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.

Salmon of The Soo – Episode 507

This Fish’n Canada episode finds Stephen Niedzwiecki, making his first voyage on FNC1 Princecraft without the expert guidance of seasoned Fish’n Canada hosts Angelo Viola or Pete Bowman. He took the rig to the St. Mary’s River, next to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, in search of Atlantic Salmon. Thankfully, however, he wasn’t entirely on his […]

Hotspot – St. Mary’s River Salmon

St. Mary’s River Salmon – N 46° 30.767’ W 84° 20.565’ Today’s Hotspot is where Steve and Tyler spent their time drifting the St. Mary’s River, directly adjacent to the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The waypoint on your screen will get you right there. The local anglers wait all year for the Salmon […]

Long Mountain Lake, British Columbia

Location: Long Mountain Lake, British Columbia GPS: N59º 18.091′ W126º 38.585′ Species: Lake Trout This Fish’n Canada Hotspot is directly off a point on British Columbia’s Long Mountain Lake which leads towards a saddle and an underwater hump. On a past Fish’n Canada episode shot at this location, we didn’t have to dig too deep […]

Lake St Francis, Ontario

Angelo with his enormous Lake St. Francis muskie.

Location: Lake St. Francis, Ontario GPS: N45º 04.083′ W074º 31.591′ Species: Muskie This Muskellunge Hotspot is a drop-off in Lake St Francis. Trophy muskie live throughout this body of water, giving anglers a good chance at catching a true giant. Fish’n Canada hosts Angelo Viola and Pete Bowman both caught their personal best muskies on Lake St […]

Hotspot – Brook Trout Heaven

Roothouse Lake – N 46° 37.573′ W 83° 08.323′ Today’s Hotspot is on Roothouse Lake, a subtle point jutting from shore and dropping into deep water. The waypoint on your screen will get you right there. The best way of fishing a structure like this is slow trolling, drifting, anchoring, or what I did throughout […]

St. Mary’s Surprise – Episode 486

Largemouth Bass are fast becoming North America’s favourite game fish. It’s hands-down the top dog in the United States, and it’s constantly gaining fans north of the border. The Largemouth is very much a southern, warm water fish. It thrives in water temperatures in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (low to mid-20s Celsius). But that […]

Brook Trout Heaven – Episode 463

This episode takes place in Ontario’s Algoma country, a place immortalized in the paintings of the Group of Seven, and a quintessential example of the wilderness that is Northern Ontario. With the Canadian Shield as a backdrop, the 22,000 square miles of boreal forest is interspersed with thousands of lakes. This district is an absolute […]