Pete Bowman heads to the Algoma region of Ontario to Chapleau Lodge on Borden Lake, where he’s faced with some tough to deal with Walleye conditions. He bares down hard and finds a hidden piece of structure, and as well, throws in an obscure Walleye technique to pull off a successful trip.
Pete Bowman makes the long drive to Canada’s east coast as he meets up with the New Brunswick chapter of Muskies Canada, where he covers the inaugural St John River Muskie Challunge. The St John is without a doubt the nations most unique Muskie fishery that faces a lot of negativity. This event hopes to open up the eyes of this old school tunnel vision.
In this episode, Angelo Viola and Pete Bowman take advantage of the early “all-year” northern Ontario Bass season with a day of pre-spawn Smallmouth Bass fishing on Lake Lauzon in Ontario’s Algoma region.
Angelo Viola’s grandson Nik returns to the destination of his previous season’s fishing semester “Muskie 101” with expert guide and known Muskellunge fanatic Pat Tryon. Now, it’s 202, a year later… new tactics, vast water, different time of the season, it’s a whole new ball game!
Pete Bowman travels to Lake Temiskaming, which is the headwaters of the Ottawa River, in search of mid-summer Walleye. When he gets there, he’s stunned at the water clarity… the lack of it that is! This water is like fishing in coffee, but, the Walleye bite fast and furiously.
Eagle Lake in north west Ontario is deemed as one of the best fishing lakes in all of the province… with Muskie included. Pete Bowman teams up with his buddy Captain Mike Richardson (considered a Muskie expert) and they hit the Eagle from all angles for more than just Muskie.
Pete Bowman travels to the St John and Kennebecasis rivers in the province of New Brunswick and takes on the super-power of the Bass world, the Striper. This exotic species is nothing short of spectacular in both looks and of course strength… especially when they use the incoming tide to their advantage. Better strap Pete in on this one!
Angelo Viola finally gets the chance to take his grandson Nik to one of Ang’s favourite fishing destinations in northern Ontario for a crack at some gorgeous Algoma Walleye. Throughout the fun, Ang teaches Nik the finer points of structure fishing, fish handling, and the all important: don’t be afraid of Leeches… they don’t bite… sort of!
Pete Bowman teams up with expert hunter Keith Beasley from Canada In the Rough for their second ever Bass Fishing adventure. They hit the waters of Ontario’s Paudash Lake and end up encountering some very “strange” catches… including a Bass with feathers??? Check it out and you’ll see just what we are talking about.
Pete Bowman and Angelo Viola travel to the nation’s capital and hit the Ottawa River for what may be the most unique fish species they’ve ever targeted… the Longnose Gar. In this exciting episode they literally stalk their prey by sight-fishing the protected bays of the Ottawa. What comes unexpectedly is the amount of missed and lost fish they encounter. It’s pure mayhem at it’s best!
This is part 2 of the inaugural Fish’n Canada Carp Cup. With almost all the teams weighing in monster catches and the new 4 fish total rule, this is still anyone’s game. Will the favourites pull off the win? Will the underdogs show everyone up? Will somebody pull a last minute heroic catch? This episode tells the story.
Join Angelo Viola and Pete Bowman as they cover the inaugural Fish’n Canada Carp Cup. Two-man fishing teams from various provinces do battle not only with one of Canada’s strongest freshwater fish, but they also have to go head to head with experts from each opposing team in this exciting event. It’s a competition of who’s got the biggest!
Local angler Kevin Ritza grants Pete Bowman permission to fish on his private property along the Ganaraska River in Southern Ontario. Kevin and Pete enjoy some early spring fishing, wading the “Ganny” searching for river run Steelhead (rainbow trout), while providing tips to catching this active and alluring fish.