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.

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  • Sporting Clays ... and Moose Soup

    This effort is a very ethical, as well as a practically use of one's preseason spare time. I've been hitting the rifle range on a somewhat ...

  • Paul Smith: Mend your ways

    But let me relate the story of Matt’s light bulb incident on Castor River, and then decide for yourself if you think this mending business has ...

  • Paul Smith: The lowdown on bite tippets

    But maybe you have cast flies in salty southern waters. If this is the case, you either know the function of a bite lead, or you have cast ...

  • Paul Smith: A little homesick, but happy about cod fishing

    I appreciate a month in the south, but it will never be home — not for me. Some permanently make the transition to warm salty water, sand ...

  • Paul Smith: Lord of the flies

    But no matter about the wonderful warm weather and abundant feisty fish — I’m still itching to cast a fly to the quarry I’m most passionate ...

  • Paul Smith: Fishing in Florida, Part 2

    Our Newfoundland coastal water never reaches such warmth, so I will stick to sea trout and cod while prowling the frigid waters of Conception ...

  • Paul Smith: Snook on the beach

    So many Newfoundlanders go south for warmer and sunny weather. Many go to Cuba, Mexico or the Dominican Republic. Of these popular destinations, ...

  • Paul Smith: Salmon fishing in style

    It’s not unlike the chaotic turbulence of a gurgling spring brook. Sometimes I sit at my computer with no concrete decision made on exactly what ...

  • Paul Smith: We’re not with the program

    The anadromous brown trout might well be the most intriguing and sought game fish on the planet. Many well-heeled anglers think so. We don’t show ...

  • Paul Smith: A scoff of moose and onions

    I didn’t tell Goldie a thing about my first tattoo, fearing some measure of disapproval. This was enough years ago that sporting ink would not be ...