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 funny thing happened on the way to Heart’s Delight

    The Christmas season is over and some of us may be feeling just a tad bit down in the doldrums.Warm summer evenings are a long ways off, and the ...

  • Foodies and salmon farming

    Happy New Year to everyone. I hope you all enjoyed Christmas to the fullest and shared tons of time and delicious meals with friends and family. ...

  • The quiet joys of Christmas cake

    When I opened my house door yesterday, coming home from work, the sweet aroma of dark fruit cake instantly aroused my olfactory cells. The ...

  • A crazy world

    The end of 2012 is drawing near. This is the last Saturday before Christmas and people are running about trying to finish off their last-minute ...

  • A crazy world

    The end of 2012 is drawing near. This is the last Saturday before Christmas and people are running about trying to finish off their last-minute ...

  • Time for base layers

    It’s getting colder as each week passes. I’ve kept quite in tune with water temperatures this autumn. Two-handed spey is a challenge that I’ve ...

  • Fair or foul?

    Rabbit snaring is a long-standing tradition in Newfoundland and Labrador. For many decades, the snowshoe hare has provided sustenance, recreation ...

  • Putting Damascus steel to the test

    I love knives. This might be one of the most politically incorrect statements I’ve ever made — if taken by readers the wrong way. Let me explain ...

  • Snow’s a blessing

    There’s no snow just yet, at least not here on the Avalon, although I did see a few fluffy white flakes blowing in the wind early one recent ...

  • Life with Barney

    I had a dog once named Barney. He was one of those beagles who loved nothing more in life than chasing rabbits. Although he slept in the house ...