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Prawning 101

Prawning 101

Buttered prawns, prawn curry, prawn pasta, pickled prawns in a caesar….the list really goes on. Prawns are super tasty and a relatively easy thing to catch, no digging, no wadding in the water, just a little arm muscle coupled with a trap. Prawning in BC waters is as simple as a few steps: 1. Get a Fishing License Fishing in BC waters, salt water or fresh water requires a fishing license.  Fishing licenses can be easily purchased online and at…

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Prawny Goodness

Prawny Goodness

Prawns can be one of the most easiest things to catch while on the boat. Prawning is like anything though, you need to know where to go, and when, and when the stars align you can feast on prawns! Between the gulf islands and the Broughton’s, there’s opportunities to catch prawns. I have to admit growing up in the city where you typically buy shrimp all nicely cleaned and packaged, getting use to fresh caught food where you have a…

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“Pub Crawl” in the Broughton Archipelago’s

“Pub Crawl” in the Broughton Archipelago’s

The Broughton’s is a great cruising destination in the summer, offering beautiful west coast scenery off the northern part of Vancouver Island. Cruising in the Broughton’s one can feel a little more isolated, as you’re sailing around with fewer boats feeling a little small amongst the huge surrounding wilderness. Sailors can always find a twist on the traditional pub crawl, meaning that when all the random boats head to the few marina’s for the night, the marina’s turns into defacto pubs. Boaters…

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