Boat show tickets give-away

Vancouver International Boat Show is back at BC Place and False Creek Yacht Club on February 6th to 10th, 2008. We have at least five pairs of show tickets to give away to our subscribers. If you are a subscriber and are interested in the tickets, please send an email to with the phrase “Vancouver Boat Show tickets” in the subject field. Ticket winners will be notified by email on January 30th, 2008.

STS Guiding Service’s winter seminars

This year STS Guiding Service is offering 3 scheduled seminars; these seminars are our most popular seminars that sell out year after year.

Our first seminar is the Jet Boat Clinic, we are offering two dates: March 22nd & 23rd. More information…

Our second seminar is the Sturgeon workshop, come learn from the pros how to catch sturgeon on a consistent basis. There are 2 classes to choose from: April 5th & 12th. More information…

Our 3rd and final seminar is our popular fly-casting lessons; this is a 3-day seminar with two dates to choose from. More information…

Vedder winter steelhead seminars

STS Guide Gerry Dewar has been doing well and reports his 14th fish this season, a 11 lb buck that was dinner last night. Gerry says the crowds on the weekend were pretty bad but that has cleared up a bit.

We are not offering our 3-day steelhead seminar this winter but instead we are offering a 1-day steelhead seminar with Gerry. The cost this 1-day on the river seminar with one of the Vedder’s top steelhead anglers is $250 for 1 person or $375 for 2 anglers.

To sign up for any of the above seminars, please contact Vic Carrao.

Pacific Angler Spey Course with Dana Sturn

Pacific Angler is pleased to announce its 3rd Pacific Angler Spey Course with FFF certified instructor Dana Sturn accompanied by Jason Tonelli. This two-part course is designed with the beginner to intermediate spey caster in mind.

The first part of the course is from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Pacific Angler. During this time we will discuss the different rods, reels, and lines available today, proper gear set up, and different casting strokes. This will be followed by a question and answer period.

The second part of the course is on the water casting instruction for 8 hours. We will travel by jet boat to a location where we will practice river left and river right casts. All the major casting styles will be covered. You will learn Spey casts that will allow you to go out and fish with two-handed rods.

More information…