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How to fix plastic baits

Pete Bowman demonstrates two highly effective methods for how to fix soft plastic baits—saving you money and maximizing your fishing productivity. Pete also provides some handy tips for getting creative and repurposing baits that might otherwise be destined for the trash can. “Hey, Pete, what is your favourite fishing bait?” I bet I’ve been asked […]

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 […]

Muskoka Lake, Ontario

Location: Muskoka Lake, Ontario GPS: N44º 57.500′ W079º 23.609′ Species: Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass This Hotspot is a point for Walleye, Pike, and Smallmouth Bass. If the fish are cranked up, then throwing 3-5″ plastics are your best bet. If the fish are slow and lethargic, then you may have to switch to live […]

Golden Eagle Smallies – Episode 506

On this Fish’n Canada episode, Angelo ventures northward with his grandson “Niki” to a remote corner of Ontario, fishing on the renowned Montreal River. Their home base is Golden Eagle Camp, which is situated in Sidney Creek, one of many arms that branch from the main river. One of the great things about drive-to operations like Golden Eagle […]

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 […]

Upper French River, Ontario

Location: Upper French River, Ontario GPS: N46º 10.460′ W079º 56.905′ Species: Muskie This Hotspot is a great muskie area on the Upper French River. You can try hardcore casting the entire structure both shallow and deep or you can take a break and troll the area. Hard work and perseverance are the keys to muskie fishing […]

Nagagami Lake, Ontario

Pete with a Nagagami Lake Walleye.

Location: Nagagami Lake, Ontario GPS: N49 26.511 W085 02.472 Species: Walleye This Hotspot is a medium-sized hump rising from the depths of Nagagami Lake in Northern Ontario. It’s a classic structure that will get even better as the season progresses. To see how Fish’n Canada host Pete Bowman fared on this spot, check out the […]

Stalking Prehistoric Gar – Episode 492

Sight-fishing is an aspect of our sport that is exciting, rewarding, satisfying, and frustrating! For the longest time, anglers have waded the saltwater flats for Bonefish, they have stalked various Trout species from the banks of gin-clear creeks, they have fished spring Bass tournaments for bedding Largemouth—the list goes on with this unique eye-balling technique. […]

Fish Talk – Disposing Soft Plastic Baits

Hiya folks, I want to talk today about disposing of your soft plastic baits properly. Soft plastics these days, whether they’re stick baits, worms, frogs, or grubs, you can buy them impregnated with scent and heavily salted, so when fish pick them up they feel so natural and taste so good, you get a great […]

Fish Talk – Tail Up or Tail Down

Hiya folks, What I want to talk about today is the good old twister tail or the curly-tail grub. It’s probably one of the best, most universal soft plastic killer baits for all species of fish. The smaller size (the one-, two-, three-inches) are deadly on panfish. You use a three-, four-, five-inch curly-tail? Absolutely […]