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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  • 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 ...

  • Darn the wind, I’m starving for cod’s heads

    I called my buddy Matt, and he kindly gave me a hand to pull my vessel high and dry to ride out the storm safely strapped down to the trailer in ...

  • We want more time to fish

    Tomorrow there’s a wind warning issued for gusts up to 120 km/h from the south. According to the bright red alert on my smart phone, folks should ...

  • What do I really need to shoot a moose?

    You can search for recipes online, stick with family traditions, or just let your culinary imagination run wild.This week I’m going to chat about ...

  • Tough choices for moose

    I’m going there soon and that will be another story for a later date. I’m working on my habla español. For now, it’s time to hunt moose here on ...

  • Roast duck and nesting boxes

    It’s essential for culinary excellence and scrumptious golden brown skin that you pick the bird and not just peel off the skin. Eider ducks have ...

  • The evolution of a deck

    As most followers of this column likely know, I have a hunting cabin. My buddy Robert and I built it and maintain it in a totally non-legal, ...

  • S’Mores and sheepshanks

    Earlier, we had a fire in our backyard chiminea and made S’Mores. Our granddaughter, Rory, is out around the bay for a few days and loves ...