St. Mary’s River, Ontario

This Hotspot is known as the St. Mary’s Rapids and is located directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. We chose this Hotspot because of its easy access to a variety of fish species.

Fish Talk – Backing Off

Hiya folks, I want to talk today about backing it off. And what I’m talking about it is the drag system on your reel. Every time you go out fishing for the day and you start putting your rods back into the locker, make it a habit to loosen the drag off. If it’s a […]

Fish Talk – Lined Up

Hiya folks, Every year, I get the chance to take out dozens and dozens of folks. I get the chance to take them out fishing, and when I pick them up at the dock they’re usually holding two or three rods and reels, and I always ask them the same question: What pound test do […]

Tools of The Trade – Baitcaster or Spinning Reel

Baitcaster or spinning reel? Research as much as you like and you’ll find that many anglers have used both but prefer one type over the other. Mechanically speaking, reels, both baitcasting and spinning, have their advantages and disadvantages. Spinning reels are designed with a stationary spool and a rotating line-winding mechanism which is great for […]

Tools Of The Trade – Drag Systems

What is drag? How does it work? And why is it important? Simply put, drag systems are a mechanical means of applying variable pressure to the line spool or drive mechanism which creates friction. This works on the principle of multiple discs rubbing together face-to-face. One set of disks is attached to the side of […]

Tools Of The Trade – Rods

Before you buy any fishing rod there are some basic facts you must know like what and where you’re fishing. This will determine one of the most important features of the rod you choose: its action. The action of a rod has several determinants. First and most important is the taper; from butt to tip, the […]