Category: Fly Fishing

Spin vs. Fly Fishing: What Are the Differences?

Fly Fishing Guides in Saskatchewan

Every fisherman is different when it comes to their preferred species, gear, style, and their favorite fishing spots. There’s something to be said for all types of fishing, so understanding the differences is the key to discovering what you’ll enjoy the most! Two of the most popular forms of fishing are spin fishing and fly… Read more »

Four Useful Fly Fishing Techniques

Fly Fishing Techniques

Ask any fly fisherman and he’ll tell you—there’s nothing like a day spent casting your rod in a beautiful lake or stream. If you’re a newbie, or if you need to brush up on your technique after a long winter spent indoors, read these handy tips. Fly Fishing Technique 1: The Overhead Cast You’ll be… Read more »

What to Look For in a Fly Fishing Vest

Fly Fishing Vest

There is nothing quite as fun and relaxing as getting out into nature and enjoying a day of fly fishing. But as with most sports, protection and equipment are everything, so it’s important to have a dependable fly fishing vest. Here are a few tips to consider when choosing your next vest! Why do you… Read more »

How to Choose a Fly Rod

Fly fishing can be an exciting and rewarding experience for avid fishers and newbies alike. But there’s a lot that goes into being properly prepared. One of the most important things is choosing the right rod. With so many options, how do you know which rod is the one you need to make the perfect… Read more »

Fly Fishing Etiquette

Fly fishing can be a lot of fun, so when you’re doing it, especially with several friends or family members, you might get a little bit carried away and make noise. This is poor fly fishing etiquette and could potentially upset some of your fellow fly fishermen in the area. So keep it down and… Read more »

Why You Should Start Fly Fishing in 2018

Are you curious about fly fishing? There’s no better time like the New Year to pick up a new hobby, and we think fly fishing is one to try for 2018. Read on for a few reasons why you should consider starting fly fishing: You’ll learn a lot Fly fishing will teach you about reading… Read more »

History of Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is a popular sport, but do you know the rich history behind it? When and how did it all begin? Here is a brief summary of the glorious sport: The Basics Today, fish are caught by using artificial flies which are cast out on a fly rod and a fly line. The fly… Read more »

How to Get Started Fly Fishing

Are you interested in learning how to fly fish but not sure where to begin? We will cover the basics because catching a Northern Pike on a fly is one of the ultimate fly fishing experiences and we want you to encounter just that when you visit us at Lawrence Bay Lodge. What is fly… Read more »

Three Key Tips for Choosing a Fly Pattern

Choosing a fly pattern can seem like an art form to beginner fishermen, especially when you are casting in a new area. Every good fly fisherman knows what flies work best in their local fishing spot, but every lake and pond is home to different bugs and insects that you will want to mimic with… Read more »

Should You Switch Your Fly Grip?

fly fishing grip

When it comes to casting with a fly rod, your grip is incredibly important – and as all experience fly fisherman know, you want it to be consistent from one cast to the next. A proper grip sets up a foundation for great fly fishing, but it can be difficult to get a comfortable hold… Read more »

Three Reasons to Start Fly Fishing

fly fishing at Lawrence Bay Lodge

Here at Lawrence Bay Lodge, fly fishing is one of our very favorite activities. There is nothing quite like spending a day out on Reindeer Lake, enjoying the fresh air and waiting for a big Northern Pike to bite. All of our friends and family members are used to hearing us talk about fly fishing… Read more »

Learn the Art of Fly Tying this Winter

As the blustery winter weather gusts across Reindeer Lake, we at Lawrence Bay Lodge are dreaming of the spring season ahead and the opportunity to head out on a boat and go fly fishing. But while we are waiting for the weather to warm up and the pike to start biting, we will be hard… Read more »