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SFBCA at the Birkdale Community Ctre.

Last night was the first meeting of the Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association (SFBCA) at our new headquarters at Birkdale Community Centre (1299 Ellesmere Rd) in Toronto Despite have 18 members in the space fly tying and building rods, … Continue reading

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Salmonfest at Morningside Park

The sky was clear,  the weather was warm and the salmon were jumping…a perfect trifecta for the 8th Annual SalmonFest at Morningside Park, Toronto. SalmonFest is organized annually by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. The goal is to celebrate and … Continue reading

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New SFBCA Home

The Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting has a new home – the Birkdale Community Centre at 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto. For years, the SFBCA held its meetings and workshops at the homes of various club members. Recent membership growth however … Continue reading

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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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