Most of my childhood was spent in the Grey/Bruce area of southern Ontario. The fishing opportunities are endless. Bass, pike, musky, trout. Every waterbody in the area holds something special. The area has a cult like following for fishing, and in particular, fly fishing. Fly […]
"Creeps and idiots cannot conceal themselves for long on a fishing trip"
Since moving to Manitoba, I’ve been exploring areas of the Red River. In particular, the area between Lockport, Manitoba, and north to the area referred to as ‘End of Main’ or ‘EOM’ as the locals call it. In summer, my target fish were the giant Red […]
In 2015, we took an extended trip to the eastern United States. Connecticut. Amanda was working with UCONN, researching Tautog (blackfish ~Tautoga onitis), a salt water, bass like sport fish found in coastal areas of the Atlantic ocean. We spent nearly a year in Connecticut. While she […]
Having a wife who is an aquatic biologist has its benefits. In June of 2017, I was lucky to tag along on a trip to Lockport & Selkirk, Manitoba to chase big Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in the Red River. As a group, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, […]
Nipigon. It’s the wet dream of brook trout fishing. So many trophy brook trout (salvelinus fontinalis) are caught here that it’s impossible to begin to describe the experience. Imagine yourself slowly cruising around a lake, tossing large bucktail jigs and crankbaits for 5 and 6 […]
When you mention Manitoba to someone, their first thoughts probably involve vast agricultural fields, prairie grass as far as the eye can see. And they would be right, for about 1/3rd of the province. The rest of the province, however, is a wilderness paradise. Very […]