Don and Dale fly fish the Skeena River near Terrace, BC with guests Anika Juergensen and Katy Watson. They target migratory steelhead and Pacific salmon and Don ties an enhanced Judas Priest On the Bench.
Don and Dale fly fish the Upper Columbia River near Golden, BC. with Dave Burns of the Golden Gillie and Ashley Pederson. They target large bull trout that are feeding on spawning kokanee. Dave ties Vitamin K On the Bench.
Don and Dale target tarpon on the flats of Belize, fishing with Belize River Lodge and Don lands a monster 90lb tarpon during the show.
Don and Dale fly fish the Upper Columbia River near Golden, BC for the second day with Dave Burns of the Golden Gillie and Ashley Pederson. They target large bull trout that are feeding on spawning kokanee. Ashley ties a Bad Decision On the Bench.
Don and Dale fly fish the Bulkley River near Smithers, BC for Steelhead. The fishing is tough but they are able to land a few fish on both streamers and dry flies.
Don and guest Ashley Pederson fly fish the Columbia River near Trail, BC for beautiful rainbow trout using nymphs and dry flies. Don ties the Frenchie Jig On the Bench.
Don and Brian Chan fly fish Stump Lake near Kamloops, BC for rainbow trout during the fall, so leeches are the go-to pattern. Don ties his Blood Brown Leech On the Bench.
Dale and guest Katy Watson fly fish the upper Skeena River for steelhead and pacific salmon. Dale shows Katy some new fly fishing techniques to catch these migratory fish.
Don and Dale head North to the Northwest Territories to fish at Trout Rock Lodge located on Great Slave Lake. Big pike are the target species and many were caught. Don ties his Baitfish pattern On the Bench.
Don and Dale fish Crater Lake located on Douglas Lake Ranch near Merritt, BC with the Frog Boat team. They target rainbow trout in these crystal-clear waters. Don ties up his Magic Leech On the Bench.
Don fly fishes the Columbia River near Trail, BC for rainbow trout and walleye using various fly fishing equipment and techniques. Don ties his Dragon Booby On the Bench.
Don and guest Rory Clements fly fish the Columbia River near Castlegar, BC for rainbow trout and walleye. They have a great day catching many fish and Rory lands his first big rainbow using a Dry Fly.
Don, Dale, and Brian along with four female co-host finalists fly fish Stoney Lake on Douglas Lake Ranch for rainbow trout. The weather was cold but everyone managed to catch a few nice fish. Don ties the Lucky Charm Chironomid On the Bench.
Phillips Lake is a trophy rainbow trout fishery located near Salmon Arm, BC. The lake can be finicky. but large fish can be caught when chironomids are hatching. On the Bench: The Shadow Chironomid
Whitetail Lake is a beautiful, crystal clear, marl bottom lake near Canal Flats, BC. It's another BC lake that holds trophy rainbow trout, so matching the hatch and/or fishing attractor patterns can be effective. On the Bench: The Tequila Mop Fly
The Columbia River is a world class tail water fishery that flows from Castlegar, BC to the US Border near Trail, BC. Its a wonderful fishery that can be fished year-round for large rainbow trout. On the Bench: Dons Pheasant Tail Jig
Belize has some of the best tropical flats fishing in the world, and today it is all about large tarpon on the fly. On the Bench: The Black Tarpon Snake
Dragon Lake near Quesnel, BC has rainbow trout to 10lbs and some of the largest aquatic insect hatches of any BC lake. The lake is full of goldfish, an invasive species introduced accidentally, but the large rainbows have adapted to feed on these tasty fish. On the Bench: Dons Goldfish Booby
Don and Dale fly fish another trophy lake near Williams Lake, BC. The rainbow trout can reach well over 12lbs and 30+ in length. Its a tough lake to fish but with the correct fly, it can be rewarding. On the Bench: Magic Brown Jig Leech
The Sport Fishing on the Fly Team fly fish a crystal-clear stream that flows into Kinbasket Lake, which is a large reservoir created by the Mica Dam. Large bull trout move up this tributary to feed on kokanee salmon in the fall, so some large bull trout can be caught. On the Bench: The Schlappen-the-face Fly
The SFOTF Team fly fish a small lake near Quesnel, BC that holds large rainbow trout. The fish were keyed on chironomids hatching in 18 feet of water, so the team uses the deep line chironomid technique to catch some beautiful rainbows. On the Bench: The Twisted Sister Chironomid
White Lake near Salmon Arm, BC is one of the clearest lakes in BC. The water is so clear that, when the rainbow trout move onto the shoals, its ALL sight fishing for these beautiful fish.
Bittern Lake near Golden, BC holds rainbow trout to 15lbs. These fish are rare but can be caught in shallow water, in the fall, when they are bulking up for the winter. On the Bench: Dons Dragon
The Upper Columbia River near Golden, BC is one of the best bull trout fisheries in North America. Bull trout to 20lbs are in the system and every year one over 15lbs is landed. It was exceptionally cold this year but we still managed a few nice fish. On the Bench: White Lightning
Don, Dale and Brian fly fish a small, weedy lake near Kamloops, BC that is well known for its fresh water shrimp. Its early fall and the rainbow trout have just started feeding on these fresh water shrimp in shallow water. On the Bench: Malcolms UV Shrimp
The Skeena River near Terrace, BC is one of the world's premier rivers for steelhead and all five Pacific salmon species. All these fish species migrate up the Skeena to their spawning grounds, which makes for exceptional fishing. Its all about catching steelhead on this episode.
Don Freschi and Brian Chan show the viewer how to fly fish chironomids effectively.
Don and Dale Freschi show the best methods to catch fish using Sedge Patterns.
Don and Dale Freschi have another great day using Sedge Patterns.
Don and Dale Freschi show the viewer how to use Caddis Pupae patterns on moving waters.
Don and Dale join Dave Burns of the Golden Gillie chasing big bull trout.
Don and Dale join Dave Burns of the Golden Gillie for some sight fishing for rainbow trout.
Don and Dale search out clear water on the Skeena River for Coho Salmon.
Don and Dale show some great dry fly action on the Columbia River.
Don, Dale and Brian Chan work shrimp patterns in the shallows for big rainbow trout.
Don and Dale work various patterns on a beautiful lake in the Cariboo Region of BC.
Don and Dale join Dave Burns for some more sight fishing for rainbow trout.
Don and Dale show the viewer how to use the 'Deep Line' chironomid technique.
Don Freschi and Brian Chan show the viewer how to fly fish chironomids and leeches in early June.
Don Freschi and Kathy Ruddick have a great day on the water fly fishing damselfly nymph patterns.
Don and Dale Freschi show the viewer a few tactics to use when fishing shallow water using chironomid patterns.
Don Freschi is joined by the owners of Trout Waters Fly & Tackle, Nick and Savas, for a wonderful day on the water at Seven Half Diamond Ranch.
Don Freschi fly fishing a beautiful lake in the Cariboo region of BC with SFOTF Pro Staff Fly Tyer Deb Paskall.
Don Freschi and Brian Chan show the viewer some deep line chironomid tactics.
Don and Dale Freschi show the viewer a few tactics and flies to use when mayflies are emerging on our BC lakes.
Don and Dale Freschi run into finicky fish but find a fly that works excellent.
Don Freschi and Brian Chan fly fish Sheridan Lake. Day 1, under a variety of conditions they show various techniques used to catch these finicky fish.
Don Freschi and Brian Chan fly fish Sheridan Lake. Day 2, under a variety of conditions they show various techniques used to catch these finicky fish.
Don and Dale Freschi experience extremely windy conditions that forces them into the weeds for some crazy fishing.
Dale Freschi and good friend Ted MacDonald fly fish a beautiful lake in the Cariboo region of BC using chironomid patterns.