Jeff Weltz

FISHING REPORT: Good time for lake fishing

Fishing conditions on both Lower Mainland and Interior lakes are good this week.

Lake fishing is good this week

The Fraser River backwaters and sloughs are fishing well for cutthroat and rainbow.

Fishing slow, everywhere you go

Fishing on our Lower Mainland lakes is slow. Expect fishing to improve when the sunshine returns.

Heavy rains slow fishing in the valley

The recent heavy rains have slowed the bite considerably; watch the barometer and focus on upward trends

FISHING REPORT: Local rivers and lakes are active

Lower Mainland bass and panfish are active again. The Fraser River is good for cutthroat and dolly varden.

COLUMN: Good time to go lake fishing

Fishing on our Lower Mainland lakes is good. Try: Bloodworm, Chironomid, Wooly Bugger, Leach, Dragon Nymph, Halfback, or Baggy Shrimp.

FISHING REPORT: Fraser good for cutthroat and dolly varden

Success in fishing is as much understanding what determines fish feeding behaviour as it does fooling a fish

WELTZ: Tyee a prized catch for West Coast anglers

Heavily sought chinook salmon can range in weight from 30 to 125 lb

WELTZ: Gift list for your angler

Finding Christmas presents for the anglers isn't hard with this list

WELTZ: Province can do better than the status quo

Talking about hatchery enhancement draws variety of strong opinions

WELTZ: Much controvesry on Thompson River

Jeff Weltz explores some of the debate happening on the Thompson River

WELTZ: Thompson River a fly fisherman’s dream

Still plenty of great days of sunshine left in which to go fishing

Fish did not comply in helping anglers beat a personal record

A record-breaking outing a year ago was not to be repeated

WELTZ: No one controls the fish

Fish did not want to cooperate in helping achieve a personal best

WELTZ: Fishing improving locally

Consistent amounts of sunshine help improve odds for local anglers

Thank ancestors for fishery

The sport fishery we have today came through efforts of those who came before us

Here are a few useful gifts for your angler

Don't forget the long underwear for your favourite angler

WELTZ: Make a fly box for the angler on your list

Handmade fly boxes are a great gift for the angler in your family

Name change caused controversy

Jeff Weltz shares his thoughts on steelhead in this week's column

WELTZ: Fishing boosted self-esteem

"Now let me just start by saying people with bipolar should think…