Fish Talk – Rice Dryer

Hiya folks, Gord Pyzer here, from Outdoor Canada Magazine. I love eating rice, I love rice! And I also take it with me every time I go fishing. One of the banes/reasons we don’t get good hook sets, often we have a bit of rust on our hooks. Now for sure you should file them […]

How To Remove a Hook from your Finger

This handy little graphic will teach you how to remove a rogue fishing hook when your fishing buddy doesn’t pay enough attention where they cast. Although, in some situations, this may not be viable. If the above image wasn’t enough, funny-talkin’ West Virginian, Captain Mike Richardson, gives a handy dandy demonstration to help you get […]

Fish Talk – Circle Hooks

Hiya folks, I got a question recently from a viewer. And it was a really smart question, one I’ve never been asked before. The gentleman who sent me the e-mail said, “I love fishing with circle hooks when I’ve live bait fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth, Perch and Crappies. Why don’t I put circle hooks on my […]

Tide Water Stripers – Episode 495

This Fish’n Canada episode had me (Pete Bowman) travelling to the nation’s beautiful east coast. I was hoping to lock horns with one of the most belligerent, muscle-bound, yet exotic and extremely gorgeous fish in the entire country: the Striped Bass. Local fishing guide Steve Delaney and I are going to be hitting the St. […]

Fish Talk – Keep It Sharp

Hiya folks, There are few guarantees in fishing, but here’s one of them: Buy yourself a little pan file, a little diamond file like the one I’ve got, and every time you catch a fish just touch up the point on your hook. When you buy a brand new hook—I don’t care how brand new […]

Hotspot – High Traffic Carp

Otonabee River – N 44° 16.430′ W 78° 19.410′ Today’s Hotspot is an easy to access deep hole in the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. Carp will be feeding in the shallows on both sides of the river during the morning and evenings, and then move […]

Fish Talk – Choose The Right Hook

Hiya folks, I want to talk today about hook shapes. When would you use a normal J-shape hook versus, say, an extra-wide gap? A lot of folks think you choose your hooks based on the fish that you’re fishing for. That’s not the case at all. You actually base your hook on the soft plastic […]

Mayhem On The Miramichi – Episode 451

Our new season is about to start and we have to admit, we love coming out of the gate full blast! In this first episode of the 2015/16 season, we venture east to an iconic fishing destination, the quintessential Atlantic Salmon river known as the Miramichi. Since the beginning of documented times, Salmon have migrated […]

Great Balls Of Bait – Episode 428

This episode on Lake Temagami is an incredible wilderness treat. The area has become a legend for hikers, paddlers, campers—but especially for anglers. Part of the appeal is the rugged terrain. Massive cliffs plunge deep into the lake, and a long and varied shoreline presents habitat for a number of sport fish species. Longtime Fish’n Canada […]