Category Archives: General

In Our Backyard; Exploring the Trophy Stillwater Lakes Near Kamloops

This incredible short from our friends at Fishing BC features Islander Field Team members Brian Chan and Brennan Lund, along with Jordan Olrich of Interior Fly Fishing Company. Together, they capture some of the best still water fly fishing footage ever seen while landing some MONSTER trout on their LX and IR Series fly reels.  […]

Elevate Your Cooking with Executive Chef Rob Ratcliffe from The West Coast Fishing Club

For many of our followers—especially those chasing salmon on the saltchuck—the fishing experience doesn’t stop on the water. Enjoying fresh caught wild salmon is an integral part of your fishing world. We often talk about upping our on-water game, but we thought maybe it was time to up our game in the kitchen too. With […]

Islander/Gibbs-Delta Collaboration

Gibbs and Islander Fishing

Recently, our friends over at Gibbs-Delta Tackle offered to make some custom Highliner flashers for Islander and these beauties are now available for purchase. Islander’s own Steve Rennalls had a chat with Gibbs-Delta owner Rob Alcock to find out more about The Highliner Flasher, Gibbs-Delta, and Rob’s personal passion for fishing. SR: Not all our […]

In Bolivia Watch Your Fingers! WARNING: Contains Graphic Content

This summer, Field Team member and professional guide Jeff Fisher traveled to Bolivia where he guided and managed to get in some personal fishing as well. Islander sat down with Jeff to hear some of his stories. You were heading to some pretty remote areas, how was the travel in Bolivia? To get to our […]

Why Made in Canada?

Made in Canada. It’s the label we’ve proudly attached to our reels since we started out way back in 1990. By maintaining control over every step of our production process we offer a level of craftsmanship that can’t be matched by a job shop overseas. It can’t be matched because our employees care—passionately—about the reels […]