I was not aware that my fishing “stuff” in Old Farmer’s Almanac, Canadian Edition, also appears in the American Edition, and thus was unprepared for the inquiries about my heresy against always dead drifting artificial flies and in favour the “slow draw,” the “sudden inch,” ”the fast strip” and other moving fly fishing ploys.
Mention it once and American readers want to know how to get and fish my Jekyll-Hyde Fly. READ
Muslims in Red Deer and around the world are wrapping up their third week of fasting for Ramadan, the holiest period in the Islamic calendar. For Haleema Natiq, it’s not only a time of prayer and heightened devotion, but also an opportunity to share her religion with others. READ
I once had a chat over a beer with Bill Greenwood, so I know he’s a smart guy. And his wise advice against cherry picking bears that out. However, there’s the old saying that if you talk the talk, then you also have to walk the walk. READ
There’s nothing like the sound of a metal horseshoe chiming as it snags a stake and whirls down into the sand, said Myrna Kissick of Innisfail. “It’s a beauty, that,” she said, going into detail about the best position to strike a “ringer” from the horseshoe pits in town which are located near the Innisfail hospital off of 42nd Street. READ
They call it the most popular sport in the world. Once again, I don’t know who “they” is but I’m pretty sure “they” aren’t Canadian. Because we all know who the Canucks are. We are the ones who shake our heads with pity when people call hockey “ice hockey” and refer to soccer as “football.” READ
All prohibited noxious and noxious weeds have to be plants that have been introduced to Alberta. None are native. READ
Olds High School student Cheyenne Cranston is counting down the days of summer in anticipation of starting Grade 12 classes this fall in Norway. READ