Casting a Fly for Trout

Casting a Fly for Trout

“It is not a fish until it is on the bank.” ~ Irish Proverb My poor nephew Todd—at every holiday gathering he unloads stories of the past season’s angling trips. The problem is they’re always about catching big bass or pike and I always rudely interrupt...
Making Memories : Father/Son Fishing Trip on Lake Nipissing

Making Memories : Father/Son Fishing Trip on Lake Nipissing

I like fishing. I particularly like fishing with my two sons. But if I were to describe my fishing knowledge it would be something like: just scratching the surface. We’ve had some good days but, for the most part, it’s been more about the experience than success. I...
River Walleye in Espanola

River Walleye in Espanola

Along with most people in Northeastern Ontario, the May Long Weekend is easily one of my favourite holidays. Every spring, my anticipation for that holiday weekend and the upcoming fishing season grows. With walleye season officially beginning, I’m just as...
Top Water Fishing for Smallmouth

Top Water Fishing for Smallmouth

It’s one of those warm summer mornings where tree-top-filtered sunlight dissipates mist over glassy-smooth water. Bass fishing was not my intention when I left the dock, but after an hour of pulling a spinner rig along a steep break, the lake’s walleye are...