Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 

Brian Chan

Brian Chan lives in Kamloops, British Columbia and breathes everything about fly-fishing in stillwaters. Follow him on Instagram: @brianchanflyfishing

 

Articles by Brian Chan:

How the Ice Cream Cone Chironomid Came to Be

Posted on: 03 Jun 2021

Fly fishing continually evolves, be it advancements in tackle, the challenges of new fisheries, or the evolution of fly patterns and fishing techniques. In fact, what may seem like a simple fishing or tying advancement may turn into a significant step in the refinement of a fishery. That’s often the [...]

 


 

Take, After Take, After Take

Posted on: 23 May 2021

We knew something was up as my fishing partner and I drove along an increasingly snow-covered road to Peterhope Lake on a mid-November day. Not a tire track and certainly no evidence of anyone recently launching a boat. Then, why you might ask, would anyone want to fish with a [...]

 


 

Understanding Stillwaters

Posted on: 08 Feb 2021

Determining where trout live in lakes and, in particular, where they feed is critical to fly-fishing stillwater success. It is definitely worth the time to learn some basic facts about lake morphometry, biology and water chemistry, before you make your first cast. This knowledge relates directly to understanding the life-cycles [...]