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Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association.

Port Hope Bans Overnight Fishing

By G. Chambers So, the signs are going up in Port Hope advising anglers  that overnight fishing is no longer permitted between August 15 to September 30 between the hours of 8 pm to 6 am The new rules only … Continue reading

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Ontario Trespass Laws and You

By G, Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman A couple of years ago, a fellow SFBCA member and I were fishing a section of the Ganny on opening day. Within a few minutes of wetting our lines, we had a guy on … Continue reading

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Illegal to Interfere With Anglers

By. G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman Has something like this happened to you?  You silently approach a favourite  fishing hole. Keeping  a low profile, so as not to spook the fish, you make a couple of whisper soft false casts. … Continue reading

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Wild Leeks: A Springtime Delicacy

By G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman Spring brings with it two of my favourite seasons : trout season and Wild Leek season. Like most things in the Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association, the elusive Wild Leek was introduced to … Continue reading

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EGG FLIES FOR STEELHEAD

By T. Gordon If when fly fishing for steelhead you notice that the fish don’t want to take traditional flies, then it is time to play dirty and switch to an egg fly.  Fish egg flies have been around for … Continue reading

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Dry Fly Fishing Mayflies

  By T. Gordon SFBCA Member. The splash of a brown trout taking a fly of the surface of the water is the kind of stuff dreams are made of for a fly fisherman.  We live for that moment.  We … Continue reading

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Spring Fishing Checklist

By G. Chambers With Spring here and ice soon off Ontario Lakes, now’s the time to get prepared for the long fishing season ahead. . . 1. Renew Your Fishing License Don’t leave home without them. In Ontario, if your … Continue reading

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Is Cobourg Considering A Fishing Fee?

Cobourg concerned about poaching and other illegal activities on Cobourg Creek Continue reading

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SFBCA opposed to $40 Fee to Fish Ganny

By G. Chambers SFBCA Vice Chairman The municipality of Port Hope is finally getting tough on people who snag fish, leave fish to rot on the riverbanks and generally create a mess on the municipal lands that abut the Ganaraska … Continue reading

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Fishing is a Right in Ontario (Part1)

By G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman “1. (1) A person has a right to hunt and fish in accordance with the law” Ontario Heritage Hunting and Fishing Act (2002) We all think of hunting and fishing as sport or a … Continue reading

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