Update on the “Chain of Life” 2016 Artist Series Design

As we learned from our previous blog posts over the last couple of weeks, the Circle of Life reel design from 2015 has inspired the concept of the “Chain of Life” for the next Artist Series limited edition reels. Orca and Moon Design The first of the Artist Series designs will feature the Orca and […]

A Reflection: The Success of the 2015 Artist Series Initiative

PEETZ Outdoors would like to offer our sincere thanks for the remarkable support we received from the fishing enthusiast and art collector community for the 2015 Artist Series (“Circle of Life”) initiative. View more photos The objectives for this program were multiple, each one realized with outstanding success. To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the […]

Pacific Salmon Foundation 21st Annual Gala Dinner

Tickets for Annual Fundraiser Available Now The Victoria Boat & Fishing Show weekend also marks the date for the 21st annual South Vancouver Island Gala Dinner & Auction for the Pacific Salmon Foundation. The event takes place on Saturday, February 20th at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC. Doors open at 5:30pm for a […]

PEETZ Joins PSF at the Annual Victoria Boat & Fishing Show

New Initiative Directs More Funds To Salmon Habitat Programs The Victoria Boat & Fishing Show is getting ready for its 24th year of bringing outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts together at the Pearkes Recreation Centre on Tillicum Road in Victoria. PEETZ and PSF PEETZ Outdoors is pleased to report it will join the Pacific Salmon Foundation (“PSF”) […]

The Legacy and Generosity of Anthony Gerard Peetz

We are constantly amazed at how deeply rooted the PEETZ family is in the history of Victoria and other regions of Vancouver Island. Recently we learned a little more about the innovation and entrepreneurship that was pursued with great ambition by the youngest member of the Peetz family… The youngest of Boris Peetz children, Anthony […]

Pink Salmon Festival Just Around the Corner

Biennial Sooke Event Get Kids All Geared Up for Fishing Adventures It’s August, the time of the year, when the pink salmon return to the waters off the lower island and fishermen everywhere are going out in their boats to test their skills against these fish. But not everyone gets the chance to experience this […]

Learn to Fish Programs in Victoria BC

Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. Programs Popular For Children and Teens Does the word Flasher evoke images of exhibitionists in trench coats? How about Hoochie? I think that’s an exotic dancer, isn’t it? Or an Egg Sinker? Isn’t that how you tell if your eggs are boiled? If you’re a fisherman, you’d know all of […]

PEETZ Outdoors Celebrates Its 90th Year Anniversary

Legacy Canadian manufacturer launches Artist Series of reels hand-carved by renowned Kwagiulth artist and master carver Jason Henry Hunt.by Jason Hunt Victoria, BC – July 15 23, 2015 – PEETZ Outdoors Limited, a Canadian manufacturer of fishing reels, rods and unique fishing tackle, is commemorating its 90th year in business under a new ownership group […]

The Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

A major collaboration between nations to understand salmon survival in the Pacific Northwest. In 1859 a loose pig on San Juan Island, just off the south coast of British Columbia, was shot by a hungry British soldier based in a fort at the north end of the island. The angry American farmer who owned the […]

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