Midwinter Fly Fishing for Canadian Pike

December 24, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“When I got back to hauling the fly, on the first tug it got bushwhacked, leaving a big boil in the current. The big pike tore line off the reel, making for the canal entrance fence, which was about the last place I wanted it to go.” Neill Waugh does a private exploration of the impact of a recent Canadian National train wreck on the already encumbered habitat of Lake Wabamun — and gets a nice surprise. In the Edmunton Sun.