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Welcome to Our Website


Here you will get a glimpse into our world of

fly fishing, writing, music, photography and art.

You will find changes, last-minute opportunities

and other information.

Check back often so you don't miss anything.

Stay in touch.

Jim and Lynda



2023 Fly Fishing School Dates

1-Day Introductory Fly-Fishing Schools

May 13, 2023     Sat.

May 27, 2023     Sat.



2-Day Introductory Fly-Fishing Schools 

July 15/16, 2023

Aug. 12/13, 2023


York Creek School and Retreat

All levels

August 18,19,20, 2023


1-Day Small Stream Schools

July 8, 2023     Sat.

August 6, 2023     Sun.


Headwaters School

   Aug. 25, 2023   Fri.


Northern Lights Lodge Hosted Trip

July 9 - 15, 2023


New for 2023

Casting Instruction and Equipment Consultation

More information


Gift Certificates are available. 



Pencil on wood

Trout Tracks Art

Also Available at

Reid's Fly Shop, Edmonton

Rocky Mountain Fly Shop, Olds

Fish Tales Fly Shop, Calgary

Check it out!!


Four of Jim's books are now available

Fly-Fishing Western Trout Streams

To find out about the book, visit our books and writing page.

McLennan Library

Music Performances with Jim McLennan


Jim McLennan's One Tune Concerts

and the
Home Bound Concerts are available on Youtube

More information


Music performances are updated on our music page. 

Please check them out we would love to see you there and share our music with you.


Learn More about these concerts

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Jim's latest Magazine Articles

  

2022 Shooting Sporting      July-August 
           
The Opener - Capturing the Moment

               Photography by Lynda McLennan

               

2022 Alberta Fishing Guide


2022 Fly Fusion


Strung magazine      Volume 3 Issue 4

         Feature Article 
         HUNS: Where the grain meets the grass  page 44


2021 Fly Fusion.   Volume 19 Issue.      The Gear Issue

Feature Article

 Birth of An Obsession.    page 12

 and Water Marks

 You Should Learn This. (Double Haul)

 

2021 Fly Fisherman Magazine
The Migration.  Page 14

Desecrating the Crown (of the Continent)


2021 FlyFusion     Volume 18 Issue 3

  Water Marks:    How to Defile a Wilderness

   Important for all Albertans to read.


2021 Alberta Fishing Guide

Feature: Taking the Fly-Fishing Plunge


Strung magazine:  The Upland Issue

           First and Last by Jim McLennan

           Photos by Lynda McLennan


More information on Jim's writing and books.




Coal In Alberta


Most of you who receive our newsletters are aware of the possibility of increased open-pit coal mining in Alberta and are fully aware of the dire consequences this would have on the foothills and mountains of western Alberta, including its trout streams. This is the biggest threat to this area that we have encountered in our 50-plus-year love affair with the wild country and its trout streams.

 

Here are four things we're asking you to do:


1.Educate yourself about the issue.

Visit mountainsnotmines.ca for information, updates and suggested ways to take action


2.Complete the Alberta government's coal policy survey here: https://www.alberta.ca/coal-policy-engagement.aspx


3.  Watch this video, put together by our good friends at Fish Tales Fly Shop: https://youtu.be/g1LrEssHQXc


4.Make the situation known to your friends, especially those outside the fly-fishing community. Many people are unaware or unconcerned about this, and we need to make them aware.


5. Take action.