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Your Call on BC Nominations

Our friends at Dogwood Initiative have shared a reminder that time is running out to pick our candidates for next May’s provincial election.

Who will win the privilege of representing the Cowichan Valley and Nanaimo/North Cowichan ridings in 2017? That’s partly up to you.

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Full Bummer Summers

On July 17 I got a message from a former employee in the film business in Vancouver.  She wanted to know if I had declared it to be a “Full Bummer Summer” (FBS) yet.  What is an FBS you might ask?

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Good Fishing

I had a very memorable day fishing on the Cowichan River in March.  The heavy rains we had in February and March had the river running at a healthy 120 cubic meters per second (CMS) and the steelhead were holding in a very large group close to shore.  I was able to reach them with about a 20 foot cast while sitting on a log sticking out into the flow.  I hooked 5 steelhead in about an hour, pretty incredible fishing.  I am sure I was not alone with this kind of success as anglers all winter and spring very frequently visited this fishing area. 

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