West coast Tuna Tactics
A contributing writer for BC Outdoors magazine, and guest host of the BC Outdoors Sport fishing TV show, Mike has also provided on the water support for many other popular TV productions, such as Global TV News, Landscape as Muse, and Jim Shockey’s the Professionals. A professional fisherman who has fished extensively across Canada and the northern United States, this confirmed “fish nut” began fishing Perch and Walleye on Lake Erie, and later developed his skills on the fabled Bow river near Calgary, fishing for large Rainbow and Brown Trout. Specializing in dry fly fishing after dark, since “that’s when the big ones feed, Mike has also fly fished for Salmon, Rockfish, bass, Steelhead and Cutthroat trout. With an academic background in Environmental and Fisheries Science, Mike has worked as an offshore fisheries observer, commercial fisherman, and is involved with the Sport Fishing Advisory Board process, as well as the Certified Tidal Angling Guide accreditation program. Currently Mike is the owner of Tides and Tales Sport Fishing Adventures in Port Hardy BC, and is consumed with catching big Chinook, Halibut, Albacore Tuna and Shark in the waters around Port Hardy British Columbia.