March 2015

There are 4 blog entries for March 2015.

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Fishing is such a relaxing past time. There is nothing like spending the day on the lake. Fishing brings serenity and peace that you do not experience with other activities. Plus, the excitement of catching something brings tons of enjoyment.

Victoria has some great fishing spots. Not only is the fishing great, the landscape is stunning. It only takes about 15 minutes to reach the ocean once you leave the harbour. There are a variety of fish, and you will have to use different tactics to catch them.

If you wish to catch salmon you will have to attract them by using trolling lures and bait. Halibut depend more on scent, and are not as easy to hook. Every march the spawning of the Herring occurs, and the Victoria harbour turns into a feeding

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Young Life Home Design and Renovation Tour. This event takes place each year during the spring in Victoria. You will see a variety of developments from all parts of Victoria, including Saanich Pennisula to the downtown area.

The features this year include a few waterfront homes, and a variety of newly constructed homes. This is a great time to gain some inspiration for your own home. There will be changes that are minute but make a large impact, as well as big changes such as complete kitchen makeovers.

In addition, you will be given the opportunity to engage with the designers. This will allow you to get connections that could be useful when wanting to take on some home make over projects of your

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Easter provides a time of the year for plenty of events. Some of the Victoria events happen every year during the Easter Holiday. Here's a look a three upcoming events you can enjoy if you will be celebrating Easter in Victoria.

16th Annual South Pender Island Easter Sunday Art Walk - April 5th from 12pm to 5pm

This is a free art walk for all to enjoy and a great way to spend Easter Sunday. You can visit up to a dozen studios on South Pender Island with jewellers, printers, painters, woodworkers, glass artists and more. Enter to win a basket of gifts form the artists and look for the yellow balloon marking the participating studios.

If you want to bring the entire family out, you can catch the morning ferry at 9:35am and the return ferry at

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Victoria is the home of the first ever microbrewery in Canada, known as Horseshoe Bay Brewing. The city is also home to the first Canadian brewpub called Spinnakers. However, this is just the start of the growing craft beer scene in Victoria.

With Victoria Beer Week underway, the city gets to see even more craft breweries and brewpubs contributing to the scene. Eleven different brewpubs and breweries are on hand to show off their beers from Victoria. Over 40 local breweries from the extended area are also here for the event. Some of the things you may still be able to enjoy include:

  • Cask Nights with 20 casks from Vancouver Island breweries
  • Beer School - Learn all about beer and become more of an expert with craft beer from the area.
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