Entries by Sam Vandervalk

Fishing on Vancouver Island: Where, Why and When

Vancouver Island is a great fishing destination, and there is more than one place to choose from when it comes to top angling. From the North-East, to South and West, each area of the Island offers something different, and something for every kind of fisherman. Whether you are the king or queen of fly fishing, […]

Idaho Chinook deserve more spill

By Tom Stuart Last summer, more than a million fall chinook salmon returned to the Columbia River. This blessing for the Columbia and its fishing towns has lessons for Idaho, where returns of our most valuable salmon, spring/summer chinook, were poor in 2013 and have now been poor three years in a row. First, a […]

Award recognition for River Frome enhancement project

By Harry Hogger, Dorchester Dorset Echo: TRAVERSE: From left Richard Slocock, vice-chairman of the FP &WDFA with Zoe Pittaway and Dr Anton Ibbotson, Lead Project Scientist for the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust A PROJECT to enhance the River Frome has been recognised for its work. The Enhancing the River Frome, the Final Furlong scheme […]