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.

Lake Nipissing, Ontario (Multi-Species)

Location: Lake Nipissing, Ontario GPS: N46º 13.645′ W79º 55.728′ Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Muskellunge This Hotspot was located during our 2016 Fish’n Canada Bootcamp* up at Chaudiere Lodge. It’s a back bay that harbours Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, the odd Pike, and if you’re really lucky, you could even tie into a […]

Otter Lake, Quebec

Location: Otter Lake, Quebec GPS: N45º 48.299′ W074º 47.647′ Species: Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass This Hotspot is on Otter Lake in Quebec’s Kenauk Nature Reserve in the Outaouais Region. Since this is a small, bowl-shaped lake with very little bottom structure, we suggest trolling for best results. Covering water is the key to success here. We […]

Roothouse Lake, Ontario

Location: Roothouse Lake, Ontario GPS: N46º 37.573′ W083º 08.323′ Species: Brook Trout This Hotspot is on Roothouse Lake in the Algoma Region of Ontario. It’s a subtle point jutting from shore and dropping into deep water. The best ways of fishing a structure like this are slow trolling, drifting, anchoring, or easing your way with […]

Whitby Harbour, Ontario

Pete with a Whitby Harbour Pike.

Location: Whitby Harbour, Ontario GPS: N43º 51.453′ W078º 56.363′ Species: Northern Pike, Chinook Salmon This Hotspot is the back end of Whitby Harbour. It was heavily featured in the Fish’n Canada episode, “Whitby Harbour Pikefest.” If you time it right, though, there will be a bunch of Salmon along with the Pike that gather here. […]

Old Mission Temiskaming Walleye – Episode 497

On this Fish’n Canada episode, I (Pete Bowman) reunited with good buddy John Blanchard. Both Ang and I have shot with John and we certainly know how hardcore he is as an angler. He’s also a fishing guide, which means he knows his way around pretty much any water he fishes. And he knows how […]

Hotspot – Killarney Triple Threat

Mill Lake – N 45° 59.980’ W 81° 13.054’ Today’s Hotspot is a great area for Muskie with the odd Northern Pike and Bass, on Mill Lake. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. This is a classic example of a break line on the deep edge of a big shallow weedy bay. […]

Hotspot – 100 Years of Nipigon Brookies

N 49° 18.318’ W 088° 18.640’ Today’s Hotspot is where my biggest Speck of the day came from. The Waypoint on your screen will get you there. This is a classic current seam that Trout will use as a feeding & resting area. Spinners, Minnow Baits, and Live Bait will all work here. As a […]

Fish Talk – Colour My World

Hiya folks, One of the most frequently asked questions that I get at seminars is, “How important is colour?” or “Is colour really important?” The answer—believe it or not—is yes and no! Every time you pick a lure out of your tackle box, the one thing you always want to think about is depth control. […]

Hotspot – The Business of Fishing

Lake Rosseau – N45° 09.604′ W79° 33.019′ Today’s Hotspot is an area on Lake Rosseau where big Pike grow and often are quite catchable. The waypoint on your screen will get you right there. Now the two most productive artificial baits are either a medium-sized inline spinner or suspended jerkbait. If things really get tough, […]