Profile of Paul Smith

Paul Smith, a native of Spaniard’s Bay, fishes and wanders the outdoors at every opportunity. He can be contacted at flyfishtherock@hotmail.com.

All articles of Paul Smith

  • If you go chasing rabbits

    Just for the sake of comparison, last year I hiked and hunted on snow for the whole 12 days of Christmas. The snow came with a vengeance in ...

  • Gear up for winter tenting

    Notwithstanding, the remaining saner folk might find this entry either crazy, maybe amusing, but hopefully interesting. Some may say that ...

  • First winter hunt

    On the West Coast, Central, the Northern Peninsula and in The Big Land, Jack Frost has been declaring his icy and stormy presence in no uncertain ...

  • Christmas moose

    In a month from today it will be the day before Christmas Eve. Wow, Santa will soon be making his rounds. My granddaughter, Rory, is getting ...

  • Moonstruck, tides and duck hunting

    The moon itself, or more precisely its phase, has a huge influence on fishing, especially estuary and ocean species. Some say it influences the ...

  • Salt cod: it’s why we’re here

    The Norse or Vikings first settled in Newfoundland around 1000 A.D. and it is believed that they were able to travel such a vast distance under ...

  • Don’t feed the bears

    For whatever reason I have never been scared of bears. Actually, I quite like them and enjoy observing and photographing those hibernating, ...

  • Beware of stray bullets

    Wow, that’s pretty serious stuff, and it could have been a lot worse. From what I have heard and read in the news media, there is no suspicion of ...

  • Fine dining at the cabin

    I have had a hankering to pick wild mushrooms for close to a decade. My fondness for chanterelles and boletes began when my daughter ...

  • My thoughts on T-bones

    It’s a standard dish, and I’m sure many of you share my passion for this culinary favorite. My love affair with T-bone goes way back. T-bone ...