivers look like it… Finally the Ministry of Natural Resources is stepping up, follow this link to read the story on the Inside Halton website:   Bronte Creek Salmon Investigation This is the time of year that some of the worst anglers come out to play. It’s fall, and we have many species of migratory salmon and trout entering the great lakes tributaries.  While many folks choose to angle these fish in legal, ethical ways, many more