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

  • A little history on Exploits salmon

    Salmon season is winding down now. Just a few weeks left before most of our scheduled rivers close for another season. A few will stay open ...

  • In tune for hunting season

    It's August, a time of year when any hunter with a big game licence should be thinking of rifles and accurate shooting. Hitting your intended ...

  • Fire up the grill

    It looks like this summer is light-years better than last for most outdoor activities, except for salmon fishing. The high temperatures and lack ...

  • Low water blues

    This season I have seen the absolute extremes of salmon fishing. I spent the first week of June on the Gaula in Norway and literally got flooded ...

  • Low water blues

    This season I have seen the absolute extremes of salmon fishing. I spent the first week of June on the Gaula in Norway and literally got flooded ...

  • Don’t buy an elephant gun for moose hunting

    The moose licences are digitally allocated and out for another year. I say digitally because I haven’t actually received anything in the snail ...

  • Studded boots and tumbly rocks

    Newfoundland’s salmon rivers flow through some of the most rugged terrain on the planet. There are places you need the dexterity of a mountain ...

  • Binoculars, Part 2: seeing is believing

    A couple of weeks ago, I talked about a decent pair of binoculars being one of man’s and woman’s essential outdoor gear items. I gave a bit of ...

  • Salmon news — good and bad

    This week I bring good and bad news for chasers of silver. I’m going to buck the convention of bad news first and boost your spirits from the ...

  • Casting for big silver

    Sometimes you’ve just got to go for the big one. Salmon season is open and all we chasers of silver are planning our adventures to the Humber, ...