Fisheries and Oceans Canada released a study on the Ecological Risk Assessment of Grass Carp for the Great Lakes. The study found that the ecological effect of these fish in most areas of the Great Lakes could be extreme within the next 50 years. From 2013 to 2016, the DFO’s Asian Carp Program has recorded […]
Here is a very interesting video from Freewater Pictures of a Tiger Muskie and Trout showing off their hunting skills. It’s amazing to see these fish in the early stages using their instincts to catch a meal. Take what you see in this video and apply it to when you want to target theses species. […]
This episode celebrates the highlights and unseen footage of Fish’n Canada’s 2016 road trip through Ontario’s diverse province, from city fishing to back country wilderness. One of their biggest Ontario adventures includes hosting the 2016 edition of the Coopertire / Fish’n Canada Bootcamp, where the attendees get armed and dispatched for a series of hard-core fishing days, gain newfound knowledge and experience unforgettable angling action.
This month’s Hotspot is a flat covered with boulders off of an island on Shawnigan Lake. Boulders on long tapering flats are a Smallmouth magnet on any lake, and Shawnigan is no exception! Start out the day throwing a topwater bait, like Mighty Mo, for active fish and explosive strikes. As the day moves on, try Jerkbaits, Tubes or soft Stickbaits, like 4” Senkos. The key to catching the biggest fish in the area is to look for boulders with the aid of your polarized glasses, and then cast to them. Big Smallies love big boulders.