Presidents Letter June 2017
Order your handcrafted wooden Peetz Reel displaying the Tyee Club logo and an historic rowboat. See link for details on how you can order.
The Tyee Club in partnership with the Pacific Salmon Foundation and community volunteers has an annual project underway to clean up the Campbell River estuary. The debris at the bottom ranges from tires to a complete sailboat and we hope this project will promote fish friendly habitat.
Brand new 14 foot Tyee Rowboat, the 7th I have built. The lines were taken from an old boat Dick Murphy gave me many years ago. Full details on request. Price $12,000. There are more pictures on my website at www.raincoastrowboats.ca
My first year at Painter’s Lodge was in 1966. I was one of three newly hired guides. Each of us was given a Gibbs 8 spoon by legendary guide, Mike Rippingale, to use in the tyee pool. I didn’t really know what a “tyee” was until it was explained to me.
On August 8th, armed with ... my new, unproven spoon ...
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Hoodies, T-shirts, Caps, Visors, Stanfield Tops, Jackets, Fleeces, Aprons, Coats, and more!
Please contact either Floyd or Doreen for availability and prices.
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The Pacific Salmon Foundation has given the Tyee Club $1500 toward river bottom renewal in the Campbell River Estuary. The restoration will include planting of eel grass.
Local divers and Tyee Club volunteers helped clean the bottom adjacent to the Tyee Club docks. 37 tires and various other debris. Next step, transp...
Tyee fishing with Ann Aikman. It is impossible to keep a Tyee a secret!
My first and only Tyee was rowed by my next door neighbour, Ann Aikman. She never tells me how, what, where to fish. She says I know as much as she does. This comes from a woman who has caught however many with her famous family.
We picked an ...
Keen on Tyee fishing. Have you been away for the summer?
Another Tyee Fishing season will end at dark on September 15th. As I spend countless hours staring at my rod tip, I have ample opportunity to reflect on this amazing past time.
In 1968 I had the privilege of coming to Campbell River and met a very keen, young ...