Website Banner 500.jpgThe Telegram Telegram - Paul SmithList of the latest articles from this category./Author-Paul-Smith/6112/5Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:18:38 -0500Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:18:38 -0500enA Sunday with no Sunday dinner, 28 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500Today was a very atypical autumn Sunday. From September through to Christmas, my weekly schedule of activities has always been absolutely predictable. I work during the week, go hunting or stomping around the woods on Saturday, and Sunday is family day. better way to farm salmon, 21 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500I just finished reading a very interesting feature about salmon farming in National Geographic. It was written by Joaquin Palomino and was published in June, making it quite current in context. of mag wheels, 14 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500Back when I was a kid, I loved vans with mag wheels. My older brother-in-law had a Chevy, but it was sadly lacking in the rubber and wheel department. It was more of a practical canoe and fishing rod hauling rig. Someday I’d buy myself a van and install a set of those mag wheels. in design, 07 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500I’ve always been amazed that Orville and Wilbur Wright managed to outperform so much heavyweight competition in making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. They accomplished this in December of 1903. moose, 31 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0400But what a wonderful day in the woods newest woods buddy, 24 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0400I think it is astronomically important to take our kids in the woods at a tender and impressionable age. After all, there are so many other things to impress them. I know it’s a tad cliché to point this out so I’ll keep the list short. your outboard to bed, 17 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0400Autumn is the time of year when Newfoundland and Labrador boaters are storing our precious watercraft for winter. Ice and snow is peeping around the corner. surprise on the fly, 10 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0400Sometimes I’m torn about what to be doing on a weekend. saves the day, 03 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0400The one-week autumn recreational cod fishery is over. The fish weren’t nearly as abundant as they were throughout the three-week summer fishery, but I did manage to snag a few cod for salting and curing in the October sun. activities and finite time, 26 Sep 2015 05:30:00 -0400With the September portion of the 2015 recreational cod fishery open, Goldie and I were floating on the salty water at daybreak. tea, growing wild in the Big Land, 19 Sep 2015 05:30:00 -0400I returned yesterday from Labrador, the Big Land, so vast and magnificent, with waterways that may never have floated a trout fly. There are not many places like Labrador left on our planet. We need to stay on our toes to protect it, us folks who find solace and peace in wild places. Not ... without hope of remedy, 12 Sep 2015 05:30:00 -0400Do you think you might be hardcore? Have you ever met the undoubtedly hardcore in the great outdoors? light, sleeping tight, 05 Sep 2015 05:00:00 -0400A few weeks back I spoke of hitting the road. The plan was for Goldie and I to load up our compact, fuel-efficient car with camping gear and fly-fishing equipment to enjoy a week or so of travelling and fishing about our wonderful province. River salmon in dire straits, 29 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0400I mentioned a while back that Goldie and I were going on a car tenting road trip with a little salmon fishing thrown in for good measure.’s more to shooting a moose, 22 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0400The days are growing shorter as the sun slips southward towards the Earth’s equator. Yesterday evening it was totally dark before nine o’clock. We will soon feel the nip of autumn creep into our mornings and evenings. The blueberries should soon turn blue, in spite of missing out totally on ... to hit the road, 15 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0400As I sit to write these words, I know I can work later and not worry about an early rise in the morning. Our recreational cod fishery has ended. vs. poaching, 08 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0400I’m sure you’ve all heard about the brutal and untimely death of Cecil the lion. one that didn’t get away, 05 Aug 2015 19:42:45 -0400Man hauls a 75-lb. cod out of Placentia Bay sea is too strong to resist, 01 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0400I’m writing about cod fishing again. It is quite timely, given that so many outdoor-oriented folks are bobbing around on the ocean with deep-sea rods in hand. I promise next week to change the subject., one and all, 25 Jul 2015 05:00:00 -0400It’s finally the time of year to go out on the ocean and catch some cod.