If you’re looking for the ultimate fishing experience, Don Freschi will hook you up.
The Trail native has hit almost every hot spot there is on the Columbia River and the rest of the sport-fishing world and now he is ready to share his contacts and inside information on a new website set to launch next week.
The creator/host of “Sport Fishing on the Fly” is set to unveil On the Fly Adventures (ontheflyadventures.ca), a website dedicated to helping anglers find the ultimate fishing experience.
“On the Fly Adventures is a website that says, ‘Hey if you want to experience the adventures that we’ve been on, on Sport Fishing on the Fly (SFOTF), go to ontheflyadventures.ca and book your trip, and we will take you to those locations, we’ll hook you up with the right group.”
On the Fly Adventures (OTFA) will direct anglers to the finest destinations, guides, and accommodators that Freschi has contacted through his 35 years experience fishing around the world.
“They’re all guys, local guides that we’ve all used here and in the East Kootenay, Belize, Cuba up in the Skeena -everywhere,” said Freschi. “Everywhere we’ve been, we’ve hooked up with great people, the hotels and everything … the Josie, the Best Western, the Prestige Hotels, everyone that wanted to be involved.”
Promoting locally is on top of the list for Don and his brother and co-host Dale Freschi. OTFA highlights a number of BC trips including the ‘Columbia River Adventure’, the ‘Kootenays’, the ‘Golden Experience’, and ‘Rugged Point Lodge’ in Kyuquot, BC.
Freschi has also been a supporter of the initiative to promote fishing on the Columbia River through the website, wesportfish.com.
“For us to bring people here, that’s what we’ve been striving for forever, and now that we have wesportfish.com to show the resource and a website where people can book it all, I think we’re starting to build it … It’s a great resource and both of them go hand-in-hand.”
“Sport Fishing on the Fly” kicks off its 25th season this year and is broadcast on the World Fishing Network (WFN) and CHEK TV.
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