Kerry Reed

COLUMN: Cold days fishing on the water

Kerry Reed gives an update on local winter fishing.

COLUMN: Kootenay Lake produces rainbow bounty

Although fishing tourism on Kootenay Lake is way down, the main lake has still been producing lots of the usual two to four pound rainbows.

COLUMN: Another fantastic month of fishing

March was a pretty good month for fishing. The weather started out a bit miserable, but it seemed to turn around during the second half.

COLUMN: Hot and cold days on the lake

Spring fishing has been fun. Although after enjoying a nice month of February weather, we are now paying for it in March.

COLUMN: Spring is in the air — and on the water

We have been enjoying some unusual warmer weather lately and have managed to get out on the water for a few good days.

COLUMN: Winter brings hard water fishing

'Tis the season everyone, and winter fishing is here!

COLUMN: Kootenay rivers teeming with bull trout

Kootenay Lake, the Kootenay River, and the Columbia all provided some great moments in October for our fishing columnist Kerry Reed.

Fishing heats up on Kootenay Lake

Our fishing columnist Kerry Reed: "We have had lots of days with over 15 to 20 fish to the boat."

COLUMN: Skiers happily surprised by February fishing

February's warm weather brought lots of fishing activity.

COLUMN: It’s our ‘big fish’ season

We spent a lot of time on the lake throughout December and the results were similar to November.

COLUMN: Good days on the lake

We have been experimenting with lighter gear as well as fly reels and mooching reels to make the battles even more exciting.

COLUMN: Fish are starting to wake up

With all the predictions from fisheries hailing this as the biggest run of salmon ever, we certainly didn’t see anything spectacular.

COLUMN: Perfect water temperatures

May was pretty good fishing. Lots of days with 10 to 15 fish to the boat.

COLUMN: Showing signs of spring

The fishing remained slow for the month of March, however we did hook into some big fish, mostly Bull Trout.

COLUMN: Patience will be rewarded

December saw similar fishing to the previous months. However, the last couple of weeks have produced some big fish for us.

COLUMN: Waiting for the big ones

Almost a carbon copy of the last couple months, the fishing has remained the same. Lots of fish, but still waiting for the big ones.

FISHING: The perfect time of year

Everything seems perfect for fall/winter fishing now! Our water temperatures are just right.

Fall fishing underway on Kootenay Lake

Here we go … our water has finally cooled down and our fall fishing has begun!

From the coast to the Kootenays

We are back from the west coast! And what a fantastic season it was.

Great days ahead on Kootenay Lake

It's that time of year! The weather has finally warmed up to the spring like conditions we've all been waiting for.