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 Tale of Broken Rods — Part 2

    Hunting too, but not to near the same extent as chasing silver-finned creatures with a fly rod. You read last week how Matt Brazil and I had ...

  • A tale of broken fly rods – Part 1

    This ancient Viking and Sami land is home to reindeer herds, the world’s most northerly moose, birds of all descriptions, prolific wild-growing ...

  • Steaming in the fog

    I was expecting to see my boat laying lazily on the collar, or tugging and bouncing in the breeze. Of course I was wishing for light winds, the ...

  • Please focus on the facts

    Our crew has been doing a combined two-week salmon trip to the Northern Peninsula and Southern Labrador for 20 years. It is the highlight of our ...

  • Buy aluminum but beware

    I wrote back with my thoughts on the subject and decided to make a column out of it. I’m not a recognized expert on aluminum boats or, for that ...

  • Better than the good ole days

    Supper ran quite late, because this afternoon we made our first outing on the salty ocean to fish for cod. Recreational fishing has been ...

  • Camp cuisine in the big land

    It’s difficult even for the finest of dining establishments to compete with mud trout sizzled to succulent perfection by the edge of a gurgling ...

  • Mountain climbing in Spaniard’s Bay

    Isn’t it lovely to sit back on your backyard patio or deck and enjoy a good book while the sun sinks into the ocean? Reading takes you to far ...

  • A few Good Books

    I do, and most outdoorsy folks likely share my taste in literature, at least to some extent. Letting my eyes wander above my computer screen, ...

  • 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 ...