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What’s New Wednesday, “Chironomid Techniques with Trevor Welton”

Pacific Angler is proud to announce that Trevor Welton will be hosting his popular “Chironomid Techniques” course at the end of the month in our store.  Trevor’s course is a favorite amongst our customers and is designed for the angler looking to get the edge on the interior lakes.   Please read below for a full course description and available dates.

This course will fill up fast so make sure to call the store at 604-872-2204 to secure your spot.


Large rainbow trout taken on a chironomid

It is widely known that chironomids are the number one food source for trout in BC’s prolific lakes. Therefore it should be no surprise that to be a top stillwater angler you need to have a solid understanding of the chironomid life cycle and the flies and techniques used to imitate them.

Becoming a master chironomid angler doesn’t happen overnight of course but this course is a great place to start.  It is designed for the beginner to intermediate fly fisher looking to get started on chironomid fishing or to fine tune their existing techniques.
The following topics will be covered in great detail:

  • Entomology and life history
  • Boat set up and anchoring
  • Equipment choice and proper setup
  • Chironomid angling techniques
  • Lake bathymetry

Course Details
Date: Thursday May 24, 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Location: Pacific Angler, 78 East Broadway, Vancouver
Cost: $30.00
Class Size: Limited to 12 students
Call Pacific Angler, (604)-872-2204, to secure your spot today!

Angler Profile: Trevor Welton
Trevor is a former member of the Canadian Fly Fishing Team and an excellent chironomid angler. His extensive fishing career dates back to his first days in the retail fishing tackle business at the age of 16. Since then he has become one of the top fly fisherman in the province as well as a fisheries biologist working for Dillon Consulting. Some of you may recognize him from Spooled TV.