Reaching Deep for Walleye – Episode 513

For this late fall Fish’n Canada episode, Steve Niedzwiecki and I head to my old stomping grounds, Ontario’s Bay of Quinte. As far as cold, open water is concerned, Quinte is one of the worlds best for big Walleye. This body of water is one of my absolute favourite Walleye waters in the entire country. […]

Ritchies Back Lake Specks – Episode 512

This Fish’n Canada episode is somewhat of a nostalgic one for me. Nostalgic in the sense of the quarry I’m after, the Brook Trout, or as they’re sometimes called, Speckled Trout. These gorgeous little creatures have always been a high priority in the Bowman family fishing adventures. To this day, my dad still tells stories […]

Hotspot – Bay of Quinte Walleye

Bay of Quinte (Adolphus Reach) Walleye – N 44° 03.989’ W 76° 57.566’ Today’s Hotspot is an area along Adolphus Reach, which joins Lake Ontario to the Bay of Quinte. The waypoint on your screen will get you right there. When trolling random areas for migrating Walleye, make your passes wide apart at first to […]

Fish Talk – Troll Cleanly

Hiya folks, Gord Pyzer here, for Outdoor Canada Magazine. You know, trolling is such an effective technique. Trolling crankbaits, minnow baits, jerk baits—for Muskies, Northern Pikes, Smallmouth, Largemouth, Walleye, Trout—it’s the way to go. But trolling you know, in big open water areas, one problem is catching debris on the surface. Might be mayfly cases, […]

Hotspot – Ritchie Falls Brook Trout

Ritchie Falls Brook Trout – N 46° 44.509’ W 82° 16.042’ Today’s Hotspot, is on one of the “many” fantastic Brook Trout lakes that Ritchie Falls Resort has access to. The waypoint on your screen will get you there. A small 1/3 ounce copper and red spoon was the ticket for this trip. I love […]

Extreme Weather Walleye – Episode 510

The city of Timmins Ontario is situated in northeastern Ontario, Canada, on the Mattagami River. In this area, it’s the fourth-largest city with a population of over 40 thousand people. Our guess is pretty much every one of those people that are old enough to hold a fishing rod, fish. It’s an area of the […]

Fish Talk – Trolling Motor Wisdom

Hiya folks, Gord Pyzer here, from Outdoor Canada Magazine. I’m going to give you a little bit of trolling motor wisdom today. You know, you often see Ang and Pete, they’ll be fishing in a heavily cottaged area with lots of boats and boat traffic going through. And yet, when they’re fishing, you’ll often hear […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ottawa River, Ontario

Location: Ottawa River, Ontario GPS: N45º 34.613′ W075º 06.110′ Species: Muskie This Hotspot is an area in front of the South Nation River on the Ottawa River. Areas like this that have both incoming and outgoing water are always great fish-attracting Hotspots. Throw double bucktails, Shadzillas, and maybe even a big topwater in the morning […]