Friday, November 20, 2015

Trophy Trout in Manitoba's Parkland with Phil Rowley

Join Country Pleasures and Phil Rowley for a trip to the Manitoba Parklands Lakes, June 19-25, 2016. This is your chance to learn from the very best lake fisherman that we know of while experiencing the trophy trout of the Manitoba Parklands.
Anglers will fish a selection of trophy lakes in the Manitoba Parklands over the course of 5 days.

Trip Package includes:
·        - 5 full days fishing, 1 spent fishing in Phil Rowley`s boat.
·        - Six night’s accommodation based on double occupancy at the Russell Inn, Russell, Manitoba.
·        - Six evening buffet style dinners.  Here is a sample menu
o   Sunday Steak and Kabob BBQ with all the compliments
o   Monday Ukrainian Food (Chicken Kiev, Perogies, Nalysnyky, Cabbage Rolls, Kolbassa, salads, etc.)
o   Tuesday Italian Food (lasagna, cannelloni, sauces, salads, meatballs, etc.)
o   Wednesday Prime Rib with Stuffed Baked Potato, Maple and Sesame Carrots, etc.
o   Thursday Hamburgers and Smokies and Salads
o   Friday Ribs, Penne Alfredo, Vegetables, Salad, etc.
·      - Six Breakfasts consisting of guest’s unlimited choice off of the regular breakfast menu from the Russell Inn’s main restaurant. 
·       - Five Bagged lunches that will vary each day.  Lunches include a bottled water and canned beverage for each person.
·        - Daily seminars in the morning so you can spend more time on the water.
·       - Scheduled time on the water with Phil Rowley in his boat. 2 anglers per day. Each angler in the group will spend one full day fishing with Phil.

Limited space. Give us a call at the shop for more details. 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Saturday Seminars

We have out initial lineup of Saturday Seminars scheduled. There's still a few holes here and there, but we will get those scheduled as well.

All seminars start at 10:00 am and will end between 11:00 and noon.  There is no charge and no pre-registration required.  Simply drop by the shop and enjoy the seminar.

January 9 -         T.B.A.

January 16 -       Fly Fishing Expo - No Seminar 

January 23 -       Polish/Czech Nymphing Techniques

John Nishi has extensive experience in competitive fly fishing, serving as a past captain of Canada’s team at the world championships as well as competing in professional tours. John will be showing us super efficient techniques for nymphing.

January 30 -      Streamer Fishing for Western Streams 
Mike Gifford’s presentation on how to be more successful, and efficient, while fishing streamers on western trout streams.

February 6 -      Trout Unlimited Conservation Projects

Come and meet members of T.U. Projects Committee, who will outline projects done recently and projects coming up. They have a bunch of interesting stuff coming up. Should be interesting.
February 13 -     Family Day Weekend- No Seminar

February 20 -     Steelhead Intruders
Brent Piche’s Intruder style flies for Steelhead and Salmon are the nicest we have ever seen. Come and see how to tie them.

March 19 -        “Must Have” Bonefish Patterns
Mike Gifford will demonstrate how to tie the four “go-to” patterns for Bonefish. Proven fish catchers from the Bahamas to Cuba.  

March 26 -        Easter Weekend- No Seminar
April 30 -          Customer Appreciation Day