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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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Put A Lid On It!

One of the joys of fishing is spending lots of time outdoors. Unfortunately, according to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation, prolonged and repeated exposure to the Sun’s UV rays can lead to some serious health problems (80,000 Canadians will be … Continue reading

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Wading Into Controversy: Ontario’s Waterbed Law

By G. Chambers, SFBCA Vice Chairman In Ontario, the water in lakes and rivers belongs to everyone. As long as you are in a boat or float tube, you can fish pretty much anywhere in our province where the regulations … 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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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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SFBCA at 2017 Sportsmen’s Show

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show runs this year from March 15 to March 19 at the Toronto International Centre (6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga). For the 7th year in a row, the Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association will be participating by … Continue reading

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Lake Temagami: Walleye and Pike Galore

by G. Chambers If you’re looking for a peaceful vacation up north that wont break the bank, I suggest Leisure Island Houseboats on Lake Temagami. The wife (A.K.A “the Boss”) and I rented a houseboat for a week at the … Continue reading

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2016 SFBCA Fishing Tourney

The third annual Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting  Association Fishing Tournament/BBQ held on May 28 was another great success with about 25 members participating. Unlike last year, the weather was on our side (31 C and sunny) and the waters … Continue reading

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