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

  • This one’s dedicated to Gordon

    I’m compelled from within to write this week about trouting. By the time this piece goes to press, we’ll be nigh on the opening of angling season ...

  • A bad day in the woods

    There’s no bad weather, only bad gear. Those are words dear to my heart and I repeat them often. If you appreciate your time in the woods, and ...

  • 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 ...